The Truck Stops Here

Golden Gate Petroleum Community, New Location, Reposted

Re-posted from ElkoDaily.com Story by Cynthia Delaney ELKO – It’s been more than half a century since Elko last had a truck stop. Golden Gate Petroleum recently opened its doors just off Interstate 80 at Exit 298. When asked why the company chose to open a truck stop in Elko, store manager Dave Collier mentioned the fact that there was ...
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It’s Just Peachy in Palisade!

Golden Gate Petroleum Community, Events and Programs

Station Grand Opening and Palisade Peach Festival Kick Off New Beginnings in Palisade, CO Photos by Alex Prado Palisade, CO - Golden Gate Petroleum recently celebrated its new Palisade location with a grand opening featuring free hot dogs, sodas and a raffle (did someone say WIN A BICYCLE?), and free lottery tickets from the Colorado State Lottery.  Locals and travelers ...
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Renewable Diesel Use in California Moves to Fast Track

Golden Gate Petroleum Community, Media, Renewable Diesel, Reposted

Renewable diesel sounds like a contradiction in terms. But planners for the Capitol Corridor trains, which run between the Bay Area and the Sacramento region, see it as a way to slash climate-warming emissions. “It’s pretty exciting for our industry,” said Jim Allison, manager of planning for the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority. On Aug. 28, a train between Oakland …

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CALSTART Announces Volvo Hybrid Wheel Loader Demonstrates 50% Improvement in Fuel Efficiency

Golden Gate Petroleum Press Release, Products and Services

Originally published on July 12, 2017 by marketwired.com. RICHMOND, CA – With funding provided by the California Energy Commission, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has demonstrated a hybrid wheel loader, a piece of equipment widely used in the construction, refuse, and agricultural industries, that achieved a 50 percent improvement in fuel efficiency. The announcement was made at the Redwood Landfill …

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Green Fleet Contra Costa County Moves to Renewable Diesel

Golden Gate Petroleum Community, Press Release

Originally published by Government-Fleet.com Contra Costa County, Calif. has switched from biodiesel to R99 renewable diesel to fuel many of its heavy-duty diesel vehicles, including more than 220 diesel-powered municipal public works trucks, specialty vehicles, and equipment. In making the switch, the county expects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to 65% and an estimated 5,000 tons annually. …

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Golden Gate Boosts Nevada ULSD Supply With New Hydrotreater

Golden Gate Petroleum Press Release, Products and Services

Originally published in the OPIS West Coast Spot Market Report by Kylie West at Opisnet.com. MARTINEZ, CA Golden Gate Petroleum has completed the $12 million “state of the art” hydrotreater installation at its refinery in McCarran, Nev., near Reno, the company said Monday. The new hydrotreater is producing some 75,000 bbl of ULSD a month, which Golden Gate will use …

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City of Oakland and Golden Gate Petroleum on Forefront of Carbon Reduction for Municipal Fleets

Golden Gate Petroleum Press Release, Products and Services

MARTINEZ, CA – The City of Oakland, CA made its announcement on Oct. 5, when the first of its vehicles filled up with NEXDIESEL renewable diesel during a gathering of the Public Works Department and its supplier Golden Gate Petroleum, the largest distributor of NEXDIESEL in the Western United States. The partnership between the City of Oakland and Golden Gate …