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Make An impact With £10k Energy Impact Awards

Make An impact With £10k Energy Impact Awards

Local groups are being urged to apply for the second year of the Energy Impact Awards which offer the chance to bag £10,000. Fuel poverty...
IPRA Quality Assurance Scheme Receives Certification

IPRA Quality Assurance Scheme Receives Certification

The Irish Petrol Retailers Association (IPRA) has recently confirmed that their Quality Assurance Scheme (QA) for petrol retailers has received Trade Mark Certification. David Blevings, spokesperson...
OFTEC Welcomes Introduction of Home Energy Scotland Loan Scheme

OFTEC Welcomes Introduction of Home Energy Scotland Loan Scheme

OFTEC, which represents the domestic oil heating and cooking industry in Scotland and the rest of Great Britain and Ireland, has welcomed the Scottish...
Irelands' Applegreen Buys UK Sites For £21m

Ireland’s Applegreen Buys UK Sites For £21m

Applegreen, Irish forecourt retailer, has followed on with their USA acquisitions by purchasing a network of seven sites from the Carsley Group in the...
Altecnic Appoints New Specification Manager

Altecnic Appoints New Specification Manager

Altecnic, UK provider of high-quality plumbing and HVAC components, has strengthened its specification team with the appointment of Simon Carpenter as its new Specification Manager...
Phillips 66 and Square Robot Team Up to Develop Storage Tank Inspection Robot

Phillips 66 and Square Robot Team Up to Develop Storage Tank Inspection Robot

Phillips 66, an energy manufacturing and logistics company, and Square Robot, Inc. are advancing into the unmanned robotics inspection market through the joint development of an...
Well-Safe Solutions Selects Dundee for Onshore Marine Support Base

Well-Safe Solutions Selects Dundee for Onshore Marine Support Base

Aberdeen based well abandonment specialists, Well-Safe Solutions, have today announced the location of its onshore marine base in The Port of Dundee. The company made...
Photograph of Mr. Richard Gales

Remembering Former OFTEC Chief Executive Mr. Richard Gales, 1950 – 2014

OilFiredUp Rural Energy News was sad to learn that former OFTEC Chief Executive, Mr. Richard Gales passed away earlier this month at the age...
Drilling rig blown ashore in storms off Western Islesvideo

17,000 Tonne Drilling Rig Blown Ashore in Storms Off the Western Isles

A 17,000-tonne oil drilling rig with 280 metric tonnes of diesel on board has run aground after being blown ashore on the Western Isles. The...
Gloucester County inspects heating oil delivery trucks

Gloucester County inspects heating oil delivery trucks

Gloucester County Division of Consumer Affairs/Weights and Measures has begun coordinating inspections of over 80 fuel trucks in Gloucester County, to ensure customers are...

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