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

    2020-08-03T14:07:00Z

    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

    2020-07-28T14:35:00Z

    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

    2020-07-10T11:41:00Z

    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

    2020-06-08T14:36:00Z

    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

    2020-06-04T14:03:00Z

    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

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    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
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    Hoyer fuel tanker drivers trained to support NHS oxygen deliveries

    2020-04-23T00:00:00Z

    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
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    Shell aims to be net zero by 2050

    2020-04-20T00:00:00Z

    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

    2020-02-10T00:00:00Z

    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

    2019-12-16T00:00:00Z

    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

    2019-09-09T00:00:00Z

    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

    2019-06-07T00:00:00Z

    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

    2019-03-11T00:00:00Z

    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 ...

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    Displays that pay

    2019-03-11T00:00:00Z

    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. The Show takes place at the Birmingham NEC from April 8-10 and will ...

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    Raising the bar

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Last year as she took over the reins as Shell’s UK retail general manager, Bernie Williamson said she was on a mission to improve the quality perception of food on the forecourt. She’s a woman of her word roll forward to 2019 and the new Jamie Oliver deli by Shell ...

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    All change in loyalty swap

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    A mixed reaction from dealers followed last month’s announcement about a major shake-up in the loyalty programmes operated by Esso and BP. It was all change as Esso announced it was moving from Tesco Clubcard to Nectar and simultaneously BP confirmed it was dropping Nectar in favour of a new, ...

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    Changing direction

    2018-09-17T00:00:00Z

    There are 37.9 million licensed vehicles on our roads (DfT figures to end of March 2018), comprising 31.3m cars, 3.9m LGVs, 1.2m motorbikes, 500,000 HGVs and 900,000 ’other’ vehicles. Of the cars, 52% are petrol and 45% diesel. However, when you take into account the LGVs, HGVs and buses, diesel ...

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    Shaping Gulf to rival the best

    2018-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Six months into the job and Richard Billington, the new retail director of Certas Energy UK, is ready to talk about his ambitious goals for the Gulf brand, and the processes he is putting in place to achieve them. "I want Gulf to be at least as good as ...

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    Greenergy opts for app

    2018-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Greenergy, the UK’s largest supplier of road fuels, is the first company to incorporate EdgePetrol’s technology into a branded retail package; it will offer EdgePetrol’s app as part of its UK retail brand offering. The app enables petrol retailers to see all their key metrics live in one place, allowing ...

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    Yara expands its Air1 AdBlue capacity in the UK

    2018-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Yara UK has expanded its Air1 AdBlue plant capacity to meet increasing demand. Up until now, Yara had Air1 AdBlue storage capacity of eight million litres at terminals located at Immingham and Dagenham. Now, as the AdBlue market continues to develop, capacity has been expanded to 15 million litres ...