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Gas Oil – Red Diesel

Aqua Hire can assist with all areas of fuel provision and storage for your industrial heating requirements. We offer a full fuel supply and management service as well as a range of storage tanks to ensure your hire equipment is ready to run whenever it’s needed.

From a fuel supply perspective, we most commonly supply Gas Oil – often referred to within the industry as heating oil, Red Diesel or 35-second oil. The “red diesel” name is derived from the colour of the product. A powdered dye is added during the processing stage so that it can be easily differentiated from regular automotive or “white” diesel. Whereas the name “35-second oil” is in reference to the distillation process. Gas oil is a lower cost option when compared to regular diesel because it’s taxed differently, although it’s use is restricted to use for commercial and agricultural applications, of which oil-fired boilers is one.


In addition to gas oil, Aqua Hire can also supply and deliver gas cylinders of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG). The largest 47kg bottle is suited to continual usage, whereas the 11kg cylinder is ideal for short term hire applications (for example events). We can also arrange an engineer to come to site for a full bottle change out service, including disconnecting the empty cylinders and connecting the new bottles.

Nationwide Coverage

Our Fuel Management equipment and specialist Hire engineers are based across the UK, ensuring Aqua offer customers nationwide coverage every day of the year. When you Hire from Aqua you have the added benefit of knowing that one of our engineers is never too far away and can support your business 24/7. Whether it’s an initial site visit or final site delivery, we are used to working quickly! We can offer next-day delivery on a range of Cooling and Heating units and our minimum Hire period starts from just one week.

Wherever you are in the UK, our main priority is to get your business up and running with minimal disruption and downtime. In emergency breakdown scenarios where a fast response is essential and by having a network of F-Gas and Gas Safe engineers across the country we’re able to offer that every time.

Fuel Storage

All the fuel tanks within our hire fleet exceed the legislative requirements for above ground storage. With our fully bunded, steel construction, tanks you have full protection from risk of spillage which is even more critical in environmentally sensitive locations and areas close to water.

Our fuel tanks vary in size from 100 litre buggies right up to 5000+ litre bunded tanks. As well as being corrosion – and water – proof, the tanks are fully lockable. Fork truck pockets make delivery and transportation to site very straightforward.

For sites where space is at a premium, one of our portable fuel buggies will be more suitable. These are designed to be extremely portable and will easily fit through lift doors and other doorways.

For Help With Fuel Selection Please Call The Hire Team Today On 0333 004 4433

Fuel Provision & Management

Our hire team can supply fuel nationwide for both emergency and planned scenarios. By using a range of depots across the UK, we can ensure your fuel is delivered quickly. So, whether you’re looking for a few litres or a full lorry load on a one off, weekly or monthly basis, call our hire team today.

Remote Telemetry

Aqua Hire can also offer a remote telemetry service which monitors equipment performance – including fuel levels – remotely. This information is reported online allowing fuel deliveries to be planned accordingly and giving you real time confirmation of deliveries as the tanks then show as full. The service can also be useful towards the end of a designated hire period as it helps you ensure you’re not left with unused fuel.