All BP articles – Page 10

  • News

    BP and Costcutter introduce Android Pay

    2016-05-25T00:00:00Z

    UK forecourts are at the forefront of the introduction of Android Pay with both BP and Costcutter able to process transactions. Android Pay enables users of Android phones in the UK to pay for goods and services by merely tapping their phone against a contactless terminal. According to Kantar Worldpanel, ...

  • News

    BP rolls out new formula for Ultimate

    2016-04-07T00:00:00Z

    BP has rolled out what it describes as its biggest fuel launch in the UK in 10 years. Drivers in the UK can now fill up with new BP Ultimate which includes active technology, a formula designed to actively fight dirt, protect against it building up and so help ...

  • News

    Knifeman strikes at BP site in Kent

    2016-03-16T00:00:00Z

    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at the BP-branded Parkwood Service Station, Maidstone, Kent, on Wednesday 9 March, at around 8pm. The robbery happened after a man entered the shop and shouted at staff to open the till. He then reached across the counter and managed ...

  • News

    "Biggest fuel launch in 10 years" from BP

    2016-03-16T00:00:00Z

    BP has rolled out what it describes as its biggest fuel launch in the UK in 10 years. Drivers in the UK can now fill up with new BP Ultimate which includes active technology, a formula based on patented technology designed to actively fight dirt, protect against it building ...

  • News

    HKS recruits former BP retail director

    2016-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Former BP retail director Graham Sims has been appointed non-executive chairman of HKS Holdings to lead a new accelerated investment, growth and development strategy. HKS, which will be ranked sixth in the new Top 50 Indies published later this month, is owned by the Thakrar family and Graham commented: ...

  • News

    BP renews its membership with BOSS

    2016-02-01T00:00:00Z

    BP Oil UK has renewed its membership of BOSS and its Payment Watch scheme for all its company-owned retail fuel sites for this year. BP Oil UK Ltd operates more than 320 company-owned sites and has been a member of BOSS and its Payment Watch scheme since it was introduced ...

  • News

    BP renews membership with BOSS

    2016-01-12T00:00:00Z

    BP Oil UK Limited has renewed its membership of BOSS and its Payment Watch scheme for all its company owned retail fuel sites in 2016. BP Oil UK Limited operates more than 320 company owned sites and has been a member of BOSS and its Payment Watch scheme since ...

  • Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - BP/M&S Simply Food Service Station, Wisley South, Surrey
    News

    Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - BP/M&S Simply Food Service Station, Wisley South, Surrey

    2015-11-30T00:00:00Z

    LOCATION: It has been some time since I visited a large site with a shop operated by a national multiple and where, perhaps, the local team has little strategic autonomy its task being to run the enterprise effectively as dictated by head office. The Wisley BP/M S Simply Food ...

  • News

    BP goes for Insite360

    2015-11-30T00:00:00Z

    BP has signed a deal to implement Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Insite360 wet-stock management system across its entire UK estate of more than 300 company-owned sites. Under the same agreement, BP will offer Insite360 to all of its 850-plus UK dealers as part of the standard fuel contract agreement. Patrick Forsythe, WSM ...

  • News

    Esso and BP sign reciprocal card deal

    2015-11-27T00:00:00Z

    Esso and BP have agreed a reciprocal fuel card deal which will enable BP Plus fuel cards to be used at Esso sites and for Esso fuel cards to be used at BP sites, starting in 2016. There are approximately 1,200 BP forecourts in the UK, which will increase ...

  • News

    BP takes Gilbarco’s Insite360

    2015-11-13T00:00:00Z

    BP has signed a deal to implement Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Insite360 wetstock management system across its entire UK estate of more than 300 company owned sites. Under the same agreement, BP will offer Insite360 to all of its 850-plus UK dealers as part of the standard fuel contract agreement. ...

  • News

    Enlarged Rontec signs £1bn fuel deal with BP

    2015-08-06T00:00:00Z

    Rontec has signed a £1bn supply deal with BP following its merger with Snax 24. The merger formally brings together Gerald Ronson’s two fuel retailing businesses, although for the purposes of the Forecourt Trader Top 50 Indies, they have chosen a united listing since 2014, and are currently ranked third ...

  • News

    Low oil prices depress BP operating profits

    2015-07-29T00:00:00Z

    Continuing low oil prices have contributed to a fall in BP’s underlying profit for the second quarter of 2015 to $1.3bn. This compared with $2.6bn for the previous quarter and $3.6bn for the second quarter of 2014. However, an agreement to settle claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon ...

  • Rontec and BP celebrate deal
    News

    Rontec and BP celebrate deal

    2015-07-17T00:00:00Z

    Rontec and BP executives have celebrated the start of their new five-year deal to maintain the supply for its network of 51 BP-branded sites. The deal, which commenced on July 1 and will involve a refresh of the sites over the next few months, is based on the delivery of ...

  • News

    George Hammond wins BP award

    2015-06-24T00:00:00Z

    A member of Forecourt Trader’s Top 50 Indies has scooped the Excellence in Customer Offer award at the BP UK Oil Awards 2015. Deal service station, part of the George Hammond plc retail group located on London Road in Deal, Kent, was recognised following its Spar store’s latest re-development, ...

  • News

    BP report reveals ’tectonic’ shifts in global energy production and consumption

    2015-06-12T00:00:00Z

    Significant changes in global energy production and consumption have had profound implications for prices, for the global fuel mix, and for global carbon dioxide emissions, according to the latest BP Statistical Review of World Energy. The report highlights the continuing importance of the US shale revolution, with the US overtaking ...

  • News

    Opportunity for dealers as BP puts 13 sites up for sale

    2015-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Thirteen BP sites have been put on the market through forecourt property specialist Barber Wadlow. Adam Wadlow, director of Barber Wadlow, said he was expecting a good level of interest in the sites which are dotted across the country from Scotland down to the south coast of England. He said: ...

  • News

    BP and Spar among forecourt brands to accept Apple Pay

    2015-06-09T00:00:00Z

    BP, Spar, Costa, Starbucks, Subway, Waitrose and M S Simply Food are the major brands on UK forecourts which will accept customer transactions using Apple Pay, when it is launched in the UK next month. Apple Pay will enable consumers to use their iphones (6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch) ...

  • BP puts 13 sites on the market
    News

    BP puts 13 sites on the market

    2015-05-20T00:00:00Z

    Thirteen BP sites have been put on the market through forecourt property specialist Barber Wadlow. Adam Wadlow, director of Barber Wadlow, said he was expecting a good level of interest in the sites which are dotted across the country from Scotland down to the south coast of England. ...

  • News

    BP appoint former MI6 chief to board

    2015-05-15T00:00:00Z

    The former head of MI6 has joined the board of BP plc as a non-executive director. The company announced it had appointed Sir John Sawers as non-executive director with immediate effect. He spent 36 years working for the British Government in international affairs and security, and completed his ...