Industry News

‘Natural’ gas prices set to increase by almost 6%

British Gas – the UK’s largest ‘natural’ gas utility – has today announced the imposition of a 5.9% increase in domestic gas prices at...

Polluter pays the price for heating oil spillage

On 8th December 2003 Wye Valley Demolition Ltd pleaded guilty to one charge of causing polluting matter, namely heating oils to enter the Northway...

Fuel spillage into Lydney Canal, Gloucestershire

An extensive clean up is underway in Gloucestershire after a spillage from an oil tank caused 300 litres of oil to enter the Lydney...

Four months to the UK’s biggest oil heating exhibition!

Over recent years, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers’ Annual Conference & Exhibition has become firmly established as the focal point for the oil heating...

OFTEC tackles pollution at domestic oil storage installations

Recent statistics published by The Environment Agency suggest that despite the recently enacted Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001, the number of...

Did you know the UK’s most efficient boilers are oil?

The SEDBUK website is an excellent source of information for all those within oil heating industry, seeking to determine boiler efficiency. A useful feature...

OFTEC appoints Honorary Life President

Colin Sutherland will be known to many within the UK’s oil heating industry. For many years, Colin has worked tirelessly and unceasingly to promote the...

OFTEC’s 2003 Roadshow Programme draws to an end…

OFTEC’s Regional Roadshow Series for 2003, drew to a close recently, with the final Roadshow in Redruth, Cornwall. Attendees gathered from across the county and...

Boulter Buderus acquired by Robert Bosch GmbH

Established in 1970, Boulter Boilers Limited will be a name familiar throughout the UK oil heating industry. Earlier this year, Boulter was acquired by Buderus...

Polluter pays the price for Bury oil spillage

A paper merchant was fined £2,000 today (Monday) after pleading to guilty to a pollution offence after oil leaked into a watercourse from a...

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Flotta Oil Terminal Celebrates It's 40th Year

Flotta Oil Terminal Celebrates It’s 40th Year

Flotta Oil Terminal, based in Orkney, marked its 40th anniversary with a celebratory dinner earlier this week. Senior management from Repsol Sinopec Resources UK and...