| ||Secondary Containment |
Posted Date: 9/6/2007
Summary: Is "another 1998" in the offing for the petroleum industry as a 2007 Environmental Protection Agency mandate is now prompting most states to adopt requirements for secondary containment of underground storage tanks (USTs)?
Author: By MARKWARD, SR.
| ||BP responds to furor over permit to allow more discharges |
Posted Date: 8/2/2007
Summary: Thousands are protesting a permit that allows BP's refinery in Whiting, Ind., to discharge more pollutants into Lake Michigan.
| ||Temperature compensation on agenda at Weights and Measures conference |
Posted Date: 7/6/2007
Summary: As standards experts prepare to consider a proposed model for temperature compensation at retail, refiner Tesoro started putting warning decals on dispensers at its gas stations, including dozens of Shell stations in California, according to news reports.
| ||White House and trade groups criticize Senate energy bill |
Posted Date: 6/28/2007
Summary: Anti-price-gouging language in a version of the energy bill passed by the U.S. Senate met with blunt criticism from the Petroleum Marketers Association of America.
| ||U.S. Chemical Safety Board calls for safety improvements at oil refineries |
Posted Date: 3/21/2007
Summary: Increased inspection and enforcement of health and safety regulations is needed at U.S. oil refineries and chemical plants, federal investigators for the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said in a report issued March 20.
| ||Leaking USTs exceed 100,000 nationwide; number expected to grow in next five years |
Posted Date: 3/14/2007
Summary: There are more than 100,000 underground storage tanks leaking fuel and awaiting cleanup of the contamination they are causing, according to a report by the federal government's General Accountability Office.
| ||Temperature compensation on the NCWM agenda in July |
Posted Date: 2/14/2007
Summary: The merits and demerits of automated temperature compensation continue to occupy center stage for many players in the petroleum-marketing business, but whether such technology will be put into practice remains an open question, observers and experts told NPN MarketPulse in interviews.
| ||Temperature compensation issue heats up |
Posted Date: 1/24/2007
Summary: Efforts to force petroleum marketers to compensate for the affect of temperature on fuel dispensing have been on the rise since a series of articles appeared in The Kansas City Star last August.
| ||Investing in the future |
Posted Date: 11/3/2006
Summary: Clipper Petroleum has been a solid fixture of the Gainesville, Ga., landscape since the company was established in 1933, and its presence just keeps growing stronger.
Author: Mary Murphey
| ||Playing by hidden rules |
Posted Date: 10/12/2006
Summary: Most Americans are totally unfamiliar with credit-card interchange fees but marketers know these hidden charges all too well.
Author: D. GAILFLEENOR
| ||Widespread confusion |
Posted Date: 10/12/2006
Summary: Blurred lines in EPA’s vapor-recovery requirements leave many retailers in the dark
Author: Stephen Bennett
| ||The battle rages |
Posted Date: 7/27/2006
Summary: Ongoing increases in cigarette taxes continue to threaten sales at convenience stores
Author: D. Gailfleenor