Browse Articles By Category
Read Our Articles Below
Mobil DTE 20 vs. DTE 20 ULTRA Series: What's The Difference?
Mobil DTE 20 vs. DTE 20 ULTRA Series: What's The Difference?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 13 2020

You may have noticed that Mobil has recently updated and replaced the DTE 20 Series with the DTE 20 …
Lubricants
What is the Best Way to Store an Engine?
What is the Best Way to Store an Engine?
James Lewis on Apr 30 2020

There is a lot of equipment out there that is only used intermittently, seasonally or stored for lon…
industry
How to Store Gasoline and Equipment that runs on Gasoline
How to Store Gasoline and Equipment that runs on Gasoline
James Lewis on Apr 30 2020

In light of the current ongoing pandemic, businesses and personnel have been forced to shut down the…
industry
How to Store Diesel Fuel and Equipment that runs on Diesel
How to Store Diesel Fuel and Equipment that runs on Diesel
James Lewis on Apr 30 2020

Due to the current ongoing pandemic, businesses and personnel have been forced to shut down their op…
industry
Liquid Body Armor will Change Body Armor Forever
Liquid Body Armor will Change Body Armor Forever
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 26 2018

Body armor has been around since medieval times in various forms. Constantly undergoing improvements…
Industry
The Women Who Built Waterloo Bridge
The Women Who Built Waterloo Bridge
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 21 2018

Much like the Women's Land Army of WWI and WWII, women had to replace men who were off fighting for …
Industry
What you need to know about man made diamonds
What you need to know about man made diamonds
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 18 2018

They've always said diamonds are a girl's best friend, but they never specified whether or not that …
Industry
The History of the Dr. Marten Boot
The History of the Dr. Marten Boot
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 07 2018

I was recently on a train and saw an ad for Dr. Martens— also known as Docs, Doc Martens and Doctor …
Industry
What is horsepower?
What is horsepower?
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 05 2018

Even if you've never so much as looked at a horse in your entire life, you've probably heard the ter…
Culture
Polish Your Fuel with Power Service Diesel Kleen +Cetane Boost
Polish Your Fuel with Power Service Diesel Kleen +Cetane Boost
Petroleum Service Company on May 07 2018

With the arrival of Spring, it's time to clean your diesel fluid with Power Service Diesel Kleen +Ce…
Industry
Sealing Oil Well Leaks with Artificial Magma
Sealing Oil Well Leaks with Artificial Magma
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 18 2018

There are thousands of inactive oil wells across North America and throughout the world. Several wel…
Industry
Could Desert Sand be Used to Make Concrete?
Could Desert Sand be Used to Make Concrete?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 13 2018

As the most widely used building material in the world, concrete relies on sand to make it strong an…
Culture
The Invention and Application of Safety Grooving
The Invention and Application of Safety Grooving
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 28 2018

I was running around with some friends in the rain one night when I witnessed something both horribl…
Industry
The Montana Sapphire Industry
The Montana Sapphire Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 16 2018

Brilliant, blue sapphires are timeless gems that are popular around the world. They also come in a v…
Industry
The Latest from PSC | Videos to Kick off the Year
The Latest from PSC | Videos to Kick off the Year
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 28 2018

We're just getting into 2018, and our video team has been working harder than ever to create some gr…
Industry
History and Evolution of Medicine
History and Evolution of Medicine
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 02 2018

We've written about petroleum's role in aspirin before, and we've even talked about futuristic devic…
Industry
Should You Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?
Should You Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 31 2018

Owning a car requires taking preventive maintenance steps to ensure your car lasts as long as possib…
Autos
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
The Evolution of the Christmas Card Industry
The Evolution of the Christmas Card Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 20 2017

By this time, your home is probably filled with holiday greetings in the form of paper cards from fa…
Culture
History and Evolution of Food Transportation
History and Evolution of Food Transportation
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 13 2017

It's no secret that refrigeration revolutionized the way that we look at, use, and eat food. Things …
Industry
History and Development of the Printing Press
History and Development of the Printing Press
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 08 2017

As a writer, I love all things printing press. They create everything I love from books to magazine…
Industry
What is Urban Warming and How is LA Fighting it?
What is Urban Warming and How is LA Fighting it?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 18 2017

Urban heat islands, also called urban warming, is becoming more and more common. Lately, cities have…
Industry
Hair Trimmings Are Being Used to Clean Up Spilled Oil
Hair Trimmings Are Being Used to Clean Up Spilled Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 25 2017

