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  • FT - Gunden Yilmaz, UK national sales manager, Shell UK, with his son

    UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: 20 questions for Gunden Yilmaz, Shell UK


    He may have a ‘thing’ for James Bond, but Gunden Yilmaz has a ‘Goldeneye’ for the everyday joys of life – home, work or holidays

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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 ...

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

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    Raising the bar


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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 ...

  • Stanlow fire: no disruption to fuel supplies

    Stanlow fire: no disruption to fuel supplies


    There will be no impact on fuel supplies following a fire at Essar’s Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere Port on Wednesday afternoon (August 22). The company released a statement saying the fire had occurred at the Shell Higher Olefins Plant (SHOP) chemical plant, on the Stanlow site, close to the ...

  • Texaco re-brand for Blackpool service station

    Texaco re-brand for Blackpool service station


    A Lancashire site based in the seaside town of Blackpool has recently moved to the Texaco brand after years with BP. Ansdell Service Station, in Lytham St Annes, which has seen fuel volumes increase since the rebrand, stocks all four grades of fuel including Supreme diesel and Supreme unleaded ...