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    Armed robbery at Esso site in Henley


    Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at the weekend at the Esso forecourt on Reading Road, Henley. At around 4.45am on Saturday December 10, a man armed with an air rifle and a hammer entered the store, threatened the member of staff on duty, ...

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    Esso tiger passes away


    A tiger which featured in Esso adverts during the 1990s has died aged 22. Tango was made famous when he was one of seven tigers who featured in Esso’s ‘put a tiger in your tank’ TV adverts. Since 2014 he has been living at Woodside Wildlife Park in Lincolnshire where ...

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    Esso launches virtual reality race experience


    Esso has created a new virtual reality (VR) race experience to celebrate its technology partnership with the McLaren Honda Formula 1 team. Building on the 2015 #FuelYourSenses campaign, this immersive VR experience, available via the Esso website, features five current and former McLaren grand prix drivers in a karting race, ...

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    Euro Garages rolls out new scanners to Esso stores


    Euro Garages has rolled out 280 Datalogic Heron bar code scanners across the Esso sites it has acquired since 2012. Following the acquisitions Euro Garages needed a bar code scanning solution at the point-of-sale that would integrate seamlessly with its Verifone chip and pin system. “We looked at a ...

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    Knife used in raid on Esso site


    A knife was used during a robbery at a service station at Retford, Nottinghamshire, in the early hours of Saturday 19 March. Nottinghamshire Police were called just before 3.40am to a report of a man threatening staff at the Esso service station in London Road, Retford with a knife. The ...

  • Former Esso retail boss Karen Dickens to join MRH as CEO

    Former Esso retail boss Karen Dickens to join MRH as CEO


    MRH (GB) has announced the appointment of Karen Dickens as chief executive officer of the company with effect from the 1st of March 2016. Karen has previously held a number of senior managerial positions within ExxonMobil Corporation, both in the UK and abroad, in a career spanning 29 years; ...

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    MRH avoids inquiry over Esso acquisitions


    MRH has avoided a potential inquiry into its acquisition of 78 service stations from Esso after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) accepted undertakings by the company. In November the CMA warned the number one Top 50 Indie MRH that it could face a full scale inquiry because of ...

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    Lidl purchases Esso site – but has no intention of selling fuel


    Lidl’s purchase of an Esso site in Balderton, Nottinghamshire does not signal its entry into the UK forecourt market. A spokesperson for the discounter confirmed the intention was to demolish the filling station to make way for a supermarket.

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    Esso switch sparks volume growth


    A County Durham dealer says moving his site to supply from Greenergy with Esso branding has helped to increase sales volumes by 22%. In January 2015, Ian Atkinson’s Ouston Service Station moved fuel supply from Jet after being with the group for more than 15 years. He said ...

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    MRH threatened with inquiry over Esso sites


    Competition authorities have warned the number one Top 50 Indie MRH that it could face a full scale inquiry because of concerns caused by its acquisition of a tranche of 78 sites from Esso, in a deal agreed in March. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has told MRH ...

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    Esso and BP sign reciprocal card deal


    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 ...

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    Break-in at Galashiels Esso site


    Scottish Borders police officers are appealing for witnesses following a break-in to a petrol station in Galashiels in the early hours of Thursday, November 5. The incident happened around 3.45am when four people in black clothing broke into the Esso station in Melrose Road and stole a large quantity of ...

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    Patel brothers opt for Esso/Greenergy


    Brothers who own two forecourts in West Sussex, have just moved their second site to fuel supply from Greenergy with Esso branding, after the success of a similar move for their first site. Last January the Patel brothers moved fuel supply for their site in Hangleton, Hove, after 10 years ...

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    Topaz takeover of Esso chain approved


    Topaz is set to add 95 sites to its network after the Irish completion authorities approved its takeover of Esso Ireland’s fuels and convenience business in Ireland. The deal, which was agreed in December last year, involves 35 company owned service stations and 60 dealer owned sites taking the total ...

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    Rontec sells Esso site in Somerset


    A property specialist is predicting prices for forecourt sites are likely to rise in the light of its latest deal in the sector. The Esso petrol station on Townsend Road in Minehead, Somerset, has been sold by property and planning consultants Rapleys. The site was deemed surplus to requirements by ...

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    Esso celebrates official launch of Synergy


    Esso this week marked the official launch of the new Synergy Fuels brand with a celebratory evening at London’s UnderGlobe. The event featured McClaren-Honda Formula One driver and former 2009 World Champion Jenson Button; War of the Worlds composer Jeff Wayne, and performances by dance troupe UDI, Britain’s Got ...

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    Equipment news: S&B confirms new POS contract with Esso in Germany


    Scheidt Bachmann has confirmed a new POS replacement deal with Esso in Germany. Based on more than 30 years market presence and its market-leading position in Germany, Scheidt Bachmann said it brings a broad range of experience in all aspects of the petrol business. ...

  • Esso Synergy branding rolls out to dealers

    Esso Synergy branding rolls out to dealers


    The roll-out of Esso’s new Synergy forecourt and fuel branding has continued with its first appearance on a dealership supplied by Greenergy under its branded wholesaler agreement with Esso. Shailesh Parekh said his Midland Link site in Birmingham has been an Esso forecourt for nearly five years, and he ...

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    Esso dealer renews supply agreement with Greenergy


    A long-standing Esso dealer has renewed her fuel supply agreement with Greenergy. Sieme Shoaib and her family visited Greenergy at the Forecourt Show to renew their fuel agreement for a further five years following their successful move from Esso supplied fuel in September 2014. The Shoaib family runs ...

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    Greenergy supplying nearly 250 Esso-branded sites


    Greenergy has revealed that the number of Esso-branded sites it supplies has risen to nearly 250. It began supplying Esso-branded dealers in Northern England, North Wales and Scotland just over two years ago when it took on fuel supply to 90 Esso-branded dealer sites. This was followed with supply ...