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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

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

Upgrade your Commercial Fueling Efficiency

April 25, 2019 2:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Use a Pacific Pride Cardlock card to save money. Commercial Fuel Best Practices for Fleet Managers. Use commercial-only Pacific Pride Cardlock locations, along with our wet-hose fueling service, as a winning combo for your fleet. Save on labor and fuel costs. Are you looking to use a commercial fuel card to simplify your fuel buying?... Read More

Lock down your gas card from theft in Oregon

April 23, 2019 8:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Pacific Pride Cardlock in Portland, Oregon. If you are in Oregon, the widespread available Pacific Pride and CFN commercial fueling 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... Read More

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