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Emergency Back-Up Generator Fuel Quality Assurance

June 23, 2019 12:02 pm 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. Don’t let a decade old tank of diesel be your weak link.   Back up generators are everywhere when you start... Read More

Oregon Diesel Fuel

Diesel Fuel in Portland, Oregon

June 18, 2019 8:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What is the difference between diesel fuel in Portland, Oregon and the rest of the Pacific Northwest? Star Oilco delivers and sells diesel fuel in Portland, Oregon. We are ready for your diesel needs be they off-road, on-road, biodiesel, renewable diesel, or anything else you want. Star Oilco has simple fuel solutions to keep your... Read More

Upgrade your Fleet Card’s Security Features

June 7, 2019 5:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Human Resource strategies to stop employees from stealing  gas and diesel in your business with these best practices. 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 while... Read More

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

June 1, 2019 11:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Refrigerated Trailer Fueling Service 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... Read More

On Site Refueling in Oregon

May 27, 2019 12:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Wet Hose and On Site Fueling in Portland and Vancouver, Washington 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 service with... Read More

Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide (5th Edition 2016)

May 13, 2019 5:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Where to start when fueling your fleet with  biodiesel.   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... Read More

Every Question We Have Been Asked About Biodiesel

May 8, 2019 7:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What is biodiesel? Biodiesel is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement that is reducing U.S. dependence on foreign petroleum, creating jobs and improving the environment. Biodiesel is commonly blended in a 5% to 20% component with petroleum diesel and can be found available at retail around North America as a blended fuel.  Biodiesel is a low... Read More

B20 Biodiesel, a Proven Fuel

May 5, 2019 3:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Using Biodiesel in the Pacific Northwest. (NOTE: B20 refers to 20% biodiesel blended with an 80% petroleum diesel percentage. B5 refers to 5% biodiesel blended with petroleum diesel which is the legally required blend percentage in Oregon state. For more on biodiesel basics, visit the US DOE.) Biodiesel is the “Drop In Solution” used in... Read More

Prepaid and Preset Fuel Cards Strategies for Small Business

April 28, 2019 10:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Prepaid and Preset Fuel Cards as a strategy for eliminating fuel theft in your business.   Keep control, save money, and stop would be fuel thieves. Avoid expensive Credit Card fees while getting commercial pricing and the built in security you deserve. Solve problems with Star Oilco preset fleet card program. There is a growing... Read More