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Do You Need a Diesel Loaner Tank?

December 1, 2020 11:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Order off-road diesel for your next construction project in the Portland, Oregon area and Star Oil will loan you a tank with your fuel purchase. We also have routes to Longview, Washington and Salem, Oregon. If you have a construction site operating in the Portland, Oregon area, we’ll make getting a diesel delivery easy. Star... Read More

Prepaid and Preset Fuel Cards Strategies for Small Business

November 30, 2020 9:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Use Commercial Cardlock exactly like a Prepaid Credit Card as a strategy for eliminating fuel theft in your business.   Are you really just looking to eliminate your fuel theft risk? With the recent economic slowdown, now is the time to field new management tools.  Let us help your business seize control of your fuel... Read More

What’s in a “Keep it Simple Fuel Audit”

November 19, 2020 10:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

How do you compare different fuel card vendors? You audit your fuel bill. We will help you clarify your bill by showing what you pay, what’s in that cost of fuel, and how you can save going forward. We do this by concentrating on one fact: there are only three fees in the total cost... Read More

Emergency Back-Up Generator Fuel Quality Assurance

November 2, 2020 11:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

How do you check if your diesel generator fuel is in good condition? The fuel in your generator is the single most overlooked item in maintaining a back up generator to ensure it runs. Be prepared and know your back up generator fuel quality is ready with these best practices. Don’t let a decade old... Read More

Get an email every time your fleet stops for fuel

October 26, 2020 7:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Driver management tools built into a fleet card. Fleet card services mean more than just a bill, it is knowing who buys what, when, and where in real time. Make sure your Dispatcher on duty gets an email every time fuel is bought in real time.  Pacific Pride Fuel Cards that protect you from fuel... Read More

Every Question we have been asked about Renewable Diesel

Every Question We Have Been Asked About Renewable Diesel

September 2, 2020 1:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Renewable Diesel Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) What is renewable diesel? Renewable diesel is a low CO2 synthetic diesel fuel, typically seeing purity and real world performance response superior to petroleum diesel fuel.  Renewable diesel is a next generation biofuel made by either the Fischer-Tropsch or Hydrogenation processes. The technology that makes renewable diesel involves taking... Read More

On Site Refueling in Oregon

August 24, 2020 3:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Wet Hose Fueling and Mobile On Site Diesel Delivery in the Pacific Northwest. If some days you have more work than drivers… Mobile Onsite refueling or “Wet Hosing” is a solution that will push more money to your bottom line and reduce stress on your drivers.  Star Oilco can also merge our mobile onsite refueling... Read More

What Do I Need to Know About Long Term Diesel Storage?

August 17, 2020 10:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Here’s good advice if you are relying on diesel as a back up fuel in the Pacific NW. Quite a bit of our business at Star Oilco is fueling back-up generators, emergency water pumps, and other long term off-road diesel storage requirements. In the Pacific Northwest, biodiesel blending is required by state laws and you... Read More

BioGuard Plus 6 Stabilize Your Diesel Tank

July 23, 2020 4:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Fight Humbug in your Diesel Tank! As the hot weather and cooler nights approach, moisture is depositing in your diesel tank. Treat your diesel; keep things from growing in your diesel. Prepare your diesel fuel, heating oil, kerosene, or boiler fuel for storage. Make sure your fuel works when you need it. If you have... Read More