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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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BP’s bid to dump Virgin frequent flyer deal delayed
1 month ago

BP’s bid to dump Virgin frequent flyer deal delayed

Petrol giant BP’s bid to dump its deal to promote the frequent flyer program of the country’s No. 2 airline Virgin Australia has hit a snag.

The spat is now …
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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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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.

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BP finalises ACCC submission on Woolworths service stations
4 months ago

BP finalises ACCC submission on Woolworths service stations

BP is putting the finishing touches on its Australian Competition & Consumer Commission submission to buy Woolworths service stations and will lodge it with the competition regulator in the …
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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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BP eyes boost from purchase of Woolworths petrol stations
5 months ago

BP eyes boost from purchase of Woolworths petrol stations

The head of British oil giant BP says the planned $1.78 billion acquisition of Woolworths’ Australian petrol station business is expected be a good earner for the company and …
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BP CEO defends $1.8bn Woolworths petrol buy
5 months ago

BP CEO defends $1.8bn Woolworths petrol buy

BP’s global chief executive Bob Dudley has been forced to defend the British oil giant’s $1.78 billion acquisition of Woolworths’ petrol stations as investors questioned the rationale for the deal.


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NRF advises BP on Woolworths fuel deal
5 months ago

NRF advises BP on Woolworths fuel deal

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised BP on its acquisition of the retail fuel distribution business of Woolworths Ltd.

The substantial deal involves 527 existing petrol stations and a further 16 …
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