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  • Consideration is given to the governments efforts to deregulate imports of refined products, after a decade of mulling energy deregulation resulted in Japan's downstream sector facing company rationalization and closure of capacity while the rest of East Asia's downstream sector is booming. Excess r...

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  • THE Government is applying pressure on oil companies to reduce petrol costs in line with the fall in crude oil. Helen Liddell, the energy minister, will ask them to cut prices at her next meeting with oil chiefs in the New Year. Oil company profits have soared threefold since the end of the fuel cri...

  • OMV is opening a new network of service stations that are ‘custom-made to fit the requirements of commercial transport companies’, ie road hauliers. The first three filling stations, operated under the ‘OMV EuroTruck’ brand, have now opened in Austria at St Valentin, Suben and Lieboch. By 2009, the ...

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  • The recent 20 p/l Budget tax cut on the price of biodiesel fuel is ‘a sop to the environmental lobby’ states Arval PHH Vehicle Solutions, said to be Europe’s largest fleet and fuel management company. The company operates the AllStar fuel card that is accepted at over 12,000 petrol stations across t...

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  • Stella Zenkovich reports on recent downstream developments in Russia and Central Asia: · The Polish Government has revised its strategy concerning the privatisation of its fuel sector, deeming that instead of two there will be only one major production centre. This implies the merging of PKN Orlen a...

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  • Stella Zenkovich reports on recent African downstream developments: · Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) is considering Shell’s offer of equity in two of its Egyptian city gas distribution subsidiaries - 10% in Shell CNG Company and 19% in Fayum Gas Company. · Mobil Oil Sudan’s (MOS) retailing of oil...

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  • The oil companies' main argument for maintaining high fuel prices - despite a recent fall of a third in the international price of crude oil - is that much of the cost is made up of tax and duty. For every litre of petrol bought on the forecourt, 10p is the wholesale cost of the fuel, some 60p is ex...

  • The cost of prolonged strike action by French refinery and oil terminal workers in October on the sector has been estimated at €230mn by trade body, the Union Française des Industries Pétrolières (UFP), writes Stuart Todd. ‘Industrial action caused ships to be immobilised and refinery facilitie...

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  • European fleet and fuel management company Arval PHH, which also operates the AllStar fuel card, has urged the UK Government to ‘reconsider its fuel taxation policy’ following the European Commission’s call for harmonised petrol and diesel taxes (from the EC White Paper published on 12 September 200...

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  • Greenergy, a UK independent supplier of low emission fuels, is calling on the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer to support the development of the UK biodiesel market in response to rising consumer demand by introducing a targeted duty incentive to promote blended biodiesels. Blended biodiesel, containi...

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