If you're looking for another reason to keep on top of your regular haircuts, look no further. Tak…
Industry
All About DEET and Plastic: What's the Deal?
All About DEET and Plastic: What's the Deal?
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 15 2017

I'm a little nuts about ticks right now, so I always make sure that I use bug spray with DEET when I…
Industry
New Jersey: The Birthplace of American Industry and Innovation
New Jersey: The Birthplace of American Industry and Innovation
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 11 2017

When we think of American innovation and technological advancement, California is really at the fore…
Culture
Gunk Glass Cleaner: Streak Free and Industrial Strength
Gunk Glass Cleaner: Streak Free and Industrial Strength
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 09 2017

Summer adventure calls for an industrial strength cleaner and PSC has you covered.Driving through sc…
Industry
The Industrial Revolution and the Rise of Labor Day
The Industrial Revolution and the Rise of Labor Day
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 04 2017

As you fire up that grill in your white clothes and polarized sunglasses, you might casually wonder,…
culture
The Evolution of Firearms: From Hand Cannons to 3D Printed Hand Guns
The Evolution of Firearms: From Hand Cannons to 3D Printed Hand Guns
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 01 2017

Whether you belong to a shooting range and practice regularly or grew up hunting seasonally, you lik…
industry
Seismic Surveying in the Gas and Oil Industry
Seismic Surveying in the Gas and Oil Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 30 2017

As the gas and oil industry continues to grow, explorers rely on seismic surveying to determine the …
Industry
Made of Steel: A Mission to Manufacture the Safest Cars
Made of Steel: A Mission to Manufacture the Safest Cars
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 16 2017

From 2000 to 2016, the steel industry contributed to offering between 170 and 226 car models on the …
Autos
From Reservoir to Rig: The Petroleum Exhibit for Future Professionals
From Reservoir to Rig: The Petroleum Exhibit for Future Professionals
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 07 2017

Over 35,000 petroleum engineers work in the United States each year.They work at drilling sites unde…
Culture
How the Staatliches Bauhaus Fused Art and Industrial Design
How the Staatliches Bauhaus Fused Art and Industrial Design
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 05 2017

"If today's arts love the machine, technology and organization, if they aspire to precision and reje…
Culture
Petroleum Product of the Week: Porta-Potties
Petroleum Product of the Week: Porta-Potties
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 02 2017

Porta-potty. Port-a-john. Jiffy-john. Honey pot. Porta-loo. Toi-toi ... No matter what you call the…
Petroleum Product of the Week
Cummins, Inc. Recommends Two Power Service® Products
Cummins, Inc. Recommends Two Power Service® Products
Petroleum Service Company on May 22 2017

Cummins, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of diesel engines and has recently announced that …
Autos
Purple Power: The #1 Everything Cleaner
Purple Power: The #1 Everything Cleaner
Petroleum Service Company on May 03 2017

For Spring Dreamers and Dreaders It's that time of the year: spring. You might not be much into th…
Industry
What is the Paris Climate Agreement?
What is the Paris Climate Agreement?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 24 2017

Things are heating up.With news of big oil companies wanting President Trump to stay in the Paris Cl…
Industry
Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?
Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 22 2017

An apparent decline in U.S. steel production has been a crisis for many Americans. U.S. Steel Corp…
Industry
The Butcher Baker and the Alaskan Pipeline Murders
The Butcher Baker and the Alaskan Pipeline Murders
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 15 2017

The Butcher Baker was an American serial killer who terrorized Alaska for twelve years, between 1971…
Culture
The role of fossil fuels in Trump's USA and the bottleneck of Renewable Energy
The role of fossil fuels in Trump's USA and the bottleneck of Renewable Energy
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 02 2017

Fossil fuels are the driving force of the modern American economy as well as much of the developed w…
Culture
America's manufacturing sector can take a few tips from the Germans
America's manufacturing sector can take a few tips from the Germans
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 02 2017

A city upon a hill. A manufacturing powerhouse. An energy-efficient country; a country run on indust…
Culture
What a Trump presidency could mean for the US automotive industry
What a Trump presidency could mean for the US automotive industry
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 25 2017

On Tuesday morning, President Trump sat down with the respective CEOs of the United States' largest …
Culture
From Plastic to Property: Recycled Homes
From Plastic to Property: Recycled Homes
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 16 2017

