Niels Tholen - 21 February 2013
MacEwen Petroleum has added bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at its first truck stop location, near Dunvegan, Ontario. The Highland Esso truck stop on Highway 417 is the first on the route to offer the service, with two filling lanes offering bulk DEF at the pump.
Peter MacEwen, General Manager for Commercial Fuels and Specialty Chemicals at MacEwen Petroleum, told discoverDEF.com: "MacEwen looks forward to providing current and new customers with the only bulk DEF on Highway 417 connecting Ottawa to Montreal. We plan to expand bulk DEF to other MacEwen Cardlock locations in the near future."
The MacEwen location will charge CAD$0.79 per liter for DEF.
In January 2013, there were 13 Canadian truck stops offering bulk DEF at the pump, each priced at $0.79 per liter, according to DEF Tracker. In addition to MacEwen's investment in Ontario, Pilot Flying J recently added bulk DEF pumps at two locations in Alberta - the first in the province.
Christopher Goodfellow - 16 May 2012
Integer Research has launched a Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) locator to help truck fleets and owner-operators to locate the nearest DEF supply. The company operates discoverDEF.com. discoverDEF.ca provides information on DEF retail and truck stop locations, including a route planner, information on DEF handling procedures, Canadian...
Sarah Jin - 25 July 2011
MacEwen Petroleum, a leading supplier of petroleum products and a convenience store operator based in Ontario and Quebec, has announced partnered with Airgas to distribute its AIRx-branded Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). Allan MacEwen, President of MacEwen Petroleum, said: "We are confident that with Airgas as our dedicated supplier MacEwen...
Rosalie Winnik - 11 December 2017
9 new Pilot Flying J DEF locations have been added today to DiscoverDEF.com. Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers in North America, with almost ninety per cent of locations selling DEF at the pump. Find your closest location using the Retail DEF Search on DiscoverDEF.com
Rosalie Winnik - 04 October 2017
Berkshire Hathaway Inc., owned by billionaire Warren Buffett, has bought a stake in Pilot Travel Centers LLC, owner of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain. Berkshire Hathaway agreed to acquire 38.6 percent of Pilot Flying J, a closely held company based in Knoxville, Tennessee, according to a statement Tuesday. The Haslam family will continue for...
Ben Treadwell - 27 January 2016
discoverDEF is conducting a series of short interviews with fleet operators as part of our new 'Fleet Focus' series. These articles will look at issues in fleet DEF consumption and logistics, including overall size of SCR fleet, total DEF consumption, purchasing strategy and storage. Fleet Focus spoke to KMT Services Inc a small trucking...
Rosalie Winnik - 5 January 2018
Musket Corporation, the trading and logistics arm of Love's, has opened a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) wholesale bulk rack in Blue Island, Illinois. The Blue Island facility is the company’s 13th DEF location, and its second in Illinois. “Blue Island is an ideal location for our newest DEF facility because of its proximity to the Chicago...