Simpson Fuels

Heating Oil | Kerosene | 28 sec

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Domestic Heating Oil

We supply and deliver Kerosene also known as Domestic Heating Oil to homes and properties across the North East of England, available at very competitive prices.  It is made for use in central heating systems and cookers. 

Minimum quantity for deliveries is 500 litres. 

Delivery Options

Where a standard tanker is unable to access properties and tanks we have a smaller vehicle which is able to deliver in these tighter spots.  Please ring for details. 

Self Collection

If you wish to collect your domestic heating oil we welcome you to our depot. Please check our opening hours.  If you do not have your own container we have containers available upon payment of a deposit.  Your deposit will be refunded when you return the container.

Additives For Heating Oil

Exocet Cooker additive is one of our most popular additives and using this in your AGA or Rayburn can:

  • Prevent the formation of future carbon deposits and sludge
  • Reduce maintenance issues
  • Keep the fuel fresher for longer

Exocet Premium additive is used for household boilers.  Some of the benefits include:

  • Improved performance and reduced service problems
  • It stabilises fuel and keeps it fresher longer
  • Lowers carbon build up of a sludge.

Read about our Exocet additives  – click here. 

Simpson Oil Deliveries

Some our most FAQ

What type of oil do I need?

Our standard domestic heating oil is kerosene (28 sec), which is suitable for nearly all domestic requirements and oil fired boilers. We also supply additives to our standard kerosene (28 sec) which minimise consumption, maximise output efficiency and reduce...

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What payment methods do you accept?

We accept cash, cheques and card payments.  You can pay direct into our bank using BACS. Please phone us on 01388 718359 for details. We offer payment plans subject to Terms and Conditions. Please contact us in order to ask about the payment plans we offer.  

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When will my delivery be made?

We will advise you of an approximate delivery date when you order.  We aim to deliver between 48 and 72 hours, (2-3 days) during Spring, Summer and Autumn. During our busiest times, Winter, it may be up to 7 days.  Please do order in plenty of time. If you think you...

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Do I need to be at home for my delivery?

Usually you do NOT need to be at home when we are coming to deliver your oil.  For regular customers where we have visited the property before, please just ensure that any gates or access routes to your tank are unlocked and accessible.  If your tank has a lock please...

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What Our Customers Say About Us

"We will be leaving the area to live with our daughter in Berkshire. I just wanted to write and thank you for your efficient and kind attention over the years and to wish you all well for the future. I hope the next occupants of this house will continue to buy their fuel from you, for they could not do better."

With our best wishes Mr A - Romaldkirk

"A little thank you for all your 'back breaking work' over the past years. We will see you for dumpy bags though!" from The Andrews family

"Thank you and all the staff that must have had to work really hard to get to all your customers over this very hard weather. Your service is really appreciated and nothing is a problem. Hope that the rest of the winter is not too fierce and you get to take a break." Mrs S Egle, Lanehead, Weardale. 

Nomination for Bouquet of the Week - Northern Echo. "I would like to nominate Simpson Fuels office staff and delivery driver for excellent service. After being disappointed by another firm, I rang the Butterknowle company and fuel was delivered the very next day.  This must be the best service ever!" Mrs M Braithwaite, Caldwell, Richmond, North Yorkshire.

"Many thanks for your service, not least during the winter monthss.  We appreciated your timely deliveries when our track was clear. " Mr N Ruddock, Middleton-in-Teesdale.

"Thanks for your help over the Christmas period and filling us up so promptly after that. We have recommended you to a lot of friends, so hope you get more business." Mr Harrison, Gainford. 

"Many thanks for responding to our request for a delivery of oil.  We wish to record our special thanks to the driver who managed to deliver it despite very adverse weather conditions. We greatly appreciated his effort and his skill." Mr Norton, Howden-le-Wear. 

"I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your wonderful service. I have had years of disappointing and indifferent service from a non-local supplier and wish I had changed sooner.  Thank you very much for being so accommodating, professional and caring for your customers. Merry Christmas!" L Luck, Gainford. 

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Simpson Fuels Ltd, Westgarth  Fuel Depot, Copley Bent. Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham DL13 5QL

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm

Saturday 8am to 1pm




We deliver quantities as small as 500 litres.



We are open for on-site sales from 7.30am until 5pm Mon-Fri and Saturdays during the Winter (beginning Sep-end April) 8am-1pm.


High Performance Additive

If you feel your boiler or stove is not performing to their maximum potential order our high strength fuel additive, “Exocet Cooker Additive”. To help with carbon or sludge deposits, reduce maintenance and prevent sooting on the wick. 



Payment can be made by credit/debit card, cash, cheque on delivery and we offer account terms. Please contact our office for details. Phone 01388 718359


Opening Hours

We are open daily Monday to Friday 7.30am-5pm.  Saturdays 8am-1pm.


Accessing Your Property

We have 4 wheel tankers enabling us to access most properties.  You do not need to stay in for our delivery drivers. See our FAQ here.