Should You Use Full Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oil?
Should You Use Full Synthetic Passenger Car Engine Oil?
Petroleum Service Company on May 28 2018

When looking for a quality engine oil, you might wonder whether you should go with a full synthetic.…
General Interest
Lubricant Breakdown on the Night Before Christmas
Lubricant Breakdown on the Night Before Christmas
Petroleum Service Company on Dec 18 2017

The Holidays always get us a little cheery here at Industrial Outpost. While we listen to Christmas …
Culture
Why Lubricant Additives are Important
Why Lubricant Additives are Important
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 25 2017

There's a reason why additives are added to your lubricating oil;  in fact, there are plenty of…
Lubricants
5 Common Automotive Engine Myths
5 Common Automotive Engine Myths
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 16 2017

Proper engine maintenance is key if you want to keep your car driving smoothly for as long as possib…
Autos
Now is the Time to Undercoat Your Vehicle
Now is the Time to Undercoat Your Vehicle
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 26 2017

Purchasing a vehicle is a huge investment. Whether it's a light passenger car or a heavy duty commer…
Autos
These Industrial Absorbent Products Got You Covered
These Industrial Absorbent Products Got You Covered
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 01 2017

While there's no use crying over spilled milk, but spilled oil is another story entirely.At PSC, we …
Lubricants
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
How John Wick Services his 1969 Ford Mustang
How John Wick Services his 1969 Ford Mustang
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 27 2017

By Summit Entertainment, Fair use. John Wick is back and better than ever in an action-packed s…
Autos
What are Compounded Gear Oils?
What are Compounded Gear Oils?
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 06 2017

Why--and When--Should You Use a Compounded Gear Oil?We know not all oils are created equal: some are…
Lubricants
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Base Oil Groups
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Base Oil Groups
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 18 2017

Lubricants are primarily used to reduce the friction between two surfaces in mutual contact; in redu…
Lubricants
What's a High Viscosity Index Hydraulic (HVI) Oil?
What's a High Viscosity Index Hydraulic (HVI) Oil?
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 02 2017

In a world full of all kinds of different industrial lubricants, greases, and fluids, it's incredibl…
Lubricants
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
A Video Message From Our President
A Video Message From Our President
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 16 2016

Announcing our red brick studio at PSCHere at Petroleum Service Company, we're proud to say that we …
Culture
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: 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
Petroleum Product of the Week: How a Golf Ball is Made
Petroleum Product of the Week: How a Golf Ball is Made
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 29 2016

Out of all outdoor sports, Golf is arguably the most divisive. While some Americans are willing to…
Petroleum Product of the Week
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
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
DIY: A Guide on How to Change Your Vehicle's Engine Oil
DIY: A Guide on How to Change Your Vehicle's Engine Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 05 2016

DIY oil changeIn the debate of changing your own oil versus going to the shop to have it done, there…
Autos
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
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
The world's largest wind turbine will have blades the size of the Trump Tower...
Petroleum Service Company on Feb 01 2016

As surely as the wind blows, we all knew it was only a matter of time before the United States inves…
Energy
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
Blast the Weeds Away: One Man's Approach to Organic Farming
Blast the Weeds Away: One Man's Approach to Organic Farming
Petroleum Service Company on Jan 18 2016

Agricultural Sandblasting in the Age of Recycling You might be asking yourself, what does recycli…
Sandblasting
GIF Gallery: Factory Machines Making Things
GIF Gallery: Factory Machines Making Things
Petroleum Service Company on Sep 18 2015

At Petroleum Service Company, we supply the highest quality petroleum-based lubricants for all t…
Lubricants
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
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 Basics Of Industrial Lubricants
The Basics Of Industrial Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Aug 22 2014

When it comes to Industrial Lubricants there is a lot to learn. It is not just the endless line of a…
Lubricants
Windows Up Or Windows Down?
Windows Up Or Windows Down?
Petroleum Service Company on Oct 02 2013

It is a commonly debated topic as to whether or not your fuel efficiency is improved with the window…
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
Understanding Biodegradable Lubricants
Understanding Biodegradable Lubricants
Petroleum Service Company on Jul 10 2013

There are many considerations when it comes to choosing between biodegradable lubricants and standar…
Lubricants
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
The Engine Of A NYC Cab After 100K Miles
The Engine Of A NYC Cab After 100K Miles
Petroleum Service Company on Jun 05 2013

New York City Taxi's receive some of the hardest wear and tear from the daily stop-and-go of the big…
Autos
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
Extend The Life Cycle Of Your Fleet
Extend The Life Cycle Of Your Fleet
Petroleum Service Company on May 14 2013

The Heavy Duty Trucking magazine continually looks at the cost of keeping your fleet on the road and…
Autos
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
Flashback Series: Antique Gas Pump Globes
Flashback Series: Antique Gas Pump Globes
Petroleum Service Company on May 09 2013

FLASHBACK SERIES: From over 88 years of history Petroleum Service Company has built up a collection …
CULTURE
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
10 Tips For Better Fuel Economy
10 Tips For Better Fuel Economy
Petroleum Service Company on May 06 2013

Temperatures are rising, students will soon be on summer break, and road crews are out in full force…
Autos
Fuel Treatment: The Key To Protecting Your Engine From Ethanol Damage
Fuel Treatment: The Key To Protecting Your Engine From Ethanol Damage
Petroleum Service Company on May 03 2013

As with most motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, boats, lawnmowers, snow blowers, and weed whackers, we …
Autos
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
Oil Facts For Kids
Oil Facts For Kids
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 29 2013

Check out this range of fun oil facts for kids and enjoy learning some interesting information about…
Lubricants
Manual VS. Automatic On Fuel Economy
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 22 2013

The trend among American drivers is that around 94% purchase vehicles with automatic transmissions a…
Autos
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
Getting Your Oil Changed Is Big Business
Getting Your Oil Changed Is Big Business
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 10 2013

Oil changes drive traffic through U.S. service bays and offer the best opportunity to cross-sell oth…
Autos
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
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
Understanding Viscosity - What Those Numbers Mean On A Quart of Oil
Understanding Viscosity - What Those Numbers Mean On A Quart of Oil
Petroleum Service Company on Apr 03 2013

Picking out the proper grade motor oil is becoming increasingly difficult.With OEM constantly coming…
Lubricants
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
Diesel Fuel Additives ... It's a No-Brainer and Necessity For Your Engine
Diesel Fuel Additives ... It's a No-Brainer and Necessity For Your Engine
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 28 2013

With the ever changing, environmental restraints that are being placed on the diesel engines and the…
Autos
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
Improved Fuel Consumption: Verizon Enters The Fleet Management Space
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 20 2013

Verizon has announced on Monday, March 18, 2013 that the company is implementing a network fleet man…
Autos
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
Insider Tips On How To Remove Nasty Motor Oil Stains
Petroleum Service Company on Mar 06 2013

Those who work in the automotive industry are no strangers to motor oil stains, even the do-it-yours…
Autos