Heating Oil

Every Question We Have Been Asked About Off-Road Diesel

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Got questions about Red Dyed Diesel?  We have answers! (If you do not see the answer you need, message or call Star Oilco.  We will gladly answer that too.) What is red diesel? Red Diesel is Off-road diesel, in the United States this fuel is denoted with a red dye. The dye marks this as…

Every question Star Oilco has been asked about heating oil

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Heating Oil FAQ (and not so FAQ) When it gets cold in the Pacific Northwest, it’s 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 and we…

Heating Oil Tank Maintenance Tips

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Extending the Lifespan of Your Heating Oil Tank: Maintenance Tips and Replacement Intervals  There are many households that are equipped with a heating oil tank which provides them with warmth during the coldest months of the year. Regular maintenance of the equipment and timely replacement of its parts are essential if one wishes to ensure…

Ways To Save Money On Heating Oil

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Saving money on heating oil can help reduce costs during the cold season. Here are some ways to save money on heating oil this season:  Turn down your thermostat. Typically your bill will be reduced by one to three percent every degree you lower the thermostat. You could save up to 12 percent on your…

How Heating Oil Works

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During the colder months, heating oil is a widely used fuel source for residential heating systems. Understanding the processes of how heating oil works can help homeowners make informed decisions, ensure optimal equipment performance, and maximize energy efficiency.  Production and Composition of Heating Oil:   Heating oil is a petroleum-based product derived from crude oil.…

What is Heating Oil?

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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…

Every question Star Oilco has been asked about heating oil

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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?

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Here’s good advice if you are relying on diesel as a back up fuel in the Pacific NW. [KGVID]https://staoilcopro.wpengine.com/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…

In-depth look at Biodiesel as a heating fuel

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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.…

Farm diesel and gasoline fueling delivery service

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Diesel and Gasoline Rural Fuel Delivery Service. Fill your farm, nursery, or homestead fuel tanks now. Now is the time to order gasoline or diesel for your rural operation.  In Oregon and Washington diesel and gasoline prices risen to a recent high.  Off-road diesel and farm gasoline prices in particular can benefit from a bulk…