Monthly Archives: May 2015

USGS says, “Used Motor Oil a Potential Source of MTBE in Ground Water”

(From recent article published on USGS web site) Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) detections in ground water may not always indicate contamination from leaking gasoline storage tanks, which have a significant potential for large-scale contamination that exceeds regulatory standards. USGS scientists have discovered that used motor oil can contain a significant amount of MTBE. The scientists [...]

May 4th, 2015|0 Comments

Natural Gas Engine Lubrication and Oil Analysis – A Primer in Predictive Maintenance and Condition Monitoring

Natural gas engines are unique. They operate in a variety of unusual locations, from the extremely cold climates of arctic Canada to the hot, humid regions of the southern United States and beyond. Natural gas engines are of various designs, including the Caterpillar vertical in-line and V type four-stroke, the two-cycle Cooper Bessemer V type [...]

May 1st, 2015|0 Comments