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Crown Oil News & Updates

Our latest news articles and updates on our products and services. If you're looking for more information on our fuels and lubricants, you may find our fuel FAQs and fuels guides helpful. Of course, if you would rather speak to a member of our team, you can do so by calling us on 0330 123 1444.


First UK Fuel Supplier to Run Entire Fleet on HVO Fuel

We can’t expect others to make a change without leading by example, and we’re proud to be the first and only fuel supplier to run our entire delivery fleet on HVO fuel. We hope this move will showcase the fuel’s ability to perform faultlessly as a viable diesel alternative.

The Bury Agricultural Show Switches its Red Diesel for Crown HVO Fuel

The Bury Agricultural Show is back but this time it’s greener than ever! As part of its commitment to become an environmentally friendly event, the show is replacing the red diesel in its tractors and equipment with Crown HVO fuel to drive down net CO2 emissions.

Net Zero: What Is It and Why Do We Need to Achieve It?

We are facing a global emergency. In order to stabilise climate change, net CO2 emissions need to fall to zero as soon as possible. But how can we reach this? Net zero means achieving a balance between the greenhouse gases we emit and those we remove – so, we must eliminate at least the same number of emissions as we produce.

Bunzl Catering Supplies Powers its London Fleet on Crown HVO Fuel

Catering distribution business Bunzl Catering Supplies has switched its London-based fleet of vehicles to Crown HVO fuel as part of its Sustainable Future programme.

The fleet at its Charlton branch, which delivers to hospitality operators across London, comprises engines which are now fuelled with Crown HVO fuel, HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) can be used as a drop-in alternative to fossil diesel without having to modify diesel engines. It provides up to a 90% reduction in net CO2 greenhouse gas emissions and also reduces noxious tailpipe emissions.

Breaking New Ground in the Renewable Heating Oil Market with Crown HVO

Climate change is a global emergency and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we must switch from heating oil to renewable heating to help achieve net zero. We want to support this goal, which is why we’re thrilled to have been supporting OFTEC and UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) in the early technical evaluation for building regulations and decarbonising home heating with HVO fuel as a viable clean-burning alternative

Why is Red Diesel Tax Changing from 1st April 2022?

The government is making changes to red diesel (off-road diesel) taxation. From 1st April 2022 it is removing tax relief for red diesel for several industries – effectively a ban on red diesel for many of its current users.

Why is Becoming a Sustainable Business Important? Because it’s the Right Thing to Do

Sustainability is no Longer an Option Climate change and environmental sustainability are becoming increasingly important in the minds of the modern consumer. Not only this but the UK government is set to bring forward its target for reducing emissions by almost 15 years, with a mission to reduce 78% of carbon emissions by 2035.

Crown Oil Partners with Valvoline, Global Lubricants Supplier

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Valvoline, leading global supplier of premium quality and performance lubricants, oils and automotive services. This new collaboration enables us to offer a wide range of high-quality Valvoline products to the heavy duty, agricultural, fleet and marine sectors.

How Renewable Fuels Can Help Achieve Net Zero Carbon

Alternative fuels such as HVO fuel have so far been overlooked in the government’s plan to reduce harmful emissions to net zero. We look at the drawbacks of some of the current sustainable routes being explored and delve into the benefits of switching to clean-burning, low emission fuels.

HVO Fuel in Diesel Hire Pumps & Equipment: SLD Pumps & Power Case Study

We’re excited to have supplied Crown HVO fuel to our long-standing customer, SLD Pumps & Power, who are using the advanced renewable fuel at their depot network with a view to introducing it to both their existing client base and on all future projects as their standard fuel.

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