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Road Safety Week 2019 

Road safety week

18-24 November Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by Brake, the road safety charity. Road Safety Week aims to inspire thousands of schools, organisations and communities to take action on road safety and promote Read more »

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Jail sentences for sellers of illicit fuel

Five people, including the former owners of a Sussex petrol station have been sentenced for distributing and selling an estimated 4.8 million litres of illicit fuel to unsuspecting motorists, including haulage companies across the south east. They were given jail Read more »

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New acquisition for UK’s largest independent forecourt operator

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Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase the south-west of England forecourt operator, Symonds Retail Limited. The transaction is scheduled to close early November 2019. “We are particularly Read more »

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Certas Energy’s ‘golden triangle’ partnership

On Friday 11th October, Certas Energy opened its latest HGV refuelling site at the Red Lion Truckstop in Northamptonshire’s ‘golden triangle’ of logistics for over 30 years. The official opening ceremony was attended by the minister of state for transport Read more »

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UK Fuels adds 133 Co-op sites to its network

UK Fuels and the Co-op have signed an agreement that will see the Co-op filling stations added to the UK Fuels network.  This will allow UK Fuels card holders to use their cards to purchase fuel at 133 Co-op sites Read more »

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New regional manager for Gulf Energy

Myra McPartlin

Gulf Retail has appointed Myra McPartlin as regional manager, south East, replacing the long-serving Steve White who has retired. Myra, who was previously area business manager in Scotland, has worked more recently in the north West. Myra joined Certas Energy Read more »

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Suttons showcases safety and innovation commitment

At a recently held event, Suttons customers were able to participate in a variety of workshops led by the company’s senior managers. The focus was on the organisation’s safety culture, compliance excellence and an innovative technology project with fleet telematics Read more »

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Fluctuating oil price fuels growth

Rory Clarke

Hull-based J.R. Rix & Sons has reported a 21% rise in turnover in 2018, due to the integration of two new fuel businesses and the fluctuating price of oil. The company saw a significant increase in group revenue from £407m Read more »

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Greenergy extends its UK marine fuel supply to include 0.5% sulphur fuel

Varun Chhabria

Greenergy is to commence supply of marine fuel containing maximum 0.5% sulphur, also known as Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil, from November, ahead of changes to marine fuel specifications effective 1 January 2020.  Greenergy entered the marine fuel market in Read more »

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Cleaner-burning diesel approved for championship racing

Cleaner burning diesel for championship racing

Certas Energy has overseen the collaboration with the British Truck Racing Association (BTRA) and Shell to obtain FIA approval on the use of a cleaner burning diesel alternative fuel. Shell GTL Fuel is a paraffinic fuel that has improved combustion Read more »

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