All BP articles – Page 3

  • BP pledges no redundancies for three months due to coronavirus
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    BP pledges no redundancies for three months due to coronavirus

    2020-04-01T00:00:00Z

    BP has made a commitment not to make any staff redundant in the next three months as a part of the cost-cutting measures it is implementing to deal with the coronavirus. In a statement about the actions it is taking to deal with the situation it said: “Job security is ...

  • BP and M&S work with Deliveroo to supply households in isolation
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    BP and M&S work with Deliveroo to supply households in isolation

    2020-03-25T00:00:00Z

    BP fuel stations and Marks Spencer have teamed up with Deliveroo to offer deliveries of basic essentials for households in self-isolation. This is the first time M S food will be available on Deliveroo and items will be available from 120 M S franchise stores at BP service ...

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    BP rolling out Wild Bean Cafés to dealer sites

    2020-03-10T00:00:00Z

    BP is rolling out its Wild Bean Café franchise to its wider independent dealer network after successful trial installations at five sites. The refreshed offer was located at sites in Scotland, North East England, the South East and South West. The company expects this move to significantly build on the ...

  • Esso predicted to overtake BP’s total of branded sites
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    Esso predicted to overtake BP’s total of branded sites

    2020-03-04T00:00:00Z

    Esso is set to overtake BP as the most numerous brand on UK forecourts, according to Arthur Renshaw, major account manager, Experian Catalist. Speaking at Forecourt Trader’s inaugural Summit last week, he explained: “In terms of supplier brands BP has the most sites in the UK with 1,223, but ...

  • BP sets new ambition to be net zero company by 2050
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    BP sets new ambition to be net zero company by 2050

    2020-02-12T00:00:00Z

    BP has set a new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero. Unveiling plans to fundamentally reorganise the business new CEO Bernard Looney said: “The world’s carbon budget is finite and running out fast; we need ...

  • BP rolls out its Wild Bean Café franchise to its dealer network
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    BP rolls out its Wild Bean Café franchise to its dealer network

    2020-02-05T00:00:00Z

    BP is rolling out its Wild Bean Café coffee and food-to-go franchise to its wider independent dealer network after successful trial installations at five sites. The refreshed offer was located at sites in Scotland, North East England, the South East and South West. The company said that with ...

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    Site switches to Texaco after 30 years with BP

    2020-01-13T00:00:00Z

    Kirkby Lonsdale Motors Service Station, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in Lancashire, has transferred to the Texaco brand, having previously sold BP fuel for nearly 30 years. Dennis Atkinson, managing director of the family owned business, said: "Our other site, Canal Garage, located close by at Junction 36 ...

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    BP Chargemaster is now most used public charging operator

    2019-12-16T00:00:00Z

    BP Chargemaster claims it is now the most-used public charging infrastructure operator in the UK. It has revealed that the public charging points it operates in the UK are regularly supplying more than 60 MWh (60,000 kWh) of energy per day, equating to around 1.5m miles per week of driving ...

  • BP M&S Simply Food scheme wins planning consent on appeal
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    BP M&S Simply Food scheme wins planning consent on appeal

    2019-11-27T00:00:00Z

    Planning permission for a BP service station, including an M S Simply Food store, on the A14 in Suffolk, has been won on appeal. The appeal was lodged with the Planning Inspectorate by BP Oil UK and The Churchmanor Estates Company after West Suffolk Council councillors voted to refuse ...

  • BP Chargemaster claims to be UK’s most-used operator
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    BP Chargemaster claims to be UK’s most-used operator

    2019-11-20T00:00:00Z

    Electric vehicle charging company BP Chargemaster claims it is now the most-used public charging infrastructure operator in the ‎UK. It has revealed that the public charging points it operates in the UK are regularly ‎supplying more than 60 MWh (60,000 kWh) of energy per day, equating to around 1.5 ...

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    Auk switch to BP pays off in increased fuel sales

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Two forecourt sites owned by a Top 50 Indie have been added to the BP dealer network. BP has signed deals with Auk Investments covering two sites in Kendal, Cumbria Ings and Plantation Filling Stations which had been under the Esso banner since 2011. The sites have both ...

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    ASA rejects Shell and Esso’s complaints about BP Ultimate ads

    2019-10-10T00:00:00Z

    BP has won a victory over Shell and Esso after they challenged claims in its advertising for BP Ultimate Fuel. Shell and Esso made a total of three complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority about adverts that ran in 2016, but they were all rejected. Esso and Shell challenged claims ...

  • Top 50 Indie transfers two of its sites to BP dealer network
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    Top 50 Indie transfers two of its sites to BP dealer network

    2019-10-04T00:00:00Z

    Two forecourt sites owned by a Top 50 Indie have been added to the BP dealer network. BP has signed deals with Auk Investments covering two sites in Kendal, Cumbria – Ings and Plantation Filling Stations – which had been under the Esso banner since 2011. The sites have both ...

  • BP chief to step down after 40 years with company
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    BP chief to step down after 40 years with company

    2019-10-04T00:00:00Z

    BP has announced that its group chief executive Bob Dudley has decided to step down after a 40-year career with BP and more than nine years in his current role. He will step down following delivery of the company’s 2019 full year results on 4 February 2020 and will ...

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    Proposed BP site includes rapid EV charging

    2019-09-09T00:00:00Z

    Proposals for a new BP and M S Simply Food development in Cornwall include capacity for major electric vehicle charging facilities. RJ Walker (Newquay) has applied for planning permission for the scheme, on the A392 in Newquay, which it claims will provide a new generation petrol filling station (PFS). A ...

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    BP on the road to transition

    2019-09-09T00:00:00Z

    BP is on a mission to shape the forecourt of the future. Its focus is the customer and staying relevant in a low-carbon world, according to Nikki Grady-Smith, the company’s UK retail director. "We’re really shifting from being an organisation that’s been driven purely through fuel, to focusing on the ...

  • Planned BP M&S Simply Food site includes rapid charging facilities
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    Planned BP M&S Simply Food site includes rapid charging facilities

    2019-08-30T00:00:00Z

    Proposals for a new BP and M S Simply Food development in Cornwall include infrastructure for major electric vehicle charging facilities. RJ Walker (Newquay) has applied for planning permission for the scheme, on the A392 in Newquay, which it claims will provide a new generation petrol filling station (PFS). ...

  • BP Chargemaster powers up first 150kW chargers on retail site
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    BP Chargemaster powers up first 150kW chargers on retail site

    2019-08-16T00:00:00Z

    BP Chargemaster has powered up its first 150kW ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers on a BP retail site, the first in a planned network of 400 ultra-fast chargers across the UK. Two of the chargers have been installed at BP’s retail site at Cranford near Heathrow airport, west of London, ...

  • Lincolnshire Co-op installs BP Chargemaster rapid chargers
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    Lincolnshire Co-op installs BP Chargemaster rapid chargers

    2019-08-02T00:00:00Z

    Lincolnshire Co-op has selected BP Chargemaster as its partner to install 50kW rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers at two of its stores, with more arriving soon. The first of the charging points is now live at Lincolnshire Co-op’s Albert Street Food Store, in Newark, and is being followed by ...

  • Fire destroys Simply Food store at BP site in Oxfordshire
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    Fire destroys Simply Food store at BP site in Oxfordshire

    2019-07-17T00:00:00Z

    An M S Simply Food store on a BP forecourt in Oxfordshire has been destroyed in a fire. The blaze broke out at the filling station on Thame Road in Stadhampton at about 17:30 on Monday July 15, and firefighters said they were at the site within 14 minutes ...