Sleeping Beauty's fairy godmothers never said make it green, " but eco-friendly options are all the…
Industry
Ever Wonder How Oil Refineries Work?
Ever Wonder How Oil Refineries Work?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 09 2017

How does that black, gooey stuff that comes out of the ground turn into the clear, easy-flowing liqu…
Industry
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
Is It Possible for Santa to Run a Toy Factory in the North Pole?
Is It Possible for Santa to Run a Toy Factory in the North Pole?
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 21 2016

Though the exact location of his infamous house and workshop is unknown (I imagine it's to avoid the…
Culture
5 Fascinating Industrial Towns in the U.S.
5 Fascinating Industrial Towns in the U.S.
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 19 2016

You don't have to go to Mars to experience living somewhere truly out of this world. Industry re…
Industry
Evolution of the Gas Pump
Evolution of the Gas Pump
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 14 2016

It all began with a man named Sylvanus Bowser, who patented his kerosene pump in 1885.Invention Cr…
Culture
Nanomanufacturing | The Shrinking of an Entire Industry
Nanomanufacturing | The Shrinking of an Entire Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 06 2016

Just how small is 'nano?' " This question tops the list of the National Nanotechnology Initiative…
Industry
CNG may be the new, preferred fuel for Fleet Owners
CNG may be the new, preferred fuel for Fleet Owners
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 29 2016

Commercial vehicle fleets are not all diesel-powered. Over the last few years, the diesel-dominate…
Autos
The Asian Super Grid | Renewable Energy at a High Cost
The Asian Super Grid | Renewable Energy at a High Cost
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 21 2016

Much unlike the many alternative energy efforts undertaken daily across the globe, the Asian Super G…
Energy
Will Trump's Presidency Change the Rankings of Top Oil Producers?
Will Trump's Presidency Change the Rankings of Top Oil Producers?
Petroleum Service Company on Nov 14 2016

Last June, the United States overtook Russia and became the world's largest oil and natural-gas prod…
Industry
Without OIL, we can NEVER hope to reach 100% renewable energy.
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 31 2016

The movement towards —environmentally-friendly " energy resources (definitively amplified in Preside…
Energy
Northeastern PA coal miners flourish in a dying market, "Coal will not recover" say economists
Northeastern PA coal miners flourish in a dying market, "Coal will not recover" say economists
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 25 2016

Here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, coal takes on a new meaning. For us, it's not just a seemingly …
Culture
Both Presidential Candidates say US infrastructure is in shambles; is it beyond repair? Economists weigh in.
Both Presidential Candidates say US infrastructure is in shambles; is it beyond repair? Economists weigh in.
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 11 2016

"...the state of our infrastructure is a national emergency. We have bridges that are right now too …
Culture
Trump, Clinton, and their plans to revitalize the US manufacturing sector
Trump, Clinton, and their plans to revitalize the US manufacturing sector
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 07 2016

Little over a week ago, most American eyes and ears were busy scrutinizing the back-and-forth exchan…
Culture
The Stacking Dilemma: What Do You Do With Not-In-Service Oil Rigs?
The Stacking Dilemma: What Do You Do With Not-In-Service Oil Rigs?
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 27 2016

Understanding the oil industry isn't exactly easy--for starters, nobody even knows exactly…
industry
 Intelligent Machinery Threatens Manufacturing Jobs and Experts "Believe this to be a good thing"
Intelligent Machinery Threatens Manufacturing Jobs and Experts "Believe this to be a good thing"
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 24 2016

If you've stepped inside a modern manufacturing plant, you have probably witnessed, first-hand, the …
Industry
Pennsylvania once provided 1/3 of the world's oil. The result? 200,000 abandoned and explosive oil wells.
Pennsylvania once provided 1/3 of the world's oil. The result? 200,000 abandoned and explosive oil wells.
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 02 2016

In March of 1848, a Mormon merchant named Samuel Brannan confirmed the discovery of vast amounts of …
Culture
How America helped create the trillion-dollar Saudi Arabian Oil Industry
How America helped create the trillion-dollar Saudi Arabian Oil Industry
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 19 2016

September 1933, a few miles inland from the Persian Gulf, near Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Two American ge…
Industry
Henry Ford's 'Fuel of the Future' was Ethanol,  But We Still Use Gasoline?
Henry Ford's 'Fuel of the Future' was Ethanol, But We Still Use Gasoline?
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 22 2016

Spend a single summer afternoon on the boardwalk in Atlantic City and you might soon understand the …
Autos
Quality Base Oils: The Foundation of a Great Lubricant
Quality Base Oils: The Foundation of a Great Lubricant
Petroleum Service Company on May 25 2016

