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12
JAN
2021

Cold Winter Weather and Your Diesel Fuel

As the winter months bring an Arctic chill, the two most concerning elements that your fuel faces are moisture contamination and potential gelling. Water exists in diesel. Per ASTM D975, the Standard Specification for Diesel Fuel, it can contain an upwards of 500 parts per... Read More →
07
JAN
2021

How to Prepare Your Fleet and Fuel Tanks for Winter Weather

The winter months can cause significant levels of stress for fleet owners.  To help relieve some of that stress, there are ways to prepare for harsh winter weather which may include snow, freezing rain, sleet, and extreme cold/wind chill. The first step is to get familiar with... Read More →
10
JUL
2019

Fueling in between your regularly scheduled deliveries?

Fuel storage tanks are a great option for many different types of businesses.  When you have fully fueled backup storage tanks in place, you have one less worry.  It’s just like storing peace of mind! Fuel storage tanks are durable, portable and feature double-wall frames that... Read More →
26
DEC
2018

Fuel and DEF Delivery services to be transitioned from Shipley Energy to Diesel Direct

On behalf of Shipley Energy and Diesel Direct, we are pleased to announce your fuel and DEF delivery services will be transitioned to Diesel Direct.  At Shipley Energy, the process to find a partner that could provide the same level of products and services you have been... Read More →
13
DEC
2018

Diesel Direct Acquires Golden Gate Petroleum’s On-Site Mobile Refueling Business

(Stockton, CA) December 7, 2018 – Diesel Direct, the nation’s largest on-site mobile fueling company, has purchased the on-site mobile refueling assets of Golden Gate Petroleum (“Golden Gate”).   These business assets supply approximately 1,000 commercial, industrial, municipal,... Read More →
04
JAN
2018

Extremely Cold Temperatures and Your Fleet

2018 has already brought a deep arctic freeze, which can really impact your fleet. As a matter of fact, 90% of all winter operability issues are moisture related. Maintenance is the best way to ensure your vehicles keep moving. Monitor your water separators daily and change your... Read More →
17
OCT
2017

Water and Diesel Don’t Mix!

This is a sample that was removed from the bottom of a storage tank. Looks gross, right? In this sample, two major fuel problems were identified – microbial growth and moisture. Diesel fuel tanks can be a prime breeding ground for microbial growth or “diesel bugs” when the fuel... Read More →
22
SEP
2017

Caution: Safety Ahead!

Understanding and prioritizing safety is a primary focus at Diesel Direct. We truly believe safety impacts our customers, the environment and our employees each day. With this in mind, Diesel Direct has enhanced our focus on safety through an updated Driver Safety Incentive... Read More →
14
AUG
2017

Don’t be left in the dark, get prepared!

The 2017 Hurricane Season is well on its way and may prove to be an issue of the east coast. According to the Weather Channel a total of 16 named storms and eight hurricanes are expected in the Atlantic Basin, according to the CSU forecast, led by Dr. Phil Klotzbach. Three of the... Read More →
10
MAY
2017

Caught In The (Green) ACT

Each year, ACT Expo brings together a national network of organizations to provide expertise and insight on the technologies and policies that are shaping the world of clean transportation. The “Clean Transportation Revolution” took place May 1st-May 4th, 2017 in Long Beach,... Read More →