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Certas Energy buys its first three forecourts in England

Certas Energy has bought forecourt sites in England for the first time in a deal that will see 13mlpa of retail volume moving to Gulf from Texaco.

It has struck a deal with Petromex Forecourt Services to acquire two sites, Millbrook Way in Preston and Canal Head in Ulverston, with a third, Harwood Bar, also in Preston, secured on a long-term dealer supply agreement. Certas said the acquisition signals a step change as the existing portfolio of 26 sites run by Certas forecourt staff are all in Scotland. "Year-on-year we have been growing our business across the UK and this presented a perfect opportunity to create three flagship Gulf forecourts in the north of England," said Certas retail director Ramsay MacDonald.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 8 July 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands131.33138.41127.59
North East129.55137.90126.73
North West130.5757.70136.49127.08
Northern Ireland128.66138.90125.50
South East131.9757.90137.52128.38
South West131.2957.90137.34127.49
West Midlands131.04138.64127.72
Yorkshire & Humber130.4384.90137.01127.30

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