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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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ACCC allows BP to use Woolies fuel discounts
2 months ago

ACCC allows BP to use Woolies fuel discounts

The consumer watchdog says it proposes allowing the use of Woolworths fuel discounts at BP petrol stations if the energy company is successful in buying the supermarket giant’s service sites.


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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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Western Union teams up with BP to offer money transfer service at servos
3 months ago

Western Union teams up with BP to offer money transfer service at servos

Western Union is turning petrol station attendants in Australia into money-transfer agents, reaching out to customers such as Uber drivers who fill up at all hours of the day.


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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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BP’s bid to dump Virgin frequent flyer deal delayed
5 months 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
7 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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