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January

OFT investigates Western Isles fuel supply
18 January, 2013

The OFT has launched a formal investigation into the distribution of road fuels in the Western Isles of Scotland by GB Oils Limited.

NDubz star found guilty after fight on forecourt
17 January, 2013

NDubz rapper Dappy has been found guilty of affray after a brawl at a petrol station, in which others involved suffered broken teeth, and a broken nose. Following the week-long trial at Guildford Crown Court, Dappy was also found guilty of a charge of assault by beating, which involved him spitting at a man.

Forum focuses on alcohol policy
16 January, 2013

The Government’s Alcohol Strategy will be top of the agenda at the Responsible Retailing Forum, being run by the Association of Convenience Store (ACS) on February 26.

ACS raises concern over pricing Bill
16 January, 2013

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has warned that proposals to require supermarkets to release detailed pricing data could harm local shops.

New services for Jet dealers
16 January, 2013

Phillips 66 has introduced two new initiatives with equipment suppliers aimed at increasing the profitability of Jet dealers.

New training agreed for tanker drivers
16 January, 2013

New training standards for tanker drivers have been agreed by the UK Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (DODF).

Forecourts coping well with cold snap
16 January, 2013

Forecourts and the infrastructure supporting them seem to be coping very well with the extreme cold and snow that has hit Britain, with no reports of major problems or panic buying, although some roads in Norfolk were blocked by snow and police there were advising motorists to only make journeys that were absolutely necessary.

OFT accepts undertakings from Midcounties Co-op following Harry Tuffins purchase
16 January, 2013

The OFT has accepted undertakings offered by Midcounties Co-operative Limited (Midcounties) to address the competition concerns arising from its completed acquisition of Tuffin Investments Limited, the grocery and fuel retailing business of Harry Tuffin Limited.

Convenience and forecourt sectors provide respite for beleaguered retail sector
15 January, 2013

Convenience retail – both stand alone and associated with petrol – apparently brushed aside the concerns of the wider retail marketplace in 2012, according to Christie + Co’s Business Outlook 2013.

DECC claims slammed as "misleading"
14 January, 2013

The government's Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has been slammed for publishing "dangerously misleading" comments on the security of UK fuel supplies.

Amid all the political turmoil, do you feel as prepared as you can be for EU exit on October 31, deal or no deal?