Homeowners urged to 'Look for the Badge' during Scam Awareness Month

    With nearly 40% of adults in Ireland concerned about scams in their everyday lives, OFTEC, representing the domestic oil and solid fuel heating industry, is cal...

All Heating Oil Householders Urged To Have Their Say On The Future Of Heat In Homes

Heating oil trade association The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) is urging the 1.2m homeowners in the UK who use heating oil, to take part in the Government...

Top tips for better fuel efficiency when driving

    Drive smoothly at a steady speed. Driving like a boy-racer by aggressively accelerating or breaking not only makes you look like a bit of a fool, ...

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...

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," ...

OFTEC calls for urgent heat policy intervention following winter death toll surge

Urgent policy intervention is needed to improve energy efficiency for vulnerable rural households and help safeguard against the unacceptable number of additional deaths that occur...

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...

Oil is the cheapest way to heat your home this winter!

Oil is the cheapest way to heat your home this winter 41% cheaper than LPG 53% cheaper than electric 7% cheaper than mains gas These figures are provided by independ...

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...

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...