OKOTOKS, AB — Mullen Group, one of Canada’s most successful fleets, has released its second quarter financial results in the midst of what the company’s CEO views as a “pretty deep recession” in Western Canada.
The major oilfield services company posted Q2 consolidated revenue of $247 million, a decline of $37.8 million, or 13.3%, compared to the same period in 2015. The company was also hit by a $31.1 million decline in its oilfield services segment.
WASHINGTON, DC – Class 8 over-the-road fleets can realistically expect fuel savings from low-viscosity oils, states a new report from Trucking Efficiency, an initiative under the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.
Murray K Mullen has seen the impact of low oil prices first hand. More than 100,000 jobs, $60 billion in earnings, and $33 billion in capital investments have evaporated, much of it in Alberta. The Mullen Group itself – the largest provider of specialized transportation for Western Canada’s oil and gas industry – has laid off more than 1,400 people. Blame a disruptive technology known as horizontal hydraulic fracturing.
LOUISVILLE, KY – Shell Rotella is bringing its traveling road show to Canada, and the tractor-trailer promoting the next category of engine oils is not the only source of related information.
LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the price of oil keeps falling, diesel costs in both Canada and the U.S. moved down for the fifth straight week, hitting their lowest levels in several years.
CALGARY, AB-Oilfield transporter Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc. is purchasing Oklahoma City, OK.-based Hodges Trucking Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seventy Seven Energy Inc. (“SSE”). With the purchase, the Canadian-based Aveda becomes the largest rig-moving company on the continent. Hodges currently owns approximately 900 pieces of rig-moving and heavy-haul equipment, including approximately 200 haul trucks, 400 trailers, 70 bed/pole trucks, 35 cranes, 40 forklifts/loaders and 160 service vehicles. Aveda, incorporated as a private company in 1994 only to go public in 2006,
SAN RAMON, CA. — After nearly 40 years in the lubricants business, Chevron’s well-known consulting scientist for its Delo heavy-duty engine oil and a man who helped establish heavy duty engine oil categories has decided to retire at the end of June.
CALGARY, AB- Employment in the Alberta’s oil and gas industry and the related construction sector is on the rise and expected to increase about 35 percent by 2023, according to a report by the Petroleum HR Council.
Shell is testing an experimental new engine oil in a fleet of test trucks with the goal of improving efficiency and fuel economy.
Donaldson provides defintions of fuel and lube filters.
Allison introduces prognostic features on 2009 models
The 2007 engines have their own lubrication needs.
Everything is big with this Texas fleet including the period between oil changes.
There isn’t much that’s more important than keeping your engine oil clean.