Houston Fuel Powerhouse is one of few in the nation to completely switch to Mobil Diesel Efficient(TM) fuel, making significant investments to reduce emissions and benefit its customers
The change is expected to avoid up to 6,100 metric tons of CO2 annually, while helping customers reduce fuel consumption, improve engine performance, and reduce vehicle and equipment downtime and repair costs*
HOUSTON, Texas /ACCESSWIRE/April 4, 2022/ Based in Texas Moffit Servicesa fourth-generation fuels and lubricants distributor, today announced that it has committed to fully transitioning its more than 30 million gallons of diesel fuel purchased annually to Mobil Diesel EfficientMT fuel. This change will begin on April 1 in the Moffitt area of Houston and will occur later this year in its West Texas and South Texas regions. With regular use, the exclusive Mobil Diesel Efficient™ fuel additive package is designed to clean and keep fuel injectors clean to deliver the power, reliability and productivity our equipment needs. **
“Our move to Mobil Diesel EfficientMT fuel will benefit over 750 of our commercial and industrial customers throughout the Greater Houston area and is a win-win-win,” said Roy Moffitt, co-owner of Moffitt Services, which is one of the few fuel distributors selected in the country. complete transition to this combustible product. “We operate a large fleet ourselves and therefore recognize firsthand the chronic problems with the exhaust after-treatment systems required on today’s diesel engines. We will invest over $500,000 over the next 12 months to make this change, and we are confident that it will result in a significant return on investment for our customers.
Mobil Diesel Efficient™ fuel is the first and only fully formulated additive diesel fuel with independently tested and quantified highway fuel economy, CO2 and NOx reduction requests from a major US energy company. According to ExxonMobil, Mobil Diesel Efficient™ fuel also helps prevent premature fuel filter clogging and provides strong protection against fuel system corrosion.
“Labor and equipment costs are at record highs. This means that equipment failures and the resulting downtime are more costly than ever,” said Carl Kleimann, co-owner of Moffitt Services. “There has never been a better time to bring this product to our customers as it will help reduce engine failures and improve performance and fuel economy.”
Third-party testing at world-renowned labs on Class 8 used vehicles has demonstrated an average 2% increase in fuel economy and a 2% reduction in CO emissions2 and 11% NO reductionX.** These overall efficiency improvements will help reduce CO emissions2 in the environment up to 6,100 metric tons per year, based on Moffitt Services’ diesel sales forecast for 2022.* Moffitt Services has entered into a five-year branded dealer agreement with ExxonMobil to provide its Mobil customers Efficient DieselMT fuel.
“I’m really proud to be associated with Moffitt Services and to be one of their long-term customers,” said Tad Minter, vice president and director of fleet operations for Majewski Transportation, a transportation company in providing full service logistics, warehousing and import/export services since 1990. “Having this solution brought to our doorstep, with no effort or investment on our part, says a lot about Moffitt’s business philosophy. They always work to add value, to be a partner rather than just a supplier. Improved fuel economy and reduced maintenance and repair costs will directly impact our bottom line. And we are always striving to reduce our carbon footprint. Everybody wins.
Synergy Diesel Efficient, the branded equivalent product and sold at Exxon and Mobil branded gas stations, was first introduced in 2018 and later introduced through Mobil branded dealers to commercial customers in 2019.
“We are delighted to enter into this branded dealer agreement with Moffitt Services to make Mobil Diesel EfficientMT fuel available to its customers,” said CJ Hinkle, U.S. commercial fuels sales manager, ExxonMobil. “We select our branded dealers carefully and Moffitt is an excellent choice. They are one of the privileged few to fully transition all of their customer base to this fuel product. It is an admirable move.”
* Source: EPA tool – US EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalents Calculator.
** Applies to Mobil Diesel Efficient fuel versus diesel fuel without detergent additive. Vehicle testing has shown an average fuel economy improvement of 2%. Actual benefits will vary depending on factors such as vehicle/engine type, driving style and diesel fuel previously used. The strength and availability of our proprietary additive package may vary due to factors beyond our control.
About Moffitt Services
Since 1947, the Moffitt family has provided quality fuels and lubricants to a wide range of commercial and industrial customers, including construction, manufacturing, petrochemical, oil and gas, transportation, equipment rental and property management. The company has locations throughout Texas, including Houston, George West, Midland and Pecos. Moffitt also serves more than 40 property restoration companies throughout the Gulf Coast region during hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and other natural disasters. More details on www.moffittservices.com.
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