PETROLEUM DISTRIBUTION

PETROLEUM MARKETER

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Whatever your fuel or propane transport needs are, we have the experience, expertise and equipment to meet them. We provide daily service to Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and DC. For longer-haul transportation, we are fully licensed to deliver nationwide.
Transportation services are available for propane, gasoline, diesel, biodiesel, ethanol and kerosene. We can also provide common carrier freight hauling of propane and gasoline, as well as chemical and specialty liquid hauling, and water delivery.
Nationwide Propane Transport Available
Our expanded capabilities allow us to offer fuel transportation, delivery and hauling services to a diverse range of industries. Our commercial clients include industrial and manufacturing plants, mine sites, power generation companies, petroleum jobbers, gas stations and convenience stores, schools, hospitals and more.
* Convenient and secure electronic bill payment options
* Remote monitoring of fuel tank levels
* Skilled, courteous drivers who respect your time and your property
* Strong, mutually beneficial industry relationships
* Bulk purchasing power that keeps your costs down
* Volume discounts on large orders


We buy our fuel direct from major refineries and perform comprehensive quality control and testing to ensure you are getting the best product possible.


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PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
DIESEL
GASOLINE
Benefits of Diesel
If you’re looking for a cleaner-burning fuel that helps drive America’s economy, diesel is a great choice for your farm or business. Here are some reasons why we’re proud to provide diesel to our customers:

* Most diesel fuel consumed in the United States is produced in U.S. refineries.

* Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuel is a cleaner-burning diesel fuel containing a maximum 15 parts-per-million (ppm) sulfur


*Diesel fuel contains between 18% and 30% more energy per gallon than gasoline.


* As a transportation fuel, it offers a wide range of performance, efficiency, and safety features and is important to America’s economy, quality of life, and national security.

We provide gasoline delivery service for a diverse range of commercial and residential customers throughout the Virginia area. These include commercial enterprises, farms and agribusinesses, gas stations, single family homes and more. If you rely on gasoline to run your equipment or facilities, to power your emergency generators or to keep your customers on the road, we can help.

* Same day service — When you need gas on a moment’s notice, whether it’s to meet additional production requirements or power your facility in an emergency, we can quickly and reliably get you the fuel you need. No order is too big or too small!

* Remote monitoring — Remote fuel monitoring not only alerts our staff when you’re running low, but it also allows you to access sophisticated reports that can help you plan maintenance, identify inefficiencies and run a more profitable business.


* Online billing and ordering — One click is all it takes to order and pay for gas delivery service. Online ordering is easy, convenient and green.
* Disaster recovery services — Whether it’s inclement weather, a widespread power outage or any other emergency, you can count on Ellis Enterprise  for reliable emergency gas delivery that maintains business continuity and keeps mission-critical appliances running.


BIODIESEL
ETHANOL FUEL
Biodiesel technology remains one of the most promising developments in the search for more environmentally-friendly fuel sources. Made from refined vegetable oil, biodiesel is a renewable fuel that can be used in any conventional diesel engine or generator without changing them. About half of biodiesel producers are able to make biodiesel from used oils or fats, including recycled restaurant grease. It is most often blended with petroleum diesel in ratios of 2% (B2), 5% (B5), or 20% (B20); it can also be used as pure biodiesel (B100). Biodiesel fuel produces fewer emissions, is cleaner burning and requires less environmental impact to process.
Because biodiesel is produced from corn and other agricultural byproducts, using it helps support American farmers and promotes energy independence. Biodiesel also has greater lubricity than traditional diesel, which means less wear on engine components. Here are some other reasons why biodiesel is a great fuel:

* Biodiesel fuels can be used in regular diesel vehicles without making any changes to the engines

* It can be stored and transported using diesel tanks and equipment.


* There are public fueling stations that offer biodiesel blends for sale to the public in nearly every state.


* Biodiesel is nontoxic and biodegradable


* Biodiesel produces fewer air pollutants like particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrocarbons, and air toxics


* Biodiesel does not smell as bad as regular diesel fuel when it burns; sometimes biodiesel exhaust smells like French fries!


* Biodiesel is a renewable source of Energy


* Biodiesel is domestically produced


* Non-toxic

Ethanol is another popular alternative fuel that can be used on its own or blended with petroleum in any conventional non-diesel engine. Produced from alcohol, ethanol is cleaner burning and produced domestically. It provides high quality, high octane performance and reduced emissions. Ethanol has been used in cars since Henry Ford designed his 1908 Model T to operate on alcohol. Trillions of miles have been driven on ethanol-blended fuel since 1980. In fact, over 95% of gasoline sold in the U.S. contains some level of ethanol.

Benefits of Ethanol
* Pure ethanol is nontoxic and biodegradable, and it quickly breaks down into harmless substances if spilled

* Most of the ethanol used in the United States today is distilled from corn


* Cheaper ways to produce Ethanol are being discovered by using all parts of plants and trees rather than just the grain. Farmers are experimenting with “woody crops,” mostly small poplar trees and switchgrass, to see if they can be grown cheaply and abundantly.

* Any gasoline powered engine in the U.S. can use E10 (gasoline with 10% ethanol). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruled in October 2010, that cars and light trucks of model year 2007 and newer can use E15. 
PROPANE
What is Propane?
Propane is an energy-rich gas. It is a hydrocarbon (C3H8) and is sometimes referred to as liquefied petroleum gas, LP-gas, or LPG. Produced from both natural gas processing and crude-oil refining, propane is a clean, versatile energy source that is non-toxic and colorless. Typically, propane is virtually odorless, but for safety, an identifying odor is added so the gas can be readily detected. Used by more than 12.6 million US households for heating and other purposes, propane is a leading source of fuel for many Americans – which is great for the American economy, because over 95% of propane used in the US is made in North America.