Who we are

The Worshipful Company of Fuellers is one of the “Modern” Livery Companies of the City of London, although our origins are ancient, and can be traced back to the 14th Century, when we were known as the Woodmongers. Livery Companies have existed in London for over 900 years, and they have had special status in the City throughout the centuries. Liverymen continue to have a vital role in electing the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs of London, for example.

There are now 111 Companies, representing a diverse range of industries and commerce, both current and historical, and very relevant to the vibrant economic health of the City of London. Most of the Livery Companies still reflect their early purposes; fostering their trade in a wide context, serving the community, and embracing modern skills and professions.

All of the Livery Companies support education, with many supporting individual schools as well as providing bursaries, scholarships, awards and prizes. The charitable contribution of the combined Livery Companies exceeds £71 million per year.

We are number 95 in the Order of Precedence: our earliest printed record dates from 1605, and we were re-founded in 1983. We are incorporated by Royal Charter, and we represent all sectors of the energy industries: strategy, electricity generation including renewables, oil and gas, nuclear and coal. Our membership reflects all sectors, such as production, supply and distribution, marketing, research, finance, risk management, education and major consumers.

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“The Fuellers’ origins can be traced back to the Woodmongers in the 14th Century”

Aims & Objectives

The aims of The Fuellers are: -

  • To provide fellowship and mutual information exchange amongst members
  • To foster the business of members engaged in the Energy industries
  • To provide informative and social events, in particular with links to Energy industries, trade bodies, regulators and public policy-makers
  • To participate in the Governance and Traditions of the City of London, appropriate to a modern Livery Company
  • To support Charitable works, especially the Fuellers’ Charitable Trust Fund, which can relieve hardship suffered by existing or past members and their dependants
  • To grant Awards and Scholarships, sponsor research, and support entry to careers in the Energy sector for young people

The Fuellers offer members many opportunities for meeting, both informally, and on more traditional and formal occasions such as Dinners after the Court meetings, which offer unique opportunities to enjoy the fascinating traditions of the City of London, and to entertain guests or potential new members.

Informal events are very varied, and include industry Conversations, pub evenings, inter-Livery events such as skiing, golf, rugby, and even a pancake race, and visits to schools supported by our Charitable Trust Fund. Fuellers can also participate in judging of awards supported by other Charities, where we have links, especially for research awards.

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Become a Fueller

To become a Fueller you will need to demonstrate involvement with, or an interest in, any of the Energy-related industries, from Upstream to Downstream to Consumption and Policy-making. Our membership is as diverse as our Industries, and all are welcome.

Our membership is open to anyone meeting the qualifying criteria and we welcome people – irrespective of age, ethnicity, gender, or religious background – operating at all levels of responsibility or experience in the diverse world of energy.

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News & Views

Fuellers Conversation –  19 May 2022

We made our way to the top floor of EY building by the Thames and adjacent to HMS Belfast.  Paul Cuttill reminded us that this …

Wednesday 25 May – Road Tankers Northern – Joint Visit with the Carmen

I will admit, our numbers were somewhat low in the take-up for this visit but looking for the silver lining, and on the added theme …

THE MASTER’S WEEKEND

Newbury, Berkshire – 20th – 22nd May 2022 Friday: Buffet Supper at The Vineyard It’s a Friday afternoon in May, the sun is doing its …

St Pauls Cathedral -367th Festival of Clergy Support Trust 24 May 2022

The Senior Warden Peter Harrison represented the Fuellers at a service in St Pauls Cathedral on Tuesday 24 May. This was the 367th Festival of …

Fuellers Election Lunch April 2022

The Fuellers Election Lunch is one of the highlights in our Company’s social calendar each year. A time when the appointments of who will become …

The Lord Mayor’s Platinum Jubilee Big Curry: 7th April 2022

The Lord Mayor’s Platinum Jubilee Big Curry was held at the Guildhall on Thursday 7th April 2022. This annual (bar Covid) event raises funds to …

Friday 1st April 2022 – United Guilds Service

Friday 1 April 2022 – United Guilds Service This year, on a very cold but sunny morning, saw the 78th Service of the United Guilds …

216 Squadron – Dedicating the new Memorial

216 Squadron – Dedicating the new Memorial You may recall a little while ago that a request was circulated around the Company on behalf of …

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