We supply and deliver Red Diesel, Heating Oil, Fuels and Lubricants to domestic, agricultural, horticultural, construction, plant machinery and marine customers throughout the North West & Nationally.

Quality & Service You Can Trust

Suppliers of Fuels & Lubricants since 1960

Pilkington Oils is a family-owned business that was founded in 1960 by Ronnie and Sheila Pilkington. Matt Pilkington, their son, joined the company in 1992 and took over in 2006. The company’s commitment to family values has been integral to its success and growth over the years.

Family Business

We are committed to creating strong and successful relationships with our customers.

Emergency Callouts

Our emergency callout service is here to help you keep disruption to your operations to a minimum.

Standard 24-48 Hr Delivery

Our swift and reliable deliveries ensure that your business never faces unnecessary disruptions.

Technical Support

We take great pride in going above and beyond to offer comprehensive technical and sales support.

Pilkington Oils is proud to offer a wide range of high-quality oil, fuel, and lubricants at competitive prices. Whether you need products for domestic, agricultural, horticultural, construction, plant machinery or marine use, we have you covered.

Our Products

Tractor in a field using read diesel

Red Diesel

Red diesel is a low duty form of white diesel which can be used in untaxed off-road vehicles and machines.

Truck on a road using white diesel

DERV (Diesel)

DERV, which stands for Diesel Engine Road Vehicle, is a liquid fuel product that can be used in any diesel engine.

HVO Fuel

HVO stands for Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil and is also known as renewable diesel and can be used within existing fleets, equipment and machinery.

AdBlue stored in IBCs


AdBlue is a diesel fuel additive that has been introduced to help eliminate the harmful emissions released by heavy vehicles used daily on our roads.

Industrial Heating Oil

Industrial heating oil is specifically intended for use in commercial boilers heaters, dryers and furnaces applications for heat generation.

Homes being heated by heating oil

Heating Oil

Home Heating oil or Low Sulphur Kerosene is used for heating applications in central heating systems and for commercial or agricultural purposes.


We supply a wide range of oils and lubricants, Nationwide, covering all industries. Get in touch with your specific requirements to find out more.


We supply a wide range of greases, Nationwide, covering all industries. Get in touch with your specific requirements to find out more.


We are the exclusive UK distributor for ENEOS, a Japanese oil company that is known for its premium, high-quality lubricants.


R Pilkington (Coal Merchants) was established in 1960 by Ronnie and Sheila Pilkington.

Matt Pilkington joined Pilkington Oils in 1992 until he took over the business in full with his parents retirement in 2006.

Gary Byers joined the Pilkington Oils family bringing along 35 years of invaluable knowledge and experience from the Fuel and Lubricants industry.


Fuels & Lubricant Brands We Work With

Pilkington Oils is proud to be working with some of the world’s best brands, including Shell, Q8, Rock Oil & Castrol.
We are also the exclusive UK distributor for ENEOS, a Japanese oil company that is known for its high-quality lubricants.
Our partnership with these brands allows us to offer our customers a wide range of high-performance products that meet their individual needs.

Certas Energy Approved Shell Lubricants Distributor Logo
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Can we help you with anything else?

Red Diesel (Gas Oil)
White Diesel (DERV)
HVO Fuel
Home Heating Oil
Industrial Heating Oil
Hydraulic Oils

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Frequently asked questions

1. Why do I need to request a quote for fuel and oil instead of finding a fixed price on the webpage?

Fuel and oil prices can vary based on factors like market fluctuations, transportation costs, and the quantity required. To offer you the most accurate and competitive price for your specific needs, we provide personalised quotes.

2. How can I request a quote for the fuel or oil I need?

Requesting a quote is simple. You can either fill out the online inquiry form or contact our customer service team directly via phone or email. Provide the details of your requirements, and we will get back to you with a customised quote.

3. Can I get a quote for bulk purchases of fuel and oil?

Absolutely! Whether you need a small quantity or bulk orders, we can provide you with tailored quotes that cater to your specific purchase volume.

4. How long does it take to receive a quote after making a request?

We strive to respond to all quote requests promptly. In most cases, you can expect to receive your personalised quote the same working day as submitting your inquiry.

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