Ampol Limited (previously branded as Caltex Australia)

Ampol Limited (ASX: ALD), previously branded as Caltex Australia, is an Australian petroleum company, with headquarters in Sydney, New South Wales. It was first incorporated in 1936 in New South Wales to market petrol for its chain of service stations.

In 1995, Ampol merged with Caltex to form Australian Petroleum, which in 1997 became simply as Caltex Australia. In December 2019, Chevron Corporation, owner of the Caltex trademark, gave notice to terminate the licence agreement for the use of the Caltex brand in Australia. From May 2020, the company officially rebranded as Ampol Limited along with a new logo that will be rolled out across Australia in 2020 and 2021.

Traded as:           ASX: ALD

Industry:              Oil, Fuel and Gas


  • Australian Motorists Petrol Company (1936–1949)
  • Ampol Petroleum Ltd (1949–1982)
  • Ampol Limited (1982–1995)
  • Australian Petroleum Pty Ltd (1995-1997)
  • Caltex Australia (1997–2020)

Founded:            Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (1936) as Australian Motorists Petrol Company Limited

Headquarters:   Sydney, Australia

Products:             Petrochemical products and retail service stations


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