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Top tips for better fuel efficiency when driving

8 Mar 2018 Author Marlene Gray

Check out our top tips on how you can make genuine fuel economy improvements right now.   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, but it wastes fuel too - up to 60% more in fact! When pulling away from traffic lights, try to remember you aren’t pla...

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Twelve top interesting facts about oil!

8 Sep 2015 Author Marlene Gray

1. The word "petroleum" literally translates as "rock oil". It stems from the Greek word "petra", meaning rock, and the Latin word "oleum", meaning oil. 2. Petroleum products are usually grouped into three categories: light distillates (LPG, gasoline, naphtha), middle distillates (kerosene, diesel), heavy distillates and residuum (heavy fuel oil, lubricat...

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HMRC roadside fuel testing equipment to tackle the illegal diesel trade.

28 Jul 2015 Author Marlene Gray

The Treasury Minister Damian Hinds visited Belfast and Newry yesterday (Monday 27th July) as HM Revenue and Customs revealed new roadside fuel testing equipment to help combat trade in illegal diesel. The equipment has been set up in order to permit officers to test vehicles at the roadside for the presence of the new fuel marker, which was introduced into supplies intended for use in agricultu...

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