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Devon Oil Collective - Syndicate PRICE Confirmation 1st OCTOBER 2019

For those members who placed an order with this month's syndicate, Affinity have now placed the order at a price of 0.4795 ppl ex VAT.  

All orders should be delivered by 5pm Tuesday 17th October.

The average online price on the day was 0.4920 ppl ex VAT, which means this syndicate's price makes an minimum saving of £12.50 on 1000lts.

Oil Clubs

We encourage the formation of local oil buying groups to combine their orders, negotiate a good price and reduce ‘tanker-miles’. Oil clubs are a real help to those who do not want to ring around to find the best oil price. Clubs keep suppliers on their toes and encourage them to price competitively. They can look after the more vulnerable members of their communities.

To compliment local clubs we run a County wide purchasing scheme. We have a monthly ordering deadline and we entrust the negotiation of purchase rates to a specialist buyer. Therefore, if you do not have a local club, or if you need to top-up outside of your club’s cycle, this could be the service for you.

This scheme is part of our efforts to reduce fuel poverty in Devon. There is a modest membership fee of £24 for households. We also have membership arrangements for community organisations and small businesses. 

We also encourage people to set up a local ‘collective’ to place joint orders. We offer free membership to local co-ordinators of three or more households.

The scheme runs in conjunction with a large agricultural co-operative that uses its considerable purchasing power to obtain good prices from both national and local suppliers. AF Affinity Limited run similar schemes for a number of our ‘sister’ organisations.  Once you have paid your membership to us, you are listed with Affinity and you can place your order directly with them.

In addition, you will have access to Affinity’s preferential prices for a range of household and other items.

For more information on how to order heating oil, click here.


How the Scheme Works

Lorry iconYour fuel purchases will be negotiated by Affinity, which is part of a large agricultural co-operative and links our scheme in Devon with a number of other buying schemes in rural counties across England.

The scheme will enable members of DOC to:

  • join a savings scheme to spread the cost of payments
  • place their order directly with Affinity
  • make payments by direct debit to Affinity, rather than to whichever oil supplier tenders successfully in any particular month.

There is a monthly ordering deadline and a back-up procedure for those who might have missed an order date.

We can meet any special delivery requirements such as difficult access to premises.

We have a network of local co-ordinators who can tell you about the scheme, help you join or place the order.

How to pay for your membership

Download the printable Direct Debit Mandate form here or sign up online below

If you would like a Membership Pack posted to you please call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email



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