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BEIRUT: Cars erupt in flames in airport carpark, stockpiled petrol likely cause, local media report
5 days ago

BEIRUT: Cars erupt in flames in airport carpark, stockpiled petrol likely cause, local media report

  • The fire is under investigation, but Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces could not be reached for comment.
  • DUBAI: Thick plumes of black smoke filled the air as a blaze ripped …
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China’s growing bunker fuel market squeezes out N. Asian competitors
5 days ago

China’s growing bunker fuel market squeezes out N. Asian competitors

Singapore, June 17 (Reuters) – China is reshaping global shipping fuel markets by taking advantage of its booming maritime trade and massive …
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NZ risks becoming ‘dumping ground’ for dirty petrol cars if ban comes too late
2 weeks ago

NZ risks becoming ‘dumping ground’ for dirty petrol cars if ban comes too late

Climate Change Minister James Shaw says if we don’t ban importing petrol cars soon, we risk becoming a dumping ground for millions of “dirty second-hands” more forward-thinking countries don’t …
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BURMA: Puma halts petrol supply to Myitkyina airport
3 weeks ago

BURMA: Puma halts petrol supply to Myitkyina airport

Puma Energy informed authorities that it would be suspending petrol sales at the Myitkyina airport in Kachin State as the trucks carrying the petrol have not been able to arrive …
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Fossil fuel giants hit by court rulings over climate impacts
3 weeks ago

Fossil fuel giants hit by court rulings over climate impacts

Three of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies have suffered significant blows in quick succession, with a collection of court rulings and shareholder votes sending shockwaves through an industry …
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Britain: How this humble petrol station became a hotspot for TikTok influencers
4 weeks ago

Britain: How this humble petrol station became a hotspot for TikTok influencers

Garages are becoming unlikely destinations of choice for influencers who want to perform ordinariness. 

six weeks before the country locked down in March 2020, Yunus Valli spent what he’s only willing to …
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US: 7-Eleven and franchisees plan 40,000 job additions
4 weeks ago

US: 7-Eleven and franchisees plan 40,000 job additions

7-Eleven and its independent franchise owners plan to collectively recruit 40,000 employees across the US.

Convenience retailer 7-Eleven and its participating independent franchise owners are set to collectively add 40,000 …
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Netherlands:  Court’s shock ruling could rock petrol industry worldwide
4 weeks ago

Netherlands: Court’s shock ruling could rock petrol industry worldwide

A Dutch court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to cut its carbon emissions by net 45 per cent by 2030 compared to 2019 levels in a landmark case brought by climate activism …
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NZ:  Government looks at banning fuel-burning cars by 2050
1 month ago

NZ: Government looks at banning fuel-burning cars by 2050

As governments look to make tighter emissions standards, carmakers are having to make drastic changes to line-ups, and towards ‘cleaner’ energy sources such as electric or hydrogen power. 

New Zealand’s …
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HARARE:  Armed robbers attack service station staff, sell fuel for three hours
1 month ago

HARARE: Armed robbers attack service station staff, sell fuel for three hours

One of the fuel stations that was raided. (PHOTO/Internet)

HARARE – Armed robbers raided two service stations in Bulawayo, tied attendants’ hands before getting away with cash in dramatic incidents …
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