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Fuel Tool Mentioned in The Guardian

Recently, The Guardian newspaper wrote about different ways to help keep your heating oil costs down and Fuel Tool was mentioned more than once. Click here to read the article on the Guardian website. Fuel Tool is continuing to defy the odds by further reducing prices to astonishingly low levels. Check out prices in your postcode with the Instant Quote box above.

Thank You!

Fuel Tool wants to say a big thank you to all its loyal customers. Time and time again you return to order your heating oil. We like to think it's because we offer great prices and great customer service. Whatever the reason, we appreciate your custom and promise to always put you, the customer first. So, in case we haven't said it in a while.. thank you!!

Children in Need Donations - Thank You!

We would like to offer the warmest thanks to all of the customers who ordered home heating oil on Children in Need Day 2014 (on Friday). In the end, Fuel Tool donated 15% of our proceeds made on the day to this worthy charity. From all of us at Fuel Tool, many thanks again for your support and contributions.

Winter is on the way!

Experts are predicting 2014 may be the coldest for a century. Oil prices are still very low and holding at the moment on Fuel Tool; however, as demand outstrips supply, the oil prices may rise. Fuel Tool wants to keep you toasty warm this winter for less. Fill your tank now and sit back and relax as winter takes hold.

Autumnal Equinox

In layman's terms, today is officially the first day of autumn, (the autumnal equinox). It is the time of year when the leaves start to change colour and our thoughts turn to keeping warm. Prices at Fuel Tool are as low as they have been all summer and are holding nicely. So, why not beat the rush and order today? Stay warm.. for less.

Why our customers matter the most

Great customer service.. just common sense, right? Well, not always I'm afraid. Here at Fuel Tool we know that nothing matters more than the customer experience, which is why we pride ourselves on the high level of customer service we offer. No problem is too big or too small, no request too silly. We are here to help and support you, the customer through the entire process of placing an order to delivery. Why do our loyal customers come back to us time and time again? Well, that's because we don't just deliver great prices on heating oil, we also deliver a customer experience which works for you. The relationship with our customers doesn't end when an order is placed.. it's only just begun!

High Temperatures.. Low Prices

The sun is shining in the sky and on Fuel Tool as prices continue to stay low. Thinking of heating your home isn't always a priority in the warm summer months but don't get caught out. 'Supply and demand' is a huge factor when it comes to the price of heating oil. Stay ahead of the game and order while supplies are plentiful and demand is low.

Fuel Tool Joins the .UK Revolution

Fuel has become even faster! As of today, instead of entering www.fueltool.co.uk, you can access our site by entering fueltool.uk into your browser to reach us (no www or .co required anymore). If you're old-fashioned, not to worry, the .co.uk is still here should you prefer it. Either way, bookmark Fuel Tool today and get your heating oil faster and cheaper.

Fuel Tool Celebrates 3rd Birthday

We'd like to thank all of our loyal customers and heating oil suppliers for supporting Fuel Tool for three fantastic years of providing a truly fair, useful and beneficial service to the UK. We hope to get better and better in the future and hope to always provide the cheapest prices, best customer service and reliable heating oil delivery to your home. Hip hip, hooray!

Shane Williams Joins Fuel Tool


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Although Fuel Tool is entirely impartial, we feel a special mention is in order about our most recent supplier on board in South Wales. Fuel Tool is proud to be joined by Star Multifuels, who is supported by one of the greatest Welsh rugby players of all time, Shane Williams, director of the company. Shane holds the Welsh record for test tries and 3rd place in the world rankings. We were honoured to receive an autographed card signed by Shane himself. Click the picture to see the full-sized image. Many thanks to Star Multifuels for sending this to us and we wish you all the best in supplying your heating oil on Fuel Tool.

Spring is Here

Fuel Tool prices continue to stay low as we've officially stepped into spring. Take advantage of the current low prices and order now while they are hovering at a three year low in most of the country.

