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Number of employees
United Petroleum is an Australian petrol retailer and importer.
Its origins can be traced back to 1981 when United’s directors commenced operating service stations under the Astron banner in Victoria. Astron was closely associated with Esso. By 1990 the company had opened 23 new sites throughout Victoria.
United Petroleum was established in 1993 with the opening of a chain of service stations/convenience stores in South Australia. It expanded operations into Victoria, and over the next two years built networks in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Queensland. It later expanded into the Northern Territory, Tasmania and Western Australia.
In the mid 2000s it acquired fuel import terminals in New South Wales, Northern Territory, Tasmania and Victoria.
In September 2016, United Petroleum filed documents with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission to list the company on the Australian Securities Exchange. However the listing did not proceed, with United becoming involved in a legal dispute with advisors Herbert Smith Freehills.
- About Us United Petroleum
- United Petroleum sets IPO deadline Petrol World 22 September 2016
- Herbert Smith Freehills blamed for failed United Petroleum IPO Australian Financial Review 3 April 2018
- Chung, Frank (13 April 2017). "United Petroleum acquires Pie Face". news.com.au. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
- United Petroleum Fuels V8 Supercars from 2014 Supercars
- "Supercars partners with Shell Fuels". Supercars. 3 March 2017.