Petrol stations slam DfT over fuel price allegations

RMI Petrol, the trade association representing petrol stations and forecourt operators, has blasted the Department for Transport for issuing “damaging comments” over the price it sells fuel at. Transport Secretary Justine Greening said retailers should pass on savings to their customers. She said: “Petrol prices go up instantly when wholesale prices rise, but when there […]

Petrol group slams ‘unprepared’ DECC

A petrol group has slammed DECC for failing to prepare properly for disruption to the fuel supply chain, warning the consequences of a planned strike by tanker drivers could have been avoided. Fuel tanker drivers from the union Unite voted in favour of strike action on Monday in a dispute over pay and terms and […]

Forecourts hit by double digit losses

As the AA revealed the UK consumer is being forced to use less petrol in the face of extortionate pump prices, RMI Petrol, who represent petrol retailers and forecourt operators, say their members are suffering as a result. Brian Madderson, RMI Petrol chairman said: “There is a regional bias with some forecourts in economically challenged […]