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Major investment at Stanlow

Essar Oil UK is planning to invest $250 million in capex and maintenance at Stanlow to ramp up throughput, improve yields and revenues. The announcement follows strong Q4 figures to cap robust FY17 performance. Essar’s major investment in 2018 will Read more »

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Oil – the cheapest form of heating since July 2014

With the first month of Autumn underway, many customers will be thinking about turning on the heating for the first time in a few months. For those on heating oil, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) has good news with Read more »

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Isuzu first for Darch Oil

Independent family-run Darch Oil has acquired its first tanker mounted on an Isuzu chassis. The Isuzu Forward F110.240 11-tonne rigid has been fitted with a 7,000 litre dual compartment Magyar tank for kerosene, derv and gas oil distribution to customers Read more »

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1st October – Debt Pre-Action Protocol

Acumen Credit Insurance Brokers would like to draw the attention of fuel oil distributors to the Debt Pre-Action Protocol which comes into force on 1st October 2017. This Protocol describes the conduct the court will normally expect from involved parties prior to Read more »

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Site acquisitions at Certas Energy

Certas Energy has reached agreement with Preston-based Petromex Forecourt Services that will see 13 million litres of retail volume moving to Gulf from Texaco, starting in the next two months. Two of the sites, Millbrook Way in Preston and Canal Read more »

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EVC – first UK nationwide roll-out

ChargePoint Services and Motor Fuel Group (MFG) have signed a partnership deal for the roll-out of forecourt electric vehicle charging (EVC) across their UK network. The proposed roll-out is the first of its kind in the electric vehicle charging market. Read more »

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New CEO at BoilerJuice

BoilerJuice, which is backed by mid-market private equity firm Livingbridge, has announced the appointment of Lee Cowles as chief executive officer. Lee, who was previously CEO at Nutmeg, the UK-based online discretionary wealth manager, said: “It’s incredible to be joining Read more »

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Fuel Fighter up for an award

Work on Fuel Fighter has secured a place on the Ecommerce Awards for Excellence shortlist for ecommerce agency Nublue. The Lancaster-based ecommerce agency is on the shortlist for Best B2B Ecommerce for its work for heating oil suppliers Allan Stobart Read more »

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More opportunities for fossil fuel producers

As the move to renewable power and electric cars gains momentum, Shell’s CEO Ben Van Beurden told an audience at the World Petroleum Congress that the company is planning to spend up to $1 billion a year on its New Read more »

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New bunker refuelling site

Working in partnership with RoadKing, Certas Energy will shortly open a new 24hr HGV refuelling facility at the New Hollies Truckstop in Cannock. Due to open by the end of August, the site, located on the A5 just off junction Read more »

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