FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

e-Monitoring Networks To Provide Wireless Tank Monitoring for BC Stocking Distributing

Agreement launches wireless inventory management service for petroleum distribution.

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. - August 15, 2001

e-Monitoring Networks, Inc. ("e-Monitoring") of San Diego, California announced today an agreement with BC Stocking Distributing ("BC Stocking"), of Vacaville, California to provide Internet-based fuel and petroleum inventory management services. The agreement calls for the rollout of on-line wireless monitoring of BC Stocking's petroleum tank network including underground and above ground tanks for gasoline, diesel fuel, lube oil and other petroleum products. The service provided by e-Monitoring will enable BC Stocking to access real-time tank inventories and perform certain compliance monitoring functions using the Internet.

The initial phase of the contract calls for monitoring tank inventories at 5 commercial card lock locations, two quick-lube stores and a 20,000-gallon above ground oil storage tank at a refinery. After an initial phase, the program will be expanded to include lube oil tanks and remote-site fuel tanks at other customer locations supported by BC Stocking in California. "Our product is the first Internet-based affordable petroleum management service that provides a complete solution for our customers," according to Ed Schmidt, CEO of e-Monitoring Networks.

"We have always been ahead of the curve of innovation for our industry, and this is an exciting new step for us" said Zach James, General Manager of BC Stocking. "With the information we receive through e-Monitoring's cost effective service, we will be able to reduce inventory costs, improve dispatch efficiency and provide a "no-run-out" service to our customers that will be unsurpassed."

About e-Monitoring Networks - e-Monitoring Networks offers end-to-end solutions for worry free compliance monitoring and tank inventory asset management -- all through wireless technology and the Internet. e-Monitoring electronically collects data (including video images) and/or location information from remote sites, mobile assets and vehicles and then formats that data as useful information using application software available to users via the Internet. The data is then accessed through web-based application software running at the company's Gateway Center.

With applications ranging from storage tank monitoring and leak detection to mobile asset tracking, e-Monitoring Networks boosts its customers' bottom line by reducing costs, increasing productivity and improving customer service. For additional information visit http://www.e-monitoring.net

About B.C. Stocking - BC Stocking Distributing is a dedicated Chevron lubricants, gasoline and diesel fuel marketer. BC Stocking's diverse customer base consists of agriculture, railroad, marine, construction, industrial, government, trucking, commercial and many other types of businesses throughout Northern California. BC Stocking Distributing is recognized as being one of the top Chevron Lubricant and quality marketers in the nation. Founded in 1961, BC Stocking is headquartered in Vacaville, California.

BC Stocking also operates the Pacific Pride fleet card in Northern California. Pacific Pride is a leading nationwide fueling card for commercial fleets. See http://www.bcstocking.com/.

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