Fuel & Energy


The diesel systems experts
Ireland’s premier diesel system specialists, Portlaoise Diesel Injection, enjoyed another positive year in 2017.


Premiere for Volvo Trucks' first all-electric truck
Volvo Trucks is proud to introduce its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.


A well-oiled machine
Lissanna Fuels Ltd is a family-run authorised distributor for Top Oil and EuroBlue AdBlue. Based in Culloville, Co. Armagh, this new company is owned by Sean Farrell who also operates two service stations in Lurgan, Co. Armagh and Coalisland, Co. Tyrone.


Further Extension of period for relaxation rules in relation to fuel oil deliveries
The oil industry has requested an extension to the exceptional and limited relaxation of the EU Driver’s Hours rules granted by the Road Safety Authority (RSA).


New requirements for the declaration of fuel consumption and CO2 emission welcomed by Volvo
From January 1st 2019, all new heavy-duty trucks manufactured within the EU must come with a declaration showing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.


Topaz’new flagship site in Carlow is a real winner
On March 19th 2017, Topaz opened its fantastic new flagship service station at Junction 5 on the M9 in Rathcrogue, County Carlow.


Requirements for the declaration of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for trucks welcomed
From January 1st 2019, all new heavy-duty trucks manufactured within the EU must come with a declaration showing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.


Delivering LPG to Irish homes, businesses ... and vehicles
Celebrating 80 years in business this year, Calor Gas operates a stunning fleet of high-quality, safety-conscious vehicles and is one of the longest-established operators on the island.


True Blue
EuroBlue Ltd. has quickly established itself as Ireland’s premier manufacturer and supplier of AdBlue®.


A roaring success for 30 years
Celebrating 30 years in business, Tiger Oil is a family-run oil distribution company supplying home heating oil, marked gas oil (agricultural/ green diesel) and DERV (road diesel) in the greater Drogheda area.


Fuelling Sligo and beyond
Grange Fuels is an independently owned oil distribution business based in Grange, Co. Sligo.


New fuel stop opens in Newtownmountkennedy
Truckers travelling the east coast route along the N11 from Dublin to Wexford and Rosslare Europort beyond now have a new service station on the approach to Newtownmountkennedy village that they can now include in their fuel stop calculations.


Retailer reports 18 per cent saving with Michelin Tyre policy
Independent UK grocery retailer Heron Foods claims to have cut its annual tyre bill by 18 per cent after adopting a full Michelin tyre policy across its 100-strong fleet of trucks and trailers.


Topaz takes to the podium again
It was no surprise when Topaz Energys name was announced as a major winner at the 2016 Irish Logistics & Transport Awards.


Top Oil and Portway Trailers Ltd announce new partnership
Top Oil, the Irish family owned fuel and home heating oil supplier, and Haulage Company Portway Trailers Ltd have announced details of a new logistics partnership which will see Portway Trailers Ltd support Top Oil in delivering its fuel across specific locations around Ireland.


Joint Venture to deploy a high-powered DC charging network covering long-distance travel routes
BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and VW Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe.


Iveco supplies 109 natural gas vehicles to Madrid
Iveco is the chosen truck manufacturer in a state procurement selection conducted by Madrid, Spains City Hall. This procurement foresees the supply of 109 new urban waste collection vehicles, powered by natural gas engines, for the city of Madrid.


Top-quality smokeless fuel; made in Donegal, distributed nationwide
Synonymous with sourcing and delivering top-quality fuels throughout Donegal and beyond for more than half a century, Andrew McLaughlin & Sons opened their own smokeless fuel manufacturing facility in Buncrana two years ago.


Keeping Belleek fuelled
Maguire Fuels in Belleek, County Fermanagh is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. We met up with Colin Maguire to look back on the history of this excellent family business and to explore the comprehensive range of products and services provided.


Amber targets bright future in West Cork with Bandon Co-op
Amber, one of Munsters largest fuel retailers, today announced the opening of its new un-manned outlet at Bandon Co-op Enniskeane, Co. Cork. The site is part of a €3million investment project by Amber and its partner sites across the West Cork region.


Bates is best for oil
In business since 1988, Bates Oil prides itself on being Wexfords oil company. Managing director Rodney Bates explains more about the South-Easts leading independent oil distributor.


Fuelling Cork since 1987
McGuckian Oils Ltd is one of the largest independent oil distributors in Co. Cork. Operating out of Carrigtwohill, the family-run business is a one-stop shop for all your oil and lubricating requirements.


Volvo Trucks fuel of choice is still diesel
A seven-year research programme by Volvo Trucks into alternative fuels has concluded that the power source with the most positive impact on the environment is still diesel.


Flynn Fuels so proud of its Mighty Quinn
A small piece of history was made recently when Ciaran Quinn of Flynn Fuels, The Downs, Mullingar became the first ever Irish driver to win the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) for the UK and Ireland Driver of the Year award.


Safety comes first for Petrohaul
Galway-based Petrohaul Ltd. is one of Irelands premier transporters of fuel and hazardous goods.