All UKPIA articles – Page 4

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    Brian Worrall is new president of UKPIA


    Brian Worrall, sales manager in Europe for Chevron’s marketing business, has been appointed president of the UK Petroleum Industry Association. He succeeds outgoing president Janet Ashdown of BP. Brian has a wide Uk retail business background and has worked for Chevron for the past eight years in a ...

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    UKPIA launches new safety forum


    UKPIA has teamed up with other industry groups to create a new safety forum in a bid to prevent future incidents like the Buncefield fire. According to UKPIA, the pan sector Process Safety Forum has been set up to provide a platform “whereby initiatives, best practice, incident learnings and ...

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    UKPIA backs green driving


    As soaring fuel prices start to slowly change people’s driving and buying habits, the European Petroleum Industry Association (EUROPIA) has launched a campaign to advise motorists on how to drive more efficiently. The Save More Than Fuel campaign is being run in conjunction with the European Commission and will involve ...

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    UKPIA backs APACS campaign


    The UK Petroleum Industry Association has announced a week-long card fraud prevention campaign in conjunction with APACS, the UK payments association. The week-long campaign, which started on November 5, was designed to act as a reminder for customers to keep their cards and PINs safe and secure at all times. ...

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    Invest in refineries says UKPIA


    The UK must continue investing in its refineries in order to balance fuel supply, says UKPIA, the trade association which represents the nine main oil refining companies. Director general Chris Hunt said that although it was not short of refining capacity in the UK it would need to re-balance ...

  • UKPIA leads call for card cost cuts

    UKPIA leads call for card cost cuts


    A campaign to reduce the impact of credit card Merchant Service Charges on the downstream oil industry is being spearheaded by the UK Petroleum Industry Association. Director general Chris Hunt will this month meet with representatives of the two main credit schemes – Mastercard and Visa – to present the ...

  • UKPIA issues guide to disability rules

    UKPIA issues guide to disability rules


    A new guide for petrol retailers has been launched to help service station operators understand the implications of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ‘Making goods and services accessible to disabled customers: a guide for service stations’ has been published by UKPIA and is designed to make filling up with fuel ...

  • Oil for the next 50 years, says UKPIA

    Oil for the next 50 years, says UKPIA


    Oil is not running out and – driven by the growth in demand for transportation fuels – will remain the major component of the world energy mix for the next 50 years, according to a new report by the UK Petroleum Industry Association, entitled ‘Future Road Fuels’. Launching the report, ...

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    Top UKPIA job for Hunt


    Former Elf retail manager Chris Hunt has been appointed director general of UKPIA, the UK’s Petroleum Industry Association . Hunt, who was the Association’s commercial director, has been acting director general for several months while a permanent successor was selected for Malcolm Webb who took up the post of chief ...