PacStatesPetro

PACIFIC STATES PETROLEUM TURNS 20!

By PSPI | May 27, 2021

We would like to extend our gratitude to our customers for their support throughout the years. From late night emergency deliveries to fueling generators on top of mountains, providing meaningful customer service to our amazing clients has greatly contributed to our success.

WHAT IS BIODIESEL?

By PSPI | April 13, 2021

Ecofriendly fuel has been around for many years, but with petroleum being widely available at a low cost, the idea of using biofuel was swept under the rug until the 1930s when a Belgian inventor proposed using transesterification to produce a diesel alternative using vegetable oil.

PACIFIC STATES PETROLEUM OFFICIALLY BECOMES 100% EMPLOYEE OWNED

By PSPI | February 18, 2021

Pacific States Petroleum is proud to announce that we have become a 100% employee-owned company with the launch of our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)!

WHAT IS RENEWABLE DIESEL?

By PSPI | January 19, 2021

When it comes to petroleum products, there are several ecofriendly alternatives out there. One new type of fuel that has recently hit the market is renewable diesel.

OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR TEAM MEMBERS AND COMMUNITY

By PSPI | December 29, 2020

As a company with family and community woven into our fabric, we have been more committed to our team members and our community than ever before. As we reflect on the past nine months, we want to give a special thanks to everyone who supported us throughout the year.

THE IMPORTANCE OF CLEANING A DIESEL SPILL

By PSPI | November 23, 2020

When diesel is left on the ground, it can create fire, traffic hazards, and pollution threats.

WHAT TO DO WHEN A DIESEL SPILL OCCURS

By PSPI | September 21, 2020

When safety procedures are followed, unfortunately accidental diesel fuel spills may still happen, and it's very important to properly clean it up right away.

JOBSITE FIRE SAFETY

By PSPI | August 26, 2020

On-site equipment fueling presents a significant fire hazard, however fire potential can be minimized with proper training of prevention, firefighting procedures, and emergency evacuation.

HOW WEATHER AFFECTS THE FUEL INDUSTRY

By PSPI | July 22, 2020

The volume of fuel expands and contracts depending on the outside temperature. How does this affect the fuel industry?

DON'T TOP OFF IN THE SUMMER

By PSPI | June 16, 2020

Overfill paired with heat leads to expansion and preventable spills. Give your fuel some room and don't top off!

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLEAR AND DYED DIESEL

By PSPI | May 14, 2020

Diesel used to be sold without dye, however in 1994 the Environmental Protection Agency and Congress decided to add dye to differentiate fuel sold to the general public to fuel used by off-road vehicles.

COVID-19 UPDATE

By PSPI | April 9, 2020

As we continue to adapt to the unprecedented nature of COVID-19, we want our customers and vendors to know that we are taking all directives and recommended precautions seriously and are doing all we can to support those in need.

WELCOME TO OUR BLOG

By PSPI | March 9, 2020

Welcome to Pacific States Petroleum’s new and improved website, and our first blog post!