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    • Challenges & opportunities for downstream fuel distribution - a COP26 blog post for Fuel Oil News. Stephen Marcos Jones, UKPIA on the journey to net zero. COP26 FON Blog 5: Downstream challenges

      In this, his final exclusive COP26 blog post for Fuel Oil News, Stephen Marcos Jones, director-general UKPIA, offers some thought-provoking insight on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the downstream sector. As COP Concludes… “As COP26 draws to Read more »

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    • The logistics sector needs to undergo vast transformation for the UK to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, according to Logistics UK, as it launches its decarbonisation route map Logistics UK launches decarbonisation plan

      The logistics sector needs to undergo vast transformation for the UK to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, according to Logistics UK, as it launches its route map today (10 November 2021 – Transport Day at COP26) to decarbonise this Read more »

    • ­­2021 Mabanaft Survey finds fuel supply standards remain high and highlights customer satisfaction as well as indicating an interest in new fuels ­­Supply standards remain high at Mabanaft

      As one of the UK’s largest independent fuel importers and wholesalers, Mabanaft is proud of the strong and lasting relationships it has built with customers. Part of this is down to listening to their requirements and delivering products and services Read more »

    • Exclusive COP26 blog from Stephen Marcos Jones, director-general UKPIA, with Transport Day news on transport decarbonisation, low carbon fuels and hydrogen solutions. COP26 FON Blog 4: Transport decarbonisation

      Continuing with his exclusive blog for Fuel Oil News, covering news from COP26, Stephen Marcos Jones, director-general UKPIA, shares the latest updates from Transport Day with transport decarbonisation, low carbon fuels and hydrogen solutions. “It’s transport day at COP26. Transport Read more »

    • Transport Day at COP26 brought with it news that all new UK heavy goods vehicles will be zero-emission by 2040 bringing an end to sales of new diesel vehicles Government: new HGVs zero emission by 2040

      Transport Day at COP26 brought with it news that all new heavy goods vehicles in the UK will be zero-emission by 2040, with the UK government confirming plans that will mean an end to the sale of all non-zero emission Read more »

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  • Opinion

    • Recognition of the potential for renewable liquid fuel solutions in decarbonising off-grid home heating is welcomed but industry calls for an end to ‘unacceptable limbo’ Call for certainty on renewable liquid fuel

      Recognition of the potential for renewable liquid fuel solutions in decarbonising off-grid home heating is welcomed but industry calls for an end to ‘unacceptable limbo’. Industry trade associations UKIFDA and OFTEC, have welcomed the publication of the Biomass Policy Statement Read more »

    • Nick Hayes, UKIFDA, on the liquid fuel industry response to Ireland's Climate Action Plan Response to Ireland’s Climate Action Plan

      The liquid fuel distribution industry believes that the Government must not ignore the use and benefits of renewable liquid fuels in home heating. There are nearly 700,000 homes in Ireland that rely on oil for heating. In addition, there is Read more »

    • Carbon capture clusters needed to achieve net zero More carbon capture cluster projects needed

      Responding to the UK Government’s announcement on the selected carbon capture and storage ‘cluster’ projects to be taken forward for Track 1 negotiations for deployment in the mid-2020s, OGUK has underlined that the UK will need all of the proposed Read more »

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  • Industry Events

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    • A conversation with Kevin McPartlan, Fuels for Ireland on making Ireland carbon neutral and what this means for members and energy consumption in Ireland. Kevin McPartlan of Fuels for Ireland

      In conversation with Kevin McPartlan, CEO of Fuels for Ireland, an organisation which is unequivocable in its ambition: “Our goal is clear: the members of Fuels for Ireland are going to take every step necessary to make not only our Read more »

    • A gleaming Rawlings tanker outside the new fuel depot in Hook Hampshire Rawlings Fuels – putting the customer first

      Hampshire-based Rawlings Fuels is an independent supplier of fuel oils delivering to domestic and commercial customers, including farms and agricultural companies. Its beginnings were in a transport company, from which the fuel company emerged, grew and eventually moved to its Read more »

    • In Profile – Luc Smets

      In the August edition of Fuel Oil News magazine, we chatted with Luc Smets, general manager at Prax Lindsey oil refinery, to discover more about the man behind the industry success – from his clear pride in his family, through Read more »

    • In Profile – Peter Davidson

      In the July edition of Fuel Oil News magazine, we chatted with Peter Davidson, executive director of the Tank Storage Association, to find out more about the person behind the TSA – from fond memories of his father and his Read more »