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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

Diesel Prices and Maritime Fuel Sulfur Changes

April 21, 2019 11:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Fuels Institute Review of Literature Summary on IMO2020 (The International Maritime Organization 2020 Sulfur Rule), April 2019 A huge change is coming that is widely talked about in the petroleum industry but not widely known to diesel fuel users in the United States: marine distillate and diesel fuels are expected to move to a lower... 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

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

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