Farm Fuel Storage and Handling - Appendix: Monitoring for Fuel Losses and Fuel Inventory Sheet

 
 
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Tank 1
Fuel type
Fuel dips
(Fuel depth in centimeters)
97
This value is determined by dipping your tanks with a measuring rod or tape. The measurement is taken in centimetres.
Volume in litres
(Converted from chart)
2,054
This value is determined from the chart supplied by tank manufacturers. For this example, a depth of 97 centimetres converts to a volume of 2,054 litres.
Opening inventories
1,710
Obtained from actual inventory figures on your last inventory sheet.
Deliveries
+
500
Fuel delivered since last inventory sheet.
Sub-total
=
2,210
Opening inventory plus deliveries.
Usage
-
162
Fuel removed from the tanks since last inventory sheet.
Expected inventory
=
2,048
The amount of fuel you expect to be in your tank (sub-total minus usage).
Actual inventory (from dips)
2,054
Actual fuel in the tank as calculated able from fuel dip.
Expected inventory
-
2,048
This figure is the expected inventory as calculated above.
Today's variance*
=
+6
The difference between actual inventory and expected inventory.
Previous YTD variance*
+
-52
Cumulative year-to-date variance from the last inventory sheet.
YTD variance*
=
-46
Current year to date variance.
(YTD – year to date)
* A negative variance indicates a fuel shortage.

Figure 24: Sample fuel inventory control sheet

Source: Agdex 769-1. September 2008.
 
 
 
 

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