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ACCC: Report on the Brisbane petrol market
1 week ago

ACCC: Report on the Brisbane petrol market

Summary

Petrol prices in Brisbane have been significantly higher than those in the other four largest cities (i.e. Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth) in Australia for the last eight years.1 …
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ACCC delays call on BP, Woolworths fuel deal
2 weeks ago

ACCC delays call on BP, Woolworths fuel deal

The competition watchdog has delayed its decision on BP’s $1.8 billion acquisition of more than 500 service stations owned by Woolworths.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said on Wednesday …
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Fuel price data can benefit motorists and retailers
1 month ago

Fuel price data can benefit motorists and retailers

Fuel price data from websites and apps empowers price-sensitive consumers, said ACCC Chairman Rod Sims speaking at the Asia Pacific Fuel Industry Forum this week. The industry can then attract …
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COMMENT: Petrol prices at their lowest since 2002, but ‘margins still high’: ACCC
2 months ago

COMMENT: Petrol prices at their lowest since 2002, but ‘margins still high’: ACCC

THERE’S never been a better time to fill up, at least not in the last 15 years.

Fuel prices are at their lowest point in real terms since Halle …
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Petrol prices at lowest level since 2002, but margins high
2 months ago

Petrol prices at lowest level since 2002, but margins high

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report on the Australian petroleum industry for the June quarter 2017 shows that retail margins remained high despite quarterly average petrol prices in the …
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ACCC proposes to authorise roll out of Woolworths’ discount programs to participating BP sites

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a draft decision proposing to grant conditional authorisation to a commercial alliance between BP Australia Pty Ltd, BP Resellers, and Woolworths Limited …
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ACCC holds up Woolworths-BP $1.8b service station deal
2 months 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
2 months 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
3 months 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
4 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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