M/15/061 – East Cork Oil / Tara Oil
The proposed acquisition by East Cork Oil Company of M.W. Fuels Company Limited (t/a Tara Oil) and Tara 24/7 Service Station, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Wednesday November 4, 2015||Monday, December 14, 2015|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
|East Cork Oil Company||
The principal activity of East Cork Oil is the distribution of fuel products in the Munster region (plus Callan (Kilkenny) and Enniscorthy (Wexford)) through a network of 22 company owned depots.
|MW Fuels Company Limited (t/a Tara Oil)||
The principal activities of MW Fuels (t/a Tara Oil) is the distribution of fuel products for commercial, industrial and domestic use from its Company owned depot on the Dock Road in Limerick and the operation of a retail service station, also located on the Dock Road, Limerick.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|(i). Wholesale fuel distribution to smaller independent forecourt operators; (ii). Wholesale distribution to independent fuel distributors (mainly heating oil, agri-diesel, etc.); and (iii). The operation of an un-manned retail forecourt in Limerick.||No|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Thursday, November 19, 2015|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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