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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 Kerosene has been used since the early 1800’s… Read more »

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 Natural Gas Liquids (kerosene oil). The problem we have… Read more »

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 Singapore in January, resulted in a spill of… Read more »

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 emergency number (such… Read more »

Interesting facts about kerosene


The Top Up Fuels team have gathered together all of their interesting facts on kerosene, please read below to be amazed: Kerosene was initially manufactured from coal tar and shale oils. ‘Kerosene’ was registered as a trademark by Abraham Gesner in 1854. kerosene was the major refinery product for several decades until the advent of… Read more »