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HVO Biodiesel (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) Supplier

Our HVO biodiesel is a more clean-burning, eco-friendly alternative to diesel, available nationwide, and at competitive fuel prices.

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Go Green with HVO Biodiesel – Delivered across the UK

If you’re looking for a trusted and reliable supplier of HVO Biodiesel, here at Crown Oil we have over 70 years’ experience of supplying fuels, oils and lubricants across the UK. If you’re looking for a bulk supplier of the more clean-burning, environmentally friendly alternative to diesel, with the added benefit of a longer shelf life than regular diesel. Then get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable team today by calling 0845 313 0845 to discuss your requirements.

Please note: our minimum order volume is 36,000 litres.

Of course, if you’re new to this type of fuel and would like some further information regarding its uses and benefits, read on or speak to us today…

What is HVO biodiesel?

HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) biodiesel is a form of renewable diesel that has been produced from vegetable fats and oils. Unlike regular biodiesel, hydrogen is used as a catalyst in the creation process instead of methanol. This makes it a more clean-burning, environmentally friendly diesel alternative, without the short shelf life of regular biodiesel.

We have a short video explaining more about HVO Biodiesel

What’s the difference between HVO biodiesel and regular biodiesel?

The production process is the main element that differentiates HVO with regular biodiesel. While biodiesel uses methanol as a catalyst in the esterification process, HVO uses hydrogen as a catalyst instead. As a result of using hydrogen, it leads to a hydrogenation process instead of esterification. Hydrogenation removes the oxygen from the fuel, while esterification fails to do that.

Why is HVO biodiesel becoming so popular?

One of the main hurdles that biodiesel producers have been trying to overcome is the sustainability of their fuel.

Because regular biodiesel involves an esterification process that fails to remove oxygen from the diesel, it increases the chances of oxidation, which leads to contamination. This is why biodiesel has to be closely monitored to make sure it is still usable.

HVO biodiesel is created through a hydrogenation process, which means that all of the oxygen is removed from the oils. This makes it much more likely to last longer in the tank than biodiesel.

How does HVO biodiesel compare to other fuels?

In a large number of areas, HVO is actually superior to other forms of fuel.

The table below compares the different characteristics of HVO biodiesel, FAME, and regular diesel.

CharacteristicDieselFAMEHVO Biodiesel
BIO Content0100100
Oxygen Level0110
Sulphur Content<10<1<1
Specific Gravity0,840,880,78
Distillation Level, C200 – 350340 – 355200 – 320
Cetane Level5150 – 6570 – 90
Stability from OxydationAverageBelow Average – PoorExcellent

What are the benefits of buying HVO biodiesel from Crown Oil?

We’re a trusted, family-run HVO biodiesel supplier – With over 70 years’ experience supplying fuels and lubricants, our friendly service and efficient deliveries have made us the no.1 choice for businesses throughout the UK
Standard 24 – 48-hour delivery – We offer a range of delivery options to ensure you never have to wait for that sorely needed HVO biodiesel delivery, or even worse, experience business downtime
National coverage – We really will deliver your HVO biodiesel to wherever you are; with fuel depots all over the UK, we have some of the quickest delivery times in the industry
High-quality fuel, blended in-house – Due to our onsite chemists, we blend our HVO biodiesel with vegetable-based oils and test it rigorously to ensure an industry-leading fuel
Bulk biodiesel quantities – To enable you to make bigger savings in the long run, we can provide bulk deliveries from 36,000 litres and more, made possible with our fleet of tankers
Flexible payment terms – Business customer? We offer some of the most flexible payment terms in the industry to suit your budget and schedule
Affordable prices – With our vast buying power, you’re guaranteed a great price for your HVO biodiesel all year round
Unrivalled customer service – From our dedicated Account Managers to our friendly Delivery Drivers, our service is famously professional yet personal
Free Fuel Management Service – We understand how busy your lives can be when running a business. Simply opt-in when ordering your red diesel and we’ll monitor your usage and provide top-ups when required

If you would like to learn more about our HVO Biodiesel or you would like to request a quote. You can do so by calling our friendly and knowledgeable team today on 0845 313 0845 to discuss your requirements and see how we can help you.

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