All Texaco articles – Page 5

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    Thieves target Texaco fuel depot


    Over 14,600 litres of diesel worth over £13,300 has been stolen from a Texaco fuel depot in Yeovil. Police believe two men rigged up 50 metres of piping to a silo at the OJ Williams depot before driving away in a large vehicle or tanker. Texaco spokesperson Daniel Schraibman said ...

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    Texaco’s ATM tie-in


    Cashbox has signed up to become the preferred supplier of internal cash machines to Texaco-branded service stations. This will see the company actively promoted as the provider of choice for Texaco’s independent retailers, with the first phase of the programme involving 420 sites. Phillip Minns, Texaco category manager, says the ...

  • Texaco trials new group loyalty card

    Texaco trials new group loyalty card


    Texaco is trialling a new group loyalty card at 150 sites. The We.O.U card allows holders to pool their points (Texaco stars) to benefit local schools. This means a group of customers can sign up for a card with one central account so a substantial fund can be built up ...

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    Texaco sale continues


    Texaco has disposed of a further 17 sites – 14 to Petrol Express and three to Somerfield. The move is part of Texaco’s plan to dispose of all its company-owned sites and focus on its independent dealers. Texaco now has fewer than 100 sites left to sell.

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    Texaco sells 14 sites to Petrol Express


    Texaco Ltd has sold 14 of its UK service stations to independent forecourt operator and distributor, Petrol Express. The sites are expected to transfer to Petrol Express once the relevant stock-taking and systems changes have taken place. This announcement follows the sale of 118 Texaco sites to Somerfield in ...

  • Somerfield Essentials/Texaco, Sheaf Motors, Coal Aston, Derby

    Somerfield Essentials/Texaco, Sheaf Motors, Coal Aston, Derby


    Following the news that Somerfield had purchased 140 sites from Texaco I thought I would visit an existing Somerfield/Texaco site to refresh my knowledge of their offer. Located in the village of Coal Aston on the B6056 and just off the A61 between Sheffield and Chesterfield is a Somerfield Essentials ...

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    Texaco copies Jet in retail retreat


    Texaco has given up trying to make money out of running service stations and is planning to sell all its UK company owned network, just as ConocoPhillips did with its Jet-branded sites more than three years ago. News of the oil company intending to focus on becoming a fuel wholesaler ...

  • Texaco opts blueheath supply

    Texaco opts blueheath supply


    Texaco has signed up delivered wholesaler Blueheath to handle grocery distribution to its forecourt sites throughout the UK. The deal will see Blueheath supply groceries to about 350 Texaco forecourts. A range of 150 grocery products will be delivered up to four times a week to Texaco’s distribution hub at ...

  • Texaco launches online credit card

    Texaco launches online credit card


    A new, flexible, online credit card offering up to 1.6 per cent cashback and a balance transfer rate of 5.9 per cent for the life of the balance (14.9 per cent typical APR variable), has been launched by Texaco and credit card innovators Accucard, part of Create Services. Using Accucard’s ...

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    Texaco alcohol licence plan rejected


    Police in an East Midlands city plagued by under-age drink sales have rammed home their zero-tolerance message by saying ‘no’ to their next door neighbours – Texaco. The petrol giant applied for a licence to sell alcohol at their outlet in Bull Head Street, Wigston, on the outskirts of Leicester. ...

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    Texaco wins safety award


    Texaco’s commitment to safety has been recognised by the Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) with an award for its UK dry goods distribution centre in Lutterworth, Leicestershire. The bronze award for safety awareness, incident investigation and corrective action follows a concerted effort by staff and management at Lutterworth ...

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    New cars for Texaco shoppers


    Texaco has rewarded three of its customers with a new Mistubishi Space Star worth £10,995 on the road in a competition to celebrate the launch of its Global Club WE.O.U loyalty card. The winners are among 1.5 million members of Texaco’s Global Club loyalty programme. But the WE.O.U scheme ...