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Oil Prices – set for further change?

Oil Pipeline, Oil Prices

November 2018 saw global oil prices down by 20% or so – the biggest monthly slide in more than 10 years. Cornelia Meyer, chief executive of Meyer Resources, told the Today Programme that “a month ago everyone was pumping oil as hard as they could because of worries about the Iran sanctions but then there […]

Water in your Oil Tank – Fast Resolutions

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Water in your oil tank may cause boiler issues and blockages in your pipes, especially during freezing winter temperatures.  If water finds its way into your oil tank, it is important to deal with it quickly.  The good news is – there are easy ways to resolve and prevent these problems. Detecting Water in your […]

Diesel Pumps Could ‘Run Dry’, Says RAC

Diesel Pumps Could Run Dry, Says RAC, Fuel Prices,

Britain’s diesel pumps could “run dry” because of a growing dependence on foreign fuel, according to the RAC Foundation. The motoring research group said diesel demand had been rising for decades, but UK refineries were struggling to cope. There were 11 million diesel cars on the road last year, compared with just 1.6 million in […]

‘Weather Bomb’ Hits UK: Oil Tank Maintenance Tips

An image showing the extreme weather hitting the UK

With high winds and heavy rain covering the UK, heating oil users are warned to look after their tanks. The current weather can have a number of nasty consequences: Tanks can become dislodged by flooding or high winds. This can potentially lead to an oil spill and in a flooded area the oil will be […]

Snowdonia River Polluted By Oil Tank Leak

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Police officials have identified the source of pollution at a river in North Wales, to be a leak from a heating oil tank. Natural Resources Wales officials are monitoring pollution levels at Llyn Padarn, near Llanberis, following the incident in Afon y Bala – a river which feeds into the lake. A representative from Natural […]

Heartless Thief Steals £1,000 Heating Oil From Hospice

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Police are searching for a heartless thief who stole £1,000 of heating oil from St. Clare Hospice in Hastingwood. Police have released CCTV footage of the thief, which shows him siphoning oil from the tank at the inpatient unit. Chief Executive of the hospice, Tanya Curry said of the burglary, “we are shocked and saddened […]