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Category Archives: Red Diesel

Integrated IBC Spill Pallets

New – IBC Spill Pallet /Bund with large dispensing area   Fully recyclable, chemical resistant, UV-stabilised PE Platform with hand inserts and holes for inspection & cleaning. Capacity meets/exceeds UK, European & US regulations. Lower sump for ideal working height Easy to maintain and clean Compatible with most forklifts and pallet trucks, use extensions when needed […]

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 […]

New Warehouse Build

We have recently started work on our brand new purpose-built yard and storage facility in Little Hoole on the outskirts of Preston, Lancashire.   This new facility will have Red Diesel and Kerosene available on a metered pump (like a normal fuel station) open to the general public to come and buy in small containers […]

Looking to buy Red Diesel in barrels? Choose Compass Fuels!

Compass Fuels are one of the only companies that offer 100% UK coverage of Red Diesel delivered in 200 or 205 litre barrels. Barrels of red diesel are best suited when: Site access is difficult and larger vehicles are unsuitable. No large quantity storage facilities are available or allowed on the site. Site is unsecured […]

Can I Buy Red Diesel From Your Preston, Lancashire Depot?

Yes, we sell Red Diesel on the pump in our Preston depot.  Compass Fuel Oils are a Lancashire-based Red Diesel / Gas Oil supplier, supplying local businesses and industry right across Preston and Lancashire. We have on-site storage facilities offering: Red Diesel Kerosene Heating Oil Premium Paraffin Quality Lubricants Ancillary fuel oil products Call the […]

Recent Fluctuations In Red Diesel Prices

Everybody knows that red diesel prices have fluctuated recently, moving both up and down, reflecting the changes in the movement of the market as a whole. But those individuals looking to capitalise on the movements and score the lowest possible price, will be glad to know that towards the end of the last month and […]

The Legal Uses Of Red Diesel

Red diesel is predominantly used as a home heating oil, possessing many similar characteristics to standard diesel. In order to distinguish between the two, primarily because home heating oil costs considerably less because of levied taxes, a red dye is added to prevent its unlawful or illegal usage. This allows law-enforcing authorities to easily detect […]