UK Mainland

 

2019  (2018)  Company Number of tankers
1 (1)   Certas Energy 900
2 (2)   WFL (UK) 380
3 (3)   Goff Petroleum 104
4 (4)   NWF Fuels 96
5 (5)   Rix Petroleum 92
6 (7)   Johnston Oils 87
7 (6)   WCF Fuels 72
8 (17)   Oil NRG 69
9 (8)   Ford Fuel Oils 60
10 (*)   Crown Oil 53
11 (9)   WP Group 50
12 (13=)   Mitchell & Webber 48
13 (10)   Highland Fuels 47
14= (11=)   Gleaner Oils 44
14= (11=)   Oil 4 Wales 44
16 (13=)   Carrs Billington 42
17 (15)   Oilfast 41
18 (17)   Heltor 39
19 (18)   Barton Petroleum 38
20 (19)   Fuel Oils Holdings 28

 

Distributors are ranked by number of tankers compiled from data supplied to Fuel Oil News by the relevant companies in January 2019.

* Last listed with 25 tankers in 2016, recent acquisitions at Crown Oil have more than doubled tanker numbers. Acquisitions have also seen Oil NRG’s tanker numbers rise.

Source: Fuel Oil News February 2019.

 

Republic of Ireland

 

 Rank  Company Number of tankers 2019 Number of tankers 2018
1 East Cork Oil Co 165 163
2 TOP Oil* 121 122
3 Corrib Oil 110 110
4 Jones Oil 45 45
5 EMO ROI 37 37
6 Valero Marketing 36 36
7 Campus Oil 29 30
8 Glen Fuel Services 20 16
9 M&J Kelleher 18 18
10= Ultima Oil 17 16

TOP Oil* is now owned by Irving Oil

Number 2 in 2018 with 127 tankers, Topaz/Circle K was ‘unable to communicate a figure for this years’ publication due to a recent change in operations

Northern Ireland

 Rank  Company Number of tankers 2019 Number of tankers 2018
1 LCC Oil 94 79
2 Carlisle Fuels 28 30
3 Bangor Fuels 28 28
4 AH Fuel Oils 25 25
5 Patterson Oil 22 16
6 Thompson Fuels 16 16
7 Morrow Fuels 16 14
8 WR Kennedy 12 11
9 P Ferguson & Sons 11 11
10 Hylands Fuels 10 (-)

 

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 2019.

Fuel Oil News respects the wishes of some distributors who chose not to disclose figures.  Based on 2010 figures and the company’s recent acquisition of EMO Oil (NI), Nicholls remains a key player in the Northern Ireland market.

Source: Fuel Oil News March 2019.

 

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.