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June

US phasing out Stage II vapour recovery
05 June, 2013

Legislation requiring petrol stations to have stage II Vapour Recovery Systems is rapidly being repealed in the US, but although the UK follows the US in many other respects, experts say it is highly unlikely the expensive requirements will be lifted here.

New anti drink-drive campaign launched
05 June, 2013

Two thirds of UK drivers would be devastated if they lost their car according to figures published today as road mafety minister Stephen Hammond launched a new THINK! drink-drive campaign to raise awareness of the consequences of a conviction.

Survey hails Topaz leading forecourt brand in Ireland
04 June, 2013

Topaz, Ireland's biggest fuels and convenience retailer has been recognised as the country’s leading forecourt brand in a survey carried out on behalf of Retail Excellence Ireland.

Shoppers drive coupon surge
04 June, 2013

The growing consumer appetite for redeeming money-off coupons has increased dramatically with 90% of UK consumers stating that they use coupons, according to coupon and voucher services provider Valassis Ltd.

Surprising development
04 June, 2013

Well, what a pleasant surprise for a change. Just when the industry was going about its business and had given up expecting any kind of assistance in ensuring fair trading, up popped a European Commission inquiry into alleged oil-price fixing (see News Extra, page 10).

PRA offers its services to price-fixing investigation
04 June, 2013

The PRA has offered to submit evidence to the European Commission on alleged anti-competitive pricing tactics in the UK fuel market.

Shell targets dealers with evolving package
04 June, 2013

Shell's package for dealers is better than it has been for a long time, and will evolve into a stronger proposition by the end of the year, says Shell's general retail manager, David Moss.

Concern over motorway fuel signs
04 June, 2013

The Petrol Retailers' Association (PRA) has questioned Downing Street's plans to force motorway service areas to display the cost of fuel on road signs.

Supermarkets force closure
04 June, 2013

A petrol station in York was forced to close by competition from supermarkets, documents related to an application to build housing have revealed.

Warning on future of UK refineries
04 June, 2013

A serious threat to the survival of UK oil refining has been highlighted in a new report sponsored by UKPIA.

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