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Oil Guides and Information

Looking for expert advice on oils and lubricants? Check out our oil guides and information below from a team of industry specialists.

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Expert Advice on Oils & Fuels (All You Need to Know)

At Crown Oil, we often get asked questions from business and domestic customers about the fuels and lubricants we supply. After all, we’ve been in the industry for over 70 years, so we know a thing or two about our products. We’re more than happy to answer any questions you may have, but we realise there will be times when you need to relay this information to other people within your organisation.

As so, we’ve curated a list of resources below which will hopefully answer all of your questions and also act as a point of reference should you need to share this information on. Just click on the below links which will take you to their dedicated page:

Red Diesel – Frequently Asked Questions →

For anybody considering buying red diesel from Crown Oil to better understand the legality and uses of this low fuel duty alternative to regular diesel (DERV).

Guide to Heating Oil →

We have boiled down all the information you need about heating oil into this helpful guide.

Guide to Industrial Heating Oil →

A guide to explain more about IHO, what it’s used for and how it can save your business or organisation money.

Guide to Dyed Diesel Fuel →

A short, informative guide on what dyed diesel fuel (red diesel) actually is to avoid confusion.

Guide to Red Diesel Fuel →

A detailed insight into red diesel fuel without boggling your head with too much jargon.

Guide to Gas Oil →

A detailed insight into gas oil without boggling your head with too much jargon.

Guide to Kerosene Fuel →

An easy guide on kerosene with everything you need to know about the versatile fuel.

Guide to Biofuels →

A short guide explaining the various kinds of fossil-free fuels

Lubricants, Greases & Oil Guide →

Greases and lubricants are essential in protecting machinery and mechanical components alike from wearing down from friction. Our guide explains everything you need to know.

Guide to Bunker Fuel →

An explainer on what marine fuel is and what vessels use the different types of bunker fuel.

Guide to FAME Biodiesel →

Find out everything you need to know about the FAME biodiesel from our guide to the renewable fuel.

Guide to Winter Blend vs Summer Blend Red Diesel (Gas Oil) →

A detailed insight into using red diesel in the winter and summer months.

Guide to Hydraulic Oil →

Everything you need to know about hydraulic oils including its applications, classification, contents and much more.

Buying Fuel from Crown Oil – Frequently Asked Questions →

An overview of how we keep our business and domestic customers fuelled all year round.

Guide to our Free Fuel Management Service →

Learn more about our completely free service which aims to help you manage fuel ordering for your business

Guide to Securing your Storage Tanks from Fuel Theft

If you store fuels and oils in an outdoor location, storage tanks are a potential target for fuel thieves. Learn how to better protect your fuels.

Video: What is Flash Point? →

A quick video on our YouTube channel showing how we check for the flash point of fuel in our laboratory using our Pensky-Martens closed cup test.

Video: What is Fuel Polishing? →

An explanatory video on our completely non-disruptive fuel polishing service to help you get your most out of your assets.

Need further help and advice?

With so many varieties and uses for oil and fuel, it can be a daunting task getting the correct information about yours. That’s why we have an in-house team made up of the UK’s leading chemists to provide specialist help and advice.

So if you still have any questions you would like answering, or you’d like to speak to one of our friendly and knowledgeable team, give us a call today on 0845 313 0845 to learn more.

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