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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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New Year, New Website, Same Unrivalled Service

After several months of hard work and devotion, we’re proud to announce the launch of our new website in line with our increasing role as a UK leader in the supply of fuel & lubricants and fuel-related services. Our completely revamped website has had a much-needed facelift, and has been designed with you in mind. The fresh look provides a user-friendly browsing experience to improve navigation through our wide-ranging product and…

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AdBlue Monday – Beat Those Blues with Crown Oil

Although Blue Monday isn’t an official holiday (though some think it should be!), it endures to have the negative connotation of being one of the most depressing days of the year. Its anniversary falls on the third Monday of January, so this year it takes place on the 21st. A cold, bleak January can be a huge comedown after the festive season that’s now a distant memory of tasty, calorific…

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Crown Oil’s 2018 – A Review of the Year

2018 is complete and it’s been another 12 months to be proud of here at Crown Oil! Professionally, we’ve further cemented our place as an industry leader thanks to our continued high levels of outstanding customer service, excellent prices and some very shrewd acquisitions to the Crown Oil Group. We’ve also continued to place a huge focus on community and charity work, which has meant that we’ve been involved in…

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Fuel Your New Year’s Resolutions with Crown Oil

Looking for some inspiration when it comes to crafting your 2019 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 of you relying on a steady supply of fuel, we thought we’d put together some easy to achieve…

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Will it Snow this Christmas? How to Get Your Fuel Delivered When it Does Snow

What are the chances of a white Christmas? More broadly, what will the weather be like over the festive period and how is that going to impact you? There’s often talk about the prospect of snow on Christmas Day, and whilst that helps the magical Christmas vibe, it can be, well, inconvenient. Before we come on to the likelihood of a festive blizzard where you are, let’s get a bit…

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Advent Countdown: Our Most Popular Fuels & Services

With Christmas Day less than two weeks away, we’re over half way through our Advent Countdown on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, showcasing our most popular products and fuel-related services. We don’t want you to miss out on these super treats for your business, so we’re recapping them here too! Why not give us a follow on our social media platforms? That way you can keep us in your newsfeed with…

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Best Fuel for Commercial Boilers: Industrial Heating Oil or Red Diesel (Gas Oil)

If you are currently using red diesel (also known as gas oil) as your commercial boiler fuel, you should consider making the switch to Crown Oil’s Industrial Heating Oil (IHO). Our IHO has been designed specifically as a direct substitute for red diesel in the generation of heat for the likes of schools, factories and hospitals. It can also be used as an alternative to red diesel in a lot…

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Can You Use Red Diesel (Gas Oil) in Agricultural Vehicles when Gritting Public Roads?

With over 70 years’ experience in the industry, we’re experts at delivering fuels and lubricants to businesses and homes across the UK. Red diesel (gas oil) is one of our most popular products, especially during the winter. But did you know that agricultural vehicles can use the fuel to grit public roads? Using red diesel/gas oil for gritting in agricultural vehicles – why the law changed Agricultural vehicles are allowed…

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Choosing Quality Lubricants Will Help Reduce Operational Expenses

Using quality lubricants and greases can offer businesses huge savings on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) spending. Historically, machinery offered restricted applications but as we are now using more sophisticated equipment, there’s a requirement for high power at low speeds and better compliance to adhere to the most up-to-date emission standards. There is vast potential for high quality lubricants to contribute substantial business value by improving productivity and reducing costs.…

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