UK Mainland

 

2020  (2019)  Company Number of tankers
1 (1)   Certas Energy 900
2 (2)   WFL (UK)* 321
3 (4)   NWF Fuels 155
4 (5)   Rix Petroleum 114
5 (3)   Goff Petroleum** 104
6 (8)   Oil NRG 88
7 (6)   Johnston Oils 87
8 (7)   WCF Fuels 72
9 (9)   Ford Fuel Oils 65
10 (10)   Crown Oil 58
11= (17)   Oilfast 50
11= (11)   WP Group 50
13 (12)   Mitchell & Webber 48
14= (14)   Gleaner Oils 44
14= (13)   Highland Fuels 44
16 (19)   Barton Petroleum 43
17 (16)   Carrs Billington 42
18= (18)   Heltor 39
18= (14)   Oil4Wales*** 39
20 (19)   Fuel Oil Holdings 28

 

Distributors are ranked by number of tankers supplied to Fuel Oil News in January 2020.
* WFL (UK) – having partnered with Wincanton on its articulated fleet, the inhouse tanker fleet has reduced.
** Goff Petroleum – 2019 figure
*** Oil4Wales – recent acquisitions and the merger of Powys/Brecon depots has improved fleet logistics reducing vehicle numbers

Source: Fuel Oil News February 2020.

 

Republic of Ireland

 

 Rank  Company Number of tankers 2020 Number of tankers 2019
1 East Cork Oil Co 182 165
2 TOP Oil 120 121
3 Corrib Oil 110 110
4 Jones Oil 41 45
5 Valero Marketing 38 37
6 EMO ROI 37 36
7 Campus Oil 29 29
8 Glen Fuel Services 20 20
9 M&J Kelleher 20 18
10 Ultima Oil 17 17

 

Northern Ireland

 Rank  Company Number of tankers 2020 Number of tankers 2019
1 LCC Oil 94 94
2 Bangor Fuels 32 28
3 Carlisle Fuels 28 28
4 AH Fuel Oils 25 25
5 Patterson Oil 22 22
6 Thompson Fuels 16 16
7 Morrow Fuels 16 16
8 WR Kennedy 12 12
9 P Ferguson & Sons 11 11

 

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 2020.

Fuel Oil News respects the wishes of some distributors who chose not to disclose figures.  Based on 2010 figures Nicholls remains a key player in the Northern Ireland market.

Source: Fuel Oil News March 2020.

 

Top 10 logistic companies 

2019  (2018) Company  Number of tankers
1 (1) Hoyer Petrolog 366
2 (5) DHL 225
3 (2) Turners (Soham) 215
4 (4) Wincanton 190
5 (3) XPO Logistics 178
6 (7) Greenergy Flexigrid 156
7 (6) Reynolds Logistics 145
8 (8) Suckling Transport  125
9 (9) Suttons Transport  38
10 (-) Clugston Distribution 21

 

The list of the top 10 UK fuel logistics companies is based on size of tanker fleet. Figures, which were taken on trust, were provided by the individual companies.

Source: Fuel Oil News August 2019.