What's in a Barrel of Oil? The 42-Gallon Breakdown
What's in a Barrel of Oil? The 42-Gallon Breakdown
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 26 2018

Have you ever wondered what, exactly, is in a barrel of oil? It's certainly not full of monkeys, tha…
Lubricants
The Four Categories of Petroleum Classification
The Four Categories of Petroleum Classification
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 22 2018

Petroleum is everywhere. Crude oil, in one form or another, powers our day-to-day lives. It's compos…
Industry
Crack Sealing: The Reason Behind the Road Squiggles
Crack Sealing: The Reason Behind the Road Squiggles
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 01 2017

If you've ever found yourself driving down a long stretch of rural highway for any length of time, y…
Autos
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Turf
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Turf
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 08 2017

The official start of the 2017 NFL season means seeing your favorite team, going to tailgates, and l…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Soft-Robots Heal Themselves with Specialized Rubber
Soft-Robots Heal Themselves with Specialized Rubber
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 23 2017

Scientists derive rubbery materials naturally from trees or manufactured synthetically from petroleu…
Tech
What in Tarnation are the La Brea Tar Pits?
What in Tarnation are the La Brea Tar Pits?
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 07 2017

Where else can you find a Dire Wolf outside of Westeros? California, of course.If you ever find your…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Heart Valve
Petroleum Product of the Week: Artificial Heart Valve
Petroleum Service Company on May 26 2017

Love is an open door-- literally. Heart valves function like doors for blood to flow in and out. Lik…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Know Your Food Grade Lubricants
Know Your Food Grade Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 28 2016

Lubricants play an important role in keeping the food service industry running smoothly and safely. …
Lubricants
True or False: Oil Comes from Dinosaurs
True or False: Oil Comes from Dinosaurs
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 26 2016

How cool is the recent news of a dinosaur tail with intact feathers preserved inside a piece of ambe…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Christmas Lights
Petroleum Product of the Week: Christmas Lights
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 09 2016

'Tis the season for all things seasonal. No, seriously...are you tired of listening to Christmas mu…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Plastic by Numbers: What Do the Recycling Codes Mean?
Plastic by Numbers: What Do the Recycling Codes Mean?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 16 2016

Advances in recycling technology mean that more and more materials are recyclable— including plastic…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Petroleum Jelly
Petroleum Product of the Week: Petroleum Jelly
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 22 2016

This may be a little obvious, but in case anyone was wondering, petroleum jelly is actually made fro…
Petroleum Product of the Week
John Visits Clemco Industries: Days 2, 3, 4
John Visits Clemco Industries: Days 2, 3, 4
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 29 2016

Day Two, Wednesday April 20th - Clemco Blast Machine Safety NOTE: To read about John's first day a…
Sandblasting
Petroleum Product of the Week: Asphalt
Petroleum Product of the Week: Asphalt
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 17 2016

It's pretty common knowledge that there are a variety of petroleum products that go in your car (as …
Petroleum Product of the Week
The New and Improved Petroleum Service Company
The New and Improved Petroleum Service Company
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 02 2016

We Are Industrial PioneersPetroleum Service Company is —the pioneer of —online petroleum sales. But …
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lego Bricks
Petroleum Product of the Week: Lego Bricks
Petroleum Service Company on May 20 2016

Lego bricks are all fun and games until you step on one then it's game over. According to the …
Petroleum Product of the Week
Petroleum Product of the Week: How Crayons are Made
Petroleum Product of the Week: How Crayons are Made
Petroleum Service Company on May 06 2016

Crayons are a kid's best friendAh, the joys of childhood: recess, nap time, virtually no responsibil…
Petroleum Product of the Week
PSC's Petroleum Product of the Week: Vinyl Records
PSC's Petroleum Product of the Week: Vinyl Records
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 19 2016

How are vinyl records made?It's only been a few days since the beloved Record Store Day has come and…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Understanding Industrial Gear Lubricants
Understanding Industrial Gear Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 11 2016

Industrial vs. Automotive OilsNot all lubricants are created equal. And just as you wouldn't want to…
Lubricants
The Difference Between PSC and "Big Oil"
The Difference Between PSC and "Big Oil"
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 07 2016

Even free-range chickens return to their coop.Environmentally-friendly, Sustainable, All-natural, No…
Lubricants
Rigs to Reefs: Mitigating Human Impact on the Environment
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 05 2016

We've got the whole world in our handsHumans shape the environment that we live in. It's plain and s…
Culture
Number 86 -- PSC celebrates its incorporation on St. Patrick's Day
Number 86 -- PSC celebrates its incorporation on St. Patrick's Day
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 17 2016

March 17 is a day of cultural and religious celebration for the Feast of Saint Patrick.And while ind…
Culture
The Problem With Petroleum -- Crying Over Spilled Oil
The Problem With Petroleum -- Crying Over Spilled Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 03 2016

It's hurting both your profits and the earth — but as a natural substance, why do the various ecosys…
Industry
Think trips to the Gas Pump are too Inconvenient? Now there's an App for That.
Think trips to the Gas Pump are too Inconvenient? Now there's an App for That.
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 25 2016

So chances are you've been here at some point in your life: you're driving to work, already running …
Culture
The Art of Oil: Turning Petroleum into a New Medium
The Art of Oil: Turning Petroleum into a New Medium
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 09 2016

Oil PaintingsWhat comes to mind when you hear of or think of oil paintings?Da Vinci?Rembrandt?Van Go…
Culture
Fuel as Food? It seems that not all oils are created equal.
Fuel as Food? It seems that not all oils are created equal.
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 09 2016

Rarely do the sentiments of YouTube commenters so uniformly align. Refrained variations of the same…
Industry
Petrochemicals: Clearing the Name of Petroleum One Product at a Time
Petrochemicals: Clearing the Name of Petroleum One Product at a Time
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 06 2016

Planet Earth runs on Petrol It's no exaggeration to say that the world runs on petroleum and no,…
Culture
Black Oil: How THE X-FILES Made Petroleum Spooky
Black Oil: How THE X-FILES Made Petroleum Spooky
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 26 2016

"Are you familiar with the so-called X-Files?" Gillian Anderson & David Duchovny in Sunday's episode…
Culture
The Trouble With Tires -- A Brief History of Synthetic Rubber
The Trouble With Tires -- A Brief History of Synthetic Rubber
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 11 2015

Long before it was vulcanized, molded, driven 20,000 miles, and tossed carelessly in the backwoods, …
Autos
Three Recommended Practices For Proper Cooling System Maintenance
Three Recommended Practices For Proper Cooling System Maintenance
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 04 2013

While most modern day coolants are made to meet the performance requirements for the engines life, h…
Autos
Sugar Cane Residue Being Used For Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) - What Next?
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 01 2013

Compressed natural gas (CNG) is becoming one of the leading alternative sources of fuel. Bagasse whi…
Energy
Track World Events with Fluctuations in Oil Prices - A Helpful Tool
Track World Events with Fluctuations in Oil Prices - A Helpful Tool
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 26 2013

The oil market is global and far-reaching.Often political events, economic turmoil, and natural disa…
Energy