Schoolchildren check out big wide world

Children from low-income families were given the chance to expand their social network and visit city landmarks under a scheme launched by Chevron Hong Kong (Caltex).

Saturday, 21 July, 2007, 12:00am

Citic Resources, Caltex deal fails

Citic Resources Holdings' agreement with Caltex to form a petroleum retailing joint venture on the mainland has collapsed after failing to secure central government approval despite 17 months of lobbying, sources said.

8 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Duty-free fuel may be sold at border

Cross-border freight operators scored a minor victory yesterday when the Hong Kong government agreed to study ways to help cut their rising fuel bills after a main oil supplier raised its petrol prices for the third time in two months.

18 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

HK does its bit

Art for children

Art for All, Artibility Art Studio, Art in Hospital and Cedar Fund are holding a children's art needlework day. 10am to 5pm today. Palace IFC Tower 1, Central.

Children helping children

9 Jan 2005 - 12:00am


Petrol and diesel prices at Caltex stations will increase by 2 and 4 per cent today. Caltex, which owns 40 service stations, said the threat of war in the Middle East had caused prices to double in the last year. Vortex platinum petrol will be $11.96 per litre, while Vortex gold petrol and environmental diesel will be $11.21 per litre and $6.32 per litre respectively.

15 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Cheap and insensitive

After filling my car up recently at a Caltex petrol station, I was given a heart-shaped piece of promotional literature along with my receipt.

On the front a cute little puppy was looking hopefully at the recipient.

14 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Caltex raises fuel prices

Caltex raised its petrol prices by 15 cents from midnight last night, the second increase in less than two months. Caltex said it would adjust its pump prices in response to global price fluctuations.

18 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Caltex, Shell raise fuel price

Fuel prices at all Caltex and Shell service stations have been raised by 15 cents a litre from today due to rising international product costs.

5 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Interference denied

THE Government's economic services chief yesterday denied interfering in the market by asking oil firms to cut the price of cleaner diesel, saying there was a social responsibility to reduce the cost.

12 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Happy workforce

I am sick and tired of hearing complaints in these columns that Hong Kongers are rude and uncaring.

May I mention a forgotten/ under-recognised group of individuals with whom maybe not everybody has had the pleasure of interacting? I am talking about Hong Kong's petrol station attendants.

9 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Asia part of sales strategy

Caltex's decision to shift to Singapore is part of a strategic move aimed at increasing its retailing presence in Asia where it also runs refining and processing operations.

During this shift, chairman David Law-Smith is placing emphasis on expanding the company's presence in the mainland.

22 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Ampol sells shipping unit

Australian Petroleum (Ampol), the petroleum refining and marketing arm of Caltex Australia, has agreed to sell its shipping operation, Australian Tankships, to Teekay Shipping Corp for an undisclosed amount. The deal, believed to be worth about $600 million, involves four vessels.

3 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Rival firm sides with Towngas to stop cap

THE Consumer Council's attempt to cap Towngas prices has hit another hurdle with rival Caltex Oil weighing in on the side of the utility.

25 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Caltex to withdraw objection on station

CALTEX will withdraw its objection to a government plan to resume its petrol station in Pokfulam Road - a month after the High Court overturned the Executive Council's dismissal of the objection.

21 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Think green to help keep HK clean - and win a cash award

A $1 MILLION 'green' award scheme, designed to make Hong Kong a nicer place to live in, has been launched by leading environmentalists, businessmen and the Sunday Morning Post.

Now in its second year, the Post and Caltex Oil-sponsored Green Project Awards are designed to fund grass-root environmental projects.

11 Dec 1994 - 12:00am