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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

The story with PS300 Boiler Fuel in Oregon

January 28, 2019 11:28 am 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.   As Spring approaches nights are... Read More

BioGuard Plus 6 Stabilize Your Diesel Tank

January 8, 2019 5:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Fight Humbug in your Diesel Tank! It’s been a warm winter.  Treat your diesel to keep things from growing in your diesel tank. Prepare your diesel fuel, heating oil, kerosene, or boiler fuel for storage. Make sure your fuel works when you need it. If you have a bulk diesel tank, stop stuff from growing... Read More

Fleet Fueling in Portland, Oregon and Fuel Security

January 7, 2019 2:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Mobile Onsite fleet fueling and a fuel card policy can save you. Seize Control of your Fuel Costs.  Save Money.  Stop Slippage! Star Oilco’s best practices when thinking about bulk fuel security at your facility. Star Oilco is your Fleet Fueling Services Company with solutions to knock out fuel theft. Mobile Fueling Service, Pacific Pride... Read More

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