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Current inquiries

current item indicator  Domestic bulk liquefied petroleum gas

Terms of reference (05/07/04)

Variation of terms of reference (20/10/04)

Members of inquiry

Administrative Timetable

Issues statement (21/12/04)

The CC's 'emerging thinking' (01/04/05)

Notice of provisional findings (23/08/05)

Provisional findings report (23/08/05)

Notice of possible remedies (23/08/05)

Remedies working paper (03/03/06)

Proposed final report (30/03/06)

Final report (29/06/06)

Administrative timetable for making of Order

Notice of intention to make an Order (31/07/07)

Draft Order (31/07/07)

Explanatory note of draft Order (31/07/07)

Notice of intention to make an Order (standard domestic installations) (11/07/08)

Explanatory note of draft Order (standard domestic installations) (11/07/08)

Response to consultation on the draft Order (standard domestic installations) (11/07/08)

Notice of making of domestic Order (13/10/08)

Explanatory note of domestic Order (13/10/08)

Response to Consultation on the domestic Order (13/10/08)

Notice of Draft Order (metered estates) (02/03/09)

Draft Order (metered estates) (02/03/09)

Explanatory note of draft Order (metered estates) (02/03/09)

Response to consultation on the draft Order (metered estates) (06/05/09)

Notice of making of Order (metered estates) (06/05/09)

Explanatory note to the Order (metered estates) (06/05/09)

Frequently asked questions on the LPG domestic Order (Updated 27/09/10)

Domestic bulk liquefied petroleum gas

Inquiry type: Market

Status: Completed

Date: 05.07.04 - 29.06.06

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LPG FAQs for customers

 

Core Inquiry Documents

Terms of Reference

Variation of Terms of Reference

Members of inquiry

Administrative Timetable

Issues Statement

The CC's 'emerging thinking'

Notice of provisional findings

Provisional findings report

Notice of possible remedies

Remedies working paper

Proposed final report

Final report

  Administrative timetable for making of Order

  Notice of intention to make an Order (31/07/07)

  Draft Order (31/07/07)

  Explanatory note of draft Order (31/07/07)

  Notice of intention to make an Order (standard domestic installations) (11/07/08)

  Explanatory note of draft Order (standard domestic installations) (11/07/08)

  Response to consultation on draft Order (standard domestic installations) (11/07/08)

  Notice of making of domestic Order (13/10/08)

  Explanatory note of domestic Order (13/10/08)

  Response to Consultation on the domestic Order (13/10/08)

  Notice of Draft Order (metered estates) (02/03/09)

  Draft Order (metered estates) (02/03/09)

  Explanatory note of Draft Order (metered estates) (02/03/09)

  Response to consultation on the Draft Order (metered estates) (06/05/09)

  Notice of making of Order (metered estates) (06/05/09)

  Explanatory note to the Order (metered estates) (06/05/09)

 

 
Announcements

 CC publishes final report on domestic bulk LP gas - 29 June 2006

 CC consults on remedies in Domestic Bulk LP Gas - 03 March 2006

 CC finds competition weak in domestic bulk liquefied petroleum gas - 23 August 2005

 CC concerned regarding effectiveness of competition in LPG - 1 April 2005

 LPG market inquiry: Statement of issues - 21 December 2004

 OFT refers domestic bulk LPG to Competition Commission: Competition Commission invites evidence - 06 July 2004

 
Evidence

Initial Submissions

 Views of trade associations, other suppliers and public sector bodies (pdf, 146kb)

 Views of domestic bulk LPG customers (pdf, 136kb)

 Further views of domestic bulk LPG customers (pdf, 49kb)

 Letters of complaint to the OFT (pdf, 164kb)

  Main Submission of Calor Gas Limited to the Competition Commission (pdf, 124kb)

  Main Submission of Shell Gas Limited (SGL) to the Competition Commission (pdf, 123kb)

Surveys and Reports

 ORC International qualitative report (pdf, 230kb)

ORC International survey: presentation of findings (pdf, 216 kb)

 Survey conducted by Mott Macdonald for LPG

 Quantitative survey conducted by ORC for the CC

Responses to Issues Statement

 Response by BP LPG UK to the Competition Commission’s Statement of Issues (pdf, 69kb)

 Response by Flogas UK Limited and DCC Energy Limited to the Competition Commission’s Statement of Issues (pdf, 2,664kb)

 Response by Shell Gas Limited (SGL) to the Competition Commission’s Statement of Issues (pdf, 137kb)

Responses to 'emerging thinking'

 Flogas' response to emerging thinking (pdf, 98kb)

 Shell's response to emerging thinking (pdf, 28kb)

 Calor’s response to emerging thinking (pdf, 313kb)

 Calor’s views on switching scenarios (pdf, 51kb)

CC Papers

 Safety Issues and Domestic Bulk LPG (pdf, 208kb)

 Safety Issues and Domestic Bulk LPG: Annexes 1, 2 and 4 (pdf, 2.4mb)

 Safety Issues and Domestic Bulk LPG: Annex 3 (pdf, 27kb)

Responses to Safety Issues working paper

 Calor’s General Comments (pdf, 115kb)

 Flogas' General Comments (pdf, 602kb)

 Shell’s comments on the CC’s safety issues paper (pdf, 21kb)

Responses to the provisional findings report

 1. Calor's response to the provisional findings report and to the notice of possible remedies

 2. Calor's alternative remedies proposal

 Flogas's response to the provisional findings

 Shell's response to the provisional findings

Responses to the consultations on the Remedies Working Paper and the Proposed Final Report

 Flogas’ response to the Remedies Working Paper (pdf, 197kb)

 Flogas’ response to the Proposed Final Report (pdf, 104kb)

 Shell’s response to the Remedies Working Paper (pdf, 15kb)

BP’s response to the Remedies Working Paper (pdf, 40kb)

Calor’s response to the Remedies Working Paper (pdf, 208kb)

Calor’s response to the Proposed Final Report (pdf, 430kb)

Schedule to Calor’s response to the Proposed Final Report (pdf, 72kb)

Calor’s response to the Remedies Working Paper: Appendix 1 (pdf,102kb)

Calor’s response to the Remedies Working Paper: Appendix 2 (pdf, 294kb)

Comments on Draft Order

 BP response (letter) to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 27kb)

 BP response (submission) to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 136kb)

 British Holiday & Home Parks Association Ltd response to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 99kb)

 OFT response to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 116kb)

 Further OFT response to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 11kb)

 The Consumer Council's response to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 164kb)

 Calor Gas Limited's response to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 361kb)

 Shell Gas Limited's response to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 113kb)
 LP Gas Association's response to draft Order for consultation (pdf, 28kb)

Report published alongside the notice of intention to make an Order (standard domestic installations)

 Technical advice in relation to metered estates, report by Mott MacDonald (pdf, 5.97mb) [Please note that this is a large file and may take some time to download]

 Comments on notice of intention to make an Order (standard domestic installation)

 


 

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