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  • IPRA gives cautious welcome to Budget 2020 8th October 2019 IPRA gives cautious welcome to Budget 2020
    The Irish Petrol
    Retailers Association (IPRA) has given a cautious welcome to the Finance
    Ministers decision to increase carbon tax by €6/tonne of CO2. 

    David Blevings,
    Media Spokesperson for the IPRA said, “The increase is not a surprise … READ MORE

  • Oil markets spike after Saudi attack. 17th September 2019 Oil markets spike after Saudi attack.
    After the recent drone attack
    in Saudi oil prices are spiking in anticipation of a potential reduction in global
    oil supply.

    David Blevings, spokesperson
    for the Irish Petrol Retailers Association said, “The recent attack on the
    Saudi oil infrastructure … READ MORE

  • Oil markets move down 28th June 2019
    After a spike in oil prices on the back of the Iran incident, prices are now falling on lower crude oil costs.
    David Blevings, spokesperson for the Irish Petrol Retailers Association said, “There are a lot …
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  • ‘Extortionate’ rate hikes mean dozens of local service stations face closure 28th May 2019 ‘Extortionate’ rate hikes mean dozens of local service stations face closure
    Up to 100 roadside service stations, many described as hubs of rural villages around the country, are facing closure because of an “extortionate” hike in commercial rates, owners are warning.

    With some family-owned stations facing five-fold … READ MORE

  • “IPRA to launch new system to reduce drive off crime at Fuel Expo” 7th March 2019 “IPRA to launch new system to reduce drive off crime at Fuel Expo”
    Drive
    offs (were customers do not pay for fuel) costs the retail forecourt sector in
    excess of €3M per annum and the industry is proposing a new system to combat
    this problem.

    Scan
    Cam, a solution that has been developed … READ MORE

  • IPRA welcomes Budget 2019 9th October 2018 IPRA welcomes Budget 2019The Irish Petrol Retailers Association (IPRA) has welcomed the news today in Budget 2019 that there is to be no increase in carbon tax or fuel duties.
    IPRA has been proactive in the run up to …
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  • Oil Prices higher on Iran sanctions fear 3rd October 2018 Oil Prices higher on Iran sanctions fearDavid Blevings, IPRA spokesman said, “We are seeing pressure again on global oil prices due to a number of factors; the recent fallout at the OPEC meeting over attempts to increase supply, increased demand for … READ MORE
  • IPRA comments on oil passing $80/barrel mark…. 24th September 2018 IPRA comments on oil passing $80/barrel mark....David Blevings, IPRA spokesman said, “We are seeing pressure again on global oil prices due to a number of factors; the recent fallout at the OPEC meeting over attempts to increase supply, increased demand for … READ MORE
  • Close unauthorised car washes to save water says ICWA 29th June 2018 Close unauthorised car washes to save water says ICWAThe Irish Car Wash Association (ICWA) has questioned why Government and Irish Water have not taken action against unauthorised car washes following the recent exceptional dry spell and the prospect of water bans across the … READ MORE
  • Comment on oil prices for Irish Examiner 6th June 2018 David Blevings, spokesperson for the Irish Petrol Retailers Association said, “Unfortunately the instability and concern around the Trump decision to withdraw from this deal has made traders nervous and is adding a premium to crude … READ MORE

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