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November

Crisis talks over tankers
08 November, 2013

The government is in talks with the oil industry to ensure the security of fuel supplies after a safety problem affecting about 12% of the British tanker fleet was discovered.

Government selects rural rebate towns
08 November, 2013

The UK government has submitted an application to the European Commission (EC) to extend the rural fuel rebate scheme to 10 new towns.

AA and RAC praise cuts
08 November, 2013

Both the RAC and the AA have praised retailers for passing on savings on lower wholesale fuel prices to their customers.

in brief
08 November, 2013

Union official resigns

MP told that LPG needs long-term commitment
08 November, 2013

LPG fuel could disappear from many UK forecourts unless the government makes long-term commitment to support it, a leading supplier has warned

High voltage hazard halts forecourt valet
08 November, 2013

A site engineer about to valet a forecourt in Staffordshire had a narrow escape after he discovered high-voltage overhead cables less than three feet from a price sign.

UKPIA: Christ Hunt
08 November, 2013

As I write this column the focus of our attention has been on the uncertainty about the future of the Grangemouth oil refinery in Scotland.

New Simply Fresh on a forecourt
08 November, 2013

The second Simply Fresh store on a forecourt, and the 45th overall, has been launched at Grafton, Bolton.

HMRC raids fuel facility
08 November, 2013

A laundering plant capable of producing more than 9.1 million litres of illicit fuel a year and potentially evading around £5.9m in taxes and duty has been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Tesco secures partner for screen debut
08 November, 2013

Tesco has signed a deal that will provide digital advertising and customer messaging across its entire estate of 450 petrol stations in the UK.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?