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The Prax Group acquisition, appointments and securitisation

The Prax Group, a leading independent oil refining, trading, storage, distribution and retail conglomerate dealing in petroleum products and bio-fuels, has announced that it has successfully completed the strategic acquisition of Lindsey Oil Refinery and its associated logistic assets in Read more »

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Everything that a manager of people needs

Over several years, Robbie Rouse, a qualified teacher, trainer and HR professional, has been designing, developing and refining Evalu-8. His innovative new cloud-based software package measures competence, identifies training needs and supports every aspect of a company’s human resources (HR) Read more »

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Choosing a new truck

Founded in 1954 by Arthur McMahon, Donegal Oil remains a family business with the founder’s grandson, also Arthur McMahon, being the present managing director “Since its inception Donegal Oil has been distributing top quality fuels and lubricants,” said transport manager Read more »

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Embracing change over 50 years

Back in the early 1960s, Hermon Hodge was a travelling salesman working for an animal feed company.  Wishing to be self-employed, he spotted an opportunity to enter the emerging oil market with an offering more tailored to the needs of Read more »

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Independent Kettlewell Fuels celebrates 30 successful years in business

In spite of the energy sector’s complex market structure, changing consumer buying behaviours and the growth of new fuel options, the company has weathered two recessions robustly and is continuing to grow. The secret to its resilience and development is Read more »

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Implico helps DCC process one billion litres of fuel

Implico’s iGOS cloud solution has successfully processed 1,000,000,000 litres of fuel for DCC’s French gas station network. DCC operates the former Esso gas station network in France. After the takeover, Implico, together with DCC, implemented a new IT solution for Read more »

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Making a visible difference

Before the nights draw in and temperatures start to drop, managers will be sourcing new work wear which is not only compliant and comfortable but also enhances the company image. The PPE requirements for major oil companies and storage facilities have Read more »

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Crossing the finishing line

Below features writer Liz Boardman takes a closer look at how some of the fuel distribution industry’s key players helped to make London 2012 such a huge success Years in the making In 2008 Adler & Allan (A&A) won what Read more »

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A positive story for the UK

A newcomer to the UK, the Valero Energy Corporation entered the UK market last summer following its acquisition of Chevron assets including the Pembroke refinery, pipelines, terminals, an aviation fuels business and a network of over 900 Texaco-branded service stations Read more »

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Phillips 66 – the perfect vehicle to talk

A few months after the Conoco Phillips demerger to create a business dedicated solely to its downstream operations, Phillips 66 took to the road in a uniquely branded bus to do what it does best – talking, and building customer Read more »

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