Storm Warning: TS Elsa

Tropical Storm Elsa will impact the western side of the Florida peninsula this week. While Elsa is not expected to regain hurricane status, it does remain a dangerous storm.

Even if wind damage is limited, Elsa will at a minimum temporarily disrupt fuel resupplies into Florida as vessels who supply fuel into the port of Tampa will be forced to seek shelter elsewhere.


Ground Service Equipment (GSE) Fueling

There is more to fueling at an airport than jet fuel. Sure, the big, majestic things with wings get most of the attention. However, travelers might be upset if their pressurized flying tube has jet fuel in it but no baggage or beverages. Jet fuel may get all of the love, but tugs, baggage carriers, catering vehicles, and deicers need fuel, too.

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Lack of Transparency

In the early 1990’s a newly formed energy company was growing rapidly. The firm dominated the energy futures trading market. It reported enormous profits and was a darling of Wall Street. The company’s balance sheet reported over $60 billion in assets. The company was Enron.

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