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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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Could your business save money by switching to Red Diesel?

Red diesel, otherwise known as gas oil, is a familiar product amongst some – but a complete mystery to others. Its recent presence in the news has undoubtedly sparked curiosity among a few people and probably the reason you’re reading this article now. What is Red Diesel (in layman’s terms)? If you have a diesel engine vehicle then you’ll be very familiar with the fuel which it uses for power…

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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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6 Reasons Why You Need NDT Fuel Tank Testing

Non-destructive fuel tank testing You may or may not have heard the term non-destructive (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…

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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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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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