Here, at the John W. Kennedy Company, we’ve talked a lot about gas station safety.
Like for example, how to prevent fires, how to prevent spills, how to ensure safe refueling of underground storage tanks etc. Continue reading
Gasoline prices fluctuate (and vary) – with time, region and season.
As a gas station owner, it’s crucial that you understand what causes these fluctuations and variations, so you’re better able to explain them to your customers when they come inquiring. Continue reading
A typical gas station stores 30,000 to 40,000 gallons of fuel in its underground storage tanks.
Imagine if there occurs a leak in one the tanks, and the fuel stored inside the tank is release into the environment, it could result in a potentially devastating scenario! Continue reading
Running a gas station is a lucrative business opportunity, but establishing, managing and maintaining a gas station requires a lot of upkeep. Things like automatic tank gauge system, fuel management system, petroleum tanker parts, and other fuel station equipment need to be installed to ensure your gas station is operational. Continue reading
E 15 is a composition of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent of gasoline. It offers higher octane level at a lower cost. E15 is cheaper compared to other composition of gasoline, but its corrosive nature raises a lot of questions. Continue reading
Winter is coming!
And those of you who sell diesel fuel at their gas stations need to be wary, especially the newbies…because the quality of your diesel fuel may drop significantly if you’re not vigilant!
When temperatures get colder, there are two issues you can potentially encounter with your diesel fuel: gelling and ice formation. Continue reading
Recent statistics indicate there are over 121,000 gas stations operating in the United States.
All these gas stations employ nearly 930,000 people.
Want to know more?
Here are facts and statistics for the gas stations owners should know. Continue reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) strictly instructs gas stations and other UST facilities to report a UST release with their local agency within 24 hours. Continue reading
Compliance… the one word that sends shivers down the spine of every gas station owner.
Honestly speaking, we all hate it!
Unfortunately, we cannot avoid it… For the good of our consumers, for the good of our business, and for the good of our environment! Continue reading
Hurricane Rosa becomes category 4 storm.
Hurricane Rosa has intensified to a Category 4 storm according to the National Hurricane Center and is expected to hit Baja California in Mexico later this week. Experts at the National Weather Service in Flagstaff however believethat its impact could also be felt on the U.S. Pacific coast, especially in Arizona. Continue reading