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Crown Oil News & Updates

Our latest news articles and updates on our products and services. If you're looking for more information on our fuels and lubricants, you may find our fuel FAQs and fuels guides helpful. Of course, if you would rather speak to a member of our team, you can do so by calling us on 0330 123 1444.

Crown Oil Becomes the First UK Fuel Supplier to be Certified Carbon Neutral

We’re excited to announce that we’re the first UK fuel supplier to receive carbon neutral status under the PAS 2060:2014 Framework.

Celebrating 75 years of Crown Oil

This month, we’re celebrating our Diamond Jubilee as we’ve been in business for 75 years! Crown Oil has come a long way from selling paraffin oil door to door in Heywood and has grown to become one of the UK’s leading fuel and oil distributors. To mark our anniversary, we’ve taken a look back at how we’ve evolved during this time, including what plans we have for the future.

What to do with Rebated Fuel in Tanks After 1st April 2022

As a UK leading fuel supplier, Crown Oil is here to help you untangle the red tape. We’ve summarised the latest information from HMRC to help you understand what to do if you have leftover rebated fuel and how to manage the changes.

Red Diesel Changeover to White HVO: A Large Construction Company

In February, we supported a large construction company to ensure a seamless transition to white HVO fuel as it was losing its red diesel entitlement. Given the high demands on the sector, minimising downtime was crucial.

Crown Oil Sponsors UKIFDA EXPO & Future Fuels Conference 2022

Following on from our successful collaboration, we are excited to announce that we are the official sponsor of the UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) for the Future Fuels Conference UKIFDA EXPO 2022.

The True Cost of HVO Fuel: Should You Switch?

As new environmental laws become more prevalent to combat the looming issues of climate change, Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (or HVO) has become a talking point in the UK as more and more people are realising its wide-ranging benefits. An increasing number of industries, including construction, data centres, marine and rail have switched to HVO already, and we are proud to have moved our entire delivery fleet over to the renewable diesel.

1 Tonne of CO2: What Does it Look Like?

When we talk about climate change, carbon is often the focal point of the conversation. But 1 tonne of CO2 remains an abstract notion for most of us; by contextualising the carbon savings, it will hopefully give us more motivation to take action, for example by switching to alternative fuels.

An English Heritage Boat: The Showpiece for 100% Renewable HVO Fuel

We are thrilled to have joined forces with Jonathan Mosse, a member of the IWA Sustainable Boating Group, to demonstrate how HVO fuel can safeguard the boating industry’s legacy in a net zero carbon future.

HVO Fuelled Vehicles to Help Hounslow Council Slash Emissions

London Borough of Hounslow Council has been using HVO fuel in place of fossil diesel to significantly reduce net CO2 emissions in their fleet. Moving towards a cleaner fuel throughout their operations will bring them closer to achieving their goal of net zero carbon by 2030 as well as help them improve local air quality and emission levels.

What is the Carbon Cycle & Why is it So Important?

To illustrate just how important sustainable energy is and why everyone should be transitioning to low carbon fuels, our renewable fuel experts have put together a guide on the carbon cycle, a process that is crucial in preserving a stable climate and carbon balance on Earth.  

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