Oil&nonOil: the business opportunities for service station customer cards

Cards for managing payments and promotions are increasingly popular: Fortech and Shell shared their experiences in offering these services as part of the conference program of the latest edition of the event The impact of service station customer cards on sales in the fuel network and the partnership between Fortech and Shell to encourage acceptance […]

Automation of management systems from depot to dispenser to facilitate the digital transition for sector companies

Emme Informatica presented the results of its partnership with NRG Consulting during Oil&nonOil. The project helps companies in the fuel distribution sector tackle the digital transition through a technological system capable of managing road systems from the depot to the dispenser The solution helps companies in the fuel distribution network respond to digital transition through […]

Oil&nonOil: supply chain and institutions supporting the consolidation of LNG in Italy

Italy is the European leader as regards the LNG supply chain with companies that in less than ten years have managed to build an efficient and purposeful system for the entire country, thanks not the least to the regulatory work carried out on a national and European scale. The conference organized by Federchimica-Assogasliquidi took a […]

Oil&nonOil: digitization of payments – a priority for service stations

The promotion of cashless systems and related security implications were discussed at a conference coordinated by Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Unem The change in payment methods at service stations and related security consequences were the main themes of the “Evolution of digital payments and consequent impact on the security of fuel outlets” conference held on the […]

Oil&nonOil: from refuelling stations to “multi-service” centres: how the business model is changing

A conference organized by Fortech to analyse opportunities and critical aspects The new business model for service stations was the focal point of the “From service stations to multi-service stations” conference organized by Fortech held on the second day of the 16th Oil&nonOil event. The company’s brand manager, Emanuela Ciuffoli, introduced the topic in terms […]

Oil&nonOil and Asphaltica: more than 5000 operators over three days

150 exhibitors and 250 international buyers More than 5000 qualified operators – the final figures for Oil&nonOil and Asphaltica. The shows closed yesterday after three days at Veronafiere. The two exhibitions, scheduled together for the first time, attracted companies and professionals in the road supply chain, from infrastructures to fuel distribution and mobility services. Satisfaction […]

Oil&nonOil, “Fit for 55” must be neutral: the sector demands promotion for Italy’s own resources

The “Fit for 55” package of legislative proposals adopted by the European Commission to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% compared to 1990 levels by 2030 was the theme of the closing of the 16th Oil&nonOil event at Veronafiere: “Green Europe and the future of the energy market” The energy transition must actually be a […]

Hydrogen: the geopolitical challenge – New scenarios in the Mediterranean for Italy

Several members of the Italian and European Parliament met today to discuss the issue of “The hydrogen challenge: geopolitics and new equilibriums” – the subject of a conference organized by Oil&nonOil at Veronafiere on the third and last day of the 16th edition The Mediterranean was the natural focus, so to speak, of the debate […]

Oil&nonOil: infrastructure ready for the transition provided it is not one-way towards electricity

The role of the logistics system in the energy transition and relaunching Italy within an international perspective. This was the theme of the conference “The future of logistics in the new global challenges” held at Veronafiere as part of the 16th Oil&nonOil event New globalization, technological neutrality, inter-modal transport and specialization are some of the […]

Oil&nonOil: technologies to combat fuel fraud. The sector takes a look at blockchain

Technological innovation to combat illegal fuel trafficking: this was the topic up for discussion today at Veronafiere within the scope of the 16th Oil&nonOil event during the conference “The role of new technologies to safeguard fuels” Introducing the topic, Giuseppe Devito, Director of Assocostieri, acknowledged “progress” achieved in the sector “which is acting as a trail […]

Hydrogen: infrastructure is the main challenge. Development needs technology neutrality

Infrastructure and technological neutrality were the central themes of “The Italian hydrogen challenge” conference held today on the first day of the Oil&nonOil event as Veronafiere Overall, various standpoints and critical aspects emerged over the possibility that this precious resource could play an important role in the energy transition. The sessions began with an introduction […]

Fuels: Faib – price dynamics makes the transition more difficult

The economic crisis in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, increased energy prices and ecological transition methods are causing operators in the sector serious difficulties. Approximately 2,000 fuel distribution stations closed in 2021 Faib, the association of fuel station managers, and Confesercenti Energia & Ambiente presented on 24 November, during the16th Oil&nonOil exhibition in Verona, […]

Opportunities & challenges of the energy transition at Oil&nonOil

Oil&nonOil is the reference exhibition for the fuel distribution and storage network and new sources of energy. For the first time, it is scheduled alongside Asphaltica, the national road technologies and infrastructures exhibition “The concept of sustainable mobility by now occupies a central role since, on national and European levels alike, it involves every sphere […]

Assogasmetano: BioGnl and Biomethane: “A perfect example of the circular economy”

Speaking at the “Biomethane and BioGnl: a solution for the climate and energy crisis” Conference organized during Oil&nonOil, the President of Assogasmetano, Flavio Merigo, highlighted the importance of Biomethane and BioGnl as an integral part of the circular economy. “Biomethane vehicles must be granted status as Zero Emission Vehicles, as is already the case in […]

