UK Mainland

 

2015  (2014)  Company Number of tankers
1 (1)   Certas Energy 1000
2 (2)  WFL (UK)* 380
3 (3)   Goff Petroleum 108
4 (5)   Rix Petroleum 89
5 (4)   NWF Fuels 82
6 (6)   WCF Fuels 63
7 (8)   Johnston Oils 50
8 (9)   Highland Fuels 45
9= (11)   Gleaner Oils 44
9= (10)   Ford Fuel Oils 44
11 (12)   Carrs Billington 40
12 (13)   WP Group 38
13 (14)   Heltor 33
14 (15)   Fuel Oils Holdings 32
15 (16)   Mitchell & Webber 31
16 (17)   Barton Petroleum 28
17 (18)   Crown Oil 25
18 (-)   James D Bisland 22
19= (19)   Hingley & Callow 20
19= (20)   Ribble Fuel Oils 20

 

  • Distributors are ranked by number of tankers compiled from data supplied to FON by the relevant companies in December 2014.
  • Having been acquired by Worls Fuel Services, Watson Fuels is now known as WFL (UK) t/a Watson Fuels. *NB: The tanker figure shown also includes those of Linton Fuel Oils which was acquired in summer 2013.
  • Rix Petroleum has entered the top four for the first time since the list was first published in 2010.
  • Now operating 22 tankers, James D Bisland is a new entrant.

 

Republic of Ireland

Rank Company Number of tankers
2015 (2014)
1 Topaz 241 (274)
2 East Cork Oil Co 145 (140)
3 TOP Oil 93 (103)
4 Campus Oil 42 (49)
5 Jones Oil 38 (42)
6 EMO ROI 37 (43)
7 Valero Marketing Ireland 20
8 M&J Kelleher 16 (16)
9 Amber Oil 15 (16)
10= Glen Fuel Services 14
10= Ultima Oil 14

 

Northern Ireland

Rank Company Number of tankers
2015 (2014)
1 LCC Oil 72 (64)
2 EMO Oil (NI) 56 (61)
3 D&W Carlisle 30 (30)
4 Topaz Energy NI 24 (17)
5 TOP Kelly Fuels 21 (24)
6 Thompson Fuels 16 (16)
7= Colin J Morrow & Son 14
7= A.H. Fuel Oils 14 (15)
7= Patterson Oils 14 (14)
10 P Ferguson & Son 12

 

Fuel Oil News presents the top 10 listings for Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, based on tanker fleet sizes. Figures, which were taken on trust, were provided by the individual companies during the six weeks prior to the publication of this issue.

Fuel Oil News fully respects the decision of a minority of distributors who chose not to disclose figures. Based on 2010 figures Nicholl (Fuel Oils) would remain in the Northern Ireland top 10.

 

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.