Author Archives for Jason Spencer

Diesel Prices in Beaverton & Hillsboro Oregon

July 31, 2019 10:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In Washington County, the average price for diesel is $3.11.* Pacific Pride’s price is $2.89 a gallon today, August 22, 2019 Get your small business out of high cost gas-lines and save with Pacific Pride commercial fleet cards. Save on labor Get your people out of gas lines Wholesale cost plus pricing Easy reports and... Read More

Oregon Diesel Taxes Explained

July 30, 2019 1:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

How Oregon Diesel Taxes Are Calculated Oregon is unique in its handling of diesel. All fuel isn’t used or taxed the same in the state of Oregon. First off, there is no sales tax for any fuels. The taxes that are charged for diesel are divided into 3 categories: dyed diesel, PUC use and everyday... Read More

Biodiesel Feedstocks – Moringa Oil & Neem Oil

July 19, 2019 9:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Moringa oleifera Oil and Neem Oil We’re continuing our deeper look into different types of feedstock that Renewable Energy Group (REG) studied in 2009 in the Feedstock and Biodiesel Characteristics Report. This week’s two feedstocks are Moringa oleifera Oil and Neem Oil.  To see more of the feedstocks we have already covered follow this link... Read More

Biodiesel Feedstocks – Lesquerella Oil & Linseed Oil

July 2, 2019 11:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Lesquerella Oil & Linseed Oil We’re continuing our deeper look into different types of feedstock that Renewable Energy Group (REG) studied in 2009 in the Feedstock and Biodiesel Characteristics Report. This week’s two feedstocks are Lesquerella Oil & Linseed Oil.  Here is a link to the main page of feedstocks we have examined so far.... Read More

Seven Ways to Stop Fuel Theft Before it Happens

June 12, 2019 11:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Every fuel business seeks to avoid fuel slippage, the loss of fuel due to theft, waste or buying the wrong and/or more expensive fuel product. How can you secure the slippage, once and for all? These steps not only help with managing employees, but they can help you spot unusual purchases from stolen or skimmed... Read More

Eliminate Fuel Theft and Save Money

April 2, 2019 12:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

 Eliminate fuel theft and save money with commercial fueling. In Oregon and Washington there are widespread Pacific Pride and CFN sites. Using these sites can help you lock down theft. Star Oilco is an independent Franchisee of Pacific Pride Gas prices are rising right now. Employee turnover is at an all time high. If you... Read More

Oregon and Self-Serve Laws at the Pump

March 28, 2019 10:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Why can’t I pump my own gas in Oregon?   EDIT 3/26/2019: There is current bill that could make up to a quarter of tanks in a station self-serve if it gets passed. (article here) If it gets passed we will update this blog. Oregon is one of only 2 states that has laws against people... Read More