UK Mainland

 

2016  (2015)  Company Number of tankers
1 (1)   Certas Energy 1000
2 (2)   WFL (UK) 380
3 (3)   Goff Petroleum 108
4 (4)   Rix Petroleum 89
5 (5)   NWF Fuels 82
6 (6)   WCF Fuels 63
7 (7)   Johnston Oils 50
8 (9=)   Gleaner Oils 47
9 (12)   WP Group 46
10= (9=)   Ford Fuel Oils 45
10= (8)   Highland Fuels 45
12 (11)   Carrs Billington 40
13 (15)   Mitchell & Webber 36
14 (-)   Oil 4 Wales 35
15 (13)   Heltor 34
16 (16)   Barton Petroleum 33
17 (14)   Fuel Oils Holdings 32
18 (-)   Oilfast 28
19 (18)   James D Bilsland 27
20 (17)   Crown Oil 25

 

  • Distributors are ranked by number of tankers compiled from data supplied to Fuel Oil News by the relevant companies in December 2015/January 2016

  • WFL (UK) (World Fuel Services) includes tanker numbers of more recent acquisitions Watson Fuels and Linton Fuel Oils

  • Oil 4 Wales and Oilfast are new entrants with 35 and 28 tankers respectively

Source: Fuel Oil News February 2016.

 

Republic of Ireland

 Rank  Company Location Number of tankers 2016
1 Topaz Dublin 303
2 East Cork Oil Co Midleton, County Cork 159
3 TOP Oil Dublin 120
4 Corrib Oil Parkmore, Galway 110
5 Valero Marketing Ireland Quarryvale, County Dublin 53
6 Jones Oil Dublin 40
7 EMO ROI Portlaoise, County Laois 37
8 Campus Oil Bray, County Wicklow 27
9= M&J Kelleher Macroom, County Cork 16
9= Ultima Oil Kilpedder, County Wicklow 16
9= Glen Fuel Services Kilmacanogue, County Wicklow 16

 

Northern Ireland

 Rank  Company Location Number of tankers 2016
1 LCC Oil Cookstown, County Tyrone 72
2 EMO Oil (NI) Belfast 56
3 Carlisle Fuels Ballynahinch, County Down 30
4 Bangor Fuels Bangor, County Down 28
5 TOP Kelly Fuels Belfast 24
6 Topaz Energy (NI) Belfast 21
7 Thompson Fuels Tandragee, County Armagh 15
8= AH Fuel Oils Cookstown, County Tyrone 14
8= Morrow Fuels Lisburn, County Antrim 14
8= Patterson Oil Craigavon, County Down 14

 

The top 10 lists for Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are based on tanker fleet size.  Figures, taken on trust, were provided in January/February 2016.

The head office location for each company is also given.  Many of the companies in the top 10 lists do provide a nationwide coverage.

Fuel Oil News respects the wishes of some distributors who chose not to disclose figures.  Based on 2010 figures Nicholl Fuel Oils remains in the Northern Ireland top 10.

Source: Fuel Oil News March 2016.

 

Top 10 logistic companies 

2014  (2013) Company  Number of tankers
1 (1) Hoyer (UK) 389*
2 (2) Wincanton 203
3 (3) Norbert Dentressangle 194
4 (=4) DHL 180
5 (=4) Turners Soham 152
6 (7) Reynolds Logistics 130
7 (–) Greenergy Flexigrid 101
8 (6) Suckling Transport  78
9 (8) Suttons Group  43
10 (9) Montgomery Transport Services   40

 

Fuel Oil News presents the listings of top UK logistics companies, based on size of tanker fleet. Figures in the list above, which were taken on trust, were provided by the individual companies during March 2014.

Fuel Oil News fully respects the decision of a minority of logistics companies, including Hoyer (* 2011 figure), a major player in the UK logistics sector, which declined to disclose figures.