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Posts for January 2018

Before and after pictures of customized tool storage area of new tankers

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Dixon Bros., Inc. is in the process of getting the first of several new tankers ready for service.  Below is a picture of the tool box storage area before being customized by Joe Dixon.
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Summer blend gasoline vs winter blend gasoline

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Have you ever wondered why there is a Summer Blend Gasoline and a Winter Blend Gasoline?  And have you ever wondered why the price of gasoline is generally less in the winter time verses the summer time?  Many believe it is because of the lower demand for fuel in the winter time because people are traveling less.  While this could contribute to the lower price it is generally the Clean Air Act that causes the price decrease and for there to be a winter blend of gasoline.  More precisely the EPA controls the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) of gasoline.  Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) is the measure of the vapor pressure, or volatility, of gasoline at 100 degrees fahrenheit.

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New Petroleum Tankers

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