Only the Best of the Best

Did you know that every supplier who wishes to join the Fuel Tool website must be approved and agree to follow a strict customer service policy? It's true. This is what makes all of Fuel Tool's customers so happy. We make sure that every supplier delivers on their promised timeframe and charge only the price that is listed; otherwise, they're not welcome on our website. Customer service excellence, responsive communication and delivering the lowest prices is what Fuel Tool is all about and our suppliers are the cornerstone of this philosophy.

Feeling Forgetful? Fuel Tool Can Help

Fuel Tool customers can now receive periodic reminders to let them know their tank may be running low. If you're a current Fuel Tool customer, visit your Customer Account and select the appropriate option. Voila! Never run out of heating oil again. Special thanks also, to one of our customers who recently made the suggestion to include it. Great work.

Happy New Year from Fuel Tool

We wish all of our dedicated suppliers and our loyal customers a very very happy 2014. All the best and a warm thank you for continuing to use Fuel Tool, the UK's trusted independent price comparison website for domestic heating oil. Hip hip, hooray!

Fuel Tool Supports Red Nose Day

We're proud to support BBC Children in Need day today. To show our support, we'll donate 10% of all of our proceeds to the BBC charity. We hope you will join us and help support this worthy cause as well. If you'd like to make a donation too, click here to visit the BBC's donation page to make your donation now.

UK Energy Minister Agrees - Order Early

It's not just price but capacity that counts when winter sets in. Last year's snowfall was a good example of how demand can cause a shortage of stock, and therefore increase delivery times. Click here to read a recent article on what the Energy minister, Michael Fallon, is suggesting. In the end, by ordering sooner you'll benefit from a lower price and sooner delivery.

Buying Group Quotes Go Live!!

It is True! Fuel Tool now have live, automated Bulk Order / Buying Group quotes. Visit the Oil Buying Groups page now and you can request a quote from ALL of the Fuel Tool suppliers to see who can offer you the lowest quote on your Bulk Order. A Bulk Order is when you combine your order with your neighbours' orders, fellow villagers' orders or even nearby towns' orders. They are usually orders over 5,000 litres with multiple drops per order. Find out more about the best possible way to save money on your domestic heating oil order by visiting the Oil Buying Groups Page on Fuel Tool and submitting your quote request now.

Prices Eeking Up! Interesting Facts from Huffington Post

We've seen a two-three pence per litre average rise in heating oil prices in the past two weeks. We normally would be moving in the opposite direction this time of year, but there are some insidious factors involved. Have a read of this interesting Huffington Post article on the subject of the current spike in oil prices and you'll be left scratching your chin. If you're low on heating oil right now, you should stay on top of what is happening to help you decide whether you should order before prices go any higher or stay in a holding pattern. We'll try to post relevant articles over the next few weeks, so make sure to check back at Fuel Tool.

Hip Hip...Murray!

Fuel Tool would like to congratulate Andy Murray - What a great match and a long time coming for Britain. (We realise this isn't heating oil news, but simply can't help ourselves...) Arise, Sir Murray!

Pence Per Litre

Daily Price Updates subscribers may be glad to know that prices previously listed in decimal format are now listed in pence per litre so alleviate any confusion. Thank you for the feedback, faithful subscribers. Keep the comments coming and we'll make sure that Fuel Tool is always the most user-friendly place to order your heating oil from.

The Heat is Rising but the Prices are Dropping

We're pleased to note a substantial drop in pricing in the past few weeks, as the sunny weather has brought some favourable prices to Fuel Tool. Subscribe NOW to our Daily Price Updates and order while the prices are currently at a 4 month low. Thanks to all of our loyal customers for your continued patronage at Fuel Tool, the UK's Independent Domestic Heating Oil Price Comparison Website.

