Suppliers In The Spotlight

Making a visible difference

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Before the nights draw in and temperatures start to drop, managers will be sourcing new work wear which is not only compliant and comfortable but also enhances the company image. The PPE requirements for major oil companies and storage facilities have now been largely harmonised following guidance from the Energy Institute, oil industry best practice and […]

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Crossing the finishing line

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Below features writer Liz Boardman takes a closer look at how some of the fuel distribution industry’s key players helped to make London 2012 such a huge success Years in the making In 2008 Adler & Allan (A&A) won what was to become one of the company’s highest profile contracts to date, right on the […]

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A positive story for the UK

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A newcomer to the UK, the Valero Energy Corporation entered the UK market last summer following its acquisition of Chevron assets including the Pembroke refinery, pipelines, terminals, an aviation fuels business and a network of over 900 Texaco-branded service stations in the UK, Plus around 230 in Ireland. This Fortune 500 company has headquarters at […]

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Phillips 66 – the perfect vehicle to talk

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A few months after the Conoco Phillips demerger to create a business dedicated solely to its downstream operations, Phillips 66 took to the road in a uniquely branded bus to do what it does best – talking, and building customer relationships Over 200 dealers and distributors turned up to the Phillips 66 roadshow at exciting […]

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Investing in the future

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Following the acquisition of TDG in March 2011, global logistics firm Norbert Dentressangle has gone from strength to strength. The company recently reported an increase of 9.9% in consolidated revenues for the first 9 months of 2012, compared to the same period in 2011 Liz Boardman met with Ann Dawson, managing director of the company’s […]

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Adler & Allan – Getting down to business

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The need to diversify is certainly a topic of conversation among fuel distributors – some have already ventured into third party haulage, whilst for others renewables are adding a new dimension.  When it comes to diversification and keeping one step ahead of the market, Adler & Allan (A&A) is a shining example. Starting out as […]

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TankCare TankStream – fuel quality and wetstock monitoring

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New products from TankCare UK (an OTS Group company) include TankStream, a fuel quality and wetstock monitoring system for dispersed fuel storage installations. Designed to provide real time updates, the system works in conjunction with an integral fuel conditioning system which recirculates and treats the wetstock to prevent microbial growth contamination. “With higher content biofuels […]

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Kingspan Environmental’s SonicSignalman

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Kingspan Environmental’s SonicSignalman electronic oil-level monitoring system now has a NEW SMS feature, allowing oil companies to send text messages to end-users. The SonicSignalman is a onepart device that uses the latest ultrasonic and GSM technology to remotely monitor the level of oil in a customer’s tank. The new text message facility will enable oil […]

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Kan’to installation puts Finol in control

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Kan’to Instruments has recently completed a major installation for Finol Oil, one of the leading lubricant suppliers in Ireland Dimitri Papaioannou, managing director of Kan’to, told FON: “We’ve now completed the installation of an automatic tank gauging system – using our iLevel gauges and iNTELLIGENTGAUGING software The whole project was very successfully managed by our […]

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Dunraven’s Apollo Smart gets smarter

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Free software updates have been introduced for Dunraven’s Apollo Smart heating oil energy monitor. “There’s nothing worse than buying technology today, only to find it’s out of date tomorrow,” said Gerry Jones. “That’s why our customers can be assured that no matter when they purchase their monitor, it can always be running the very latest […]

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