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    Essar Oil appoints new CEO


    Essar Oil UK Ltd has appointed Stein Ivar Bye, as its new chief executive officer. He will be based at the company’s Stanlow Manufacturing Complex in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

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    Perfect Synergy


    The launch of Esso’s new high-octane premium fuel fills a gap at the top end of its fuel line-up.

  • FT - Toddington Harper - Electric Forecourt

    Electric Avenue


    Toddington Harper, founder and CEO of Gridserve, is on a mission to make a difference

  • FT - Charlie Cook, Founder and CEO, Rightcharge

    Rightcharge launches 'all-in-one' EV and home charging comparison service


    Rightcharge has launched what it claims is the UK’s first and only electric vehicle (EV) energy tariff, home charging and installation online comparison service.

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    Maxol and Henderson Group renew contract with £425m deal


    Maxol, Northern Ireland’s leading forecourt and convenience retailer, has announced the renewal of its strategic alliance with the Henderson Group, the company that owns the Spar franchise in Northern Ireland.

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    BP partners Aberdeen in drive to achieve Net Zero Vision


    BP has agreed a significant partnership with Aberdeen City Council to help the council achieve the goals of the recently-approved Net Zero Vision to reduce carbon emissions and become a climate-positive city.

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    Jet launches its first TV advertising campaign in more than 20 years


    The Jet fuel brand has launched a new TV campaign - its first in more than 20 years. Shot on location at the new Jet Dove Retail White Rose Service Station in Barnsley and in the Peak District National Park, the TV spot is part of Jets’ ongoing brand awareness programme designed to increase visibility and consideration among new and existing customers. 

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    Gulf and McLaren brands united at British Grand Prix in new strategic partnership


    McLaren and Gulf Oil International Ltd have announced a multi-year strategic partnership which will see Gulf partner with world-famous race team McLaren Racing and luxury supercar company McLaren Automotive.

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    Prax Group to acquire Total’s Lindsey Oil Refinery


    The Prax Group has signed an agreement with Total to purchase Lindsey Oil Refinery and its associated logistic assets, with the deal subject to the conditions of sale being met.

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    Co-op switches 28 of its sites to supply by Valero in a single day


    The Co-op has switched 28 sites to Valero supply in a single day in the largest conversion of sites in one day that either company has ever attempted.

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    Positive outlook for forecourts in latest Fuel Market Review


    The forecourt sector has shown it can adapt and is likely to come out of the crisis in better shape than many others, according to Arthur Renshaw, UK Ireland manager for Experian Catalist, writing in the latest Fuel Market Review in the June digital issue of Forecourt Trader. ...

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    UKIFDA joins scheme to offset carbon impact


    The UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) has joined a carbon compensation scheme and teamed up with Portland Fuel in a bid to offset its carbon impact.

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    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


    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. The potential deployment comes after the company approached the Government to see how it could both support the national effort to fight ...

  • Shell aims to be net zero by 2050

    Shell aims to be net zero by 2050


    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. In a recent Responsible Investment Annual Briefing the company’s chief executive Ben van Beurden revealed: ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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, ...

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    Refined opportunity


    A year after leaving the retail helm at Certas Energy, Ramsay MacDonald is back in the saddle, refreshed and rejuvenated, and greatly enthused about his new role at Essar Oil (UK) as head of retail. "What excited me about coming to Essar was the people, the product, and the ...