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Sainsbury's kicks off 10ppl fuel promo

Sainsbury’s has kicked off a fuel promotion today giving shoppers 10p off every litre of fuel when they spend £60 or more in store.

Dealer disbelief at Jet withdrawal from southwest

Jet dealers in the southwest have expressed disbelief and disappointment that ConocoPhillips has decided to withdraw from the region by the end of the year, and branded the timescale for exit as inadequate.

Asda cuts fuel prices

Asda has set a national price cap of 128.7ppl for unleaded and 132.7ppl for diesel today, as part of its strategy to be the first retailer to drop pump prices and the last to put them up when wholesale prices fluctuate.

Jet to withdraw from southwest

ConocoPhillips has confirmed that it is withdrawing the Jet brand from the southwest of the UK.

Total network sold to Snax 24 consortium – and Shell buys 254 sites

Rontec Investments LLP, a consortium comprising top 50 Indie Snax 24 and partners Investec and Grovepoint Capital, have today signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire Total’s retail and fuel distribution business in the UK.

Biggest single expansion of UK network as Shell adds 254 sites

Shell UK Ltd's agreement to acquire 254 petrol retail sites in the UK from Rontec Investments LLP (the Snax 24 Consortium)  for a total cash consideration of around $400mln (£240m), is the biggest single expansion of Shell's fuel retailing network in the UK.

Jet sites support '20 is plenty' campaign

Seventy five Jet sites have teamed up with road safety charity Brake to launch Jet’s ‘20 is Plenty’ campaign to improve road safety for children. Jet’s aim is to encourage a community-wide commitment to driving at a maximum speed of 20mph in built up areas.

Tokheim confirms global contract with Shell

Tokheim has been selected as a global supplier of fuel dispensers for Shell service stations. The implementation of the agreement, which will run until 2016, has already started with the first  installations in the Benelux, Germany, Italy and the UK.

ACS to tackle key issues at Forecourt Seminar

The ACS Forecourt Seminar, chaired by Forecourt Trader editor Merril Boulton, aims to give essential insights to forecourt retailers and spark the debate on the most effective ways to succeed in a difficult market.

Blakemore Spar pledges £3m investment

Spar wholesaler AF Blakemore has pledged to invest £3m to bring independent retailers savings worth an average of £7,500 per store.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 19 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands132.1066.40141.37129.07
North East130.85144.25128.58
North West131.60139.66128.82
Northern Ireland129.13134.50126.35
South East132.8662.50141.62129.81
South West132.24138.89129.06
West Midlands131.8660.90141.24128.98
Yorkshire & Humber131.40140.49128.65

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