UK Mainland

 

2021  (2020)  Company Number of tankers
1 (1)   Certas Energy 900
2 (2)   WFL (UK) 304
3 (3)   NWF Fuels 155
4 (4)   Rix Petroleum 115
5 (5)   Goff Petroleum 104
6 (6)   Oil NRG 88
7 (7)   Johnston Oils 87
8 (8)   WCF Fuels 73
9 (10)   Crown Oil 70
10 (9)   Ford Fuel Oils 67
11= (11=)   Oilfast* 50
11= (11=)   WP Group 50
13 (13)   Mitchell & Webber 48
14= (14=)   Highland Fuels 43
14= (16)   Barton Petroleum 43
16 (17)   Carrs Billington 42
17 (14=)   Gleaner Oils 40
18 (18=)   Heltor 39
19 (18=)   Oil4Wales 36
20 n/a   New Era Fuels 32

Distributors are ranked by number of tankers supplied to Fuel Oil News in January 2021.
* figure as of 2020
Source: Fuel Oil News February 2021.

 

Republic of Ireland

 

 Rank  Company Number of tankers 2021 Number of tankers 2020
1 East Cork Oil 179 182
2 Corrib Oil 110* 110
3 Jones Oil 45 41
4 Valero Marketing 39 38
5 EMO ROI 37 37
6 Campus Oil 27 29
7 M&J Kelleher 21 20
8 Glen Fuel Services 20 20
9 Sweeney Oil 19 n/a
10 Ultima Oil 18 17

 

Northern Ireland

 Rank  Company Number of tankers 2021 Number of tankers 2020
1 LCC Oil 94 94
2 Bangor Fuels 33 32
3 Carlisle Fuels 28 28
4 Patterson Oil 25 22
5 AH Fuel Oils 25* 25
6 Thompson Fuels 16 16
7 Morrow Fuels 16 16
8 WR Kennedy 13 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.

* figure as of 2020

Source: Fuel Oil News March 2021.

 

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.