Category Archives: Paraffin

Open Saturdays for Paraffin, Kerosene, and LPG

We’re excited to share some exciting news with our customers. As we continually strive to enhance our customer experience and make it more convenient, we’re thrilled to announce our office is now open on Saturday mornings 9 am – 12 pm for Paraffin / Kerosene and Gas Bottles collections! Saturdays Just Got More Convenient Starting […]

How Can You Prevent Water From Entering Your Fuel Tank?

If you work in the fuel industry, preventing water contamination may be a significant stress on your mind. Water contamination can reduce the quality of your fuel and cause damage to your machinery. At Compass Fuels, we are the UK’s leading fuel oil specialists and provide next-day delivery across the UK. We understand that many […]

Paraffin vs Kerosene

If you’re in the fuel industry, or one of the many industries dealing with industrial fuels, you’ve probably come across the terms “paraffin” and “kerosene”, perhaps even interchangeably. That’s because there is a lot of cross over between these two terms, and it even varies by country! To help cut through the confusion, we’ve thrown […]

Benefits of Premium C1 Paraffin for winter heating

C1 Paraffin

With winter setting in and freezing temperatures already, you may be thinking about heating your commercial or domestic setting with paraffin. Premium C1 paraffin can be the perfect choice for this endeavour. But what is this type of paraffin, what is it used for, and what are the considerations for using Premium C1 Paraffin for […]

Choose a Qlima paraffin heater this winter

Here at Compass Fuel Oils, we are the UK’s leading fuel oil specialists, providing next day delivery across the UK. This includes Qlima Paraffin Heaters. But what are these? And why should you choose one this winter? Why should you choose a Qlima paraffin heater this winter? With the temperatures already dropping outside, it’s set […]

How to open 45 gallon steel drums

If you’re reading this page the likelihood is you’ve just taken delivery of a barrel of fuel oil (such as red diesel, kerosene, paraffin) or a lubricant and you’re stuck on how to open the 2″ screw cap. By far the easiest method is to buy a drum wrench – a special tool designed solely for […]

Back to the Old Days with Paraffin Heaters

With energy prices driving some people to distraction, conservation may be taking us all back to the future. ‘Paraffin heater’ is an old familiar term that is getting a whole new look, as well as new technology to bring it into the twenty first century. Oil refiners and heater manufacturers have worked hard to develop […]

Paraffin Heaters: The Alternative way of Heating This Winter

Sometimes, what was old, is new again, and that applies to portable heaters. Before central heating systems and natural gas or electric heat, there were kerosene heaters. With the high cost of energy today, portable heaters are making a come back with improved technology, for both the heaters and the fuel. What is a Paraffin […]