FUEL & LUBRICANTS

Farming and other commercial businesses require a steady, dependable supply of diesel fuel and gasoline

Why buy fuel from a cooperative?

Cooperatives sell energy for the same reasons they sell feed, seed and fertilizer: to ensure their members have access to the inputs and services they need to run their businesses. United Cooperative purchases propane, diesel fuel, gasoline and lubricants from Cenex, which is itself part of a farmer-owned cooperative with its own refineries in Kansas and Montana.

The ability to refine petroleum is a huge advantage for Cenex and for our member-owners. It helps ensure a steady, dependable supply of fuel for our customers regardless of geopolitical events or product shortages. Fuel and propane purchases are also eligible for patronage, or return of capital to our members.





Refined Fuels

Whether filling your farm equipment with Cenex premium ag diesel fuels from your on-farm tank, or your car with Cenex® TOP TIER™ Detergent Gasoline at one of our convenience stores, United Cooperative offers premium Cenex fuels and lubricants to power your large and small vehicles.

Cenex® Premium Diesel Fuels have been enhanced to support today’s diesel equipment technologies and ensure consistent performance in all engines, both on and off the road. 

To learn more, click the link below or talk to one of our energy experts.
 

Lubricants

We’re with you when it comes to reducing maintenance costs. That’s why at United Cooperative we carry Cenex® premium lubricants, uniquely formulated to withstand the intense challenges of today’s high-tech engines. When you use Cenex lubricants and Cenex® Ruby Fieldmaster® premium diesel fuel together, you can enroll your equipment in the best warranty protection in all of agriculture—the Cenex® Total Protection Plan® warranty. 

For your convenience, United Cooperative also offers bulk delivery of Cenex lubricants. Talk to us today to take advantage of timely delivery of high-performance lubricants and fuels.
 

Cenex Total Protection Plan


You’ve made a huge investment in your equipment and we understand that keeping your equipment running at peak performance is critical to your business. That is why we offer the Cenex Total Protection Plan® Warranty. A comprehensive risk management tool for your operation that keeps you in the field and provides you peace of mind.

• Covers a wide variety of equipment
• Extends original manufacturer’s warranty
• Transferable and no deductibles
• Limited operator burden of proof
 

Automated Fuel Delivery (AFD) Q&A

How does Automated Fuel Delivery work?
How would automatic delivery benefit me?
What are the billing options?
What is average monthly pricing?
Is this program only for large operations?
What fuels can be delivered?
How can I check on my usage and tank levels?
What needs to happen before I start the program?
Is there a cost to be in the program?

Ag and Commercial Propane

Propane, also known as liquified petroleum gas (LP), is an American-made fuel that is used to power vehicles, grain dryers, irrigation engines, building/water heating, and standby generation. As a Cenex propane partner, United Cooperative provides quality propane that’s clean, efficient, reliable and affordable. Farm and business owners can count on this environmentally friendly, low-carbon fuel to meet their energy needs.

Take advantage of United Cooperative’s dependable supply and reliable service backed by:

  • Over one million gallons of stored propane
  • 24/7 Emergency Services; call 800-924-2991
  • CETP-certified delivery specialists
  • Back-up drivers and back-up delivery vehicles

For more information, call: 800-924-2991

Residential Propane

You don’t have to be a farmer or commercial business to take advantage of clean, reliable liquified petroleum (LP) gas. If you don’t have a tank, or are switching from another energy source, we’ll deliver one for you, connect it to your home and fill it with clean-burning, economical propane. You’ll be cooking in no time!

We offer a variety of purchase and delivery options, plus a 24-hour emergency call center so you don’t ever have to worry about running out of fuel. 

Please talk to one of our residential propane specialists today, or call this number for more information: 800-924-2991.

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2021 Propane Outlook

May 19, 2021

The most recent winter brought average temperatures but saw higher demand for propane because Asia had a cold snap during the La Niña weather cycle last year. As a result, the demand from Asian countries for U.S.-supplied LP increased, with more than half of America’s propane suddenly getting a passport to places like Japan, China, and South Korea.

Understanding a Propane-Powered Lifestyle

Apr 02, 2021

Are you considering the purchase of a propane powered home, appliance, or workspace? Have you recently purchased a property but are new to the propane process? Moving into a new home or shop can be overwhelming. If you are new to it, having a propane-powered lifestyle shouldn’t be something that causes you to lose sleep. Here is what you need to know to get yourself on the right track:

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Proactively Prep Your Equipment for Spring Planting

Mar 01, 2021

With balmy spring temperatures around the corner, it’s already time to start planning for spring planting. Proactively preparing your equipment is the best method to prevent unnecessary repairs and downtime during the busiest time of the year. Before you head out to the fields, get your equipment ready for action by taking a minute to review
 

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Reduce Stress with Automated Fuel Delivery

Feb 10, 2021

Today's agricultural developments make it possible for farmers to guarantee appropriate fuel supply without lifting a finger – a capability that wasn't available a decade ago. Thanks to advancements in technology, remembering to refill your bulk fuel tank doesn’t need to be stressful. As you enter planting season, consider enrolling in an automated fuel delivery program.

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Cenex Total Protection Plan: Unsurpassed Coverage for Peace of Mind

Feb 01, 2021

For generations, agricultural producers have chosen the superior protection and performance of Cenex® Ruby Fieldmaster® Premium Diesel Fuel and Cenex lubricants, to ensure their critical equipment is ready when it's needed most. Season after season, they've experienced dependable performance and extended equipment life, plus the peace of mind in knowing their operation's most valuable assets are protected.

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Getting Started

Apply for an account by filling out a credit application.

You may download and print a credit application by clicking the link below, or call us and we will send you an application. Return the completed form by mail, fax or in-person to the cooperative and we will notify you as soon as processing has been completed.

 

Once your credit application is approved, we’ll work together to schedule tank delivery (if needed), fuel delivery and payment options. If you have questions or would like additional information, please call the co-op: 920-887-1756


Propane customers: 
After you receive a determination letter from our credit department, please contact our service department to schedule the tank set and safety inspection. The phone number for our service department will be included in the above mentioned letter.