All BP articles – Page 9

  • BP/M&S Simply Food opens in Essex
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    BP/M&S Simply Food opens in Essex

    2017-08-25T00:00:00Z

    A new BP/M S Simply Food service station has opened in South Woodham Ferrers, Essex. It has been built at the junction of Burnham Road, Ferrers Road and Willow Grove, on a busy roundabout, and a total of £2.3m was spent on the site. The development will offer ...

  • Former BP director takes helm at P&H retail arm
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    Former BP director takes helm at P&H retail arm

    2017-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Palmer and Harvey has announced changes to the senior leadership of its forecourt and convenience store chain WS Retail, which trades as Central Convenience Stores. Steve Wilkinson, formerly managing director, and Tony Start, formerly commercial director, will leave the business effective from October 10. Andy Davis, a former ...

  • Acquisition adds to BP / M&S Simply Food sites in South West
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    Acquisition adds to BP / M&S Simply Food sites in South West

    2017-08-08T00:00:00Z

    BP has acquired a forecourt in Devon with the intention of redeveloping it into one of its growing estate of BP M S Simply Food sites. Specialist forecourt adviser Christie Co has completed the sale of Barley Grove Service Station in Torrington, North Devon, to the oil ...

  • BP in talks over installing electric chargers
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    BP in talks over installing electric chargers

    2017-08-04T00:00:00Z

    BP is the latest oil company looking at installing electric car charging points on its forecourts. The company is in talks with electric vehicle (EV) makers on partnering to offer battery re-charging docks at its global network of fuel service stations as it seeks to benefit from the move ...

  • Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - BP Budgens Wednesbury Service Station,  Walsall Street, West Midlands
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    Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - BP Budgens Wednesbury Service Station, Walsall Street, West Midlands

    2017-08-03T00:00:00Z

    LOCATION: This site is on busy Walsall Street, near Wednesbury town centre. FORECOURT: This is a smart looking site with a massive forecourt area. It’s easily distinguishable thanks to its green and white BP canopy and pole sign announcing BP, Budgens and Subway. There’s also a big red and ...

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    The Food Doctor delivers to BP forecourts and beyond

    2017-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Healthy snacking brand The Food Doctor has bolstered its offering for the forecourt sector with the roll-out of a four-strong range of Goodness Bars. The 40g bars communicate the health benefits clearly and concisely on the back of the pack. They come in shelf-ready cases of 20. A range ...

  • New-to-industry BP/M&S Simply Food site opens
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    New-to-industry BP/M&S Simply Food site opens

    2017-07-26T00:00:00Z

    BP has opened a service station and M S Simply Food at a new-to-industry site at Aylsham, in Norfolk. Twenty-three new jobs have been created with the opening on Wednesday July 26 of the new site, next to a new roundabout on Burgh Road. The development, which cost ...

  • New BP/M&S site opens in Wadebridge
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    New BP/M&S site opens in Wadebridge

    2017-07-14T00:00:00Z

    A former Shell site in Wadebridge, Cornwall, has reopened with a new BP-branded forecourt and an M S Simply Food outlet. The fuel station has been closed since February 26 while the redevelopment was carried out. The site, which is Wadebridge’s only filling station, was sold to BP ...

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    Esso Card acceptance extended to BP branded sites

    2017-04-10T00:00:00Z

    Esso Card fuel card customers can now use their Esso Card at BP branded sites throughout the UK. There are approximately 1,200 BP forecourts in the UK, which will increase the Esso Card acceptance network in the UK to around 3,400 sites. Esso Card is now accepted at Esso, Shell ...

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    BP Plus Fuel Card extended to Esso sites

    2017-03-31T00:00:00Z

    BP’s reciprocal fuel card acceptance agreement with Esso is now live, offering BP Plus Fuel Card customers the opportunity to fill up at Esso-branded sites throughout the UK. There are now more than 630 Esso forecourts (excluding Esso Tesco Alliance sites and Esso Euro Garages sites) in the UK ...

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    Shell-branded Cornish forecourt bought by BP

    2017-01-27T00:00:00Z

    BP has bought a Shell-branded forecourt at Wadebridge, Cornwall, and will shortly begin redeveloping the site with plans including a new M S Simply Food outlet. The site, which is Wadebridge’s only filling station, has been sold to BP by Tregoning Limited, which operated the Shell site as well as ...

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    BP renews membership of BOSS Payment Watch

    2017-01-27T00:00:00Z

    BP Oil UK Limited has renewed its membership of the BOSS Payment Watch scheme for its company-owned retail fuel sites. BP operates more than 320 company owned sites and is one of the largest forecourt retailers in the United Kingdom. Kevin Eastwood, executive director at BOSS, said: “BOSS ...

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    BP predicts oil will outstrip electric to 2035

    2017-01-27T00:00:00Z

    BP is predicting that demand for oil will continue to rise over the next 20 years as growth of conventional vehicles far outstrips the increase in the number of electric vehicles. The number of electric vehicles (EVs) globally is forecast to rise from 1.2 million in 2015 to 100 million ...

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    Fraser Group signs five-year deal with BP

    2017-01-09T00:00:00Z

    BP has extended its supply agreement with Fraser Group’s six sites for another five years. Howard Nunn, BP’s UK sales manager, said: "I’m delighted that the Fraser Group and BP have agreed terms on a new supply agreement. "The Fraser Group operate excellent sites with great customer offers and a ...

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    Blakemore in new BP deal

    2017-01-09T00:00:00Z

    Blakemore Wholesale Distribution has announced a new two-year contract to supply 320 BP forecourt sites across the UK. The contract follows a successful six-year relationship between the family-owned wholesale distributor and the major oil company. The new partnership will see Blakemore distribute branded food and drink products to ...

  • Blakemore Wholesale Distribution renews BP Partnership
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    Blakemore Wholesale Distribution renews BP Partnership

    2016-12-15T00:00:00Z

    Blakemore Wholesale Distribution has announced a new two-year contract to supply 320 BP forecourt sites across the UK. The contract follows a successful six-year relationship between the family-owned wholesale distributor and the major oil company. The new partnership will see Blakemore Wholesale Distribution distribute branded food and drink products ...

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    BP trials artificial intelligence on pumps in US

    2016-12-09T00:00:00Z

    BP is testing new pump technology in the US which includes a tablet that enables customers to interact with an artificial intelligence personality called “Miles.” It is being trialled at several service stations in Chicago and New York, initially for three months. BP says it has installed proprietary voice-activation technology ...

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    BP extends supply deal with Fraser Group

    2016-12-07T00:00:00Z

    BP has extended its supply agreement with Fraser Group’s six sites for another five years. Howard Nunn, BP’s UK sales manager, said: “I’m delighted that the Fraser Group and BP have agreed terms on a new supply agreement. The Fraser Group operate excellent sites with great customer offers and a ...

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    Fuel shorts as BP moves to Hoyer

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    BP dealers nationwide have complained of sites running dry of unleaded petrol after the oil company transferred fuel deliveries to Hoyer on November 1. The problems affected sites nationwide, with dealers’ sites running dry as far south as Southampton and up to Cumbria in the North, as well as reports ...

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    Dealer anger over BP delivery problems

    2016-11-18T00:00:00Z

    BP dealers nationwide have complained of sites running dry of unleaded petrol after the oil company transferred fuel deliveries to Hoyer on November 1. The problems appear to be across England with dealers’ sites running dry as far south as Southampton and up to Cumbria in the North, as well ...