Interesting Facts About Gas Oil (Red Diesel)
Posted on 10th October 2018
As one of the UK’s leading Gas Oil (also known as Red Diesel) suppliers with over 70 years of experience within the industry. We’ve built up a wealth of knowledge that we like to share with our customers and wider audiences through our fuel news and advice blog section.
Watch our video and read our short guide to gas oil to learn more…
Have you ever wondered when gas oil was originally formed? Do you know how many barrels of oil we consume on a daily basis around the world? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our handy infographic, dedicated to some interesting facts about the fuel:
In the UK, gas oil (also referred to as “red diesel”) is a rebated fuel used for a variety of machinery and vehicles, although for off-road usage. Examples include tractors, excavators, cranes and other non-road applications – such as boats. It is illegal to use red diesel on public roads. We have put together a guide which covers the differences between fuels, all of which are available from Crown Oil.
Crown Oil supplies a wide range of products including red diesel (also known as gas oil), diesel (derv), home heating oil, industrial heating oil (IHO), kerosene as well as lubricating oils. These fuels and lubricants are available at competitive prices and are used in a wide range of industries such as agricultural, horticultural, construction and marine.
To find out more information or for help ordering fuel, please call our friendly and knowledgeable fuels team on 0845 313 0845 to discuss your requirements and see how we can help you.