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Advantages of switching to Furnaceflame® fuel oil


Here at Compass Fuel Oils, we are the UK’s leading fuel oil specialists, providing next day delivery across the UK. This includes heating oil too. For large scale industrial and commercial heating, you should consider Furnaceflame® fuel oil. But what is this? And what are the advantages of switching to Furnaceflame® fuel oil? What is […]

Blocked filter problems lead to new testing protocol for red diesel

Last year saw a sharp rise in the occurrences of blocked filters on tractors and other farm machinery. This has led to the development of a new sampling and testing protocol for red diesel. Jamie Smart, transport advisor for NFU Scotland (NFUS) said that this is being developed at the request of a specialist task force at […]

Lubricant storage and handling

lubricants and grease

Machinery, particularly plant and agricultural machinery, will often rely on a range of lubricants to keep working at optimal performance and efficiency. But storing these lubricant effectively, and preventing cross contamination is essential, if you want to prevent mechanical breakdowns, and keep your machinery in great condition. So what do you need to know about […]

Paraffin and kerosene: what’s the difference?

C1 Paraffin

When you’re looking for a heating oil for your property, two different options you probably come across quite frequently are paraffin and kerosene. But how can you choose between these two options? And what are the differences between the two heating oils? Well, here at Compass Fuel Oils, we are the UK’s leading provider of […]

Advantages of switching to biodegradable hydraulic oils

lubricants and grease

Hydraulic oils are non-compressed fuels that allow power to transfer from one side of the equipment to the other. Generally, a force from a piston or cylinder will be applied at one side, which pushes this hydraulic oil or fluid through the system, exerting a force on the other side, resulting in movement or action. […]