12-10-2011 02:34 AM CET - Industry, Real Estate & Construction
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Gas Oil Removed From Power Station With Full Environmental Safeguards

Press release from: Crown Oil Uk
PR Agency: Ainsworth Maguire
200 tanker loads were required to remove surplus gas oil at Derwent Power Station in Derby
200 tanker loads were required to remove surplus gas oil at Derwent Power Station in Derby
National fuel distributor, Crown Oil, has removed 6.4 million litres of surplus gas oil at Derwent Power Station in Derby. The four month operation has released a substantial sum for the generator and required 200 tanker movements. The closely controlled operation was completed without a single spillage.

Mark Andrews, Crown Oil’s general manager explained, “There are many power stations and industrial operation facing similar problems with bulk back-up fuel that is no longer needed. This fuel is a potential environmental threat and will only degrade over time. Fortunately, we can remove this material and so release working capital for our client.”

A major fuel oil distributor that has its own environmental services operation, Crown Oil is one of only a handful of companies in the UK with the technical, commercial and distribution resources for this work. Before removal, samples of fuel are carefully analysed to assess condition. Should it be necessary recovered fuel is re-blended and appropriately graded before it is sold on to the market.

Crown Oil offered a better return to the client and demonstrated a capability to do the work without environmental impact. The company also has a track record, having successfully completed a similar project last year to recover 25 million litres of fuel at Medway Power Station in Kent.

Preparations are now in hand for the final environmental work. This will involve the removal and safe disposal of oil residues, draining of pipework, cleaning of tanks and degassing so that they are safe and ready to be re-used at any time in the future should the need arise.

Crown Oil can offer a national fuel recovery service to any power station or industrial site. As a major oil distributor, with substantial technical resources and market knowledge, the company is uniquely placed to provide an integrated and competitive service.

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The Crown group of companies supply energy, utility services and telecoms. Crown Oil, founded over 60 years ago, supplies household and industrial fuel oil and lubricants. Crown Energy, founded in 1993, is a wholesale re-seller of electricity and gas to major UK businesses. Utility connections is one of the most dynamic units in the business. Crown Telecom Solutions is the newest business unit and provides telecoms hardware and line installation, line rental, broadband, data services, mobiles, VOIP and much more.

Mark Andrews, Group General Manager

Crown Oil UK, The Oil Centre, Bury New Road, Heap Bridge, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 7HY

Tel. +44 (0)845 130 9777 Fax. +44 (0)845 130 9888
E-mail: mark@crownoil.co.uk Web: www.crownoiluk.com

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