Future Of Oil Heating

The Future of Oil Heating

Oil heating is one of the best forms of heating in the UK today. From a cost perspective oil is more economic than rival energy products and oil fired heating systems are exceptionally efficient. Domestic oil...

Fighting Fuel Laundering

Fighting Fuel Laundering Three "pop-up" filling stations selling laundered fuel have been closed down in Belfast. John Whiting, HMRC's head criminal investigation for Northern Ireland, reported to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Westminster that the sites...

Pay As You Go… for heating oil customers

Pay As You Go Northern Ireland Minister for social development, Nelson McCausland, has given the go ahead for trials of a new "pay -as-you-go" system for heating oil customers. At present there are pay-as-you-go schemes for both electricity...

Fuel Transfer to Iced in City a success !

ANCHORAGE, Alaska—A Russian tanker that went on an ocean odyssey of 5,000 miles to deliver fuel to the iced-in city of Nome was offloading the gasoline and diesel in what officials say is smooth sailing so...

Bio heating trial passes inspection

Two properties taking part in a trial of bio-liquids in Northern Ireland have  passed their second inspection with flying colours. Both heating systems have been converted to run on a bio-liquid blend, consisting of 70% kerosene and 30% fatty acid methyl ester...

The fight for bio-liquids

The new B30K fuel will be a mix of 30% FAME bio-fuel and 70% kerosene, and can be used on existing oil heating appliances with very few system modifications. It is estimated that carbon emissions from the B30K fuel...

Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

Success for Biofuels research project The Oil Firing Technical Association, ICOM Energy Association (ICOM), the University of East Anglia and others have successfully trialled a new blended heating oil which combines a bio-fuel with kerosene or gas...