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What is Heating Oil?

November 28, 2018 2:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

New heating oil customers often ask us, “What is heating oil?” Heating oil is diesel fuel and there are several grades and types. Read below for a deeper dive that will appeal to those seeking a nerd-level understanding of heating oil, kerosene and bioheat. There are three typically grades of heating oil you can order.... Read More

On Site Refueling in Oregon

November 17, 2018 4:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

6 Reasons to Use Wet Hose or Mobile Onsite Fueling If some days you have more work than drivers… Wet Hose Fleet Fueling is likely the solution! The fleet refueling solution that solves the complex problem of dispatching in a world short of drivers and facing unpredictable traffic. Mobile Onsite refueling or “Wet Hosing” is a... Read More

Do you need Refrigerated Trailer fuel? We fuel reefers automatically.

November 15, 2018 3:14 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Keep your refrigerated trailer running with our automatic keep full program. Refrigerated trailers, often also called “reefers” in trucking, are a popular way for grocers, food processors, and many other industries to expand their refrigerated inventory during the food rush of the summer BBQ and ice season. Star Oilco, the Portland area’s leading refueler of... Read More

Lock down your gas card from theft in Oregon

November 7, 2018 8:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you are in Oregon, the widespread available Pacific Pride and CFN sites allows you to lock down your gas card security.  Eliminate fuel theft and save money with commercial fueling. Star Oilco is an independent Franchisee of Pacific Pride If you have employees buying gasoline for your business fleet, the most expensive risk to... Read More

Backup Generator Fuel

November 5, 2018 9:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Star Oilco Generator Fueling Service Make sure your generator fuel tank is filled before the power outage strikes.     Remember that ordering diesel for your generator is a specialized service. You want to stabalize and treat your diesel for generators and other back up equipment. Order fuel treated for long term storage! We often... Read More

The story with PS300 Boiler Fuel in Oregon

November 2, 2018 12:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

PS200 Boiler Fuel Oil The current replacement for PS300 in the Oregon market. With or without biodiesel fuel content.   PS300 has recently become scarce as a fuel in the Pacific NW. Star Oilco is immediately ready to keep you in fuel oil. Here’s why and what you should do.   Recently we have gotten... Read More

Upgrade your Fleet Card’s Security Features

November 1, 2018 5:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Upgrade the security features on your Pacific Pride fuel cards with Star Oilco. Star Oilco is an independent Franchisee of Pacific Pride Are you looking to use a corporate fleet card to simplify your fuel buying? Star Oilco can make that easy for you. Regardless of what system you choose, there are some organizational best... Read More

Prepaid and Preset Fuel Cards Strategies for Small Business

October 18, 2018 3:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  There is a growing industry of prepaid credit card programs being marketed to fleet operators as a solution to fuel management. The bigger advertisers are Bento for Business and Net Spend, which provide Visa or Mastercard credit cards with controls to protect the issuer of the cards. If you are asking yourself ‘what are... Read More

BioGuard Plus 6 Stabilize Your Diesel Tank

October 17, 2018 3:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Winter is coming. Prepare your diesel fuel, heating oil, kerosene, or boiler fuel for a winter of storage. Make sure your fuel works when you need it. If you have a bulk diesel tank, stop stuff from growing in your diesel before it starts. Valvtect BioGuard Plus 6 Use every spring and winter to guarantee... Read More