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Red Diesel (Gas Oil) UK Deliveries

Red diesel (also known as gas oil, 35-second oil, tractor diesel and cherry red) is the low-tax fuel that is popular in the agricultural, construction, marine and technology industries.

As a leading fuels, oils and lubricants supplier across the UK, we are relied on by countless organisations to supply their red diesel, thanks to our first-class service and efficient deliveries. Call us today on 0845 313 0845 to talk to one of our friendly team, who will be able to answer any of your questions and provide you with a quote based on the latest prices.

 Red Diesel

Why choose Crown Oil for your red diesel?

  • Standard 24 – 48 red diesel delivery – We offer a range of delivery options to ensure you never have to wait for that much needed red diesel delivery, or even worse, experience business operations downtime
  • True nationwide coverage – We really will deliver your red diesel to wherever you are; with fuel depots covering the entire UK, we have some of the quickest delivery times in the industry
  • Bulk red diesel quantities available – To make bigger savings in the long run and if you need regular red diesel top ups, we can make bulk deliveries from 500 – 36,000 litres+, made possible with our wide range of tankers
  • Need a small delivery? – Don’t worry, we also supply 205-litre red diesel barrels if you don’t have the storage space
  • Flexible payment terms – For our business customers, 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 gas oil 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 to our Free Fuel Management Service when ordering your red diesel and we’ll monitor your usage and provide top ups when required

If your business is looking for a reliable red diesel supplier that is able to deliver anywhere in the UK, call us today on 0845 313 0845 to make an order, or request a quote or alternatively, fill in our quote form on this page.

What is red diesel?

If you’re buying diesel for your business and you’re unsure of whether gas oil or white diesel (DERV, road diesel) is best, visit our Red Diesel Questions and Answers page, where we answer some of the most common questions we are asked by our customers.

Red diesel is a low duty form of white diesel, which can be used in untaxed off-road vehicles i.e. in agricultural, industrial and construction machinery, and as home heating only. As this fuel is minimally taxed, it cannot be used as automotive diesel fuel in normal cars.

Customs and Excise regulations require minimally taxed diesel to contain a special red dye to enable inspectors to quickly and conclusively identify the presence or previous illegal use of the fuel and take appropriate action against the offender. Penalties can include having your vehicle detained and fines.

If your business is looking for an efficient red diesel supplier that is able to deliver anywhere in the UK, then call us today on 0845 313 0845 to make an order or request a quote. Alternatively, you can fill in our short form on this page and a member of the team will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Red diesel price

With the ever-increasing prices at the pump and overall costs of running a business, it’s important to find ways to cut your outlays. As a nationwide fuel and lubricants supplier with vast buying power, we purchase all of our fuels in bulk so we can pass on these savings to our customers.

For a quick and up-to-date quote on red diesel, call our friendly team on 0845 313 0845 or fill in our form and we’ll get back to you soon.

Do you use red diesel for heating applications?

Our industrial heating oil (IHO) is the perfect alternative to using gas oil (red diesel) to heat your business for at a fraction of the cost. Please note, IHO is strictly prohibited for use in both on and off-road vehicles and any other mobile or static engines. Its benefits include:

  • Compatible with BS2869 Class A2 10 ppm & Class D 1000 ppm (except for Cetane Value) – British standard for heating oil
  • Same calorific value as gas oil – giving you the same heat output for less money
  • Same physical properties as gas oil – no burner modifications required
  • Totally miscible with gas oil – no need to empty fuel tanks before changing to IHO
  • Low CFPP/pour point – allows year-round summer/winter performance
  • Reduced sulphur content – lowers acidic flue gas emissions by up to 50% compared to Class D gas oil
  • FAME/biodiesel free – reducing the potential for a bacterial attack on the stored fuel
  • Contains multifunctional additive – provides fuel system cleanliness and corrosion protection, reduced emissions and combustion chamber deposit control
  • Light colour, low odour and sediment-free – much cleaner than other commercially available products

Looking for an environmentally friendly red diesel?

Here at Crown Oil, we’re dedicated to ensuring a greener future for future generations. For those seeking to reduce their carbon footprint or anyone looking to improve PR, we offer an eco-friendly version, carbon offset red diesel (C.O.R.D) to help you reduce your carbon footprint. At just a little extra cost than our standard red diesel, our C.O.R.D will allow you to fund carbon-reducing initiatives around the world.

If you’d like to learn more about our red diesel, or even our carbon offset red diese. Give our friendly team a call today on 0845 313 0845 to find out more. You can also request a quote over the phone, or alternatively by using the online quote form on this page.

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