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ACCC holds up Woolworths-BP $1.8b service station deal
1 week ago

ACCC holds up Woolworths-BP $1.8b service station deal

The competition watchdog is holding up Woolworths’ $1.8 billion sale of its service station network to competitor BP over fears it could see motorists pay more for fuel.

Under the sale announced late last year, BP …
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ACCC releases Statement of Issues on BP’s proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ petrol sites
1 week ago

ACCC releases Statement of Issues on BP’s proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ petrol sites

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has flagged preliminary concerns regarding the proposed acquisition by BP Australia Pty Ltd of Woolworths Limited’s (ASX:WOW) network of retail service station sites and …
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ACCC to rule on BP’s purchase of Woolworths service stations next week
2 weeks ago

ACCC to rule on BP’s purchase of Woolworths service stations next week

BP and Woolworths appear to have reached some sort of deal with the ACCC which will now make its preliminary call on the $1.8 billion purchase of Woolworths petrol …
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BP/Woolworths deal sparks competition concerns
2 months ago

BP/Woolworths deal sparks competition concerns

Master Grocers Australia (MGA) has written to the ACCC, expressing concerns about BP’s proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ network of service stations and calling for the Commission to protect the interests …
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Duplicating existing petrol price reporting schemes is not the answer to Cairns petrol prices
3 months ago

Duplicating existing petrol price reporting schemes is not the answer to Cairns petrol prices

The peak representative body representing service station operators in Australia has responded to the ACCC’s Report on Cairns petrol prices by suggesting that Governments need to make it easier for …
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BP’s Woolworths fuel buy isn’t doomed but ACCC approval will come at a price
5 months ago

BP’s Woolworths fuel buy isn’t doomed but ACCC approval will come at a price

The proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of Woolworths’ fuel and convenience store business is entering a critical phase, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission starting to take market soundings …
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ACCC investigates service station deals
5 months ago

ACCC investigates service station deals

The independent fuel operators who have battled major service stations for years could be about to get a new lease on life thanks to the competition regulators.

More …
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More use cheap petrol apps, websites
6 months ago

More use cheap petrol apps, websites

More motorists have turned to fuel price comparison apps and websites to seek out the cheapest fuel, as petrol prices hit a 18-month high in the December quarter, new data …
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ACCC’s Sims: review of BP stations deal will be long
6 months ago

ACCC’s Sims: review of BP stations deal will be long

By  •  Competition

Competition boss Rod Sims says the coming review of BP’s $1.8 billion Woolworths petrol station takeover will be lengthy, as local competition issues at the 527 service stations will …
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ACCC invites comments on BP takeover
7 months ago

ACCC invites comments on BP takeover

The competition watchdog has called for preliminary comments on BP’s proposed $1.78 billion acquisition of Woolworths petrol stations, saying it is yet to receive a formal submission on the …
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