TAYLOR, Mich., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After the Midwest was rocked by a series of tornadoes and severe storms on Sunday that left an estimated 235,000 Southeast Michigan homes and businesses without power, Atlas Oil's Emergency Fueling Solutions (EFS) delivered more than 10,000 gallons of emergency fuel to local mission-critical businesses including major food retailers, telecom companies and health care facilities in a 72 hour time frame. Atlas Oil Executive Vice President Bob Kenyon made the announcement.
This comes shortly after President Obama proclaimed November "Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience" month, noting emerging and evolving threats ranging from natural disasters to cyber attacks and calling for Americans to "remain vigilant against threats…and work together to secure our vital assets, systems, and networks."
Supported by Atlas Oil's vast supply network that spans across the Midwest and Southern U.S., EFS' Generator Assurance Plan (GAP) and Fleet Assurance Plan (FAP) programs take clients out of unpredictable and vulnerable circumstances by guaranteeing fuel delivery in any situation.
"Whether it is delivering fuel across the country to Superstorm Sandy victims, or filling up generators of businesses locally in the region, Atlas is committed to doing our part to aid natural disaster recovery efforts," said Kenyon. "Widespread outages like this can be devastating for businesses of all sizes. We can't stress the importance of emergency preparedness and planning enough for companies to keep operations running."For more information on how Atlas Oil's Emergency Fueling Solutions can help your business minimize operational downtime and maximize efficiency, visit www.emergencyrefuel.com. About Atlas Oil's Emergency Fueling Solutions Emergency Fueling Solutions (EFS), a division of Atlas Oil Company, specializes in emergency fueling for mission-critical businesses including: hospitals, data centers, utility companies, food retailers and financial centers. EFS is a national market leader in generator and fleet assurance plans that guarantee priority fuel delivery during a variety of business interruptions such as hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding and power outages. Based in Taylor, Mich., EFS currently services 26 states and is backed by Atlas' extensive and diversified supply portfolio. For more information visit www.emergencyrefuel.com. SOURCE Atlas Oil's Emergency Fueling Solutions