EU approves UK-Italy petrol station merger

The EU has approved the acquisition of a business unit of an oil and gas firm by a British garage and service station group. Intervias Group will purchase 1,176 Esso-branded service stations around Italy from Esso Italiana S.R.L, an ExxonMobil company. A long term fuel supply agreement will mean the fuel sold at the sites will continue to be made and branded […]

Service station for 295MW offshore wind farm open

A new service and operation station for the 295MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in the German North Sea has been opened by RWE. Located on the tiny North Sea island of Heligoland, it is a two-storey building and includes a storage hall, offices and workshop space. The wind farm will have an installed capacity of […]

UK road fuel market ‘working well’, says watchdog

The UK road fuel sector is “working well” and the rise in petrol and diesel prices have been caused by higher crude oil prices and increases in tax – not a lack of competition. New evidence from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) suggests competition is working “relatively effectively” at a national level and that […]