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Featured Partner: Peppermint Ridge

We are pleased to present a video profile of Peppermint Ridge, a non-profit organization that has been empowering individuals with developmental disabilities since 1959. Peppermint Ridge is a long-time customer and in 2015 became one of the key organizations that Fuel The Cause helps support. From all of us at Downs Energy, thank you, Peppermint […]

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Phillips 66 Town Hall Meeting A Success

Ten members of the Downs Energy team recently attended a Phillips 66 Lubricants Town Hall Meeting held in Costa Mesa, CA. They were joined by over 120 attendees from four countries who received sales training, technical product information and updates on the Company’s marketing strategy, centered around its dual brand focus – Phillips 66 and […]

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91 Freeway Construction Project Concludes

After three years of closures and construction on the 91 freeway in the Corona area, the project is now complete. The $1.4 billion project on one of the region’s most congested freeways has added two toll lanes and one general-use lane in each direction on an 8-mile stretch from Interstate 15 west to the Orange […]

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Mike Downs Named 2017 CIOMA President

2016 President, Tom Van De Pol (right) of Van De Pol Enterprises, passing the gavel to incoming President Mike Downs (left) We are proud to announce that our own Mike Downs has been elected to serve as the President of the California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) for 2017. Mike is a longtime CIOMA member […]

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Downs Energy Partners With CTA at Annual Membership Conference

It was our distinct honor to serve as the Key Sponsor for the California Trucking Association’s (CTA) 64th annual membership conference, which was held January 20-23 in Monterey. The rallying cry for the CTA members who attended the conference was – “The Voice of Trucking.” 2017 CTA Board of Directors gather in front of the […]

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VP101 Octane Unleaded Racing Fuel Now Available at the Pump in Corona

We are pleased to announce that we now have VP’s 101 Street Legal Unleaded Racing Fuel available at our Corona headquarters location. VP101 is designed for the racing enthusiast who not only races, but runs VP Racing Fuels for recreation. Oxygenated with ethanol, VP101 has the highest octane rating of any street legal fuel on […]

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Comdata Fuel Cards Now Accepted At Our Sites

Effective January 3, 2017, the Comdata fuel card is now being accepted at all five of our cardlock sites. The transaction will be processed exactly like a Commercial Fueling Network (CFN) transaction and there are no special instructions or procedures required. Just follow the card reader prompts! Comdata, Inc. is part of the family of […]

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Introducing Phillips 66 CK-4 and FA-4 (PC-11) Heavy Duty Engine Oils

Effective December 1, 2016, two new categories of oil standards have been licensed by the American Petroleum Institute: API CK-4 and FA-4. In the development phase, these oils have been commonly referred to as Proposed Category 11 or PC-11 for short. Why do we need new oil categories? The answer is simple. In part, it’s […]

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Changes Underway At Our Railroad Cardlock

You may have noticed the recent construction activity that has been taking place at our Railroad Avenue Cardlock in Corona. The gasoline side of the site has been branded as a 76 location that is operated by a Franchisee that we have partnered with. The all new gasoline dispensers are open to the public and […]

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Sales Tax Information Corner

The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease one quarter of one percent (0.25%) on January 1, 2017 http://www.boe.ca.gov/pdf/l-475.pdf New rate for the City of Long Beach effective January 1, 2017 http://www.boe.ca.gov/pdf/l478.pdf City of Riverside 1% sales tax increase (Measure Z) Does not take effect until April 1, 2017 City of Temecula 1% sales […]

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