The Heat Turns Up in Scotland

We'd like to offer a warm welcome our newest supplier to Fuel Tool today who covers large areas of Scotland with fantastically competitive prices. If your postcode is in Ayreshire, Edinburgh, Falkirkshire, Stirlingshire, Fife, Glasgow, Lanarkshire or Perth & Kenross, you're in luck. Check out the amazing prices now and order while it's hot!

NEW Addtion to Daily Price Updates - Crude Oil Prices

If you thought our automatic emailed Daily Price Updates were great before, we've just made it better! Now, we are including a 6 month crude oil price chart in our daily update email as well. This helps you see the base price trends even better. If you don't subscribe to daily updates, you're won't be in the know - so sign up today - it's always FREE.

New Testimonials! Check Them Out

Yesterday we emailed the 1,000 most recent customers on Fuel Tool and asked them to provide feedback about their experience with Fuel Tool and have posted some of the testimonials for you to see. Believe it or not, they're all 100% real actual customer comments. Click here to view the testimonials page and see what people are saying about Fuel Tool. As more comments continue to flow in, we will be posting them for you to see, so check back soon.

Stay on Top by Doing Nothing!

With dozens of heating oil suppliers on board with live pricing (and growing at a breakneck pace), we can assure you Fuel Tool is doing all the work for you. How long would it take for you to call around to dozens of oil suppliers to check on prices? That's why we're here.. In fact, sign up for free daily price updates and you can get your price comparison for all of these suppliers emailed to you every morning for free. So put your feet up and have a cuppa and relax...How cool is that? Click here to sign up now - It's FREE!

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the (kerosene) fire is so delightful... Happy sledging from Fuel Tool!

Cold Weather Blankets the UK

Our mild winter is finally turning into a proper one as snowfall hits the UK with a blast. Check out the MET Office Severe Weather Alert Page and stay on top of weather warnings in your area. - and for goodness sake, get your heating oil now!

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all of our suppliers and our loyal customers. Fuel Tool wishes you all the best in the new year (and low prices for heating oil too, OF COURSE!)

Icy Temperatures Bring Orders to All Time High

Fuel Tool is happy to announce that because of you, we are having record orders and visitors on our website this December. Thank you for believing in us and continuing to trust Fuel Tool, the UK's Independent Heating Oil Price Comparison website.

Crude Brent Oil Prices on Fuel Tool

If you're a supplier, keen to strike when ready or just a heating oil consumer who would like to watch the price-per-barrel figures rise and fall, you can now do it from Fuel Tool. Directly proportional links can usually be drawn between heating oil prices and their biological parents, the crude oil prices that they are derived from, so be in the know and check it out every day from the Fuel Tool home page.

Fuel Tool Testimonials Updated

We've posted another update on the Testimonials Page with fresh comments from you. We've started including general comments from the public visitors to www.fueltool.co.uk, as well as from our customers who have placed orders with us. Thanks everyone for posting and keep on FuelTooling!

Fuel Tool in the News

Having recently been featured in the Fuel Oil News publication and Sunday Times' Money magazine as a truly useful tool in your armoury against high heating oil prices, we're delighted our purpose is being served. To all of you loyal Fuel Tool customers, we thank you for your support and continued business.

UK Heat Turning Up While Prices Go Down

As scorching temperatures come to the UK, conveniently to coincide with the Queen's diamond jubilee celebration we're pleased to see heating oil prices at their 1 year low here at Fuel Tool. This is an absolutely SUPERB time to refill your tank, so be cool and get it while it's hot by ordering from Fuel Tool today!

Lancashire Gets More Competitive

We wish to welcome our latest supplier on board today covering PR5 , PR6 , PR7 and WN6 Postcodes. If you're in one of these areas, you're in luck - this supplier has some of the best prices of any supplier you'll find in the UK right now. Check it out!

Final Cold Spell?

As spring is here and summer is approaching, we're looking at some snow. Welcome to Britain! Grab some oil quick while it's still pretty cheap and enjoy this spell in a cozy way.

