Commerical &
Wholesale Fuel

Ready, Reliable, and Responsive to our customers.

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Experience

Commercial and Industrial fuel oil, diesel, and propane supply arrangements are available through Foster Holdings. Customers benefit from our many years of expertise in the petroleum industry and to our commitment to meeting their energy needs.

Education

Foster Holdings also has ongoing programs available to dealers and their employees for PERC certified technical training and licensing.  Classes are held at our Hampden and Hermon facilities, which enable a hands-on learning approach in addition to classroom time.  The Hermon facility is also our depot for bulk propane ASME storage tanks that are available for sale at volume pricing.

Risk Management

We can help with risk management strategies to safeguard against volatile market conditions through fixed price programs and supply agreements, as well as daily pricing information.

Reliable & Responsive

Foster Holdings has supply and access to terminals located throughout Maine. Reliable and responsive delivery direct from the terminal to the customer’s location is available through our dedicated transport fleet, with dispatch maintained 24/7.

Supply

We manage a consistent supply of propane at our major rail car facility in Hermon and we have access to product through our terminal arrangements in Auburn.

 

Propane Autogas

(also called LPG—liquefied petroleum gas—or LP gas) is a widely used fuel. It is transported and stored as a very cold liquid. The liquid propane is turned into a gas inside a tank or a cylinder. In its natural form, propane is colorless and odorless. To make propane easier to detect in the event of a leak or spill, manufacturers deliberately add a chemical compound to give it a distinctive smell.

 
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Autogas is Clean Energy

Propane gives off 24% fewer greenhouse gases, 60% less carbon monoxide, and 20% less nitrogen oxide than gasoline!

Autogas is Abundant

Since 97% of propane is produced in North America, it’s readily available and less price volatile than oil.

It's a Safe Fuel

Propane is a versatile energy source used by more than 10 million families in and around their homes for furnaces, water heaters, cook tops, outdoor grills, fireplaces, generators, and other appliances. Our qualified technicians can provide you with even more information.

It's Easy to Use

Refueling a propane autogas power vehicle is just like refueling with gasoline or diesel, with one exception. the refueling process is “closed”, meaning a seal is made between the refueling nozzle and the vehicle’s fuel-fill port. No more refueling spills – a significant source of groundwater pollution with other fuels.

Autogas is Readily Available

Propane autogas is the third most common engine fuel in the U.S. and the world. With a national infrastructure already in place, finding publicly accessible refueling is easy.

Autogas Fleet Management

It is inexpensive to install, refueling is less expensive, and the tanks come in many different sizes. Wholesale Price Comparison on average is $2.06 less than gasoline.

 

Where Can I Refuel?

R. H. Foster has locations to refuel in…

 

110 Mecaw Road
Hampden, Maine

 

372 High Street
Ellsworth, Maine

 
 

For more information about Propane, we find PERC to be an exceptional resource!