Northwest Fuels is a Petro-Canada Marketer located in the northwestern part of British Columbia, covering a distribution area of approx 100,000 miles. With a head office in Terrace BC, the company employs approximately sixty people from the local area. With our state of the art equipment, and experience in delivering product to some very remote areas, we are able to service our clients well.
We operate two fuel bulk plants, a fuel marina and six commercial card-locks. In addition to our offices in Terrace, we also have offices in Smithers, Prince Rupert (including a marina), and Houston. All of our trucks are equipped with Satellite Navigation links to the office.
Northwest Fuels is a focused and well-established supplier in the developing energy sectors of the Northwest, and has a proven track record of reliability and efficiency. We pride ourselves on our level of service, and the attention to detail that is the trademark of all of the staff.
The BC Premium Carrier Program is a recognition program initiated in partnership with the BC Trucking Association (BCTA). It is based on the premise that sound driving practices lead to safer highways and more competitive businesses.
Doug Ames and Dave Pruden both grew up in Terrace, and are familiar with the vast Northwestern area. Doug has a long history in the business, with previous experience in long-haul driving. He has been involved in the industry over many years, and is an active hands-on owner, with an acute awareness of the importance of environmental issues, and safety measures. He is family-oriented and community minded, and very dedicated to the Northern areas and their development. Dave was born in Terrace and and has spent many hours exploring the northern area. He was previously in the marine industry. He is also very family-oriented, and shares Doug’s passion and interest in the environment and overall safety.
Gary Ainscow is the General Manager, and in his previous role he had responsibility for all aspects of Employee Health and Safety Standards.
All of the staff at Northwest Fuels are local, and take great pride in working to provide excellent service to all of our customers. Northwest Fuels has a strong safety record, and is constantly upgrading and keeping current with industry practices and standards.