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...

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...

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...