Bulked-up Ampol won’t wait for EV policies

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Bulked-up Ampol won’t wait for EV policies

1 week ago
Ampol is not waiting for the federal government to implement policies to encourage the transition to electric vehicles (EV) as it seeks to use the increased bulk and expertise from its proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of Kiwi petrol retailer Z Energy to accelerate the shift. New Zealand and many other countries have strong incentives to encourage a faster uptake of electric vehicles but the federal government has been slow to follow suit and during the […]
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Ampol will continue to play a ‘very significant role’ in transport future

2 months ago
Ampol CEO Matt Halliday says the company will continue to play a “very significant role” in the future of energy for transport. Mr Halliday said that while the current business of oil, fuel and gas is “critically important in a whole host of ways” the company will start to focus on future solutions of hydrogen and electricity. “We’re not an extractor of oil as a company, we’re very much a distributor of energy,” Mr Halliday […]
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Z Energy refuels memories of Ampol interest

3 months ago
If there’s one thing Z Energy didn’t want to talk to investors about at its investor day on Wednesday, it was takeover interest. Z Energy got on the front foot, confirmed it had spoken to parties, and told analysts and shareholders that it wouldn’t take any further questions. Its statement said about as much: “Although we have discussions with other parties and actively consider opportunities that may arise from time to time, there is nothing […]
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AMPOL making Mobil Lubricants

3 months ago
Ampol has formally commenced the production and supply of Mobil lubricants at its Queensland lubricant manufacturing facility. Brent Merrick, Ampol Executive General Manager, Commercial, said the commencement of blending is an important milestone in Ampol’s conversion to Mobil lubricants, with B2B customers expected to receive the new products in the coming months, and retail customers later in the year. “Mobil’s lubricant technology is world-class, innovative and has decades of proven performance. Through our lubricants alliance […]
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Anatas helped Ampol to end ‘spaghetti junction’

3 months ago
Systems integrator Anatas has helped Australian fuel company Ampol overhaul its digital systems, putting an end to its “spaghetti junction” of integrations. Leveraging integration platform-as-a-service (IpaaS) vendor Boomi’s AtomSphere platform, Anatas was recruited to connect systems and data across its supply chain, providing consultancy and architectural guidance. The new Boomi-based system was developed to replace what Lindsay Hoare, head of technology at Ampol, referred to as a “spaghetti junction” of hundreds of on-premises, point-to-point integrations. […]
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