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Rawlings Fuels – putting the customer first

A gleaming Rawlings tanker outside the new fuel depot in Hook Hampshire

Hampshire-based Rawlings Fuels is an independent supplier of fuel oils delivering to domestic and commercial customers, including farms and agricultural companies. Its beginnings were in a transport company, from which the fuel company emerged, grew and eventually moved to its Read more »

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In Profile – Luc Smets

In the August edition of Fuel Oil News magazine, we chatted with Luc Smets, general manager at Prax Lindsey oil refinery, to discover more about the man behind the industry success – from his clear pride in his family, through Read more »

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Drop in oil product demand highlighted in industry review

UKPIA has today published its annual review of the UK downstream industry. It provides a collection of recent information on the sector from government departments, UKPIA members, and a range of other sources. The Statistical Review, which UKPIA has published Read more »

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In celebration of Prince Petroleum

Prince Petroleum was recently approved for two prestigious accreditations following a project that began in late 2020. As a result, the Leicestershire-based independent distributor was successfully recognised for excellence in administration systems as well as awarded the fleet operators registration Read more »

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Cautious industry response to fuel resilience bill

A bill aimed at maintaining fuel supply to customers in the event of disruption has been published. The draft Downstream Oil Resilience Bill, which was introduced last month by energy minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan, sets out how the Government intends to Read more »

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Crown Oil’s new fuel for fleet

North West fuel supplier Crown Oil is now running its entire fleet on renewable diesel fuel as it commits to reduce its direct CO2 greenhouse gas emissions by 90 per cent. The Greater Manchester business, part of the £420m-turnover Crown Read more »

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Clear focus on future fuels for industry Expo

The key speakers and industry topics have been revealed by UKIFDA for the two-day Future Fuels conference during UKIFDA EXPO 2021 on 7-8 July which will include a ministerial address by Lord Callanan, minister for climate change & corporate responsibility. Read more »

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Technology: Supporting the supply chain

There is much being written about the way in which automation technologies can increase efficiency, in terms of both time and cost, in many areas of the industry. In our May issue, we spoke with fuel oil suppliers, wholesalers and Read more »

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Is the case for HVO strong enough?

The March issue of Fuel Oil News looks in depth at the industry efforts to find future fuel solutions. The case for HVO as a sustainable low carbon liquid fuel for both the transport sector and in heating has been Read more »

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Industry response to PM’s 10-point plan for green industrial revolution

Responses to the Governments 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution reflect the positive and collaborative nature of the industry. Here, we hear from OGUK’s Deirdre Michie and TSA’s Peter Davidson. Commenting on the 10-point green industrial revolution, announced by Read more »

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