We asked “How do you handle fuel mixes at your site?” Here are the results: 90% of you indicated that costs are deducted from the attendant, however some noted that […]
What happens if the vent pipes don’t work? Imaging this fuel tank is below ground and the vent pipes are blocked. As the tank cools and warms a vacuum is created […]
Most fires on the forecourt start as a result of static electricity building up and then igniting fuel vapor at the pump:
Cigarette lighter causes fuel vapor to ignite. Here is another scary example of how lighting a cigarette in the right place can ignite fuel vapors. Luckily this guy got away.
How does a petrol nozzle know when to shut off?
This video shows a detailed step by step explanation of how nozzles work, including the automatic shut off.
The customer hasn’t placed the container on the ground and the static electricity could not be discharged. He places the nozzle in the container and engages the automatic stop. When […]
A large amount of fuel is spilled when the hose on a delivery truck fails. The fuel cannot be contained and flows down the street into the storm water drains. […]
Woman lights man’s car on fire for being denied a cigarette. This bystander asks the customer for a cigarette and when he says no she takes revenge by using her lighter […]
Man filmed starting a fire in Greenwich. He walks casually up to to the pump and drops the existing fuel left in the nozzle onto the forecourt. He then tries […]