All BP articles – Page 11

  • BP puts 13 sites on the market
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    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. ...

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    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 ...

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    200th BP M&S Simply Food opens its doors

    2015-04-07T00:00:00Z

    The market town of Calne, in Wiltshire, is the location for the 200th BP M S Simply Food store, since the partnership between M S and BP began in 2005 at BP Hammersmith in London. The store was officially opened by the Mayor of Calne, Heather Canfer, and BP Paralympic ...

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    BP signs supply deals with retailers

    2015-03-25T00:00:00Z

    BP has followed up its recent contract to supply more than 130 MFG sites by signing new deals with two more independent retailers. In Llanelli, a previously Esso-branded service station has been converted to BP with a signicant shop and forecourt revamp. The site, in Capel Isaf Road, is ...

  • 200th BP M&S Simply Food site opens
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    200th BP M&S Simply Food site opens

    2015-03-20T00:00:00Z

    The market town of Calne, in Wiltshire, is the location for the 200th BP M S Simply Food store, since the partnership between M S and BP began in 2005 at BP Hammersmith in London. The store was officially opened by the Mayor of Calne Heather Canfer, and BP ...

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    Carsley Group renews supply deal with BP

    2015-03-06T00:00:00Z

    BP has re-signed the Carsley Group, a Top 50 Indie company, for a further five years in a deal worth more than 45mlpa of fuel. The nine-site strong Carsley Group has been with BP since 1998. Howard Nunn, BP’s UK sales manager, said: "We are delighted to be able to ...

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    Carsley Group renews BP supply deal

    2015-02-25T00:00:00Z

    BP has re-signed the Carsley Group, a Top 50 Indie company, for a further five years in a deal worth more than 45mlpa of fuel. The nine-site strong Carsley Group has been with BP since 1998. Howard Nunn, BP’s UK sales manager, said: “We are delighted to be able ...

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    Armed robber strikes at BP site in Fife

    2015-02-04T00:00:00Z

    Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at the BP petrol station in St Clair Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, in the early hours of Sunday 1 February. A man entered the shop at the petrol station at around 3.15am and threatened a staff member with a bladed weapon ...

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    Auk replaces BP with Shell at Prizet sites

    2015-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Auk Ltd, an independent dealer in the North West, has signed a new supply contract with Shell at its Prizet Services sites northbound and southbound on the A591 near Kendal. Simon Hockings, one of Auk’s three directors, said: "We are very pleased with the new look of the forecourt. The ...

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    BP renews membership of BOSS and Payment Watch

    2014-12-10T00:00:00Z

    BP has renewed its membership of BOSS (The British Oil Security Syndicate), the trade organisation campaigning to reduce forecourt crime, and its Payment Watch scheme for 2015. BP Oil UK operates over 320 company owned stores across the UK and has been a member of BOSS and its Payment ...

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    Gulf forecourts given access to BP fuel card

    2014-12-10T00:00:00Z

    Gulf and other Certas Energy supplied forecourts have been given access to BP’s fuel card from 1 December 2014 as the company looks to drive new business to its forecourts. The deal follows shortly after an agreement was reached with Shell to make its fuel card available across the ...

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    CoE challenges Shell and BP over climate change

    2014-12-05T00:00:00Z

    The Church of England has challenged Shell and BP to run their businesses in a more environmentally friendly manner. Edward Mason, the head of responsible investment at the Church Commissioners for England, said in a blogpost that it was in the process of filing shareholder resolutions on climate change ...

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    BP garage owner still fighting BP plan to ’wipe him out’

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    The owner of a BP garage, who accused the oil giant of aiming to wipe out his business after it won planning permission for a massive development just 50m from his site, has forced his local council to reconsider its decision. Simon Privett has owned and operated the Tollgate ...

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    Xmo upgrades at BP

    2014-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Xmo Strata has won a contract to upgrade 40 BP dealer sites to the company’s latest visual standards. The work includes painting, upgrading price signs to LED displays (in situ), refurbishment of existing signs, and replacement of those that are damaged. One of the first upgrades was carried ...

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    BP and Shell oppose Scottish independence

    2014-09-11T00:00:00Z

    BP has joined Shell in urging Scotland not to vote for independence. BP’s group chief executive Bob Dudley responded to statements made by oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood regarding the North Sea. Sir Ian warned that relying on “unproven reserves” from shale gas was a “huge gamble and the stakes ...

  • EQUIPMENT NEWS: Xmo Strata wins BP upgrade contract
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    EQUIPMENT NEWS: Xmo Strata wins BP upgrade contract

    2014-08-20T00:00:00Z

    Xmo Strata has won a contract to upgrade 40 BP dealer sites to the company’s latest visual standards. The work includes painting, upgrading price signs to LED displays (in situ), refurbishment of existing signs and replacement of those that are damaged. One of the first upgrades was carried ...

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    New BP/M&S Simply Food in Rutland

    2014-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Work is under way on a new £1m BP forecourt and M S Simply Food outlet in Oakham, Rutland, which is set to open this autumn. According to The Rutland Times, the development got the go ahead back in 2012 but the developer BBE Corby Ltd wanted to wait ...

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    BP to make forecourts female friendly

    2014-06-06T00:00:00Z

    BP has redesigned its forecourt offer in the UK to appeal to female ‘stop and shop’ customers and has introduced ‘customer conductors’ (greeters), according to a report on the website of NACS, the Association for Convenience Fuel Retailing in the US. In coverage of its conference, Insight ...

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    BP accused of trying to wipe out customer’s site

    2014-02-11T00:00:00Z

    The owner of a BP garage has accused the oil giant of aiming to wipe out his business after it won planning permission for a massive development just 50m from his site. His grievance was deepened because he only learned about the scheme when a friend told him about ...

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    BP boss speaks out on Scottish independence

    2014-02-05T00:00:00Z

    The boss of BP has warned that Scottish independence could cause his company “uncertainties” and said he did not want to see Scotland drifting away. “We have a lot of people in Scotland. We have a lot of investments in Scotland. My personal view is that Great Britain is ...