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OFTEC Information


The Oil Firing Technical Association for the Petroleum Industry (OFTEC) are watchdogs for oil safety within the UK.

OFTEC offers the core values of excellence and safety for consumers plus knowledge and standardisation for oil engineers. OFTEC registered engineers are trained to current UK standards.

OFTEC keep an up to date register of approved oil engineers that can be referred to by consumers and authorities. All Team Energy engineers are OFTEC registered.

Why use an OFTEC registered engineer?

  • Trained at an OFTEC approved training centre.
  • Have the work inspected by an OFTEC inspector.
  • Are re-assessed every five years to maintain registration.
  • Carry an ID card confirming the type of oil heating work for which they are registered.
  • Have to hold appropriate insurance to work in your home.
  • Are able to self certify work for which they are registered.
  • Will provide a written statement of the work carried out, replacement parts fitted and recommendations for work needed in the future.