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With many oil tank installers reporting a tough and highly competitive market environment, it’s worth taking a closer look at the issue of where and when bunded tanks need to be installed and where they don’t, says Carbery Oil Tanks’ Mike Brennan. Whilst bunded tanks can help achieve regulatory compliance at some installations, at others they can represent an unnecessary expense, which hinders technician competitiveness.

With winter beginning to make its presence felt, there's no better time for heating oil users to get winter ready and check their oil tanks, according to TankDepot.co.uk supplier, Carbery Plastics Limited.

Heating oil engineers will shortly be able to benefit from a new service offered by the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS), allowing them to report unsafe heating oil tank installations online. The new service which will debut shortly, has been warmly welcomed by TankDepot.co.uk.

When Dunraven Systems launched the Apollo Smart in 2011, it was the world's only heating oil energy monitor. Two years later and Apollo Smart has revolutionised how heating oil users manage and interact with their heating system. But recognising you don't stay ahead by standing still, the next generation Apollo Smart has now arrived and incorporates an anti-theft alarm as standard.

The latest independent analysis of domestic space and water heating costs has shown that the gap between oil and gas continues to narrow. According to independent energy experts Sutherland Tables, the cost of gas fired heating and hot water for a typical 3 bedroom home has risen by 7%, whilst the price of heating oil has experienced an increase of just 2%.

Carbery Plastics Limited, the leading oil storage tank manufacturer and TankDepot.co.uk supplier - is warning commercial, industrial and institutional fuel users, together with larger domestic oil users across Northern Ireland to ensure their oil tanks are compliant with the next round of oil storage tank regulations, which come into effect on 20 March 2013.

TankDepot.co.uk supplier Carbery Plastics Limited, has been recognised at an awards ceremony hosted by the local town council. The company was nominated for a 'Spirit of Clonakilty' Award by local councillor Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin. The award recognises Carbery's contribution to the local economy, continued commitment to innovation and sales success in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and mainland Europe.

Fuel Oil News magazine’s inaugural Northern Ireland Distributor Debate is set to held at the Templeton Hotel, Templepatrick, Co. Antrim on the afternoon of Thursday 7th March.

The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) is warning heating oil users of the risk of fuel theft and advising them to increase oil tank protection. The warning comes amid reports of a significant increase in heating oil thefts across the country.

Ice and snow have brought severe disruption to many areas of the UK. And invariably, the worst of the weather has hit rural areas, where many families depend on heating oil for winter warmth. Carbery Plastics' Mark O'Connell provides some useful advice for heating oil users on how they can help to ensure their storage tanks remain in great condition all the year round.

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