Fuel farm at Victory Base Complex West Power Plant in Iraq

Berger/Cummins' solutions to reduce fuel consumption have saved our clients millions of dollars.

Berger/Cummins develops customized solutions to meet our clients’ stringent energy needs, including providing fuel-efficient technology. We can help clients meet their fuel efficiency requirements by offering cutting-edge technology that helps reduce both costs and waste.

Cummins fuel systems provide world class technology to enable engine customers to meet all emissions standards while maximizing fuel economy and performance.

Blending Used Oil
In providing prime power on military bases in Iraq, Berger/Cummins employed a closed system to blend used oil from power plant gensets with government-furnished JP-8 fuel.

In total, from 2008 through 2011, we burned over a quarter million gallons of used oil through this internal process, saving an estimated $7.5 million in delivered fuel cost by:

  • Decreasing the amount of  JP-8 fuel required on a one for one volume basis.
  • Reducing the costs of transporting and disposing of used oil as hazardous waste.

This in turn provided an added benefit of reducing the risk profile associated with combat zone fuel convoys.

This fuel recovery and purification process falls in line with the client’s move toward employing more economical, cost-effective and environmentally friendly solutions for energy production.  By blending used engine oil with fuel, our methods are safer and more efficient than those of other firms, reducing the need for transporting used oil and further minimizing the risks associated with fuel transport in remote and conflicted areas.

Our capabilites include:

  • Genset selection and application engineering to meet fuel efficiency needs
  • Routine maintenance to reduce fuel consumption
  • Blending used oil