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Winter Guide to Buying Heating Oil

Staying fuelled this winter with heating oil The words Heating Oil and El Nino don’t usually go together in the same sentence, however this winter (2015) we’ll probably be hearing a lot said about El Nino, and anybody who isn’t on the national grid will be definitely mentioning the words …

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Protect your Fuel from Theft as the Dark Nights Descend on Us

Red diesel is the essence of many businesses. Whether you’re a small family-run farm or an expansive livestock operation, a primary school or a university, you have to protect it from theft. According to NFU Mutual, red diesel and heating oil are the third most common items that are stolen …

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How to Maintain Your Petrol or Diesel Lawn Mower

In the hot summer months, many mornings are heralded with the drone of the lawn mower. Whether it’s at home or at work it’s your ever-faithful seasonal companion to achieving an impressive lawn, but remember, the fuel to power it is highly dangerous, so storing it safely is essential. Many …

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A Day in the Life of a Cooke Fuels Tanker Driver

Rise and shine! Eddy is up and out for 6am, Monday to Friday to be at the office for 6:30am sharp. Eddy doesn’t mind the early starts as much in summer, with the sun soaring for the duration of his day. It’s brew haven in the office, with all 20 …

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Biodiesel – Is it Really a Green Fuel?

With green initiatives everywhere, we are more frequently being faced with a choice between cheap and sustainable. But if you’re looking for a cleaner, greener future, biodiesel is the only environmentally-friendly alternative to fuel for you. It’s renewable and made predominantly from vegetable oils, so it doesn’t seem surprising that …

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Reducing your Carbon Footprint with AdBlue Fluid

Pig’s urine could save you money. That may seem like an odd sentence, but it’s true. Welcome to AdBlue! If your business uses large diesel engines or modern heavy goods above 7.5 tonnes, you must add AdBlue to your vehicle exhaust to help reduce CO2 emissions released by heavy vehicles …

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Boiler Service – An Outline

This blog post will offer you information about the benefits of having your boiler serviced on a regular basis. A boiler service is vital if you’ve just moved into a new house, you need to make sure the existing boiler is working as it should. Benefits of Having a Boiler …

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Guide to keeping your Oil Storage Tanks Safe

Protect the fuels and lubricants you store on your premises If you have oil tanks at your home or place of work, it is important that you take all necessary safety precautions. Making sure that you know all the safety risks and the guidelines you need to follow is vital if …

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Tractor Fuel: How to Find a Good Supplier

When you’re looking for a tractor fuel supplier, it can be difficult to find the right one amongst all the different choices. There are a few things however that you can keep in mind to help you find the fuel supplier you need. Here are some of the important factors …

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Visual Guide to Heating Oil Security

Is your heating oil security up to scratch? If not, here’s a recent true cautionary tale for you. Earlier this year, over 2000 litres of heating oil were stolen from an Aberdeenshire primary school*. This forced administrators to send students home early. While the young pupils may have welcomed the …

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