Oil Additives Clean Your Tank and Boiler

Starting this week, we now allow our suppliers to include an addition of an oil additive to your order. For only a fraction more of cost, you can add a chemical treatment to your oil which can improve your boiler's efficiency and clean up dirty or clogged systems. Try it out next time and see if your tank goes further. To search for oil with additives, use the Instant Quote feature on the right. When your search is returned, there will be a popup description about the additive and its features when you place your mouse over the additive bottle icon.

Heating Oil Demand Slow this Winter

The BBC recently reported that the low volume of heating oil trading this winter has been due to the relatively warm temperatures and keenly pragmatic UK consumers. Read the full article here.

Long Time No See

It's been a while since we've posted an article on Fuel Tool so just a quick note to let you know that we're still here, fighting for the lowest prices and hope you pass the word onto your fellow heating oil friends where you found us. Many thanks from Fuel Tool!

UK Oil Prices Rising! - Order Now

Since the freezing and windy weather over the past few weeks, prices have risen about 1.5 pence per litre on average on the fuel Tool website. Doing some simple maths, you can see that it can really add up, so don't wait. Order now and secure your tank's winter supply of domestic heating oil is bought at a low price. Remember what happened last winter!

Buying Groups Work

Check out the Fuel Tool News page for our latest tweeted article from our favourite Yorkshire paper, the Post. Buying groups work. It's simple logic and mathematics. You can do it. Contact Fuel Tool today and we'll set you on your way to standing up against high oil prices! Click here to email us with your postcode and how many of your neighbours would like to join your group. We'll find you the cheapest Fuel Tool supplier in your area and get the ball rolling. You might just be voted Most Valuable Person for your village!

Fuel Tool Thank You to our Loyal Customers

We'd like to thank the many customers who have used Fuel Tool in the past to order your home heating oil. We wish you the best for the holiday season and hope you come back again! We already have a very high return rate of customers, which tells us we're obviously doing something right. Happy Holidays!

Weather or Not...

Whether December brings cold and freezing weather or not, it would be wise to order your oil at the soonest possible time. With delivery times already starting to extend, it would be better to be safe and order now, than risk running out when the icy blast arrives. The old Fuel Tool winter proverb goes: Cold fingers, toes and noses await for those who might procrastinate.

4 Week Weather Forecast for Dec 1

Check out our latest tweet on the Heating Oil News page. It links to a detailed look at the long range (1 month) forecast for the UK's winter weather. Generally speaking, December looks like a mixed bag, but could turn at any moment so beware!

Prices Drop on Fuel Tool

Over the past two weeks, prices have come down on average for the entire UK about one pence per litre across Fuel Tool. That can mean pretty big savings if you are ordering larger quantities of oil such as 1,000 litres or more. Subscribe to Heating Oil Price Updates and your postcode's cheapest prices will be automatically emailed to you every day, or every week if you choose. By staying up to date on the daily prices, you can order your heating oil at the right time, when prices are at their lowest.

Fuel Tool Suppliers are a Hive of Activity

Our suppliers are on it! Every time a supplier logs into our website to update their prices, we store that information on our systems. We sometimes have over a hundred separate logins a day on Fuel Tool by suppliers, adjusting their prices! We've designed Fuel Tool so that your local oil suppliers can log in and cross reference their regions with other suppliers to compare prices. They can check any region directly, ensuring they have secured the cheapest prices for that region on Fuel Tool. Because many of our suppliers use live oil price updates from the crude oil markets overseas, they are keen to adjust their Fuel Tool price accordingly to ensure the best price possible and that, ultimately is reflected in Fuel Tool's search results.

Direct.Gov.uk Tips for Winter Preparation - Stay Warm!

Direct.gov.uk Tips will prepare you for the winter months and the impending chilly weather. Check it out - it's simple cold weather logic, but can help you get through this winter with a warm feeling.

