Pump price falls 7 cents; more to come
CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The flooding of refining facilities, stoppage of production of petroleum product, and product dislocation wrought by hurricanes Harvey and Irma is now quickly being rectified, and gasoline-price cutting is taking place. The national average retail price of regular-grade...
Why locks—not security tape—will keep your pumps and customers safe
WEST NEWTON, Mass. -- As a security consultant, I can’t help looking for security weaknesses, especially when those weaknesses might threaten my own security. I am often surprised by the weak and flimsy attempts to protect gas dispensers from credit-card skimming devices. Often, there is just a low...
From containment systems to manhole covers, newer materials stop water intrusion
CINCINNATI -- Water’s innate ability to work its way into every stray crack and crevice, oftentimes with harmful effects, can make life extremely difficult. Just ask any operator of a retail-fueling operation. Water intrusion is a constant threat to underground storage tanks (USTs) and, if...
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