Oil&nonOil – the energy, fuels and mobility services exhibition opens tomorrow at Veronafiere

The 16th edition the exhibition will be attended once again in person and boasts an impressive programme of events – from NRRP opportunities, to the development of infrastructures and new types of fuel The 16th edition of the Oil&nonOil – Energy, fuel & mobility services trade fair scheduled until 26 November opens tomorrow at Veronafiere. […]

Oil&nonOil: global energy transition scenarios conclude the conference programme

The third and final day of the 2021 edition of Oil&nonOil – Friday 26 November – will see two conferences scheduled at Veronafiere that will seek to outline the energy transition on a broader scale over and above the Italian context The sessions get underway with “The hydrogen challenge: between geopolitics and new equilibriums” (11.30-14.30). […]

Oil&nonOil: conferences focusing on new technologies and new infrastructures on the second day

The second day of conferences – Thursday 25 November – will see two proposals by Oil&nonOil: “The role of new technologies to safeguard fuels” and “The future of logistics and the new global challenges” The first convention scheduled in the morning (9.30-12.30) will look into the near future, where the mobility of people and goods […]

RRP and hydrogen at the heart of the first day of Oil&nonOil conferences

The National Recovery and Resilience Plan (Pnrr) and hydrogen are the themes of the two conferences organized by Oil&nonOil scheduled on the opening day of the 2021 edition, Wednesday 24 November “PNRR: Italy between energy and sustainable mobility” is the first conference scheduled in the morning session (11.30-14.30). Moderated by Riccardo Pilat, founder of Pilat […]

Tsg: the service station of the future will be multi-energy, multi-service, digital and green

Interview with Tommaso Martelli, Head of Operation Centres of TSG Italy Tommaso Martelli, Head of Operation Centres at Tsg, the European leader in technical services for responsible mobility solutions, talks about the company’s commitment towards helping its clients implement the energy transition, describing the massive changes the sector is experiencing and growth move towards transformation […]

Oil&nonOil 2021: even more registrations on the eve of the inauguration!

With less than ten days to go before the 16th Oil&nonOil at Veronafiere 24-26 November opens its doors and while final preparations are underway, companies are still registering for the event! We can mention Cubogas, one of the main international operators in the design, development and production of solutions for methane gas service stations for […]

RRP: green light for funds for purchasing green means of transport

3.6 billion euros expected for subways, trolley buses and tramways and 836 million euros for regional railways Green light to funds of 3.6 billion euros in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (RPP) for action to develop and promote rapid mass transport systems (subways, trolley buses and tramways) and 836 millions set aside for the […]

Sustainable aviation: Vueling and Iberia focus on new fuels

The Catalan carrier has signed a series of agreements with production companies; the Spanish flag carrier inaugurated the first route flown using biofuel produced by Repsol starting from industrial waste The Catalan airline Vueling has signed a series of collaboration agreements with companies producing sustainable aviation fuels (Saf). The goal is to create work groups […]

Oil&nonOil 2021: final rush for registrations

With little over two weeks to go to the inauguration of the 16th Oil&nonOil event scheduled at Veronafiere 24-26 November, registrations continue to arrive For example, 3ivm Srl based in Recanati (Macerata), produces machinery and engineering materials for general and special applications. In particular, the company focuses on the development, production and marketing of innovative […]

Hydrogen mobility: Eni and Air Liquid partner to develop infrastructures

The two companies will collaborate on a feasibility and sustainability study for a network of refuelling stations in Italy Hydrogen applied to mobility continues to attract considerable interest as more and more companies decide to launch projects to develop a fundamental sector for transport decarbonisation policies. On 4 November, Eni and Air Liquide announced an […]

Unem: “The real challenge is to generate more renewable energy at competitive prices”

Interview with Claudio Spinaci, President of Unem – Unione Energie per la Mobilità Claudio Spinaci, President of Unione energie per la mobilità (Unem) – the association that groups and represents Italy’s main companies in processing, logistics and distribution of petroleum products, low carbon energy products and research and development of innovative products – looks back […]

Oil&nonOil: companies still signing up only a few weeks from the event

The 16th edition of the energy, fuel and mobility services event is still attracting attendance registrations. Appointment in Verona 24-26 November New participants at the 16th edition of Oil&nonOil also include B&G Gas Srl, a company based in Ronta di Cesena (Forlì-Cesena) specializing in the production of tanks for oil and related sectors. The wide […]

Assopetroli, Assotir, Cna-Fita and Confartigianato Trasporti ask for urgent measures to combat natural gas price rises

In an open letter sent to Ministers Cingolani, Franco, Giorgetti and Giovannini, these Associations asked the government to take urgent action to combat critical issues associated with higher natural gas prices for the road transport sector The grouping of associations – Assopetroli-Assoenergia, Assotir (Italian Association of Haulage Companies), Cna-Fita (National confederation of artisan and small-medium […]

