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Wincanton renews Valero contract

Wincanton has renewed its contract to provide fuel distribution for Valero Energy. The new deal will run for five years, which will take the working relationship between the companies to beyond 25 years. Wincanton will manage transportation from Valero’s network Read more »

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Helping with Ireland’s energy transition

Speaking about its submission to the Republic of Ireland’s National Energy and Climate Change Plan (NECP) 2021-2030, FPS Irish representative Nick Hayes said: “Whilst the government’s plan is ultimately good news for everyone committed to cutting carbon in Ireland, our members Read more »

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A plea for an effective supply chain

Earlier this month the UK’s logistics industry reminded politicians that a No Deal Brexit would break the prime minister’s promise – made in January 2017 – to keep trade as frictionless as possible. “For the past two years, the logistics Read more »

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Craggs Environmental + Clovemead Fuel Systems

Craggs Environmental has purchased the Warrington-based fuel systems division of Clovemead.  The acquisition, which sees the transfer of key personal and equipment, further enhances the ability of Craggs Environmental to provide UK-wide fuel & tank services to businesses, residences and Read more »

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Gulf Retail with Oomph

Next month Gulf Retail will be rolling-out out Oomph across its UK network. This brand-new forecourt loyalty platform utilises the latest technology to drive new revenues to its dealers and enable them to strengthen customer retention. Working in partnership with Read more »

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FPS EXPO 2019 – making the most of your visit

If you’re planning to visit FPS EXPO 2019 in May, why not download the new FPS EXPO app to ensure you are well-prepared in advance.   Plus – find out about the broadening of this year’s event in the April issue Read more »

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INEOS to invest £1billion in UK

To ensure its British assets stay world class for a generation, INEOS is to invest £1 billion in multiple UK projects.  The biggest investment being announced is in the Forties Pipeline System (FPS). This £500 million investment will transform the Read more »

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JET – a new contemporary look

Demonstrating its long-term commitment to the UK fuel retail market, JET has unveiled a new image prototype at JET Abbeyside in Selby, North Yorkshire, one of the fuel brand’s new company-owned sites. The new design has been developed in response Read more »

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Misleading claims from renewable heating supplier – ASA ruling

The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) and OFTEC were delighted by the Advertising Standards Authority’s decision with respect to misleading claims made on a poster by a renewable heating supplier as to the cost-efficiency of air-source heat pumps. In a Read more »

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Essar sponsors awards

Essar Oil (UK), which recently announced the appointment of Mark Amor as head of commercial, is the new principal sponsor for this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards.  Showcasing the petrol retailing industry, the event recognises and rewards those businesses at the Read more »

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