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Aberdeen gets second hydrogen refuelling station

Aberdeen’s second hydrogen refuelling station was officially opened in late February along with the launch of a fleet of 10 hydrogen fuelled Toyota Mirai cars. The £2.6million station will serve the city’s expanding fleet of cars and vans and will Read more »

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Award for Pullman Fleet Services

Ellesmere Port-based Pullman Fleet Services (PFS) has won the annual HOYER/MAN dealer of the year award. The winners of the technician and outstanding performer of the year awards were also announced. “The awards recognise those maintenance providers with an outstanding Read more »

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Brookfield Business Partners invests in Greenergy

Greenergy has reached agreement for Brookfield Business Partners (NYSE: BBU; TSX: BBU.UN) to invest in the business with the aim of accelerating growth.   Existing Greenergy management shareholders will invest alongside Brookfield Business Partners and will retain a 15% share in Read more »

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New marine bunkering facility on the Thames

A new bunkering facility supplying marine gas oil (MGO) has now opened on the Thames. Operated by the marine division of Certas Energy, the Thames facility stores distillate marine fuel (DMA grade MGO with less than 0.1% sulphur). The new Read more »

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Suttons invests in UK road tanker business

Suttons Group is investing more than £17m in new tractor units for its UK road tanker business. The purchase of over 200 new Euro-6C 6×2 tractor units in the next two years will provide capacity for recent growth and contribute Read more »

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Driver CPC training must remain flexible

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is concerned that proposed revisions to the European Commission’s Driver CPC Directive (Certificate of Professional Competence) could limit operators’ ability to provide relevant training for their drivers…. “With one of the proposed revisions preventing training Read more »

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A compelling case for oil-fired heating

A two-stage approach to reducing carbon emissions from oil-using households has been put forward by OFTEC in its response to the government’s ‘Heat in Buildings: The Future of Heat in Domestic Buildings’ consultation. OFTEC’s submission focused on the urgent need Read more »

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Going further with CNG

Last week CNG Fuels, supplier of biomethane fuel, and Waitrose introduced Europe’s most advanced fleet of CNG powered trucks with a range of up to 500 miles. These vehicles use technology developed jointly by Scania and Agility Fuel Solutions which Read more »

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Commenting on a modern industrial strategy

With the Government launching its green paper for a new Industrial Strategy for the UK last week, UKPIA was among the first to announce its intention to respond to the consultation from a downstream oil perspective. Chris Hunt, director general Read more »

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Assessing the impact of an eventful year on the industry’s future

Next month the Energy Institute (EI) will host International Petroleum (IP) Week 2017 in London. This year’s event will assess the future impact of the UK vote to leave the European Union, the ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate Read more »

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