Gilbarco Veeder-Root: current innovations will redraw the boundaries of service areas

Interview with Federico Barbati, sales director of Gilbarco Veeder-Root Federico Barbati, sales director for Italy and Cyprus, introduces us to Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s experience on the Italian market in recent months. The company boasts a customer base spanning more than one hundred countries and in 2021 developed a series of products and services that redesign the […]

Toyota and Snam join forces to develop hydrogen mobility

The memorandum of understanding between the two companies focuses on the entire hydrogen value chain, starting with distribution and refuelling infrastructures. The long-term goal is to develop zero-emission solutions for heavy- and light-duty transport Toyota and Snam have teamed up to accelerate sustainable hydrogen mobility even further. The memorandum of understanding between the two companies […]

Clariant set to produce advanced bio-fuels from agricultural waste or non-food crops

The Swiss company has inaugurated plant in Romania. The CEO highlighted that production meets the principles of the circular economy Converting bales of straw into ethanol is becoming a highly profitable business in Europe. The Swiss chemical company Clariant has just opened a plant in Romania to produce so-called advanced bio-fuels, using agricultural waste or […]

Oil&nonOil: even more registrations in October!

With just under a month to go to the 16th edition of the energy, fuel and mobility services show, registrations are still coming in. Appointment in Verona 24-26 November 24 Lab – Distributori is a company based in Maddaloni (Caserta) boasting twenty years of experience in the rebranding of fuel plant. The company deals with […]

Assopetroli-Assoenergia launches an appeal to make the energy transition gradual and take social impact into account

The rise in energy prices has structural causes and is the result of years of policies that have discouraged investments in the oil and gas sector. The “Carbon neutrality: what is the price for Italy” conference organized by Assopetroli-Assoenergia clearly highlighted that the transition must be gradual and is only possible if there are reliable […]

Fintech accelerates the digitization of the automotive sector

New business models for payments and loans are emerging in the sector. Non-bank operators are intercepting demand in these segments and challenging traditional banks The automotive sector is becoming an increasingly digitized. Emerging online business models are helping to advance digitization of loans and payments. Consequently, traditional banks will have to try to keep pace […]

Car eco-bonus: another one hundred million euros for incentives

The fund has been refinanced and most of the resources, totalling 65 million, will be used to encourage purchases of electric and plug-in hybrid cars The Eco-bonus fund for purchasing low-emission vehicles has been refinanced with one hundred million euros for 2021. A note published by the Ministry of Economic Development indicates that the measure […]

Fortech: converting service stations into multi-service stations is well underway

Interview with Giovanni Santomasi, the company’s marketing manager Giovanni Santomasi, marketing manager of Fortech, the leading provider in Italy of services for fuel service stations and manufacturer of automation equipment, explains in this interview how the sector is changing and how his company is responding to the need for change. Santomasi points out that the […]

HyAccelerator: Snam launches its programme for hydrogen start-ups

The Italian company is the first to begin a global initiative to accelerate development of the supply chain: the start-up companies selected will receive support for research and conducting feasibility studies Snam has launched the first global start-up acceleration programme focusing on hydrogen managed at company level. The HyAccelerator project published its first call on […]

Batteries: the automotive industry asks EU for practical standards and more flexibility

The Association of European Car Manufacturers agrees with the objectives proposed by the Commission but highlights in a report the risk of multiplying regulations which in turn could slow down innovation and decarbonisation in the sector More flexibility is needed to prepare car builders and supply chains appropriately for the new electrical vehicle battery standards […]

Air transport: new bio-fuels to eliminate emissions

IATA has set the goal for zeroing emissions for 2050 and several projects have already begun to produce sustainable fuels Air transport and zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050; this is the objective set by airlines attending the latest summit of the International Air Transport Association (Iata). This is a complicated challenge, bearing in mind […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2021: more new registrations

With just over a month to go until the event, applications to attend continue to arrive: Click&Find, Elaflex Italy, Icad Sistemi, Ingenico and Transadriatico have confirmed their attendance Click&Find, a Genoa-based company founded in 2004, specializes in remote monitoring of fuel distribution tankers. Thanks to its expertise in the sector and impressive flexibility, Click&Find is […]

IEA: governments and companies increasingly committed to investments in hydrogen

The latest report by the International Energy Agency highlights an increase in the number countries which have drawn up strategic plans and global growth in investments: 37 billion dollars from the public sector and 300 billions from the private sector Countries with strategies for hydrogen they have committed at least 37 billion dollars for the […]

Oil&nonOil: more and more participants

The 2021 edition of Oil&nonOil scheduled at Veronafiere 24-26 November continues to achieve new and important consensus Archi.Gia Srl has been active for more than 25 years in the image building field, achieving significant penetration into oil, automotive and large-scale distribution sectors. The development of signs is part of the company’s undisputed know-how in image […]

