Frequently Asked Questions

Where do you deliver to?

Emo Oil delivers throughout the UK. To find out if your area is covered, call 0800 685 685 and you will automatically be put in touch with your closest depot.

When will I get my oil?

Our deliveries typically arrive within 48 hours, though this can vary depending on the weather.

If you require an emergency order, just let us know when ordering. An emergency order typically reach you within 24 hours.

What is the VAT rate for fuel?

For domestic orders and oil for use in off road vehicles and machines the VAT rate is 5%. For orders over 2,300 litres the standard rate of VAT is charged.

What do I do if I discover a leak or spill?

If you have a leak or spill you should ring the Environment Agency emergency hotline on 0800 807 060.

A spill kit is also a good investment in order to contain a potential spill or leak. Emo Oil supplies a range of spill kits, call 0800 685 685 for more information.

How can I tell the difference between gas oil and road diesel?

Gas oil can be distinguished from road diesel by colour, as gas oil is coloured red. Gas oil can only be used in off road vehicles and machines.

What do I need to know about storing oil?

On the farm, take a look at this guide: Fuel storage for farmers.

For your domestic supply, try either Getting to know your oil tank (produced by the Environment Agency) or Guide to domestic oil storage (produced by OFTEC).

Can I switch to paperless billing?

Yes, you can switch to e-invoicing by sending an email to with your name and account number and we'll do the rest.