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Old 29th July 2015, 05:28 PM
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Bodo Norway?
No mate Nigeria.




They spent something like 7 years arguing over how much to pay out to the locals for compensation. I feel that the oil companies should clean up their mess rather than just paying each person 2 grand or whatever it works out and walk away leaving the mess behind.
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Old 29th July 2015, 06:18 PM
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No mate Nigeria.
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Glad you cleared that up. I too was wondering how a Norwegian Fishermen in his chunky jumper was involved.
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Old 29th July 2015, 06:22 PM
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Well that kind of **** goes on everywhere there is corruption.

I have seen with my own eyes raw crude being pumped out of a open ended pipe into ponds dug into the ground in Baku, gas being burned of in quantities that you would not believe because its not profitable to either re-inject it into the well or transport ashore and sell.

The list goes on and on, but its not only oil companies, even the likes of Coca cola are at it.

If you want to get properly wound up at the injustice in the world have a watch of this
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Old 30th July 2015, 04:03 PM
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glad you cleared that up. :rofl: I too was wondering how a norwegian fishermen in his chunky jumper was involved.

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I noticed today at my local Shell garage in Swindon that the Fill and Go QR scan codes are currently covered so I'm assuming there are still issues. The guy in the station said the owner had seen some issues with trying to test it himself so I'm not sure when this will be resolved
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Definitely some issues I'd say.

I tried to use it 3 different times at 3 different filling stations over the weekend. Each time, I scanned the code then it went to 'authorising'. There were queues waiting for the pumps so after a minute or two of waiting for it to authorise, I decided it'd be quicker to give up and just pay at the kiosk.

I've pretty much given up on it now. Seems like a good idea badly implemented.
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Default An alternative to traditional fill up and go...

https://twitter.com/TeslaMotors/stat...05813912326146

though not in production yet, just a prototype…and doesn't need payment details, since the fuel is free, of course
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Didn't have much luck with it myself

Scanned the code three times and it said there was a problem with Paypal. I check my Paypal account, which was fine and even held my Shell points card.

The fourth and fifth time, a different message came up which said there was a technical fault.

To top it all off, once I finally gave up on the idea and decided to pay inside, it took forever for the pump to start.

Goshdarnit.
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Old 8th August 2015, 12:45 PM
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Did anyone else recieve a free £5 b̶r̶i̶b̶e̶ compensation from Shell, or was that just me?


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though not in production yet, just a prototype…and doesn't need payment details, since the fuel is free, of course
Cool yet kinda weird. It moves and looks like it came straight out of some 70s Sci-Fi horror movie, "Return of the Killer Robot Colons from Outer Space".
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Hi all,

Apologies for the radio silence the last 2 weeks. Have unfortunately had to deal with a few personal things including my 8 being vandalised on all panels apart from the roof and bumpers. The car is in the body shop now being repaired but i'll update on a seperate thread.

Reading the updates on this post, I was really disapointed to hear about the issues people are having. I am in direct contact with the UK team and will share the feedback left here by others.

I will come back to this thread later this week but thanks for the honest feedback which will be used to help improve the service.

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