Friday, February 27, 2015

For Shell Lubricants, Texas Dealers Depend upon Apache Oil Company

Back in 1833, a young shopkeeper selling antiques and bric-a-brac in London’s East End named Marcus Samuel decided to expand his merchandise to include hugely popular oriental shells. This decision turned his shop into a successful import/export business. Little did he realize that this would become the foundation for a company that would lead the global oil and lubricants industry. Shell produces base oils in eight plants, across a range of grades, and blend finished lubricants in more than 50 plants in about 34 countries. The corporate giant markets, sells, and distributes finished lubricants as well as offer services to customers in over 100 countries, which means an abundant supply of superior quality products.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Automotive Dealer Supplies Company Now Offers Mobil 1 Synthetic Oil

Apache Oil Company, the leading provider of automotive dealer supplies in Harris County and all surrounding counties in Texas, is now offering its customers the Mobil 1 advanced full synthetic oil. As a long-time service provider, we know that our customers depend on the performance of their vehicles whether it’s for the everyday commute or for business errands. This is why we have added Mobil 1 to our extensive list of high-quality products. When compared to conventional oil, synthetic motor oil is far superior in terms of performance. Being made from refined, distilled, and purified oil, more impurities are removed, thus enabling better performance in modern engines. The Mobil 1 Synthetic Motor Oil keeps an engine running at peak condition for a longer period of time by using its improved resistance to sludge formation and better ability to reduce buildup that impedes the capabilities of the engine.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

How to Avoid Refinery Turnaround Failures

Refinery turnarounds are scheduled events of ceased production and total shutdown to perform maintenance, repairs, inspections and other processes to ensure the safety and reliability of the facility in the future. When turnarounds are not planned properly, it could cause a staggering negative impact on the company. To avoid failures, an effective system must be implemented. 

Choosing an Onsite Fuel Service Provider

If you run a business that operates a lot of machinery, you must always have fuel prepared as running out in the middle of operations will be a big problem. Having your own on-site storage, however, is not that good an idea because of two factors:

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Engine Lubrication and What’s It For

The engine is the heart and soul of a vehicle. Keeping it properly lubricated will help the engine perform better and last longer. The lubrication system of the engine works to provide a flow to the clean oil at the right temperature. One of the primary tasks of oil is to ensure that the engine will not get dry. The other functions of oil are: 

Common Causes of Overheating

It’s a major hassle when a car overheats. You don’t get where you need to go, you get pissed, and you’re likely to spend some extra bucks on untimely repairs. Here are some of the major culprits of this unfortunate circumstance: