All About a Barrel of Crude Oil and What It Consists Of

All About a Barrel of Crude Oil: What It Consists of and What the Different Levels Are in It When crude oil comes out of the ground, it’s nothing like the neat, consistent petroleum products with which we are so familiar. Surface facilities are required to separate water, sand and solids, natu

Diesel, the Cleanest Fossil Fuel There Is

Few industries have the ability to make a positive impact on the environment in the same way construction and excavation companies can, especially with respect to atmospheric-polluting emissions. And few industries are already doing more. Whether a conscious decision or not, construction and excavat

Which Fossil Fuel Pollutes the Least?

Asking which fossil fuel pollutes the least is a loaded question. It can be answered in several ways. The reason there are a variety of answers is that are different means of measuring fossil fuel emissions. Emissions per unit of volume — gallon, liter, cubic foot or meter? Which pollutes less per

Understanding Fuel Economy — “Gas” Mileage

Thermal efficiency, compression ratio, and fuel density are the primary factors that determine the fuel efficiency — a.k.a. fuel economy — of an engine. If mounted in a car, pick up, truck, boat, ship, a piece of heavy equipment, etc., even more, variables come into play with respect to the fuel