Five Environmental Benefits of Propane
Propane is a low-carbon fuel alternative, producing far fewer emissions than the equivalent electricity generated from the U.S. grid. Plus, it won’t contaminate soil or groundwater because it’s non-toxic. And propane’s environmentally friendly benefits don’t end there—renewable propane, sourced from used cooking oil and other waste products, is a carbon-neutral […]
Grease Prices Are on the Rise
You may want to consider stocking up on grease if you haven’t already. A report from JobbersWorld details plans from multiple manufacturers to raise their grease prices. In February, Lubrication Engineers increased the price of its lithium complex greases approximately 27%. Chevron shared its plans to raise the price of […]
A Spring-Cleaning Checklist for Propane Homeowners
Spring has arrived, and, for many homeowners, the transition is a reminder to tackle seasonal cleaning projects. MFA Oil Company is sharing three quick, but important things homeowners can do to help keep their propane system and their families safe. “The safety of our customers and employees is our top […]
MFA Oil Announces College Scholarships for Employees’ Children
MFA Oil Company has three scholarship endowments that provide educational assistance to the sons and daughters of its employees. Winners of MFA Oil Company’s 2023 employee college scholarships have been selected and will receive $2,000 each: Harrison Fowler, son of Lisa Fowler, accounts receivable administrator in the Home Office, is […]
Five Keys to Lubricant Storage
How you store and handle your lubricants goes a long way in determining their productivity and sustainability. Proper lubricant storage is one of the most efficient ways to increase the performance and shelf life of your products. The following recommendations can help you maximize the condition of your oils and […]
Has Your Propane Usage Changed? Let Us Know.
Adding or removing a propane appliance will affect your system’s usage. Installing a propane stove or water heater, for example, will increase the volume of propane you need. Conversely, if you disconnect a propane appliance, your system will not need refilling as often. In both situations, it’s important to notify […]
Do I Have to Use the Manufacturer’s Oil?
Have you ever had a mechanic or salesperson tell you that the warranty on your equipment or vehicle would be voided if you didn’t use their company’s brand of lubricants? This sales tactic is not only false but also prohibited by law. The Magnusson Moss Warranty Act, passed by Congress […]
Ten Tips to Conserve Propane If You Are Running Low
In February 2021, millions of people were hit by power outages as a massive winter storm swept across the country and a polar vortex plunged temperatures to record lows. While propane is independent of the electrical grid, the storm’s snow and ice made for treacherous road conditions that delayed propane […]
Determining Leak Sources by Puddle Colors
If you spot a puddle under your vehicle or equipment, you may have a fluid leak that requires your attention. Taking a closer look at the color and consistency of the puddle can go a long way in helping you diagnose the source. You may see a rainbow of hues […]
Is Your Fuel Tank Ready for Winter?
When is the last time you checked your diesel fuel storage tank for water or wear? If it’s been a while, it is time to take action to ensure your fuel tank is ready for winter. Keeping your tank clean and free of contaminants is crucial to maintaining fuel quality. […]
MFA Oil Laboratory Leader Certified for Lubricant Expertise
Zach Studer, who oversees the MFA Oil laboratory, is now part of a select group of experts in the lubricant industry. He has been recognized by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers as a Certified Lubricant Specialist. He is now one of 1,003 lubricant professionals around the world to […]
Fill Propane Tanks Now to Prepare for Winter
Parents are once again shopping for their children’s school supplies, a telltale sign that autumn is on its way. We know the weather will inevitably turn colder; the question is whether you will be ready. Fill propane tanks before the cooler temperatures arrives to be prepared. Why fill now? Beat […]