Oil sector job losses ‘to reach 120,000 by end of year’

This year we have seen an alarming amount of jobs losses throughout the UK and Ireland due to the downturn in the gas and oil sector. The number of jobs lost could top 120,000 by the end of this year, according to a reliable report. Oil & Gas UK estimated 84,000 jobs linked...

13th June 2016 / yomp / comments

What is Kerosene?

 Is Kerosene and Home Heating Oil the same thing? Kerosene is a very popular fuel which is used widely throughout the UK and is known by many different names including; Paraffin, ’28 Sec Oil’, Home Heating Oil and Boiler Juice. Up until the time electricity was invented Kero...

23rd May 2016 / yomp / comments

kerosene oil pipelines at risk!

Oil pipelines are scattered all across the world, they are made from steel or plastic tubes which are usually buried. The oil is moved through the pipelines by pump stations along the pipeline. Natural gas (and similar gaseous fuels) are lightly pressurised into liquids known as ...

1st April 2016 / yomp / comments

How Oil Harms Animals and Plants in Marine Environments

Top Up Fuels heating suppliers team would like to share with everyone how oil spills harm our wildlife and plants in marine environments. Countless amounts of oil spills happened last year, the biggest two large spills (700 tonnes) were both due to a collision. The first, in Sing...

4th March 2016 / yomp / comments

The dangers of kerosene

Kerosene is one of the safest oils to use but if you abuse it or handle it without care the consequences can be fatal. The Top Up Fuels team have labelled below all the potential issues you could face if you abuse kerosene. If you have an exposure, you should call your local eme...

26th February 2016 / yomp / comments