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Human kindness and racketeers’ wickedness intersect at fuel sheds

Published Jun 20, 2022

Beware of racketeers at fuel sheds, police warn. Recently at Bandaragama, two racketeers were arrested for selling 60 litres of diesel-mixed water for Rs. 24,000, claiming it was pure diesel.

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Cardigan motorist claims Tesco petrol left him with garage bill - Tivyside Advertiser

Published Jun 11, 2022

A CARDIGAN motorist who claims his car engine was contaminated after he filled up at Tesco's petrol station has vowed not to be 'fobbed off'…

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USCG Warns of Water Contamination in Fuel Systems

Published May 27, 2022

A towing vessel operating in a pushing-ahead configuration experienced a loss of all propulsion while operating on the Mississippi River.

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Motorists Sold Fuel Contaminated With Water

Published May 23, 2022

I went to the station where I bought fuel and upon leaving, my car showed warnings on the dashboard and could not start. I had driven about 300 metres from the garage. I noticed they had sold me contaminated fuel and went back to make a complaint.

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Water-contaminated fuel saw towboat lose all propulsion

Published May 22, 2022

the Coast Guard reports that a towing vessel operating in a pushing-ahead configuration experienced a loss of all propulsion while operating on the Mississippi River. The loss of propulsion occurred approximately three hours after getting underway and about 3.5 hours after receiving fuel from a shore-side facility.

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’Running rough’: Big problem for motorists in Victoria

Published May 16, 2022

Victorian motorists are being warned of a potentially destructive flaw in the state’s fuel supply that could cause major damage to a car’s engine.

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Scientists discover a new fuel-eating bacterium below car tank lids

Published May 13, 2022

A study has found an unknown microbial species that can be easily sourced and has great potential to break down diesel or gasoline-contaminated environments

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Update drawing attention to the risks of microbial contamination and damage to ships tanks if left untreated, we would like to follow this up from a marine fuel perspective.

Published May 07, 2022

When talking about microbial contamination this can include bacteria, yeast and mold and different strains of each. Certain microbes are present in all environments in air and water and under the right conditions can quickly multiply.

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The hazards and mitigation of diesel fuel contamination

Published Apr 21, 2022

Microbial contamination is virtually always present in some form in fuels

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Tips To Maintain Your Diesel Generator BY LINDSEY BENSONIN ENERGY

Published Apr 05, 2022

They provide backup power in case there is no electricity. But maintaining a diesel generator is key to making it work efficiently and extending its lifespan. In addition to that, it can also save you money on repairs.

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