Concern in the supply chain over methane price rises

Federmetano is worried that the market situation may cause difficulties in a sector offering enormous opportunities for decarbonisation. The Independent Italian Federation of Service Stations defends operators and denounces international speculation The recent increase in the price of compressed natural gas (CNG) is cause for concern among service area managers and operators in the natural […]

Flavio Merigo, President of Assogasmetano: Italy is leading a strong policy in support of bio-methane

Flavio Merigo believes that bio-methane is the only effective and current alternative to fuels causing the most pollution. Zero Emission Vehicle status must be recognized for bio-methane vehicles as well as promoting the same incentives now enjoyed by electric vehicles Italy should focus on a decisive policy of support for bio-methane, a fuel available in […]

“Hydrogen Valley” objective: work in progress from Lombardy to Sicily

A constantly growing number of companies in Italy are keen to build hydrogen ecosystems in their local areas. The projects involve companies and local administrations, in line with national and European strategies A growing number of realities in Italy could turn into “Hydrogen Valleys”, in other words develop an ecosystem in their local areas that […]

Unem: reducing transport emissions requires interplay with various technologies

The Energy and Mobility Union, during the hearing in the Chamber of Deputies, emphasized the need for effective solutions, ensuring that the sector is ready to provide them The goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions in transport requires significant investments, clear rules and input by several different technologies. This is the position expressed by Unem, […]

E-fuels: “bridge” fuels for short-term decarbonisation

Airlines, shipping and oil companies, couriers and car manufacturers are showing a growing interest in eco-friendly synthetic fuels, which may well ensure a sustainable transition for the industrial and infrastructural system The development of ecological synthetic fuels – so-called “e-fuels” (electric fuels) – is experiencing rapid growth: there are increasing numbers of companies keen to […]

Oil&nonOil: many new exhibitors sign up even in September

Several confirmations as well as many important returns for the 2021 edition of Oil&nonOil scheduled at Veronafiere 24-26 November The list of exhibitors is joined by Green Line Srl, a Rimini-based company specializing in the development and marketing of innovative products and technologies for fuel distribution systems. Over the years, Green Line has stood out through […]

Roberta Innocenti (Assolavaggisti) – Pandemic watershed for the sector: car washes have become strategic for protecting health

Interview with the President of the Association for the province of Pistoia and member of the national presidency The Covid-19 pandemic was a “watershed” for the car wash sector that has become an integral and strategic part in health protection measures. So said Roberta Innocenti – member of the national presidency of Assolavaggisti Confesercenti and […]

Porsche and Siemens build e-fuel production plant in Chile

The two companies are focusing on ecological synthetic fuels. The South American country aims to become a leading exporter of green hydrogen Porsche and Siemens Energy are focusing on the e-fuel revolution – ecological synthetic fuels produced by storing electricity from renewable sources. The two companies have decided, together with several other international companies, to […]

Agreement between Eni and Rome Airports for decarbonisation and aviation biofuels

The creation of “smart hubs” with sustainable fuels and services is expected in coming months Decarbonization in the aviation sector and the development of sustainable aviation fuels. These are the main points of the strategic agreement signed between Eni and Rome Airports (Adr). The objective is to accelerate the ecological transition process of airports by […]

Hydrogen: a developing resource for decarbonisation and storage

Various EU member countries, including Italy, have adopted strategic plans and projects are being pushed forward to create “Hydrogen valleys” and production from renewable sources The hydrogen issue has burst on to European energy scene and political debate in recent years: hydrogen is widely considered to be an important resource in efforts to decarbonize heavy […]

Maritime sector responding to decarbonisation requirements

The European Commission has also included the maritime sector in the “Fit for 55” package through the Fuel EU Maritime initiative. In recent years, the sector has developed a number of alternatives to conventional fuels, from LNG to hydrogen, but the cost problem is still unresolved The European Green Deal has set an ambitious goal: […]

Pilat&Partners, official partner of Oil&nonOil

Pilat&Partners, a renowned company in the strategic communication and institutional relations field based in Rome, is an official partner of Oil&nonOil scheduled at Veronafiere 24-26 November 2021 This collaboration seeks to organize a high-profile conference schedule providing ample space for issues of major current interest in the sector, in particular the topic of energy transition. […]

Unem: fuel consumption in July returned to pre-Covid levels

Thanks to the extension of the white zone to the whole country in July, there was a recovery in the consumption of motor fuels, especially for petrol Consumption of petrol and diesel fuels has returned to 2019 levels. This emerged from analysis of data by the Unem – Energy for Mobility Union regarding the trend in […]

Exhibitors are growing in numbers at Oil&nonOil 2021

Registrations continue to flow in for Oil&nonOil during the run-up to the 16th edition scheduled 24-26 November at Veronafiere in conjunction with Asphaltica New registrations for Oil&nonOil include Centro Stampa e Media Srl, a Bologna-based communication company which, in addition to providing services to associations, companies, consortia, organizations and institutions, also publishes the bilingual bimonthly […]

Oil&nonOil Verona: new registrations even during the summer break!

