SOUTH PORTLAND, ME -- Pacific Pride Services LLC, a subsidiary of Wright Express Corp., and Quality Petroleum of Alabama said they’ve opened a commercial fuel center in Tarrant, Ala., that offers biodiesel for commercial fleet fueling as well as EPA-approved, ethanol-enhanced unleaded gasoline.

"We are excited to bring a clean new commercial fueling center to Tarrant,” said David Melton, vice president of Quality Petroleum of Alabama. “The biodiesel offered at our center will give fleets an even greater variety of environmentally friendly fueling options. Tarrant is a hub of commercial trucking fleet activity and we look forward to being a part of the community for many years to come." 

The new location is Quality Petroleum's eighth Pacific Pride Commercial Fuel Center in Alabama. Networked with 1,000 other Pacific Pride commercial fuel centers across the United States and Canada, the site will accept most major fuel cards including Pacific Pride and Wright Express commercial fuel cards, Comdata, Voyager, TCH, Fleet One, T-Chek, ComCheck and EFS.

"Pacific Pride is proud to partner with innovative petroleum marketers to bring valuable fuel management and alternative energy solutions to businesses with commercial vehicles," said Gregory D. Iverson, president of Pacific Pride Services. "The 24-hours, seven-days-a-week facility will also seek to prevent fraud and monitor transaction security for all of its private and municipal fleet customers."