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Fuel Your Business New Year’s Resolutions with Crown Oil

Looking for some inspiration when it comes to crafting your 2021 goals? New Year’s Resolutions are a great way to break those bad habits, whether it be to curb those chocolate cravings, hit the gym or read more books. But have you ever considered incorporating your business into them? With so many organisations relying on a steady supply of fuel, we’ve put together some easy to achieve goals, which you…

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Join Our Live Webinar on Crown HVO fuel

We’re holding a webinar on HVO fuel Organisations are under increasing pressure to improve their green credentials as the UK approaches its net zero 2050 carbon target. With growing FAME-related problems with fossil fuels, HVO fuel is a much more stable fuel for businesses to rely on. Sign up to our highly practical webinar on Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil that includes: An explanation of HVO fuel How HVO can help your…

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Star Oil joins the Crown Oil Group: The Star in the Crown

We’re excited to announce our latest acquisition of Stockport-based fuel supplier, Star Oil.  Joining sister brands Speedy Fuels, Beesley Fuels, Cooke Fuels, Ingoe Oils, and Birlem Fuels, Star Oil is in good company. As part of the acquisition, the newest edition to our family will continue to trade as Star Oil, giving us a greater presence in the North West area. About Star Oil Star Oil is an £18m-turnover business…

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Red Diesel Ban: 2020 Budget

The UK government has proposed a red diesel ban from the 1st April 2022 for many sectors to help reduce the impact that fossil fuels have on the planet. So what will this mean for you? Will you be eligible for using red diesel from this date or will you have to instead use white diesel or green fuels like Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil? Red diesel Budget 2020 The UK government…

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Fuel Contamination: Distillate Fuel Storage, Maintenance and Recommendations

If your business relies on diesel fuel, fuel contamination caused by water, dust and dirt and microbes (diesel bug) can cause major problems. The quality of stored fuel is proportional to the condition of the storage vessel and the level of housekeeping undertaken. Typically, under ideal cool storage conditions where precautions are taken to eliminate entrainment of dust, dirt and water contaminants from the tank, diesel fuel can be stored…

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4 Fuel Mistakes That Will Come Back to Haunt You

With Halloween fast approaching, we’ve put together some common fuel mistakes that our customers make to help you avoid your business’s worst nightmare. If you’re brave enough to creep onto our haunted website, read on and we’ll help ensure that Trick-or-Treaters are the only thing giving you a fright this year. Irregular fuel and tank inspections Leaving your fuel to run on contaminated fuel is a scary concept  Powering your…

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Sailors to be Considered in UK Pleasure Craft Red Diesel Ban

Does the proposed red diesel ban float your boat? The rules and regulations surrounding the use of red diesel in UK boats have been under scrutiny for several years. We’re all patiently waiting in anticipation of the outcome, but in the meantime, we thought we should discuss recent developments and where we’re currently at, including sailors being consulted about the planned red diesel ban and Brussel’s recent decision to continue…

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HGV Haulage Statistics for the UK

How Many Tonnes of Goods Do HGVs Move in the UK? Crown Oil has been supplying haulage firms around the UK with road diesel, red diesel for refrigerated trucks and AdBlue for their fleets for over 70 years. So with our haulage customers in mind, we’ve taken a look into just how vital the sector is to the UK economy. Don’t freight… this isn’t meant to be a professor’s analysis!…

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5 Ways to Reduce a Data Centre’s Environmental Impact While Preserving Efficiency

The future of data centres is fossil-free Data centres are the factories of the digital age, forming an essential part of the national data infrastructure. But despite their growing importance, these titans of information are under substantial pressure to reduce a data centre’s environmental impact. A shift from fossil fuels to alternative fuels is inevitable. Read on to find out how to reduce your data centre’s greenhouse gas emissions while…

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Farm Diesel – 8 Handy Hints to Prepare for Harvest

From lambing and calving to planting and sowing, Harvest is non-stop round-the-clock work for farmers. With the busy harvest season in full swing, you need to be confident that your farm diesel, fuels, machinery and tanks are in tip-top condition to avoid unplanned maintenance. We’ve been working with farmers for over 70 years so we know that the crucial times of the year – including harvest – can be a…

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