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January

Greenergy opens new fuel distribution facility in Cardiff
31 January, 2012

Greenergy, the UK’s leading supplier of petrol and diesel, has today announced the start of petrol and diesel sales from its new tankage and distribution facilities in Cardiff. This follows completion of an 18-month project to refurbish an existing site and construct new tankage and rail facilities.

Coryton administrators acquire cargo of oil
31 January, 2012

A shipment of crude oil is now being discharged at the beleaguered Coryton refinery in Essex, easing the threat to fuel supplies for a few more days.

MFG joins RMI Petrol
31 January, 2012

Top 50 Indie Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has joined RMI Petrol and signed up to the Big Oil service across its entire network.

Gerald Ronson eyes nine Welcome Break sites
30 January, 2012

Gerald Ronson is planning to expand his network by bidding for a collection of Welcome Break motorway service stations put up for sale by property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz.

Roadside’s Newcastle Airport site signs up to Nisa Local
30 January, 2012

Top 50 Indie Roadside Group has revamped its site at Newcastle International Airport with a Nisa Local-branded forecourt store.

Tesco kicks off new 10ppl fuel promotion
30 January, 2012

Tesco has launched a 10ppl fuel promotion today – its biggest ever in terms of straight spend.

Jet builds bridges with dealers as strike continues
27 January, 2012

Jet has responded to negative feedback about its alleged failure to plan for the expected tanker driver strike by opening up communications with dealers.

Coryton supplies in limbo as crude oil shipments await payment
27 January, 2012

The government has been urged to step in to ensure continuation of fuel supply from Petroplus’ oil refinery in Coryton, Essex, which supplies 20% of road fuels in London and the Southeast.

No reason for tanker driver strike says Wincanton boss
26 January, 2012

There is no reason for the current tanker drivers strike which is hampering fuel deliveries to 380 Jet dealers, according to Chris Kingshott, managing director for manufacturing at Wincanton.

Patrick Hudson leaves Jet in company restructure
26 January, 2012

Jet’s retail marketing manager Patrick Hudson is leaving ConocoPhillips after nearly 28 years with the company – including 10 years in his current role.

Following a deal agreed with Harvest Energy, do you think it will be good to see the Total brand returning to UK forecourts?