Viva Energy Australia
Oil refiner and fuels supplier
Formed in August 2014 when a consortium led by Vitol acquired Shell's downstream business in Australia (including the Geelong refinery and Shell service stations) for $2.6b. Viva Energy supplies around 25% of Australia's fuel and is the exclusive licensee and distributor of Shell branded fuels and lubricants in Australia. Operates more than 900 service stations across the country. Owns 100% of Liberty Oil's wholesale business and 50% of its retail business. Bought the OTR and Coles Express convenience store networks in 2023. OTR will become Viva Energy's flagship convenience brand, replacing the Coles Express brand over time.
|Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Viva Energy Group Ltd
owns 100% of Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd
| Vitol Holding BV
owns 45% of Viva Energy Group Ltd
|Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd|
In June 2017 the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) fined this company $15,000 after pumping equipment used to apply a soil binding agent was washed out on site causing waste water to flow into Duck River, Rosehill.
Source: EPA (2017)
Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice). This company received a packaging performance level of 2 (Good Progress) in its 2023 APCO Annual Report.
Source: APCO (2023)
This company is listed by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation holder. The citation is designed to encourage, recognise and promote active commitment to achieving gender equality in Australian workplaces.
Source: WGEA (2022)
This company has sustainability claims on its website under the headings Diversity and Inclusion, Community, Health and Safety, Environment, Climate change and Human Rights.
Source: company website (2023)
|Viva Energy Group Ltd|
This company is 45% owned by Vitol, which has numerous criticisms and an overall Shop Ethical rating of 'F'.
Source: Shop Ethical (2019)
Modern slavery disclosure is a critical step in mitigating the risk associated with modern slavery practices in companies' operations and supply chains. The quality of the disclosure signals the level of commitments and efforts that the companies have put in managing these risks. In 2021 the Monash Centre for Financial Studies analysed and ranked the disclosure quality of the modern slavery statements submitted by the 300 largest listed companies on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX300). This company's modern slavery disclosure statement received a grade of D.
Source: Monash University (2021)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 53/100 in the Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 23 Sep 2022). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2022)
The 2023 Oil and Gas Benchmark ranks 100 oil and gas companies on their climate strategy and performance together with social performance. This company ranked #20/100, with a total score of 22.7/100.
Source: World Benchmarking Alliance (2023)
|Subsidiaries||Eureka Operations Pty Ltd
Liberty Oil Corporation Pty Ltd (50% owned)
|Address||Level 16, 720 Bourke St, Docklands, VIC, 3008, Australia|
|Phone||03 8823 4444|
Products / BrandsViva Energy Australia
Coles Express Fuel & Convenience Stores
OTR Fuel & Convenience Stores
Shell Fuel & Convenience Stores
Liberty Oil (50% owned)
Liberty Fuel & Convenience Stores