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BP/Woolworths deal sparks competition concerns
2 weeks 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
4 weeks 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
5 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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BP – Woolworths Partnership
6 months ago

BP – Woolworths Partnership

By  •  Competition

On 28 December 2016, Woolworths announced that it had entered into a binding deal with BP for the sale of its national service station network for a reported $1.8b.

The …
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Long road ahead for ACCC’s petrol probe
6 months ago

Long road ahead for ACCC’s petrol probe

It is too early for competition chief Rod Sims to say how he will ultimately rule on oil giant BP’s $1.8 billion acquisition of Woolworths’ petrol station network. One thing …
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Adam Marshall disappointed by ACCC Armidale petrol price report
7 months ago

Adam Marshall disappointed by ACCC Armidale petrol price report

NORTHERN Tablelands MP has blasted the consumer watchdog for an “overblown” report on the Armidale petrol market, which states the obvious – the city’s “consumers are getting screwed”.

Adam Marshall …
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