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What does a business need to use Pacific Pride or CFN in Oregon?

What does a business need to use Pacific Pride or CFN in Oregon? 646 223 Star Oilco

How to Get a Pacific Pride fuel card in Oregon If you have ever wondered what was required to use a stand alone commercial cardlock location in Oregon – we have answers.  Any user of diesel can self serve diesel at a Pacific Pride or CFN cardlock.  If you need gasoline for a commercial purpose…

What is Heating Oil?

What is Heating Oil? 150 150 Star Oilco

In the Pacific Northwest heating oil is diesel. New heating oil customers often ask us, “What is heating oil?” Heating oil is diesel fuel and there are several grades and types. For Star Oilco our standard heating oil product is a ultra low sulfur diesel with a 5% biodiesel blend in order to meet Oregon…

Delivery Driver Fueling Solutions

Delivery Driver Fueling Solutions 150 150 Star Oilco

Delivery Drivers are more in demand then ever. The world has changed. People are discovering the benefits of having food, groceries and everyday products delivered right to their door. [videopack id=”3795″]https://www.staroilco.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/PP-2021-Video-Ad.mp4[/videopack] If you are a driver or you have a fleet of drivers, the ability to have access to 24/7 fueling stations, controlling your expenses,…

Oregon Diesel Taxes Explained

Oregon Diesel Taxes Explained 150 150 Star Oilco

How Oregon Diesel Taxes Are Calculated As of January 1st, 2022 Oregon is raising the Fuel Tax to $.38 a gallon. (source) The prices in this article have been updated to reflect that.  There will be another $.02 a gallon fuel tax increase set in 2024 as well. Oregon is unique in its handling of…

Every question Star Oilco has been asked about heating oil

Every question Star Oilco has been asked about heating oil 150 150 Star Oilco

Heating Oil FAQ (and not so FAQ) It’s getting cold again in the Pacific Northwest, so it is time to take a look at some common questions we have been asked about Heating Oil.  If you don’t see an answer to a question you have, please feel free to call, email, or message Star Oilco…

What Do I Need to Know About Long Term Diesel Storage?

What Do I Need to Know About Long Term Diesel Storage? 150 150 Star Oilco

Here’s good advice if you are relying on diesel as a back up fuel in the Pacific NW. [KGVID]https://www.staroilco.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Bugs-Kill-Equipment.mp4[/KGVID] Now is the time to refill and treat your back up fuel tanks. Quite a bit of our business at Star Oilco is fueling back-up generators, emergency water pumps, refrigerated trailers and other long term off-road…

B20 Biodiesel Heating oil provider

In-depth look at Biodiesel as a heating fuel

In-depth look at Biodiesel as a heating fuel 500 500 Star Oilco

In a recent study, the viability of biodiesel – also known as bioheat – and its use as a heating oil was examined. TL:DR Biodiesel up to B20 and beyond do not require equipment changes or settings. Home heating systems have used biodiesel since 2000 and have shown no significant issues compared to standard fuel.…

Emergency Back-Up Generator Fuel Quality Assurance

Emergency Back-Up Generator Fuel Quality Assurance 150 150 Star Oilco

Emergency Back Up Generator Diesel Fuel Quality The fuel in your generator is the single most overlooked item in maintaining a back up generator.  Be prepared and know your back up generator diesel fuel quality is ready with these best practices. When the power goes out, don’t let a decade old tank of diesel be…

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

Do you need Refrigerated Trailer fuel? We fuel reefers automatically. 150 150 Star Oilco

Refrigerated Trailer Fueling Service Holiday season is right around the corner and refrigerated trucks are starting to show up all over town, if you have one and you need fueling Star Oilco has drivers on the road ready to keep your overflow refrigerated trailers humming and your inventory cold. Keep your refrigerated trailer running with…

On Site Refueling in Oregon

On Site Refueling in Oregon 700 394 Star Oilco

6 reasons to use Wet-Hose diesel and gasoline fleet fueling in Portland, Oregon. The best strategic decision to reduce needless driver hours and keep your fleet on the route without excuses. Mobile Onsite Fleet Fueling Service for diesel and gasoline available in Oregon and Washington. If some days you have more work than drivers…  Wet…