In The Spotlight

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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Investing in the future

Following the acquisition of TDG in March 2011, global logistics firm Norbert Dentressangle has gone from strength to strength. The company recently reported an increase of 9.9% in consolidated revenues for the first 9 months of 2012, compared to the Read more »

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Adler & Allan – Getting down to business

Adler & Allan Buyout Track 100 awards

The need to diversify is certainly a topic of conversation among fuel distributors – some have already ventured into third party haulage, whilst for others renewables are adding a new dimension.  When it comes to diversification and keeping one step Read more »

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TankCare TankStream – fuel quality and wetstock monitoring

New products from TankCare UK (an OTS Group company) include TankStream, a fuel quality and wetstock monitoring system for dispersed fuel storage installations. Designed to provide real time updates, the system works in conjunction with an integral fuel conditioning system Read more »

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Kingspan Environmental’s SonicSignalman

Kingspan Environmental’s SonicSignalman electronic oil-level monitoring system now has a NEW SMS feature, allowing oil companies to send text messages to end-users. The SonicSignalman is a onepart device that uses the latest ultrasonic and GSM technology to remotely monitor the Read more »

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Kan’to installation puts Finol in control

Kan’to Instruments has recently completed a major installation for Finol Oil, one of the leading lubricant suppliers in Ireland Dimitri Papaioannou, managing director of Kan’to, told FON: “We’ve now completed the installation of an automatic tank gauging system – using Read more »

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Dunraven’s Apollo Smart gets smarter

Free software updates have been introduced for Dunraven’s Apollo Smart heating oil energy monitor. “There’s nothing worse than buying technology today, only to find it’s out of date tomorrow,” said Gerry Jones. “That’s why our customers can be assured that Read more »

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Tasca acquisition fuels further growth

Wakefield-based tanker manufacturer, Tasca Tankers is on track for further expansion after acquiring the business and assets of Maidment Tankers. “It was with regret that we learned of the difficulties faced by Maidment Tankers, a long established family business,” said Read more »

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