Jack Frost is Here - Save by Ordering Early

It was -3 degrees here at the Cheshire headquarters of Fuel Tool this morning and our suppliers are still listing prices not too far off our summer rates. Don't forget that as the weather gets colder and heating oil suppliers' businesses pick up, the prices tend to increase. Procrastinate on filling your tank and you might risk having to pay higher prices when Jack Frost really comes to town!

Get What You Pay For!

Read our Latest Tweet article from the BBC website. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) are concerned that oil suppliers may occasionally deliver less oil than people are paying for. Every oil tanker should have an accurate gauge to show you how many litres have been pumped to your tank. Heating oil suppliers should refund you the difference if you don't get what you paid for. It makes sense to check your levels before and after your oil has been delivered just to make sure. We wouldn't want it any other way. Fuel Tool suppliers are dedicated to being accurate and providing an honest service. If a mistake is made, we want to know about it. That's the Fuel Tool commitment to transparency. What you see is ALWAYS what you should get!

Price Trends on Fuel Tool

Soon, you'll be able to compare our LIVE prices on the Fuel Tool website through easy-to-read graphs and charts. With these trends, you'll be able to see how Fuel Tool has compared to the competition since our launch only 6 months ago. You'll also be able to watch the live prices as they go up and down. Yes, our graphs will be generated live when you visit our price trends page. You'll even be able to embed these prices into your own website. If knowledge is power, then Fuel Tool is a power station!

Fuel Tool on Twitter

We now tweet information, news articles and industry information as it develops, to make sure you are always up to speed on the latest news in the Heating Oil Industry. To follow Fuel Tool, visit our Heating Oil News page and click the Follow Me link from the Twitter section at the bottom of the page. Tweet tweet!

Don't Procrastinate - Order Now and Save Hundreds of Pounds!

Based on last winter's trend, prices are likely to rise as availability of heating oil decreases throughout the cold winter months. History has shown that ordering in December or January can be much more expensive and cost you hundreds of pounds extra. As fuel demand rises when the frost and snow hit the UK, you can expect a substantial increase in costs, so Order Now while the prices are low and save loads on your heating oil bill this winter.

Customer Testimonials Live on Fuel Tool

Our Customer Testimonials section is now live on the Fuel Tool website. Read some of the feedback we’ve received...straight from the horse's mouth. Receiving feedback is always great here because at Fuel Tool we strive to deliver the best customer service possible and communication is truly the key to our service. So far so good!

Fuel Tool - Not a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Fuel Tool welcomes the recent action of the OFT. However, they must be careful not to tar all online price comparison websites who sell heating oil with the same brush. In the ever changing world of heating oil, transparency is key. Recently, some heating oil price comparison sites have come under close scrutiny and have been exposed for lacking transparency. We are very proud to say that Fuel Tool is not one of those sites. Founded on an ethos of transparency and fairness, we have nothing to hide. Fuel Tool is not owned by an oil supplier or distributor and is proud of our independent status.

Google Street View and Google Maps - Supplier Tools Excel

Our suppliers now have the added benefit of being able to view the satellite imagery of the location where oil is being delivered to. This allows them to properly assess access to the property and prepare for potential obstacles. Also integrated into Fuel Tool is the Google Street view, which allows delivery drivers to see entrances and exits before they arrive. It goes to show that Fuel Tool isn't just for customers looking for the cheapest oil, but it's really a fantastic tool for our dedicated oil suppliers as well.

Fuel Tool Record Week!

Thank you, England, Wales and Scotland for choosing Fuel Tool this past week for your independent price comparison for home heating oil. Our last week of turnover on the website was another record breaker, showing us and Great Britain that what you want is an unbiased, fair and easy to use price comparison / ordering system for your domestic kerosene orders. Week on week, Fuel Tool has proven to list the cheapest oil prices in the UK and it's showing. Thank you to all of our suppliers for keeping the competition tough.

