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Steve Purpora: 1964-2019

On Saturday, we learned that Steve Purpora had passed away unexpectedly. 

Steve was well known in the industry and served on numerous PEI Recommended Practices committees. His efforts in the field of underground storage tanks prevented immeasurable damage to the environment.  

Steve is survived by his wife of almost 30 years, Michelle, and their three daughters: Ashley, Samantha and Sydney.

API Color Code Update

API will soon revise their RP1637, Using the API Color-Symbol System to Mark Equipment and Vehicles for Product Identification at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities and Distribution Terminals. It is currently in its 3rd Edition and a revision group is being created for this effort. 

If you would like to participate in this update effort download the following document:

PEI Seeks Technical Writer

PEI Is Hiring!

As our technical needs and resources continue to grow, PEI has created a new full-time staff position--Lead Technical Writer. See below for the complete job description and instructions on how to apply.


Fire at PEI Headquarters

PEI’s headquarters in Tulsa, OK, experienced a fire Tuesday night, Feb. 11, 2014. Fortunately, no one was harmed. However, the building was severely damaged. By noon Wednesday, PEI staff had relocated to a temporary space.

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