The summer break has by no means interrupted the flow of registrations for the 16th Oil&nonOil, scheduled 24-26 November at Veronafiere in conjunction with Asphaltica, the exhibition dedicated to technologies and solutions for road paving, safety and infrastructures Companies taking part now include ADV Spazio Srl, publishers of “Area di Servizio – Carburanti Autolavaggi Detailing” magazine […]

Schermolux Illuminotecnica heading in a green direction: sustainable post-pandemic mobility

Giovanni Lucarelli, CEO of the company, talks about its commitment to developing a specific division and new products A division specifically dedicated to sustainable mobility and the desire to contribute towards the recovery of a sector that, perhaps more than others, was very badly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic last year. This is the view […]

European Commission: new zero-emission cars from 2035

The proposal is part of a package of measures embracing climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation All new cars registered as of 2035 must ensure zero emissions. These measures are envisaged in the package of proposals ratified by the European Commission last 14 July. The aim is to ensure that European Union policies in […]

Ecobonus in Italy: bookings for buying ‘green’ cars now open

A fund of 350 million euros has been set aside and contributions vary based on scrapping the old vehicle and its emissions The new incentives for buying ecological cars envisaged by the Sostegni-bis decree are now being implemented in Italy. Bookings activated through the platform of the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) opened on 2 […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2021: attendance list growing by the day

Registrations continue to flow in for Oil&nonOil during the run-up to the 16th edition scheduled 24-26 November at Veronafiere in conjunction with Asphaltica, the exhibition of technologies and solutions for road paving, safety and road infrastructures. Compared to previous editions, there will be more international exhibitors Alkom Autocisterne exhibited at the last event is among […]

Intermodal systems as a tool for a green transition: proposals by ALIS

The Association calls on the transport sector to tackle the sustainability challenge and urges the government to make Marebonus and Ferrobonus incentives structural and also introduce measures to support the updating of vehicles fleets Transport, logistics and sustainability: these topics were the focus of three days of b2b meetings and conferences organized 1-3 July in […]

Snam inaugurates its first natural gas and bio-methane self-service station in Verona

There are now 1500 service stations for gas vehicles in Italy The first compressed natural gas (CNG) and bio-methane (Bio-CNG) self-service station inaugurated by Snam4Mobility, the Snam subsidiary for sustainable mobility, is now fully operative in Verona. The new service station in Verona means that there are now 1,500 such centres in Italy supplying natural […]

Unem: the energy transition must be managed to avoid repercussions on the production system

During the AGM, President Claudio Spinaci noted that fossil fuels still dominate growth in demand and expressed concern over a debate focusing only on the electrification of consumption The true challenge is to manage the energy transition “without repercussions on the industrial system and the European production system”. This is what the President of Unem […]

EU vehicle standards: the renewable fuel sector calls for a more inclusive approach

In an open letter, 12 associations highlight the principle of technological neutrality and the risk of leaving a part of Europe behind The European Union should recognize “the contribution of sustainable renewable fuels” in carbon dioxide standards for vehicles. In other words, it should stick to the principle of technological neutrality in its proposed review […]

Natural gas: initiative to reduce vehicle conversion costs

The project is the outcome of collaboration between Assogasmetano and Ecomotive Solutions. It proposes kits for updating the most obsolete fleets and solutions for hybrids to replace traditional fuels A new project seeks to revive and develop the use of natural gas in the transport sector by making vehicle upgrade kits available for vehicles belonging […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2021: even more registrations

Registrations continue to flow in for Oil&nonOil during the run-up to the 16th edition scheduled 24-26 November at Veronafiere in conjunction with Asphaltica, the exhibition of technologies and solutions for road paving, safety and road infrastructures. Compared to previous editions, there will be more international exhibitors Registrations continue to arrive for the 2021 edition of […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2021: growing attendance

Companies focusing on the 16th edition of Oil&nonOil are now joined by Change Italia, Emme Informatica, I Bilanciai Srl and Gruppo Gavio with G&A, iOne Solutions and PCA Registrations continue for the 16th edition of Oil&nonOilscheduled at the Veronafiere 24-26 November 2021 in conjunction with Asphaltica, the international exhibition dedicated to equipment, technologies and road […]

1,500 methane distributors now operate in Italy

The methane supply network in Italy involves 1,500 active distributors. Out of this total, 100 are LNG. Self-service filling stations are also growing An important milestone for the methane distribution network in Italy, where as many as 1,500 stations are now operative. This was announced by Assogasmetano, an association that represents many of the leading […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2021: registrations now open…

