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No windfall for 'indies'

01 March, 2005
Page 5 
The huge oil company profits announced recently by Shell and BP are no benefit to independent fuel distributors, according to Susan Hancock, chief executive of the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers.
“These suppliers have not benefited from the same ‘windfall’, as they purchase their supplies from the major oil companies at market rates and operate in a highly competitive market,” said Hancock.