Opinion

Fuel duty rise ‘a blow to economic recovery’

Speaking in response to rumours circulating of a potential fuel duty rise, Elizabeth de Jong, director of policy at Logistics UK, comments; “Logistics UK and its members are extremely concerned by rumours circulating of a significant fuel duty rise in Read more »

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UKIFDA ‘not surprised’ by findings of public research

Guy Pulham

UKIFDA welcomes the findings from a survey of the GB public on the transition to a low-carbon heating future in a report from NatCen Social Research for BEIS. UKIFDA CEO Guy Pulham, comments; “The report doesn’t throw up many surprises Read more »

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UKIFDA encourages homeowners to begin transition to biofuels

Guy Pulham

In a campaign launched by UKIFDA, the 114,000 households across Wales which use oil heating are being advised on a plan to decarbonise the heating in their homes through the use of liquid biofuels. UKIFDA is working with trade associations Read more »

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North Sea oil industry in crisis?

In a recent interview, Robin Allan, chairman of the independent explorers’ association Brindex expressed concerns that the oil industry is “close to collapse”, with no new projects in the North Sea being profitable as oil is below $60 per barrel. Read more »

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UKIFDA submits view on ending sales of petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles by 2035

Tony Brown

UKIFDA has submitted its views on the government’s latest consultation which is looking at ending sales of petrol diesel and hybrid cars by 2035. The association believes that petrol/diesel and hybrid vehicles should still be allowed on sale after the Read more »

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UKIFDA responds to government consultations

Guy Pulham

UKIFDA has submitted its views on the government’s ‘Future Support for Low Carbon Heat’ and ‘Energy Efficiency in Existing Homes’ consultations. The Environmental Audit Committee launched its inquiry into Energy Efficiency of Existing Homes in May and wanted views on Read more »

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The oil market continues its cautious rally but more uncertainty lies ahead

Thom Payne, head of offshore, rigs & wells at Westwood Energy discusses the cautious rallying of the oil market, and the direction of travel, for what has been a turbulent 2020 for the industry. For the oil markets, the first half Read more »

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New TSA charter emphasises importance of safety leadership

With the launch of the Tank Storage Associations (TSA) new Safety Leadership Charter, we hear from Peter Davidson, executive director of the TSA, on the importance the organisation places on Process Safety Leadership. The Safety Leadership Charter consists of seven Read more »

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Preparing for a new oil world

Boris Ivanov, founder of GPB Global Resources discusses how the fuel oil industry can begin to prepare for the new oil world. With BP cutting 10,000 jobs and further gloomy job losses across the energy, manufacturing and travel industries, it’s clear COVID-19 is having a profound impact on the cornerstone industries of our economy.

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UKIFDA encourages homeowners to start biofuel transition

In a campaign launched by UKIFDA the 2.18m households who use oil across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, are being advised on a transition plan to decarbonise the heating in their homes through the use of biofuels.

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