WATCHING THE WORLD FUEL TESTS SPARK RETAIL FEUD

With David Knott from London Retailing of automotive fuels is approaching a point at which the aims of the old market structure - secure country-wide access and price uniformity - are in direct conflict with today's aims of choice and competition in a diverse, liberal market. So says John Collins, chairman of Shell U.K. Ltd. The U.K.'s 20% surplus refining capacity is said by Collins to have stimulated the rapid penetration of supermarket chains into motor fuel retailing. Supermarkets

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