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Oregon Biodiesel Tax Breaks for Retail Fuel Stations

April 20, 2019 6:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Biodiesel Prices and the Oregon “Fry Bill”  (the retail biodiesel tax waiver)   The Oregon Fry Bill and Retail Sellers of Biodiesel. Oregon has a tax incentive to encourage the use of low CO2 biodiesel fuels.  In Oregon, if you use a “yellow grease” or waste vegetable oil based biodiesel the State waives your on-road... Read More

Bulk diesel desiccant filters, dry fuel, and keeping your diesel fuel clean.

April 19, 2019 9:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Bulk diesel fuel delivery and storage best practice. Use Desiccant Breathers and Premium Diesel additives to improve your diesel performance and reduce maintenance cost.   Save tens of thousands on fleet maintenance costs! How? Clean, dry, and premium-treated diesel. Reduce injector wear and particulate trap service needs with simple steps focused on fuel quality. Get... Read More

Keep and make your diesel fuel cleaner

April 8, 2019 4:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What is Clean Diesel?  Clean diesel is free of the contaminants that harm modern diesel engines. Today, there is a gap between ASTM diesel standards and the ISO cleanliness standards needed for use in high pressure common rail engines. Anyone operating a modern clean diesel engine is seeing the effect, including injector replacement, DPF regeneration,... Read More

BioGuard Plus 6 Stabilize Your Diesel Tank

April 4, 2019 1:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Spring is here! Prepare your diesel fuel, heating oil, kerosene, or boiler fuel storage and make sure it works when you need it. Kill bacteria, bugs, and yeasts growing in your diesel fuel with Valvtect BioGuard Plus 6 Use this diesel fuel microbiocide every spring and winter to guarantee your tank is not providing a... Read More

On Site Refueling in Oregon

March 23, 2019 4:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

6 reasons to use Wet-Hose diesel fueling in Portland, Oregon. The best strategic decision to reduce needless driver hours and keep your fleet on the route without excuses. Fueling your trucks in your yard after hours with wet-hose fueling by Star Oilco. If some days you have more work than drivers… Wet Hose Fleet Fueling is... Read More

Diesel Loaner Tanks for Construction

March 14, 2019 6:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Construction diesel fueling service for your next project.  If you need diesel, gasoline, biodiesel, or renewable diesel in bulk or as a wet-hose fueling service we are ready for your project.  We also deliver Diesel Exhaust Fluid on jobsites as part of our service.  We won’t let your generators go down!   Daily routes for diesel... Read More

Backup Generator Fuel

March 12, 2019 8:45 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 stabilize and treat your diesel for generators and other back up equipment. Order fuel treated for long term storage! We often... Read More

Star Oilco Diesel Fuel Quality Assurance

February 23, 2019 12:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Diesel Fuel Is Often A Company’s Largest Expense. Unfortunately, there is very little control over its quality. Fuel Quality Has Declined over the last 25 years… Engine manufacturers have tightened the tolerances for fuel Newer tier 4 engines starting from 2008 need cleaner fuel   “Over the last two decades, the cetane number... Read More

Diesel Fuel Technical Review from Chevron.

February 15, 2019 4:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Do you have questions about diesel fuel? This book has answers. If you have questions about diesel specification, quality assurance, performance, and what ASTM Specification is, this is the book for you. Essentially, the Chevron Diesel Fuels Technical Review is a text book on diesel fuel written at a fifth grade reading level. It’s easy... Read More