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Is Tax on Red Diesel Higher in the UK than in Other Countries?

We all know fuel duty on road fuels is high, but how about red diesel tax? As any driver, who has been driving since the year 2000 or earlier will know, there was a time when fuels at the pump were actually a lot less than the £1+ we pay today. Of course, much of this will be down to the oil price increases, but an even larger chunk of…

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New Regulation for Diesel Bowsers – What Does This Mean?

Thursday 9th May 2019 will see a new UK law come into effect that will end a 15-year exemption for diesel bowsers that do not adhere to ADR road carriage requirements. But what exactly does this new regulation mean? Why is it needed and how can businesses stay compliant? We discuss below. What are the new rules for bowsers? If you transport fuels in a bowser that’s classed as a…

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Need to Know the Latest Red Diesel Price?

Here at Crown Oil, we not only offer low prices on our red diesel but we also provide a nationwide delivery service To get the UK’s latest red diesel price, get in touch with Crown Oil on today. You can use our quick quote form or call us on %tel% to speak to one of our friendly team. If your vehicle can legally use red diesel, we recommend that you…

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Easter Egg Competition for Grace’s Place Children’s Charity

Guess How Many Easter Eggs Are in the Oil Barrel Competition This Easter, we ran a ‘Guess How Many Easter Eggs Are in the Oil Barrel’ Competition on our Facebook and Twitter social platforms. We donated all of the Easter Eggs to Grace’s Place Children’s Hospice in Bury and gave one lucky winner £50 worth of Love2Shop vouchers. What was involved? Our marketing team purchased a trolley full of eggs from…

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Farm Diesel – 8 Handy Hints to Prepare for Harvest

Spring can be an uncertain time of year, but one thing’s for certain; it’s one of the most important times in the calendar for farmers. From lambing and calving to planting and sowing, it’s non-stop round-the-clock work. With the busy harvest season on the horizon, 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…

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What Does Brexit Mean for Crown Oil Customers?

For many of us, Brexit has become the elephant in the room. With Britain’s extended exit date a few months away, and despite the high levels of media coverage, the shape of the result remains unknown. The only thing anyone’s certain of is the uncertainty of the outcome To give you peace of mind that your operations won’t be disrupted by a lack of fuel, we’ve pulled in contingency stock…

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Business and Transport Sectors Can Reduce CO2 Emissions Through Cleaner Fuels

The transport and business sectors are the UK’s largest and third largest contributors of greenhouse gases, according to the data about CO2 emissions in the most recent report, UK Greenhouse Gas Emissions by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. With 460.2 million tonnes of CO2 emitted in the UK during 2017, the business and transport sectors were among the slowest industries to reduce their carbon footprint. That’s compared…

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What Is Kerosene? 13 Kerosene Facts You Need To Know

At Crown Oil, kerosene is one of our most popular fuels thanks to its versatility and combustive properties. Let’s take an in-depth look at the fuel and all the reasons why it’s relied on by businesses and homes across the UK. What is kerosene? Kerosene is a hydrocarbon fuel produced from the fractional distillation of petroleum after it’s been refined from crude oil. It has a low viscosity with a…

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6 Reasons Why You Need NDT Fuel Tank Testing

Non-destructive fuel tank testing You may or may not have heard the term NDT fuel tank testing before. But what you should know is that it’s completely invaluable in protecting your storage tanks, pipework, vessels and other safety-critical components. What is NDT and why is it needed An increase in Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) in fuels has led to accelerated tank and pipework corrosion. This coupled with bad weather…

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Don’t Let Your Operations Fall Flat With Our Three Life-Changing Fuel Services

We can’t believe it’s March already and another pancake day has crêped up on us! It seems like only yesterday when we were sat around the table devouring our turkey and pigs in blankets. Many of us are guilty for wishing our lives away. We live for the weekends, long for the summer and wish for an early retirement, but in hindsight, we should value our time – after all…

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