UK Mainland

 

2018  (2017)  Company Number of tankers
1 (1)   Certas Energy 900
2 (2)   WFL (UK) 380
3 (3)   Goff Petroleum 105
4 (4)   NWF Fuels 99
5 (5)   Rix Petroleum 92
6 (6)   WCF Fuels 69
7 (7)   Johnston Oils 68
8 (8=)   Ford Fuel Oils 60
9 (8=)   WP Group 50
10 (11)   Highland Fuels 47
11= (8=)   Gleaner Oils 44
11= (16=)   Oil 4 Wales 44
13= (12)   Carrs Billington 40
13= (13)   Mitchell & Webber 40
15 (14=)   Oilfast 39
16 (14=)   Heltor 38
17 (18)   Oil NRG 36
18 (16=)   Barton Petroleum 35
19 (19)   Fuel Oils Holdings 32
20 (20)   James D Bilsland 27

 

  • Distributors are ranked by number of tankers compiled from data supplied to Fuel Oil News by the relevant companies in January 2018.

Source: Fuel Oil News February 2018.

 

Republic of Ireland

 Rank  Company Number of tankers 2018 Number of tankers 2017
1 East Cork Oil Co 163 161
2 Topaz 127 127
3= TOP Oil 122 110
3= Corrib Oil 110* 110*
5 Jones Oil 45 41
6 EMO ROI 37 37
7 Valero Marketing Ireland 36 36
8 Campus Oil 30 30
9 M&J Kelleher 18 17
10= Glen Fuel Services 16 16
10= Ultima Oil 16* 16*

 

Northern Ireland

 Rank  Company Number of tankers 2018 Number of tankers 2017
1 LCC Oil 79 72
2 EMO Oil (NI) 55 55
3 Carlisle Fuels 30 30
4 Bangor Fuels 28 28
5 AH Fuel Oils 25 23
6 Thompson Fuels 16 16
7 Patterson Oil 16 16
8 Morrow 14 14
9= P Ferguson & Sons 11
9= WR Kennedy 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 2018.

Figures marked with an * are 2016.

As a result of recent changes in their operation Topaz Energy and Top Kelly Fuels are no longer in the top 10. The companies in =9th position are new entrants.

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 2017.

 

Top 10 logistic companies 

2018  (2017) Company  Number of tankers
1 (1) Hoyer Petrolog 373
2 (2) Turners (Soham) 222
3 (4) XPO Logistics 190*
4 (3) Wincanton 184
5 (5) DHL 165
6 (6) Reynolds Logistics 145
7 (8) Greenergy Flexigrid 132
8 (7) Suckling Transport  126
9 (-) Suttons Transport  70**
10 (9) Montgomery Transport Services 32

 

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.

*figure is 2017

** last appeared in the 2014 list with 43 tankers

Source: Fuel Oil News August 2018.