Running on empty - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-26-2007, 02:38 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
james kent's Avatar
 
Name: james
Trailer: Boler 1984
Ontario
Posts: 2,938
A fire at the Nantikoke oil refinery in Southern ontario a couple of weeks ago is crippling our supply. As a result some service stations are running out of fuel. The price here is over a $1.00 a litre now or about $3.80 a gal, american, if you can get it. You really start to realize just how touchy this resource is when one refinery can cripple a whole area as big as Ontario. It's got to make a big impact on business. Thank goodness it's wintertime and I don't travell much this time of year.
__________________

__________________
james kent is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2007, 07:35 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Trailer: 13 ft Scamp
Posts: 120
Quote:
A fire at the Nantikoke oil refinery in Southern ontario a couple of weeks ago is crippling our supply. As a result some service stations are running out of fuel. The price here is over a $1.00 a litre now or about $3.80 a gal, american, if you can get it. You really start to realize just how touchy this resource is when one refinery can cripple a whole area as big as Ontario. It's got to make a big impact on business. Thank goodness it's wintertime and I don't travell much this time of year.
How much of this refinery is affecting heating oil.
__________________

__________________
dsheets70 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2007, 08:18 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Joe MacDonald's Avatar
 
Trailer: Trillium
Ontario
Posts: 753
their heating oil production was done for the season, there were switching over to Gas.
Our prices topped out at 1.0t/litre, but are dropping a bit now.
Joe
__________________
Joe MacDonald is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2007, 08:32 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Brian B-P's Avatar
 
Name: Brian
Trailer: Boler (B1700RGH) 1979
Alberta
Posts: 5,000
The CTV and articles suggest to me that this is a significant supply issue (for only the Nanticoke Refinery, and thus only one oil company and their gas stations), but not critical and not really affecting much of the Ontario market. The fire has apparently made an already difficult situation worse.

But, boy, you sure notice something you depend on when there's a glitch in the supply!

According to the Esso website, Nanticoke produces "heavy fuel oil", and I don't think home heating oil fits in that category. Anyone heating their egg with oil? Hey, it can work.
__________________
1979 Boler B1700RGH, pulled by 2004 Toyota Sienna LE 2WD
Information is good. Lack of information is not so good, but misinformation is much worse. Check facts, and apply common sense liberally.
STATUS: No longer active in forum.
Brian B-P is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2007, 08:59 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Donna D.'s Avatar
 
Name: Donna D
Trailer: Escape 5.0 TA, 2014
Oregon
Posts: 24,433
We've been going through that since the hurricane's hit the gulf coast and took out refineries and wells. The area is back in production, but the prices sure haven't gone down to pre-hurricane levels it's always one thing or another.

Kinda reminds me of the gas shortage here in the USA back in the 1970s. Buy gas on even or odd days, etc. Sure made it tough for those of us that needed our rigs to commute or run deliveries on behalf of our employer... I was one of those...
__________________
Donna D.
Ten Forward - 2014 Escape 5.0 TA
Double Yolk - 1988 16' Scamp Deluxe
Donna D. is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Empty Shell Stoney General Chat 9 10-07-2009 06:37 AM
The RV Industry: Running on Empty Donna D. General Chat 17 06-22-2008 01:49 PM
Empty Shell Help Heather V. Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 8 09-07-2007 06:57 AM
Bigfoot 17.5 empty weight Dale H Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 7 08-06-2006 06:48 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.