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​Northwest Fuels is committed to excellence and personalized service to all customers in the delivery of fuel and related products where and when needed, 24/7.


Local ownership, superior equipment, facilities located throughout the Northwest, and personalized care are the touchstones and keys to the continued success of Northwest Fuels.

Areas of Operation



We can tailor make service for any kind of operation in our area, including start up mining, forestry, LNG lines, Marine operations, and Aviation.


Northwest Fuels management group is dedicated to making relationships with suppliers a priority. Our superior resources enable us to react to changing conditions and challenging situations faster and more effectively than any other distribution company due to our local presence and ability to react

Northwest Affiliations

Northwest Fuels is proud to be a part of both the British Columbia Premium Carrier Program as well as Avetta (formerly known as PICS auditing).

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.

Our Northwest History

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.

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Doug Ames
Owner and Partner

 Doug worked for Petro Canada for many years in fuel delivery, prudent operations, and dispatch prior to starting Northwest Fuels.  He has an extensive and far-reaching overall knowledge of both the Petro Canada fuel business, as well as the day-to-day operation of Northwest Fuels. 

Dave Pruden
Owner and Partner

Dave previously ran his own company and it was a natural fit to partner with Doug and combine their skillsets to create Northwest Fuels. They grew up together and were childhood friends in Terrace and were familiar with the challenges of both the terrain and the territory.

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