“…BP appears to have suffered a hit on its New Zealand market share due to a backlash over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Even though automotive fuel sales were down in April and May, competitor Shell is claiming an increase in customers over the past four to five months.
This means if Shell has gained it is at the expense of the other oil companies.
The oil leak occurred on April 20…”
(and of course..shell stations are now new zealand-owned…)
go to source/story>>>Shell gains amid BP backlash – Business – NZ Herald News