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INEOS completes Forties Pipeline acquisition from BP 

The completion of the deal, which also includes the Kinneil terminal, consolidates INEOS’ position as a top ten company in the North Sea and the largest privately– owned exploration and production business operating in the energy basin.   The FPS business is a natural Read more »

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OHES acquired by Adler & Allan 

Adler & Allan (A&A) has acquired the specialist environmental consultancy, OHES Environmental (OHES).  OHES, which covers a broad range of specialist and technical areas, including environmental pollution claims, will continue to be led by its current management team as an autonomous business within the Read more »

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Tankers migrate south 

When Simplytrac, a Kenya-based company, was looking for two new fuel bowsers they selected equipment from Tankquip and MechTronic.   Simplytrac, which is part of Jupiter Electrical and General Contractors of Nairobi, required the bowsers for the provision of fuel at the expanding port in Mombassa.   The vehicles not only incorporate all Read more »

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Oiling longevity at Morris Lubricants 

A Volvo truck bought 16 years ago by an Oswestry-based haulage company is still going strong after clocking up 1.5 million miles   Having done the equivalent of 60 round the world trips, the Pentons vehicle registered DX51 OGE  has spent 45,000 working hours Read more »

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FTA at the Skills Show

Addressing the question, how can businesses attract new talent into the freight and logistics sector?, this week (16-18 November) the Freight Transport Association (FTA) will have ‘a significant presence’ at the Skills Show at Birmingham’s NEC. More than 70,000 young Read more »

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Online with Isuzu  

Isuzu Truck UK has a brand-new website.  Designed to help customers identify the optimum vehicle selection, the website illustrates all the different Isuzu trucks available, by weight, by body and by industry, with each GVW type having its own product page.  Visitors to www.isuzutruck.co.uk  can either Read more »

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FUEL OIL NEWS REQUESTS THE PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY

Please join us to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Fuel Oil News Thursday 16th November 17.30 – 19.30 for drinks and canapes and conversation Chris Beetles Gallery 8-10 Ryder Street, St James’s, London SW1Y 6QB We look forward to welcoming Read more »

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Tank inspection robot in development

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Phillips 66 and Square Robot have teamed up together to develop an autonomous robot that would enable petroleum storage tanks to remain in service for tank floor inspections. The robot is expected to enter service in mid-2018. Above ground storage Read more »

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IPRA welcomes excise freeze

The Irish Petrol Retailers Association (IPRA) has welcomed the finance minister’s decision to hold fuel excise rates at their current level. The IPRA started a petition against an alleged proposed to increase diesel duty to the same rate as petrol Read more »

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Consistent branding for Certas Energy’s south-east depots

With 30 individual depots in the south east of England, Certas Energy has rebranded the depots under the Certas Energy brand to create a consistent presence in the region. “The roll-out of the Certas Energy brand means business as usual Read more »

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