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BP’s Andy Holmes to step down
2 weeks ago

BP’s Andy Holmes to step down

BP Asia Pacific chief Andy Holmes is stepping down at year’s end to be replaced by European-based executive Frederic Baudry.

Mr Holmes has run the oil giant’s Australian operations for …
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Fight erupts over petrol prices in Leongatha
2 weeks ago

Fight erupts over petrol prices in Leongatha

PETROL prices have been slashed in Leongatha in the wake of the opening of United Petroleum’s new outlet in the town.

When United opened its station last Tuesday on the …
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Virgin chasing new service stations frequent flyer partner
3 weeks ago

Virgin chasing new service stations frequent flyer partner

Virgin Australia will aim to have a new service station partner in place for its Velocity members before BP’s tie-up with Qantas takes effect.

For the last four years, Velocity …
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Why BP is getting into bed with David Jones. The promising marriage of petrol and gourmet food
4 weeks ago

Why BP is getting into bed with David Jones. The promising marriage of petrol and gourmet food

“Fill ’er up?”

That was the immediate greeting from the driveway attendant when pulling into the service station in the days before self-serve pumps.

Yes, once there was someone to pump …
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BP reveals art exhibition to celebrate centenary
2 months ago

BP reveals art exhibition to celebrate centenary

BP has commissioned six established and emerging artists from around the country to form an exhibition that represents the company’s contribution to Australia over the past 100 years.

“Our Australian …
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You’ll probably need just 300 seconds to fully charge an EV by 2021, BP says
2 months ago

You’ll probably need just 300 seconds to fully charge an EV by 2021, BP says

Oil giant BP is investing in tech that will fully charge an electric vehicle in five minutes by 2021, according to BloombergNEF.

BP is currently spending $200m a year on …
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BP partners with Uber Eats for home delivery offering
3 months ago

BP partners with Uber Eats for home delivery offering

BP is offering home delivery of food items from its petrol and convenience stores.

The service, called Couchfood, is a partnership with Uber Eats and represents the next step in …
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If electric cars are in the fast lane, their drivers must pay road tax
6 months ago

If electric cars are in the fast lane, their drivers must pay road tax

Australia needs to get cracking on charging electric car drivers to use roads or risk losing $17 million a year in fuel excise if Labor’s new national electric vehicles policy …
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Competition in Australia petrol station market
6 months ago

Competition in Australia petrol station market

According to ACCC, supermarket-based petrol station chain lose market share while retail wholesaler and independent petrol station earn market share.

According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), supermarket-based …
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Long-term parking shortage sparks servo stoush
7 months ago

Long-term parking shortage sparks servo stoush

IAN Wolstenhome got the shock of his life when his first fine for parking at a roadhouse arrived in the post.

The Whittlesea City Council in Victoria had stung him …
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