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AdBlue Emulators: Don’t Go Cheating the System

As the UK’s largest sole contributor of greenhouse gasses, it’s no surprise that the transport sector is under increasing pressure to reduce its pollution levels. AdBlue (AU32) is an effective way to help the industry in its efforts, so it’s alarming that an increasing number of transport operators are illegally using AdBlue emulators (AdBlue cheat devices) to disable the pollution control systems. Why is AdBlue needed? Clean running Heavy Goods…

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Rochdale in Bloom Wonder Wall – Another Budding Success!

The sun might not have been shining this weekend, but the bad weather didn’t hinder more than 35 garden enthusiasts’ efforts to transform the Crown Oil Arena’s Rochdale in Bloom Wonder Wall into yet another beautiful masterpiece. For those of you who don’t know, the Wonder Wall is planted in memory of Paul Hazlehurst, who was a Director of Rochdale AFC for over 15 years. The beauty has a significant…

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Advice on Oil Fuelled Heating Systems for Homes

Many homeowners across the UK have no option but to heat their home with oil. It is not the most common form of home heating. However, this kind of heating system does have its advantages and many people are not aware of them. This could be one reason why many people choose not to heat their homes with heating oil. Oil fuelled heating systems use a wet heating system, wherein…

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Horticultural Nursery Fuel – Reduce Heating Costs with IHO

Horticultural Nursery Fuel – The Best in the Field Since 1947 Crown Oil is a family-run and family-owned business, so we understand the importance of reliable horticultural nursery fuel services for the commercial growing sector, to support and sustain your business. As a commercial greenhouse heating supplier, we can help with all of your horticultural needs, so whether you need plant nursery heating fuel, greenhouse biodiesel, diesel for heating your…

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Process Oils – An Infographic on the Different Applications

Choosing the correct Process Oils for your production operation… Process oils are used in a number of industries and applications; either as a raw material component or to help with processing. At Crown Oil, we have over 70 years’ experience in the lubricants business. As so, we recognise the vital role process oils play in your business operations. Depending on your requirements, our industry-leading chemists are able to formulate a…

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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 for a per litre/per gallon cos of gas oil. If your vehicle…

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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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