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EA Wales investigating Fendrod Lake oil spill

Environment Agency Wales is appealing to companies on the Swansea Enterprise Zone to review their operations after oil was discharged into the Fendrod Lake...

Busy week ahead for the UK’s oil heating industry

The UK Met Office has issued an Advance Weather Warning ahead of what is expected to be the coldest week of the Winter so...

OFTEC takes the direct approach

OFTEC has launched a new service aimed at all those who install and service oil-fired equipment.  OFTEC Direct brings together a range of essential...

Thinking of changing to ‘natural’ gas? Think again.

Northern Ireland’s monopoly ‘natural’ gas utility, Phoenix Natural Gas has been criticised as a result of its latest advertising campaign. The advertisements, which have appeared...

Plumbing & Heating in Northern Ireland… new edition out now!

Given that Northern Ireland has amongst the highest levels of oil heating in the United Kingdom, it’s only to be expected that oil heating...

Environment Agency acts to minimise oil spillage

The Environment Agency acted swiftly yesterday night and this morning (14 and 15 January) to minimise the impact of an oil spillage entering the...

FPS2004… the countdown begins!

FPS 2004, the biggest exhibition dedicated to the oil distribution industry and its suppliers takes place in Harrogate from Wednesday 21 to Thursday 22...

OFTEC set for Essex Roadshow

OFTEC – the training, standards and registration agency for the oil heating industry in the United Kingdom - has announced details of the next...

Npower announce ‘natural’ gas price hike

UK energy utility Npower, today announced an increase of 5.2% in ‘natural’ gas prices to its six million UK customers. The increase comes at...

New flare fitting procedures from Tocoflo

The drive to adopt metric flare connections was started by OFTEC and is now established with legislation in place enforcing correct procedures.  Tocoflo, a division...

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

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