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Fuel contamination is a common risk when stored during long-periods, yet it only takes a small amount to jeopardise your critical uninterrupted power.  

The worrying fact is that some companies aren’t aware of the dangers lurking within their fuel tanks and very few have a certified fuel management programme instead relying on less reliable filtration systems. Operating without robust approach to stored fuel management can have major and long-term repercussions, as demonstrated by the potentially devastating events at the West Bank Pump station illustrated below.

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Mike Denny is aiming to raise £35,000 for Oakhaven Hospice by walking 673 miles. 

WPFS Team Data Centre WorldWP Group is proud to announce the launch of WP Fuel Solutions (WPFS) for uninterrupted power, a division now dedicated to providing uninterrupted power to the facilities market.  With a team of expert engineers and fuel specialists, the products and services made available to Fuel Solutions customers are the most advanced on the UK market and bespoke to the WP Group. 

Easton leading the pack at ThruxtonWP Group’s specialist motorsport fuel and lubricants division, WP Racing, announced as Official Fuel Supplier to the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship (BSB) for the next 3 years.

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Following the success of our Southampton operation, we are pleased to announce the expansion of a second office in Feltham, West London. Our Feltham office will allow WP to meet the increasing demand for quality fuel and lubricant solutions across this region.  Whether you require heating oil for a school or diesel for a commercial fleet, the team at West London can provide expert advice on cutting costs and improving efficiency.

As the 2013 season comes to a close, Lewis Dean motorsport reflect on the season and look forward to 2014

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The weeks of planning and preparation, late nights and early starts were well worth it, as this year’s Dorset County Show was a huge success. Not only did we meet lots of our customers over the two day event, but we are also extremely proud to have been awarded first place in the Best Large Trade Stand category. With over 120 entrants in the category, the judges were scoring on the presentation and layout of the stand along with the overall impression given by the staff in attendance.

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Shaun and Sarah Fudge (Lewis Dean Motorsport) once again arrived at Gurston Down Hill Climb on 24/25th August for the British Hillclimb Championship with their WP Group backed Subaru Impreza WRX. With a superb first season so far, the pair continued to show the same determination to win as they did in their very first race of the season back in April.

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In what is one of the highlights of our calendar year, WP Group once again attended The New Forest & Hamsphire County Show. The theme for this year was “Get Involved” and WP Group certainly got into the spirit of the event, with a stand that really encouraged participation.

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Industrial

fex0514lube1 featIf it weren’t for lubricants, not much of anything would happen. Machines would seize up, cars would break down, and food production would come to a halt.

Many types of lubricants are used in the food industry, including those that are food grade, NSF H1 registered. These lubes are permitted to have “incidental contact” with food, as long as the amount doesn’t exceed 10 ppm.

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Wind turbines are sophisticated machines, operating in demanding environments. This being so, it is very important to select the right lubricant, as the proper oil choice can improve wind turbine availability. This article focuses on the challenges in wind turbine lubrication, specifically addressing the use of an advanced synthetic gear oil, Mobilgear SHC XMP 320, in the main wind turbine gearbox.

Agricultural

WP WatchmanAgricultural theft - a crime conjuring images of thieves targeting farm machinery and livestock, but alongside loss of these vital assets, often risk to the critical and potentially most valuable of commodities is overlooked. That which keeps our businesses running and our homes warm. Oil theft:  it is on the rise, and this article can help you significantly reduce the risk of you becoming a victim.

Answer: Never, but farmers may have to change their activities to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

WP Agricultural has supplied the Butler family at Whitewool farm in East Meon for many years. Des Close, our Business Development Manager who looks after their account, has witnessed the innovative measures developed by the family in introducing alternative profit lines.

Heating

Italian supercars webWP Group (WP) is proud to become the official fuel and lubricant supplier to Thruxton Motorsport Centre (Thruxton) and Driving Experience School.

It is no secret that more energy is used in the UK for heating than for transport and for the generation of electricity. To put it another way, the annual heating bill for the UK is £33bn. No small sum.

Automotive

 

Point to Point Racing

Last weekend saw a day of extremely exciting cross country horse racing sponsored by WP Group. 

Mobil 1 is giving you the chance to win a Porsche VIP experience at Le Mans, this a money-can’t-buy experience includes; flights and accommodation for you and a friend, Porsche VIP hospitality and access to the Porsche drivers plus much more.

To enter this fantastic competition please CLICK HERE and follow the information on the Mobil 1 website. 

Commercial

Mobil Delvac XHP LE10w40 Brochure ThumbnailMobil Delvac 1 is a synthetic commercial vehicle lubricant. Synthetic lubricants have low viscosity which reduces friction, which provide the following benefits.

a1MOBIL-DELVAC-1-LE-5W-30-POURABLE-PACKMobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30, ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants’ fuel efficient engine oil designed for advanced commercial vehicle engines, has gained approval from MAN Truck & Bus for its latest M 3677 specification. Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30 is now approved for use in all Euro 5 and Euro 6 MAN trucks, providing the opportunity for more commercial vehicle operators to optimise engine performance and improve fuel economy.

Marine

St Louis ­ based AEP River operations have a similar energy efficient mid-set to us ­ Increasing efficiency by decreasing drain intervals by using environmentally friendly products in their boats engines.

A car enthusiast has completed his six year project to make a new amphibious sports car. It can reach 125mph on land and 60mph on the high seas.

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