Industry News

FPS2004…. a ‘resounding success’

Oil distribution industry conference and exhibition, FPS 2004, which took place at the Harrogate International Conference Centre recently, was a resounding success for visitors...

Cawoods’ Bobby Gardiner… FPS Driver of the Year 2004

A tanker driver with Northern Ireland company Cawoods Oil has been named "FPS-OAMPS Driver of the Year 2004", by the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers,...

IoP becomes IPHE…

At the Institute of Plumbing"s recent Annual General Meeting, representatives decided overwhelmingly to change the Institute"s name to the Institute of Plumbing & Heating...

Environment Agency tackles Bridgwater Oil Spill

The Environment Agency has swung into action cleaning up an oil spill on the River Brue near Bridgwater. Almost a kilometre of the river at...

Been down the fish and chip shop recently?

With oil prices currently enjoying something of a roller coaster ride and increasing awareness of minimising the environmental impact of carbon fuels, the development...

Make sure your oil doesn’t boil!

Heating oil is an inherently safe heating choice when stored responsibly and a domestic storage tank will rarely constitute a fire hazard. Indeed, the...

London oil tank ‘cat’astrophe…..

A cat caused thousands of pounds worth of damage when it fell into an oil tank and then spread the mess all over its...

Homes badly damaged in County Down arson attack

Three houses have been extensively damaged in an arson attack on an oil storage tank in the Derrybeg area of Newry, Co. Down. In the...

EA publish oil spillage advice and guidance

Advice and guidance dealing with the aftermath of oil spills has been published by the Standing Committee of Analysts (SCA), based within the Environment...

Thames oil spillage costs company over £300,000!

Preparations for the millennium bug proved costly for an Aylesbury company after oil from its emergency back-up generators polluted the Bear Brook, which cost...

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Denial of Minimum Wage to North Sea Workers a ‘National Disgrace’.

Official pay guidance won’t apply beyond 12 miles in UK waters, leaving out most crews dismantling oil and gas rigs Unions have said it is...