Lubricants used in industrial or vehicular applications are generally comprised of two components: a…
Industry
Mind your own Big Business: Industry hangs on for dear life in America
Mind your own Big Business: Industry hangs on for dear life in America
Petroleum Service Company on May 16 2016

In late 2014, the United States economy finally succumbed to its long-prophesied fall behind the wor…
Industry
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
What We've Been Up To | Video & Articles
What We've Been Up To | Video & Articles
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 15 2016

PSC has been hard at work to provide you with much more than the exceptional products and services t…
Industry
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
What does PSC stand for? (You won't believe the responses)
What does PSC stand for? (You won't believe the responses)
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 23 2016

For those of you not "in-the-know," PSC stands for Petroleum Service Company. Yes, a third of the ac…
Aviation
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
The Actual Barrel -- The Great Misunderstanding of Oil Transportation
The Actual Barrel -- The Great Misunderstanding of Oil Transportation
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 20 2016

So. Oil has dipped below the cost of a steel drum. It has dipped below the cost of an expensive stea…
Industry
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
A Famous Photojournalist's Gulf War Experience
A Famous Photojournalist's Gulf War Experience
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 22 2015

In 1991, Saddam Hussein's forces were retreating from Kuwait during the first Gulf War. As part of a…
Industry
The Top 5 Movies About Oil
The Top 5 Movies About Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 21 2015

There's nothing like the grainy yet glorious visuals of an old classic or the modern flare of today'…
Culture
The History of Why Oil Comes In a "Barrel
The History of Why Oil Comes In a "Barrel
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 19 2015

When it comes to oil, did you know that a "barrel of crude" contains only 42 gallons rather than 55 …
Industry
Los Angeles Gas Station Nominated For Landmark Status
Los Angeles Gas Station Nominated For Landmark Status
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 06 2015

There's a new landmark welcoming people to the heart of Beverly Hills a gas station. Jack Col…
Culture
Sunoco's Burnt Rubber Fragrance: Because Someone Needed To Bottle It
Sunoco's Burnt Rubber Fragrance: Because Someone Needed To Bottle It
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 29 2015

We've all experienced it. A red stoplight turns green and the guy in the car next to you floors it. …
Industry
Anti-Corrosion Market to be Worth $26.5 Billion by 2019
Anti-Corrosion Market to be Worth $26.5 Billion by 2019
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 12 2015

According to a February 2015 report from wallstreet:online, the anti-corrosion coating market could …
Industry
Don't Be Fuelish: A Look Back At the 1973 Oil Crisis
Don't Be Fuelish: A Look Back At the 1973 Oil Crisis
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 11 2015

Imagine sitting on your favorite piece of living room furniture and enjoying some quiet time. Only y…
Industry
Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery: The Latest Battlefield in the Fight Against ISIS
Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery: The Latest Battlefield in the Fight Against ISIS
Petroleum Service Company on May 27 2015

A recently released video from over the Memorial Day weekend showed Iraq's largest oil refinery engu…
Industry
How Much Warmer Would Earth Be If We Used Up All Our Fossil Fuels?
How Much Warmer Would Earth Be If We Used Up All Our Fossil Fuels?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 15 2015

When the words "climate change" of "global warming" get brought up in the news or political debate, …
Energy
Russia and China Sign Major Natural Gas Deal
Russia and China Sign Major Natural Gas Deal
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 26 2015

Russia and China have just signed a deal that calls for Russia to export 38 billion cubic meters of …
Industry
How Fracking Saved the U.S. Economy
How Fracking Saved the U.S. Economy
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 19 2015

The fracking revolution has been critical for the rebound that the United States has seen in its eco…
Industry
HAPPY 85TH BIRTHDAY TO PSC!
HAPPY 85TH BIRTHDAY TO PSC!
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 18 2015

Petroleum Service Company recently celebrated its 85th birthday on March 17, 2015.Since our incorpor…
Industry
The History Behind Operation PLUTO
The History Behind Operation PLUTO
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 12 2015

Oil pipelines remain as one of the hot topics in today's U.S. governmental talks. Currently, our lea…
Industry
The Slow Motion Oil Spill That You Can Help Stop
The Slow Motion Oil Spill That You Can Help Stop
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 19 2015

