All Diesel articles – Page 12

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    Warning diesel is causing thousands of deaths

    2014-04-30T00:00:00Z

    Policies encouraging the massive rise in the number of diesel vehicles could be responsible for thousands of premature deaths in the UK, according to the Government’s chief adviser on air pollution. Professor Frank Kelly, chair of the Department of Health’s committee on air pollution, said particulates from diesel engines ...

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    Esso Midline pipeline reopens after diesel theft repairs

    2014-04-25T00:00:00Z

    Esso has resumed operation of its Midline pipeline following repairs and tests. The pipeline, which transports fuel from the Fawley Refinery in Hampshire to Birmingham Fuel Terminal, had to be closed last week after a tapping device was found inserted into it. The device was discovered near an ...

  • Diesel theft closes major Esso pipeline
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    Diesel theft closes major Esso pipeline

    2014-04-23T00:00:00Z

    Esso has reassured customers it does not expect any disruption to deliveries even though it has had to shut down the Midline pipeline that transports fuel from the Fawley Refinery in Hampshire to Birmingham Fuel Terminal. It was closed after a tapping device was found on the pipeline following ...

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    UKPIA extends agreement to test diesel

    2014-04-16T00:00:00Z

    UK oil refiners have renewed a voluntary agreement to test diesel fuel to ensure it won’t block filters in car engines. The test was introduced in response to a wave of breakdowns across the country caused by filters becoming blocked by a gel-like substance in diesel. The voluntary ...

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    Refiners act over clogging of diesel filters

    2014-04-03T00:00:00Z

    UK oil refiners have introduced a voluntary test for their diesel in response to a wave of breakdowns across the country caused by filters becoming blocked by a gel-like substance in the diesel. UKPIA, which represents the UK refining industry and also has Greenergy as an associate, said its ...

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    Diesel thieves who preyed on filling stations jailed

    2014-03-28T00:00:00Z

    Two thieves who stole more than £3,000 of diesel from filling stations across Leicestershire, have been jailed. Edgar Beliavskij and Dzintars Tancis filled up 30 times at garages across the county and left without paying. They used stolen registration plates on two vehicles. Jonathan Cox, prosecuting, told Leicester ...

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    Energy Institute report highlights growth of diesel

    2014-03-28T00:00:00Z

    Total fuel sales in the UK saw a marginal 0.6% increase from 35.21 million tonnes in 2012 to reach 35.42 million tonnes in 2013, with diesel sales out-performing petrol for the third year running, according to the Retail Marketing Survey conducted by the Energy Institute. Retail petrol sales fell ...

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    UK refiners introduce filter blocking test for diesel

    2014-03-21T00:00:00Z

    UK oil refiners have introduced a voluntary test for their diesel in response to a wave of breakdowns across the country caused by filters becoming blocked by a gel-like substance in the diesel. UKPIA, which represents the UK refining industry and also has Greenergy as an associate, said its ...

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    Over 5,000 litres of diesel stolen from Essex forecourt

    2014-01-22T00:00:00Z

    More than 5,000 litres of diesel has been stolen from Coventry Hill Service Station at Hullbridge, near Rayleigh, Essex. Staff discovered the theft on Sunday morning and found that 5,620 litres had been taken. Police said that two men parked a Luton van on the forecourt just after ...

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    Diesel thieves foiled after lifting 1,500 litres

    2014-01-03T00:00:00Z

    Thieves attempting to steal diesel from a filling station in Carlisle were foiled after an alarm was tripped and police raced to the scene and caught them in the act. The incident occurred at Carleton Filling Station, which is owned by Top 50 Indie Hills of Corby, on the ...

  • Mystery problem affecting diesel across UK
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    Mystery problem affecting diesel across UK

    2013-12-13T00:00:00Z

    A mystery problem with diesel is causing a wave of breakdowns across the UK, according to the RAC. The issue is more prevalent in eastern parts of England and Scotland, with the greatest concentration of breakdowns occurring in the North East, and can arise from diesel purchased from any ...

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    7,800 litres of diesel stolen from forecourt

    2013-12-13T00:00:00Z

    Police are appealing for information after more than £10,000 worth of diesel was stolen from a forecourt in Norfolk. Between 7am on Thursday 5 December and 7am on Wednesday 11 December 2013 approximately 7,800 litres of diesel were taken from a diesel tank at the Martin Service Station on ...

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    Alert follows diesel theft

    2013-12-04T00:00:00Z

    Suffolk Police have issued an alert to forecourt owners after thousands of litres of diesel were stolen from a filling station at Kentford, in Suffolk. The incident occurred between 8pm on Wednesday, November 6, and 6am on Thursday, November 7, at the Bury Road Filling Station. About 14,000 litres ...

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    Massive diesel theft from Suffolk filling station

    2013-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Suffolk Police have issued an alert to forecourt owners after thousands of litres of diesel were stolen from a filling station at Kentford, in Suffolk. The incident occurred between 8pm on Wednesday 6 November and 6am on Thursday 7 November at the Bury Road Filling Station. About 14,000 litres ...

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    CID appeal after major diesel theft from petrol station

    2013-10-11T00:00:00Z

    East Surrey CID have launched an appeal for information following the theft of a large quantity of diesel fuel from a petrol station. The incident took place at the Murco petrol station at Guildford Road, Great Bookham, in Surrey, while it was closed overnight, between 11.30pm on Thursday, 29 ...

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    Diesel lost in tanker crash

    2013-09-02T00:00:00Z

    It is estimated that about 7,500 litres of diesel was lost into the surrounding environment following a crash involving a fuel tanker in south-west Wales. The Texaco-branded tanker was involved in a collision with a crane in Pembrokeshire on August 16 and fire crews arrived at the scene to find ...

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    7,500 litres of diesel spilled in tanker rupture

    2013-08-21T00:00:00Z

    It is estimated that about 7,500 litres of diesel was lost into the surrounding environment following a fuel tanker crash last Friday in south-west Wales. A Texaco-branded tanker was involved in a collision with a crane in Pembrokeshire and fire crews arrived at the scene to find its end ...

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    Large diesel theft from Grantham service station

    2013-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information after the theft of a large amount of fuel from a service station, near Grantham. This incident took place on Friday August 9 between 1.30am and 6am at Great Ponton Services on the A1 northbound. Police say the perpetrators gained access to ...

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    Massive diesel theft in Sweden

    2013-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Forty thousand litres of diesel have been stolen from an automatic filling station in Sweden, according to The Local, an English language website covering the country. Police are hunting for the thieves who stole the fuel from a site in Vilhelmina, northern Sweden. The culprits managed to manipulate ...

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    HMRC seizes adulterated diesel from garage

    2013-07-24T00:00:00Z

    HM Revenue Customs (HMRC) has seized 2,800 litres of contaminated fuel, red diesel and kerosene from a filling station in the county of Caerphilly in South Wales. HMRC road fuel testing officers found two large fuel tanks containing what purported to be duty-paid white diesel selling at ...