Confirmations and new entries among exhibitors signing up for the 2021 edition. Isoil Impianti, Lpg Group, MASER, Schermolux Illuminotecnica, Austrian company Security & Electronic Technologies and Silea Liquid Transfer are just some of the companies that have already registered for Oil&nonOil 2021 Many confirmations as well as some new entries among the first companies to […]

Methane and bio-methane: Italian excellence

During the webinar, associations representing the entire methane/biomethane automotive supply chain in Italy signed the Position Paper with proposals aimed at Institutions for the development of vehicles and distribution networks throughout Italy Cluster Lombardo della Mobilità (CLM), together with Assogasmetano, Assopetroli-Assoenergia, Confagricoltura, CIB – Consorzio Italiano Biogas, FAI Brescia, Federmetano and NGV Italy, organized the webinar […]

Asphaltica and Oil&nonOil team up 24-26 November 2021

“Smart roads to the future” – For the first time, Veronafiere brings together the entire supply chain dedicated to the world of roads A new exhibition event dedicated entirely to the road supply chain will make its debut in 2021: from infrastructures to fuel distribution and mobility services. Wednesday 24-Friday 26 November will welcome Asphaltica […]

Veronafiere resumes business in complete safety: Oil&nonOil closes today after three days

1,800 operators attended the event through physical attendance at the stands and online links to webinars The 15th Oil&nonOil exhibition dedicated to energy, fuel and mobility services organized at Veronafiere in collaboration with Mirumir closed today after three days of face-to-face b2b meetings and streaming conferences. The event attracted 1,800 operators in a strategic supply […]

Oil&nonOil: the exhibition dedicated to energy, fuels and mobility services opens tomorrow at Veronafiere

The 15th edition will see a formula integrating the attended exhibition involving more than 60 companies with a programme of online conferences. Event safety is assured by the safebusiness protocol validated by the Technical-Scientific Committee The 15th edition of the Oil&nonOil – Energy, Fuel & Mobility Services trade fair scheduled until 23 October opens tomorrow […]

Oil&nonOil, 21-23 October – The fuels chain comes together in Verona

First attended show at Veronafiere after the lockdown. The safety of exhibitors and operators is assured by the new #safebusiness protocol The countdown for Oil&nonOil at Veronafiere has started. The 15th edition of the exhibition focusing on the fuel and mobility services sector is scheduled next 21-23 October and inaugurates the safe restart for attended events […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2020: the catalogue is ready!

The framework for the coming edition of the event (21-23 October) has by now been defined. Attendance applications continued to arrive until the last minute The industrial cleaning specialist IdroEletrika joined the group of exhibitors. The company based in Negrar (Verona) was founded by Valerio Zantedeschi and has operated under this name on Italian and […]

Unione Petrolifera takes up the de-carbonisation challenge and becomes Unione Energie per la Mobilità

The change in name, after 70 years of history, reflects the new reality of associate member companies and their focus on environmental issues, low carbon fuels, innovation and research Unione Petrolifera (UP) has changed its name to Unione Energie per la Mobilità (Unem). The announcement was made on 6 October during the Annual General Meeting […]

Merigo, Assogasmetano: “Identifying different technological solutions is vital” in order to bring the fleet of vehicles in circulation up to date

President Merigo hopes for a realistic approach to alternative sources of power to ensure benefits in economic and environmental terms alike and highlights the strategic contribution that bio-methane can provide   Interview with FLAVIO MERIGO, President of Assogasmetano   The economic crisis in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic will also have repercussions on conversions […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2020: new registrations continue to arrive

With just two weeks to go before the event opens, requests to take part continue to arrive. The 15th edition of Oil&nonOil (21-23 October) is also the first attended event organised by Veronafiere after the lockdown: prevention measures will be upgraded in line with the “Safebusiness” protocol, agreed and validated by institutions, health authorities and […]

A challenging Autumn for the fuel sector

Operator federations suggest that the next few months will be decisive as regards tackling issues such as rationalisation of the network, the fight against illegality, digitalisation, the green transition and taxation The corona virus pandemic has had a massive impact on the economy and the fuel supply chain is no exception. The resumption of economic […]

Rome: the first service station in the world paved with graphene enhanced asphalt

The paving contains the Gipave additive developed by Iterchimica. This 100% Italian technology was developed to improve performance in terms of resilience, durability and sustainability, at the same time as reducing costs and emissions The first service station in the world paved with Gipave graphene enhanced asphalt was inaugurated in Rome on 29 September. This […]

Arzà, Assogasliquidi-Federchimica: LPG and LNG have all the credentials for incentives focusing on sustainability

The proposals put forward by the association include incentives for conversion of Euro 4 and Euro 5 petrol vehicles to gas and the construction of supply infrastructures   Interview with ANDREA ARZÀ, President of Assogasliquidi-Federchimica   The liquefied gas sector, despite continuing operations even during the lockdown as an essential service, nevertheless saw an on-going […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2020: attendance list getting longer by the day

