About Watson Fuels
Delivering for home, farm and industry since 1957
Founded in 1957, Watson Fuels supplies home heating oil, farm fuels, road diesel, fuel cards, boiler servicing, and a wide range of industrial lubricants to customers across the UK.
We’ve expanded from our origins in rural Wiltshire, and now deliver through a network of depots across England, Wales and Scotland.
We’re the second-largest fuel distributor in the UK, and deliver c2bn litres of fuel each year on our famed red Watson tankers. We’re also proud members of the UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA), and an OFTEC-registered business.
Proud to be a World Kinect Corporation company
In 2014, Watson Fuels became part of World Kinect Corporation.
Ranked number 70 on the Fortune 100 (June 2023) and headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Kinect Corporation is a leader in the global energy industry.
With 5,000+ dedicated employees and local experts worldwide, we offer fuel and energy services, supply fulfilment, and transaction and payment management solutions, principally across the aviation, marine and land transportation industries.
Carbon neutral operations since 2019
We're taking the necessary steps to make our operations more sustainable while supporting our customers on the same journey.
In 2019, as part of World Kinect Corporation, we became a signatory to the United Nations (UN) Global Compact – a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.
We’re also helping customers take steps to reduce their carbon footprint through a range of carbon reduction solutions for home, farm and business, including HVO, Carbon Offsetting and sustainability services.
Fuelling your career
Watson Fuels currently employs over 600 people across in the UK and is recognised for being one of the UK’s leading distributors of land fuels.
As part of the global fuel and energy leader World Kinect Corporation, a career with Watson Fuels offers the combination of hands-on learning opportunities within a market-leading UK fuel distributor, with the training and progression prospects you would expect in a Fortune 100 company.
Our current vacancies include Driver (HGV) positions throughout the UK. To see our open roles, or for more, please visit our global careers site.