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Robust financial performance

Essar Oil (UK) Limited, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, has reported robust financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31st 2018. The refinery remains a key national asset, producing over 16% of the UK’s road transport fuel Read more »

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Reality check needed off-grid

According to a recent analysis of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings, the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) ambition to use heat pumps as a way of lowering the heating emissions of homes off mains gas is flawed. Responding to the Read more »

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What’s been happening in the bulk liquid storage sector?

Discover more in the Tank Storage Association’s recently published Annual Review for 2018.  The publication gives an overview of the bulk liquid storage sector in the UK, and information about the TSA’s activities throughout the last year. This sector, which Read more »

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Bunkering site for Holyhead Port

The port of Holyhead will have a brand-new 24-hour HGV refuelling facility thanks to Certas Energy which recently announced the development of a second facility, just off the A55 in North Wales at junction 2, with truck stop specialists RoadKing. Read more »

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The case for low carbon fuels

In decarbonising heat from rural homes, OFTEC has highlighted ‘a strong case’ for the use of low carbon liquid fuels.  The case was put forward in response to a call from BEIS for evidence as to the Future Framework for Read more »

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MFG in The Sunday Times Top Track 100

Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is ranked 6th in a league table of Britain’s one hundred private companies with the biggest sales in the 17th annual Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100. Issued on Sunday (8th Read more »

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‘A valuable addition’ for Rix Petroleum

Rix Petroleum has expanded its UK depot network into North West England and Wales for the first time in its 140-year history. The acquisition of Wynnstay Fuels, with depots at Waverton, Chester, and Pwllheli, North Wales, was completed by parent Read more »

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Dealing with FAME use in gasoil

The FPS wants all distributors and users of SFGO to be aware of the impact that changes to the UK’s Renewable Fuel Transport Obligation (RTFO) target will have on non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) equipment. “The FPS understands that numerous suppliers Read more »

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The latest oil industry statistics

Last week UKPIA published its annual review of the downstream oil industry. Now in its sixteenth year of publication, the 2018 Statistical Review is a valuable compilation of UK downstream oil industry statistics. The Rt Hon Claire Perry MP, Minister Read more »

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EOGB hits out at oil’s exclusion from ECO funding

Burner manufacturer EOGB Energy Products is urging government to acknowledge ongoing innovation in the oil heating sector, following proposals to exclude oil from the next round of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme. The proposed changes to ECO, which aims Read more »

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