As Electricity And Gas Prices Increase It’s Official Heating Oil Is The Cheapest Form Of Energy

With the first month of Autumn underway, many homeowners across the UK are thinking about turning on the heating for the first time in a few months and for those homeowners who are...

As oil prices fall and electricity prices soar heat policy must be reviewed says OFTEC

As the average cost of heating a home on oil continues to fall, whilst more than 3 million consumers face a 12.5% rise in electricity prices, OFTEC has reignited its call on govern...

Looking after your oil tank

You can follow our list of tips and advice to keep your home heating oil safe and to save you money in the long run.  Check your tank: There are some simple checks and s...

NISEP funded insulation and heating schemes 2017 - 2018

The Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme (NISEP for short) provides help to install energy saving measures in your home. This can be heating controls, loft insulation and ...

OFTEC AND FPS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO HELP CONSUMERS STAY ‘TANK SAFE’

OFTEC (Oil Firing Technical Association) and the FPS (Federation of Petroleum Suppliers) have joined forces to launch a new ‘Tank Safe’ campaign, urging the 920,000 oil...

County’s oil heated households enjoy the cheapest fuel bills, says new report

With five of the big six energy suppliers announcing significant price increases to consumers, oil heated households will welcome news that they continue to enjoy the cheapest fuel...

Are you entitled to a grant to replace your boiler?

The boiler replacement scheme helps owner occupiers to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.  The Boiler Replacement Allowance is a Department for Social Developmen...

Twelve fascinating facts that you probably didn’t know about oil!

1. The word "petroleum" literally translates as "rock oil." It stems from the Greek word "petra," meaning rock, and the Latin word "oleum," ...

Boiler Replacement Scheme - Are you eligible?

The Government boiler replacement scheme is still available. Open to owner occupiers across Northern Ireland, grants of up to £1000* are currently available if...

Protect your oil tank!

The costs of taking oil tank security measures will be far outweighed by the peace of mind and knowledge that your oil is protected. As some fuel tanks have the capacity to store t...

Government must act to prevent fuel poor being left out in the cold, says OFTEC

As latest figures show the number of households living in fuel poverty in England and Wales has increased to more than 10%, OFTEC is reigniting its calls on government to develop a...

Urgent change to UK low carbon heat policy required as oil remains cheapest fuel, says OFTEC

Despite the average cost of heating a typical home on oil rising over the last quarter, new industry figures reveal that oil remains by far the cheapest of all major domestic heati...