As the 15th edition of the event, scheduled 21-23 October, draws closer, Veronafiere has strengthened prevention measures for the first attended exhibition organised after the lockdown while more companies are still joining the list of exhibitors These include B&G Gas, a specialist in the production of tanks for petroleum and related sectors. The Cesena-based company […]

Landi, President of Faib: “Combat illegality and rationalise the network” to emerge from the crisis

The President of the distributors’ association proposes a series of priority interventions to revive the sector and provide consumers with a more modern service   Interview with MARTINO LANDI, President of Faib – Independent Italian Service Station Federation   The Covid-19 crisis has severely impacted the fuel distribution sector since it also overlapped pre-existing problems. […]

Antonio Fazio, Schermolux Illuminotecnica: “We are focusing on the eco-green world”

Orders have resumed in the post lockdown period but customers are asking for lower costs. The company responds with new products   Interview with ANTONIO FAZIO, Joint Director with Gianni Lucarelli of Schermolux Illuminotecnica   The coronavirus pandemic and consequent blocking of business operations and movements brought planned company orders to a halt. This was […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2020: registrations still flowing in!

Preparations are underway for the fifteenth edition of Oil&nonOil scheduled 21-23 October at Veronafiere and the completion of the catalogue In the meantime, other names have joined the already impressive list of participants. This is the case, for example, of Bernardini (BRN), an historic company based in Faenza (Ravenna). BRN joined the Cedem group in […]

European Mobility Week: 80 Italian cities and hundreds of “zero emissions” initiatives

The 2020 edition dedicated to carbon neutrality was held over the last few days. The event also focused on the lessons learned from the lockdown in order to improve travel and life in urban settings Eighty cities in Italy took part 16-22 September in the European Mobility Week. The initiative has sought since 2002 to […]

Balboni, President of Federmetano: “The sector has all the potential to overcome this emergency”

The president of the association believes that natural gas as a fuel for motor vehicles is an immediate and effective response to demands for ecologically and economically sustainable mobility, although long-term strategies are vital   Interview with LICIA BALBONI, President of Federmetano   Methane as a fuel in the automotive sector was also hit by […]

Micaela Sebastiani, Transadriatico: “Infrastructure and digitisation processes must be developed”

In the wake of the acute phase of the health emergency, the logistics and transport sector now has to cope with higher safety costs and stricter operating procedures   Interview with MICAELA SEBASTIANI, Strategic & Marketing Controller at Transadriatico   Covid-19 and the restrictive measures consequently implemented to reduce infections had a major impact on […]

Oil consumption: recovery in August linked to domestic tourism

The downturn on an annual basis last month was -11.2%, compared to -13.9% in July. Motor vehicle fuels posted -4.6%. Unione Petrolifera foresees another, albeit more contained decline in September Italian oil consumption fell by 11.2% on an annual basis in August to 4.5 million tonnes, 566,000 tonnes less than in the same month 2019. […]

Fuels: 983 violations ascertained in 2019

The figure emerged in the latest “Blue Book” published by the Italian Customs and Monopoly Agency. The report also highlights an increase in excise tax revenue for energy products Excise duties on energy products saw the treasury take 32.4 billion euros in 2019, equal to 95% of revenues from energy and alcohol products coming to […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2020: full steam ahead for registrations

The catalogue for the 15th edition of Oil&nonOil, scheduled 21-23 October at Veronafiere, is now being finalised after having confirmed the dates and upgraded prevention procedures: the first “physical” attended exhibition organised at the Verona Exhibition Centre after the lockdown period imposed by the coronavirus will see the implementation of the new “Safebusiness” protocol agreed […]

Motor vehicles: encouraging signs from registrations in August

Last month saw a substantial break-even compared to the same period 2019. Federauto and Unrae highlight a positive market reaction to state contributions but hope for a review of the fragmentation of resources across bands 88,801 new vehicles were registered in Italy in August, according to the latest data published by the Ministry of Infrastructure […]

Alis: transport and sustainable tourism for the restart

Alis – the Sustainable Intermodal Logistics Association – represents more than 1,500 companies and urges that “Italy in motion” must be placed at the heart of the political agenda for economic resumption Transport and sustainable tourism are the keywords to restart Italy, especially in the South, after the stop imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. This […]

Zavalloni, secretary general of Fegica: “Prospects are uncertain. The network must be rationalised”

After a fall in sales of 85-90%, the sector now has to cope with a recovery affected by a whole series of conditions, especially the closure of schools   Interview with ALESSANDRO ZAVALLONI, secretary general of the Italian Federation of fuel and related plant operators   A fall in sales between 85 and 90 per […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2020: many registrations even in August!

