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JET – new sites and new manager

To strengthen the brand and drive further growth in JET’s UK forecourt network, the company has appointed Soenke Voges as its new UK retail business manager. Reporting directly to Mary Wolf, managing director of UK marketing, Soenke will oversee JET’s Read more »

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Forecourt expectations

The recently updated Blue Book produced by the Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration (APEA) and Service Station Panel of The Energy Institute (EI), states that it will be a fundamental expectation of any forecourt operator with single-skin pipes or Read more »

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New agreements with SEPA

Last month, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) met with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) regarding the introduction of new legislation which affects over 95 heating oil and fuel distribution depots across Scotland. The new legislation, which came into Read more »

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Valero strengthens supply in Northern Ireland market

Valero Logistics UK, a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, has completed the purchase of DCC Energy’s fuel storage terminal in Belfast. With the purchase of DCC’s terminal, Valero will now have equity storage in Belfast, a platform from which the Read more »

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Oil NRG – to the ends of the earth

Through its depots in Birtley, Hartlepool, Thetford and York, Oil NRG has lent its support to Borne, a medical research charity which aims to identify the causes of premature birth. Earlier this month a team of 10, including former English Read more »

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New ECO3 proposal to exclude oil boilers

OFTEC has expressed major concerns that government proposals to exclude oil boilers from the next round of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme would unfairly discriminate against rural households and lead to even higher levels of fuel poverty.   Last month Read more »

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Supply chain and logistics UK crime survey

The Scottish Secure Parking Group (SSPG), of which the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is a member, is seeking views on secure HGV parking across the UK, but particularly in Scotland.  Having created a short survey, the SSPG is hoping to Read more »

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New agreements with SEPA

Last month, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) met with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) regarding the introduction of new legislation which affects over 95 heating oil and fuel distribution depots across Scotland. The new legislation, which came into Read more »

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HGV road user levy changes – unfair hit on smaller businesses

The government’s amendments to the road user levy charges announced last month are another step on the road to improving air quality for all of us, but at the expense of small and medium-sized businesses, which will be unfairly penalised Read more »

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Highlighting the importance of the downstream oil sector

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the UK oil refining sector, in partnership with the UK Petroleum Industry Association, held its annual parliamentary reception for the UK downstream oil industry last month. “This successful event presented an ideal opportunity Read more »

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