Adjusting to lockdown


Everything has been shaping up nicely at Hill’s Retail, which not long ago reached its 10-year landmark. The Redditch-based business was set up by directors David Hill and Jackie Braziel, and has recently extended its relationship with Gulf as it continues to future-proof its operations, with all three of its ...

Hoyer fuel tanker drivers trained to support NHS oxygen deliveries

Hoyer fuel tanker drivers trained to support NHS oxygen deliveries

2020-04-23T00:00:00+01:00By Merril Boulton

Drivers employed as part of Hoyer’s UK Petrolog fuel tanker delivery team have received training to deliver medical grade oxygen to NHS hospitals treating patients with Covid-19.

Shell aims to be net zero by 2050

Shell aims to be net zero by 2050

2020-04-20T00:00:00+01:00By Merril Boulton

Shell aims to be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, or sooner if possible, as it focuses on its intention to “lead and thrive” through the transition to a low-carbon energy future.

Upping the Pace


Shane Bowering is now heading up the Pace brand as development manager as it closes in on its 50th anniversary. The brand was established in 1972 and has been managed by Certas Energy since 2011. In its formative years Pace was closely associated with Aston Martin and Nigel Mansell’s early ...

Targeting dealers with a Star service


Sticking to what you do best is proving to be the right formula for Valero Energy Ltd, which supplies Texaco-branded fuel to 784 dealer-owned sites in the UK. "We’re totally focused on the dealer," stresses Andrew Cox, the company’s sales and marketing director. "We haven’t had any company-owned sites since ...

Keeping it real


There’s no doubting the need for us to take alternatives to fossil fuels seriously. However the reality of using, say an electric vehicle, doesn’t always live up to the hype. Take the example of one pure electric car driver Geoff Hands, a chap who featured in a very interesting ...

BP on the road to transition


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 ...

Making a point


Esso UK is expecting a boost in fuel volumes following the launch of its Nectar loyalty programme on June 1. Patrick Rutherford, the company’s retail sales manager, said the full effect of the launch wouldn’t be immediate, but would follow key developments already in the pipeline for the Nectar programme, ...

Displays that pay


If you’re looking to make changes to your forecourt perhaps by investing in new equipment or are considering a move to a different fuel brand, then a trip to The Forecourt Show 2019 is a must.