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Two acquisitions for the Crown Oil Group

This month has seen Crown Oil acquire two fuel distributors – Oldbury-based Beesley Fuels and London-based Birlem Oil. Run by the Beesley family for more than 50 years, Beesley Fuels which turns over £8.5m, was sold for an undisclosed sum. Read more »

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German manufacturer enters UK off-grid oil boiler market

Viessmann is formally adding a domestic oil boiler to its UK product range, having operated in the market for many years as a niche player. The Vitorondens 200-T floor-standing oil-condensing boiler features Viessmann’s bespoke two-stage Vitoflame blue flame condensing oil Read more »

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Greenergy invests in waste-to-biodiesel supply chain with Rexon acquisition

Greenergy has acquired 100% of the shares of Rexon Energy, a used cooking oil exporter based in Singapore. This is an upstream investment for Greenergy to provide raw materials for its biodiesel manufacturing operations including those at Immingham and Teesside. Read more »

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Vivergo Fuels announces closure plans

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has called on the government to introduce E10 at the earliest possible opportunity as news emerged earlier this month of Vivergo Fuels’ plans to close its bioethanol plant in Hull. Making the announcement, Mark Chesworth, Read more »

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HOYER expands UK Petrolog fleet

HOYER is expanding its Petrolog fleet in the UK with the arrival of 89 new MAN vehicles. The deliveries, set to complete this October, comprise 75 replacement vehicles plus 14 additional vehicles for the company’s recently attained business across the Read more »

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Boosting brand awareness at the Silverstone Classic

When the Silverstone Classic celebrated its 70th anniversary this summer JET was right at the heart of the action as the event’s official fuel partner for the fifth year running. Over 100,000 people attended the three-day event with the JET Read more »

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Growing business in Ireland

In a multimillion-euro deal, Canadian Irving Oil, which owns the Whitegate refinery in Cork, has acquired Top Oil (formerly Tedcastles Oil Products), the brand owned by the Dublin-based Tedcastle Group. Approval is now being sought from the Competition and Consumer Read more »

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ESL Fuels develops innovative oil processing technology

A low energy process has been developed by ESL Fuels in laboratory space at the University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park. The new and innovative Molexis technology will complement large volume production of diesel, heating oil and marine fuels from Read more »

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HOYER Petrolog – new fuel distribution agreement with Phillips 66

HOYER is delighted to confirm that Petrolog UK has entered into an agreement to deliver commercial and retail fuels on behalf of Phillips 66 from the fuel supplier’s Bramhall Terminal. Operations director at HOYER Petrolog UK, Allan Davison, said: “This Read more »

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FPS and The Road to Zero

Working hard to highlight the potential impact on the industry of the government’s strategy to reduce emissions from road transport and red diesel consultation, the FPS has put forward its members’ views by submitting evidence to HM Treasury with respect Read more »

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