Almost every time you visit the gas station, it happens. In that split second between the pump shutt…
Industry
How Much Cheaper is Gas In Saudi Arabia?
How Much Cheaper is Gas In Saudi Arabia?
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 17 2015

If you think gas is cheap now, just imagine what it would be like to fill up your vehicle for $10 …
Industry
Shell Granted Permission to Export U.S.-Produced Crude
Shell Granted Permission to Export U.S.-Produced Crude
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 13 2015

According to a January 2015 —Wall Street Journal article, Shell has officially been granted permissi…
Industry
Why Oil Refineries Emit Fireballs
Why Oil Refineries Emit Fireballs
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 10 2015

A few days before Christmas 2014, the San Francisco Bay Area was shocked to find a fire lighting the…
Industry
The Superbowl Ad You May Have Missed
The Superbowl Ad You May Have Missed
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 06 2015

Millions of viewers were glued to their televisions on February 1 when the New England Patriots face…
Culture
The Hidden Oil Rigs of L.A.
The Hidden Oil Rigs of L.A.
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 05 2015

Before Los Angeles was known for making movies, it was known for making something else; oil.Believe …
Industry
Oil and Life in the Deep Biosphere
Oil and Life in the Deep Biosphere
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 04 2015

The deep biosphere. It almost looks like the setting for a subterranean, Hollywood adventure film. T…
Industry
The World's Largest Ship That Can Move Oil Rigs
The World's Largest Ship That Can Move Oil Rigs
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 31 2015

Move over Titanic. There's a new supersize ship making waves that everybody should soon become famil…
Autos
Shell Seals Deal to Build Petrochemical Plant in South Iraq
Shell Seals Deal to Build Petrochemical Plant in South Iraq
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 30 2015

Royal Dutch Shell signed a deal with Iraq on January 28 to build a petrochemical plant in the Basra …
Industry
The Magic Wand for Cleaning Oil Spills
The Magic Wand for Cleaning Oil Spills
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 24 2015

Oil spills are a messy and unavoidable fact of life on Earth. When they happen, particularly in envi…
Industry
Beans Behind the Scenes - When Small Farms Meet Big Oil
Beans Behind the Scenes - When Small Farms Meet Big Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 23 2015

For a controversial practice such as fracking, it might seem a bit odd to think that beans are parti…
Industry
The "Best" Price of Oil and How It May Not Be What You Think
The "Best" Price of Oil and How It May Not Be What You Think
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 22 2015

A pair of researchers at the Dutch Research Institute for Transitions have recently come to an unexp…
Industry
The Anatomy Of A Product Tanker
The Anatomy Of A Product Tanker
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 01 2014

You may be familiar with a crude tanker, the massive ships that transport crude oil to refineries, b…
Autos
A Helpful Guide To Corrosion Control & Protection
A Helpful Guide To Corrosion Control & Protection
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 25 2013

There are four basic methods for Corrosion Control & Corrosion Protection. Materials resistant to …
Autos
Making The Grade With The Petroleum Quality Institute Of America
Making The Grade With The Petroleum Quality Institute Of America
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 09 2013

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America, PQIA, recently tested products offered by Petroleum Serv…
INDUSTRY
From Oil Rush to Gas Rush: A Brand is Proven
From Oil Rush to Gas Rush: A Brand is Proven
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 12 2013

The Northern Counties of Pennsylvania have long been a hot bed for natural resources. The first comm…
INDUSTRY
Buyers Guide To Military-Spec Corrosion Inhibitors
Buyers Guide To Military-Spec Corrosion Inhibitors
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 15 2013

Many get confused when it comes to deciding what product to use to meet the appropriate application …
INDUSTRY
The PSC Online Store Is International With UPS
The PSC Online Store Is International With UPS
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 27 2013

The PSC Online Store, the pioneer of online petroleum sales, is excited to announce that it offers i…
industry
Interactive Real Time Map Of The Oil World
Interactive Real Time Map Of The Oil World
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 26 2013

Abo.net, which stands for About Oil, has designed a really useful and unique tool. Their interactive…
Industry
Asphalt Starts With Crude Oil
Asphalt Starts With Crude Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 15 2013

Driving is something that we do everyday, but how often do you think about the road beneath your whe…
Industry
Harness Oil: How Big Oil Got Its Start
Harness Oil: How Big Oil Got Its Start
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 11 2013

Many of today’s oil companies got their start selling harness oil. Early oilmen really did not know …
INDUSTRY
How To Identify A Quality Hydraulic Oil
How To Identify A Quality Hydraulic Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 07 2013

