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Government Blocks Bill Seeking To Ban Oil & Gas Exploration

The Government has been accused of "utter hypocrisy" on climate change after it blocked a Bill seeking to ban oil and gas exploration in...

Expected Changes to Heating Sector

The Government's action plan on climate will affect all sectors, including home heating. It is a significant contributor to carbon emissions, about 10% of the...
Fuel Poverty Gap Between Rural And Urban Areas Has Closed

The Benefits of Bio-fuel

OFTEC, which stands for the Oil Firing Technical Association represents the oil heating sector and is recommending that biofuel offers a straightforward alternative for...
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Oil Prices Jump Over 2%

Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel today, with OPEC and its allies on track to extend supply cuts until at least the...
Greenergy Acquire Inver Energy, Ireland and CAN-OP | biofuel

Biofuels | The Future of Liquid Fuel Heating

New research was unveiled recently at OFTEC's 2019 annual conference supporting that liquid biofuels are a low cost, high-impact carbon reduction solution for oil-heated homes. Industry leaders gathered...
FPS In Search Of New Chief Executive

Future Vision Released By Liquids Fuels Trade Association

FPS unveiled its vision for cutting carbon through the development of biofuels at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool. “As the trade association for the liquid fuels...
OFTEC Urges Heating Businesses to Protect Themselves Against Liability

Get Ready for New Environmental Regulations

New regulations from Natural Resources Wales are due to come into force in March 2020, resulting in all above ground tanks in excess of...

U.S. Oil Demand On The Rise

The U.S. economy burned through an average of 20.46 million barrels of crude oil and related liquids each day last year. That was about...

Safer Tanks For Homeowners

OFTEC is calling for homeowners to consider upgrading their tanks to safer and more robust double-skinned or "bunded" models. With an estimated 700,000 homes in...
OFTEC energy savings drive supported by SEAI

Dorset Residents Urged To Be Vigilant for Oil Heating Scam Artists

Dorset residents are being urged to be vigilant when having work done to their heating system in an effort to avoid non-qualified technicians and...

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Applegreen Expands to the US

Irish Company Applegreen Expanding In US Market

Applegreen has agreed to acquire a 40 per cent holding in 23 highway service plazas in Connecticut, investing $37.6 million (€33.5 million) to expand its US...