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Growing business in retail fuels

Oil 4 Wales has secured a £350,000 loan from the Development Bank of Wales to pay for the refurbishment of a former Texaco filling station at Nantycaws where there are plans to build a new café. “The garage has had Read more »

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Question time with the DVSA

In a ‘Question time with the DVSA’ session at the Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager autumn conference series, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency will be answering transport managers’ most pressing questions. Delighted to have the DVSA on board at Read more »

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Rising price of oil helps drive growth at Rix

Hull-based J.R. Rix & Sons grew turnover by 17% in 2017 with all companies in the Group reporting an improved performance on the previous year. Group revenue increased by £60m to £407m in the 12 months to December 31st, 2017, Read more »

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Greenergy acquires Amsterdam biodiesel manufacturing facility

Greenergy has reached an agreement with Oiltanking, a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls, to purchase an idle biodiesel manufacturing facility located at Oiltanking’s site in Amsterdam.  The acquisition of a third biodiesel plant will allow Greenergy to meet growing demand Read more »

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New depot in Aberdeen

Adler & Allan has expanded its operations in Scotland by opening up a new depot and offices in Aberdeen to provide the region with easier access to its range of environmental, fuel, waste and asset management services. Support available from Read more »

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ECO3 – oil is included!

OFTEC has welcomed last week’s announcement from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) that oil boilers will not be excluded from the next phase of the Energy Company Obligation scheme (ECO3) as initially proposed. The decision follows Read more »

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Fighting fuel poverty in the Midlands

The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) – together with Midlands-based heating oil distributors, AID Fuels, Nolan Oils and Midland Fuel Oil – have been fundraising to help those in fuel poverty and have awarded £11,594 to four National Energy Action Read more »

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Pumptronics – now part of Hytek (GB)

Hytek (GB) Limited, which consists of Hytek, IFC Inflow and Anglo Nordic Burner Products, purchased Pumptronics Europe Limited from previous owners, The Premier Group, in May 2018.  Hytek and Pumptronics, which were both established in 1985, will continue to operate Read more »

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Gulf Aviation secures contract with Birmingham Airport

  Adding to its existing portfolio of airport contracts, Gulf Aviation has secured a contract to provide fuel to Birmingham Airport.  The deal significantly bolsters the existing fuel supply chain to the airport and will also include the refuelling of Read more »

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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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