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Essar – new roadside development

Essar has confirmed the first opening of a Morrisons Daily at one of its branded retail outlets at Moulsford in Oxfordshire, with several more planned to follow suit in 2019.  The station is one of 12 MPK sites recently unveiled Read more »

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Suspected illicit fuel seized

Earlier this month more than 80,000 litres of suspected illicit fuel was seized following a three-day operation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Officers temporarily closed four petrol stations in Leeds, Motherwell, Cowdenbeath and Hillington for three days after discovering Read more »

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Seeking the best drivers in the UK & Ireland  

As part of their annual awards celebrations, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) has started its search for the best tanker driver and fuel distribution depot.   To enter for the Driver and Depot of the Year awards your company Read more »

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Mabanaft supports jet fuel supply resilience in the UK 

Mabanaft recently hosted an open day at the Oikos storage facility on Canvey Island to showcase their new road loading facility.  Oikos offers a deep-water jetty (Jetty 2) that can accommodate tankers up to 120,000 mts deadweight and access to the UKOP and Read more »

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Schoolchildren inspired by aviation experience 

Children from schools local to Essar’s Stanlow refinery recently participated in a special visit to Cheshire College South and West in Ellesmere Port. The visit was organised through Essar’s partnership with Passion for Learning, a local charitable organisation working to support primary school age children.   One of the Read more »

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Watson Fuels partners with Esso on premium grade diesel  

Watson Fuels has partnered with Esso to announce a distribution agreement for premium grade diesel fuel – Esso Diesel Efficient™.  The advanced fuel formulation has been engineered to lower emissions as well as to enhance the performance of heavy-duty and light-duty Read more »

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Vulnerable rural households hit by discrepancies  

As a new report shows the number of fuel poor households in England has risen to over 2.5 million.  OFTEC says recent revisions to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme don’t go far enough in ensuring that low income homes do Read more »

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HOYER expands UK Petrolog fleet 

HOYER, which recently announced an increase in its investment budget from EUR 90 million in 2018 to a record level of EUR 173 million for 2019, will expand its UK Petrolog fleet with the delivery of 26 new Scania P 450 vehicles in early 2019.  The order Read more »

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Senior board appointments for Suttons Tankers 

Suttons Tankers has strengthened its team with two new appointments at board level. Gary Oliver joins as operations director west, replacing Roger Parr who has now been appointed as the company’s new commercial director.  Roger’s appointment recognises his successful leadership in a series of continuous improvement projects for Read more »

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TSA responds to UK’s BREXIT deal  

With EU leaders recently approving the agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union and future relations, the Tank Storage Association (TSA) has cautiously welcomed this positive progress, but recognises that the agreement still needs to go through the Read more »

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