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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...
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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...

Onshore wind farm investment at risk under government policy, says RenewableUK report

A trade association for renewable energy firms has warned that investment in onshore wind could slide unless the government changes policy, despite a record...

Certas Energy unveils bunker plan for Lockerbie

Certas Energy has announced plans to develop an HGV refuelling bunker facility at the ‘fechan Truckstop (Eardley International) in Scotland. The site is located at...

Oil heating industry calls for clarity on BEIS’ ambitions for decarbonising off-grid heat

OFTEC and the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) have requested urgent clarification from the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) over the...

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Seattle to Tax and Regulate Home Heating Oil Out of Existence...

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on the 23rd of September to phase out the use of home heating oil in the city, a...
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Brexit & The Oil Industry