- Trafigura Services Australia Pty Ltd
SummaryOn 5 December 2007, United Petroleum Pty Ltd purchased the Western Port (Hastings) fuel terminal assets from Trafigura Services Australia.
Market definitionThe ACCC considered the following relevant markets:
- the national market for the refining and importing of fuel;
- the Victorian market for the wholesale supply of fuel; and
- the Victorian market for the retail supply of fuel.
Competition analysisThe ACCC formed the view that the acquisition was unlikely to substantially lessen competition in the relevant markets. In reaching this view, the ACCC considered the constraint posed by the other major petroleum companies in the relevant markets.
|30/01/2008||ACCC commenced review under the Merger Review Process Guidelines.|
|20/02/2008||Closing date for submissions from interested parties.|
|26/02/2008||ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.|