In an optimally running hydraulic system, the temperature would remain consistent throughout the flu…
Lubricants
Crude-Oil Futures Drop 2%, Settle At Four-Week Low On Demand Worries
Crude-Oil Futures Drop 2%, Settle At Four-Week Low On Demand Worries
Petroleum Service Company on May 31 2013

Global economic forecasts anticipate shrinking crude demand with rising output, which has created a …
Industry
What Are The Worlds Largest Oil Reserves?
What Are The Worlds Largest Oil Reserves?
Petroleum Service Company on May 25 2013

Below is a great map by country detailing the worlds largest oil reserves, which are the amount of o…
Industry
What Does A Barrel Of Oil And Whiskey Have In Common?
What Does A Barrel Of Oil And Whiskey Have In Common?
Petroleum Service Company on May 23 2013

Why are there 42 gallons to a barrel of oil? Doesn't 42 gallons seem like a strange number when 55 g…
Industry
Drilling For The Same Oil Continents Away
Drilling For The Same Oil Continents Away
Petroleum Service Company on May 14 2013

Today in the arena of oil exploration companies are facing new geopolitical circumstances with the i…
Industry
The Cyclical Nature Of Oil Prices
The Cyclical Nature Of Oil Prices
Petroleum Service Company on May 08 2013

Here is a summary of a great article, —The Oil and Gold Boom Are Over, " from Bloomberg about the cy…
Industry
Industrial Outpost Is On NEPA Blogs
Industrial Outpost Is On NEPA Blogs
Petroleum Service Company on May 01 2013

"Industrial Outpost" is now included in the NEPA Blogs community, a clearinghouse providing links to…
Industry
What Products Are Produced From a Barrel Of Crude Oil?
What Products Are Produced From a Barrel Of Crude Oil?
Petroleum Service Company on May 01 2013

Have you ever wondered what a barrel of crude oil can produce?A barrel contains a total of 42 gallon…
industry
Cosmoline: A Protective Coating From WWII To The Ancient Egyptians
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 18 2013

Even years after World War II has ended Petroleum Service Company still gets calls about Cosmoline. …
Culture
Interactive Map of World Oil Consumption
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 17 2013

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has an interactive world map that provides oil cons…
Industry
The State of American Energy
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 16 2013

The American Petroleum Institue (API) is a trade organization with 500 members that makes up the vas…
Industry
Petroleum Based Ink: Crude In Your Pen?
Petroleum Based Ink: Crude In Your Pen?
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 09 2013

Petroleum was once included in ink and was both fast drying and dependable. Changing oil prices and …
Industry
A Big Year For Ethanol
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 02 2013

Good news for ethanol producers. Farmers will plant 97.282 million of acres of corn this year, the m…
Industry
WTI Oil Rises to One-Month High on Cyprus
WTI Oil Rises to One-Month High on Cyprus
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 28 2013

If you're interested in how the debt crisis in Cyprus affected crude prices globally then read this …
Industry
The Birth of The Petroleum Industry Happend In The USA
The Birth of The Petroleum Industry Happend In The USA
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 21 2013

Petroleum's full potential was not seriously explored until the mid 19th century, but Native America…
Industry
Important 1ST's In Pennsylvania History
Important 1ST's In Pennsylvania History
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 19 2013

Pennsylvania has a long list of interesting firsts in US History and one that has had major implicat…
Industry
Petroleum Service Company Born on Saint Patricks Day
Petroleum Service Company Born on Saint Patricks Day
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 18 2013

Saint Patrick's Day is a special day at Petroleum Service Company.It was on March 17th, 1930 that Jo…
Industry
Government Regulates Minimum Requirements In Refiners
Government Regulates Minimum Requirements In Refiners
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 16 2013

This year gasoline has lagged behind what many predicted its demand forecast would be. Increasing re…
Industry
The Hard Facts On A Barrel of Crude Oil
The Hard Facts On A Barrel of Crude Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 08 2013

Have you ever thought about that elusive barrel of crude oil?What is it and what does it represent? …
Industry
We Found The Hidden Gem of Gun Cleaners
We Found The Hidden Gem of Gun Cleaners
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 28 2013

As with every sport or hobby, we tend to make time in our life so we can fully enjoy the activity. F…
Culture
Bloomberg News: a great source on the fluctuating world oil market
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 22 2013

Bloomberg has great reporting on the energy markets and we highly recommend using their service as a…
Industry