Thursday 14th November 2024 Marshall Arena, Stadium MK, Milton Keynes

Fuel For Thought Theatre

Fuel For Thought is an on-site theatre offering an exciting stream of fresh CPD learning at the downstream petroleum market’s leading annual event.

Whilst the APEA Conference centres on top-line strategy and trends, Fuel For Thought focusses on the nitty-gritty, serving up inspiring quick-fire talks from industry innovators who have taken a problem, done their research and developed game-changing solutions.

Check out the 2023 programme, below...

Thursday, 16th November 2023

13:00 pm

Driver protection that saves forecourts money, all while increasing shop sales

The product that comedian Al Murray describes as “the hand condom”…GripHero revolutionises driver protection at the pumps, by overcoming the failings of traditional gloves. Forecourts should not just...


13:30 pm

The need for competent EV infrastructure risk assessment

Having surveyed a wide range of EV charging facilities Graeme Warnell, the director of EV-EXBOX, will discuss why competent risk assessment is required, what is missing and the inconsistencies within current available...


14:00 pm

How can a Forecourt make themselves EV Ready?

As electric vehicles gradually become the dominant mode of transport, forecourt owners and operators may be asking, ‘how can we evolve to take advantage of this new electric era?’. Alex Hinchcliffe...


14:30 pm

Forecourt Crime and Issues

John will be discussing issues faced by forecourts regarding, drive offs, No means of payments, retail theft and the newer issues arising from EV charging bays being abused. He will talk about the challenges faced...


15:00 pm

Leaking underground sumps on forecourts: issues and solutions

A quick-dive into the issue of water-ingress in underground sumps and chambers at forecourts. What are the causes, risks and solutions?

Fuel For Thought Theatre