Fuel Tool Customer Support

Our customer support team is available from Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5:00pm via our telephone support line. See the Contact Us page for details. We are here to assist you with your enquiries and to make sure you are comfortable ordering with us. Do you have a special query? Do you have a bulk order you would like our suppliers to consider? What if you and a couple of your friends would like to combine your orders to achieve a lower price band for your kerosene? We can accommodate all of these options and will promise to do it with a smile. All we want to do is help to put you on your way to the cheapest domestic fuel oil you can find. Call us or email us today for more information.

Credit Card Processing Fees - Fuel Tool Improves Transparency

Debit Card purchases are and have always been FREE from the Fuel Tool website; however, many Fuel Tool suppliers unfortunately must pass on merchant fees if you choose to pay via a credit card. Previously, customers ordering from Fuel Tool would be notified of potential credit card processing fees at the point of checkout. In response to recent comments made on the Fuel Tool website regarding this, we have decided to implement a new change to our search results page which will now display potential credit card charges that a supplier may pass onto you, before you select your product and proceed to the checkout. This should save shoppers time and give you a greater insight into the real cost of ordering domestic heating oil from Fuel Tool. We feel that this is the fairest way to show you our suppliers' kerosene prices.

Almost There...Fuel Tool Serves 99.74% of Mainland UK Addresses

Special thanks to our dedicated and fast-growing team of independent oil suppliers who, together, collectively, have achieved a near 100% UK Mainland coverage with our supply of kerosene home heating oil and gasoil. It's not just about quantity, it's also about quality and quality at Fuel Tool means LOW PRICES for oil. Just do a comparison and you will see what we're talking about. Why are we cheaper? Because our oil suppliers want to be the cheapest. Simple! If they can be the cheapest, they'll get the orders and you'll benefit from our healthy dose of market competition. Olay!!! Viva Fuel Tool!!!

Slow Kerosene Trading Week As Economic Fears Unfold About Possible Recession

The Kerosene Domestic Fuel market has seen a dramatic slow down in activity this week due to the fears of a double dip recession coming closer. This week's news from overseas' markets has sparked new concerns and therefore confidence has been knocked, sending home heating oil buyers into a holding pattern as heating oil price trends are being questioned. As interest rates reach new lows, kerosene buyers are dubious about crude oil prices and the knock on effect with heating oil prices so are willing to wait for a short time until prices stabilise. As winter nears, home consumers are hoping cheaper crude prices might play to their advantage as they are waiting for just the right moment to strike and fill up their oil tanks.

Low Price Matrix Launched

Our suppliers now have a low price matrix to check their available regions for other suppliers' prices. This allows them at any time of the day to view live pricing of other suppliers, enabling them to go head to head to achieve the best sitewide pricing for Kerosene and GasOil.

Scotland Suppliers Take Off on Fuel Tool

For a long time now, Scotland home owners have suffered with Domestic Heating Oil prices because of the remoteness of many areas and lack of suppliers who deliver there. We're here to try and change that. We currently have four different suppliers who have agreed to deliver to the Scotland area. With more suppliers, the prices should be brought down. Competition is king and we hope Scotland kerosene customers will feel the benefit.

Domestic Heating Oil Buying Groups - Save with Bulk Orders

Fuel Tool is now offering syndicate ordering from our website. We will put you in touch with the cheapest supplier in your area and they can arrange even further discounts from our already lowest prices from the Fuel Tool website. Click here to contact us about a potential group order and we will get back to you as soon as possible with the best supplier for your area. Read More about Buying Groups

Daily Price Updates via Email - Subscribe now and save by watching the Oil Price Trends.

Click here to subscribe to daily heating oil price updates. With this, you will receive an update each day at 10:00am, informing you of the cheapest prices in your postcode. By watching the prices, you can ensure you get the lowest price for your heating oil. Ahhhh yes...Again we've come up with another way that Fuel Tool can fight for the oil consumer, achieving the lowest prices and an independent victory for the UK.

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