The summer break did not by any means slow down the flow of registrations for the fifteenth edition of Oil&nonOil, scheduled at Veronafiere 21-23 October: a great many companies also signed up in August Participants will include the Gavio Group, one of the leading Italian companies in the industry; it was founded in the early […]

Costamagna, President of Federlavaggi: “The sector has restarted with good results compared to forecasts”

All our associates have resumed operations at full capacity. Incentives for purchases could help encourage higher demand and 2021 may well prove to be a good year   Interview with MARCO COSTAMAGNA, President of Federlavaggi   The car wash plant construction sector saw companies restart with good results compared to initial forecasts based on the […]

Veronafiere: safe restart in October with the 15th edition of Oil&nonOil

Confident response from the market: a great many exhibition spaces have already been confirmed. The safe business protocol will be implemented during the show to protect companies and operators The restart at Veronafiere gets going with Oil&nonOil. The dates for the 15th edition of the most important event in Italy for the liquid and gaseous […]

Assocostieri passes the milestone of one hundred associates

The energy logistics association achieves an important result in a particularly difficult year. Simplification, cash flow and energy transition at the heart of its efforts   Interview with MARIKA VENTURI, President of Assocostieri   Assocostieri, a trade association representing independent energy logistics companies affiliated with Confcommercio, passed the milestone of one hundred associates this year […]

Oil&nonOil registrations: attendance figures on the up

Alkom Autocisterne, Assytech, CashPos, Co.Me.Ca., Ham Italy, Intrapresa, Sialtech, Sol and Walter Tosto are among the new names joining the list in recent days The flow of registrations for Oil&nonOil continues during the run-up to the fifteenth edition scheduled 21-23 October at Veronafiere. Many companies have taken advantage of discounted rates by registering before 31 […]

Gallitelli, Secretary General of Assopetroli: “Investments are frozen and simplification is urgently needed”

The entire sector has posted significant signs of recession but no specific measures have been introduced. Petrol and diesel for the automotive sector have suffered the worst losses   Interview with SEBASTIANO GALLITELLI, Secretary General of Assopetroli-Assoenergia   The fuel sector and its distribution network have suffered from major impacts caused by the coronavirus crisis, […]

Emporium: neighbourhood shops in Eni service stations

60 stores will be opened by the first week of August. For FAIB, this initiative takes the desired direction of converting service stations into multi-service centres capable of generating new income Eni service stations now become neighbourhood shops. The project is named Eni Café Emporium and was recently launched in Rome before spreading throughout Italy: […]

Oil&nonOil registrations: last week for discounted rates

The list of participants is growing daily: I Bilanciai, Emme Retail, Metalscreen, Motorsistem, Schermolux Illuminotecnica, Union Gas Metano and Visual are among the latest companies to sign up Companies registering for the 15th Oil&nonOil show, scheduled at Veronafiere 21-23 October, continue to rise. 31 July is the last day for registrations at discount rates. I […]

Giuseppe Sperduto, President of Assolavaggisti: “The sector has restarted but very slowly”

The combined challenge for the car wash sector comes from the economic consequences of the epidemic on top of pre-existing problems, especially competition from informal operators that is further increasing the pressure on the sector   Interview with GIUSEPPE SPERDUTO, President of Assolavaggisti   The crisis caused by the corona virus pandemic has had a […]

Oil&nonOil Verona 2020 registrations: attendance growing

Brin Company, Emme Informatica, Fortech, Isoil Impianti, Maser and Sapio are among the companies placing their trust in Oil&nonOil. There is time until 31 July to register at discount rates Registration continues for the 2020 edition of Oil&nonOil – number fifteen – scheduled at Veronafiere 21-23 October. New entries also include Milan-based Brin Company and […]

Oil&nonOil 2020 open for registration – discount rates until 31 July

Confirmations and new entries among the first exhibitors signing up for the 2020 edition. Tecnocryo, Agla Elettronica, AmSpec Italy, Archigia, Vanzetti Engineering, Tecnogas, Elaflex Italy and Icad Sistemi are just some of the companies that have already confirmed attendance at the 15th Oil&nonOil exhibition Many confirmations are also joined by new entries among the first […]

Circular gas: Eni and NextChem studying plant in Taranto, Italy

The project could well lead to the production of syngas from plastics and secondary solid fuel derived from waste, thereby making a contribution to de-carbonisation and the socio-economic recovery of the local area Plant producing synthesis gas from mixed plastics (plasmix) and secondary solid fuel (Ssf) from urban waste processing may well be installed in […]

Sanitization: the challenge for vehicles amidst uncertainties and new solutions

The Covid 19 emergency has seen sanitization of environments become a priority to prevent the virus spreading. It was introduced by law and became mandatory for shared work and business contexts. Against this background, as also extended to included vehicles which very often become full-scale workplaces – we need only mention transport of goods or […]

Veronafiere reschedules Oil&nonOil from 21 to 23 October 2020

New dates for Oil&nonOil, the trade fair organized by Veronafiere dedicated to energy, fuels and mobility services, which moves ahead of one day on the calendar. It will take place in Verona SaMoTer e Asphaltica (21-25 ottobre), exhibitions dedicated to the construction equipment and the bitumen and road infrastructure sector. “The evolution of the health […]