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

December 22, 2018 1:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Get a better deal on corporate fleet card services in 2019. As 2019 arrives, fuel is getting cheaper. That is good news! Audit 2018’s Fuel Bill and start off with a better first quarter! Fuel is usually a top expense for a small business. We want to help you to manage that expense. We have... Read More

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

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

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

Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide (5th Edition 2016)

September 26, 2018 8:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide (Fifth Edition) If you are a fleet seeking to reduce your CO2 footprint and biodiesel is your drop in solution, this book is your guide.  The Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide is the definitive user’s manual for fleets seeking to field biodiesel and blends as... Read More