RUBIS // AN INFRASTRUCTURE BASE DEDICATED TO ENERGY LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION

Historique

 

2013

RUBIS enters the specialty gas distribution segment by acquiring a subsidiary of Carbagas in Switzerland.

A highly successful capital increase of €85 million.

LPG distribution business sell-off in Germany.

RUBIS to purchase for 115 M€ BP’s LPG retail operations in Portugal.

RUBIS takes over the storage facilities of Petroplus Raffinage Reichstett.

RUBIS in advanced stage negotiation with Blue Equity, LLC for the acquisition of integrated fuel distribution network in Jamaica.

2012

RUBIS completes the acquisition of CHEVRON group’s distribution networks in the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

LPG distribution business sell-off in Czech Republic and Senegal.

RUBIS completes the acquisition of 50 % of DELTA PETROL oil terminal in Turkey.

2011

RUBIS significantly expands in the Caribbean by acquiring CHEVRON fuel downstream affiliates.

RUBIS choses to focus on the Caribbean region and announces the divestments of its Central American assets.

RUBIS in exclusive negotiations to acquire 50% of an oil terminal in Turkey.

RUBIS extends its LPG Distribution presence in Southern Africa.

2010

After buying out BP 50% share RUBIS becomes FRANGAZ sole shareholder.

Inclusion of RUBIS in stock market indices SBF 120 and SBF 80.
RUBIS consolidates its presence in Africa: acquisition of SHELL’s LPG distribution affiliates in Southern Africa.

RUBIS takes over the LINDE LPG cylinder business in Switzerland.

RUBIS doubles its size in Spain: acquisition of BP’s LPG Business.

300 million dollar takeover of CHEVRON distribution activities in the Caribbean.

Capital increase.

2009

Construction of new storage tanks in Rotterdam.

RUBIS enters petrol distribution in Corsica (France).

2008

Start of business at the Rotterdam terminal and engineering launch at Antwerp.

Acquisition of SHELL’s distribution activities on Jersey and Guernsey.

Acquisition of TOTALGAZ LPG’s distribution in Spain.

RUBIS moves into aviation fuel distribution.

2007

RUBIS TERMINAL builds a new chemical products and petroleum specialties tank terminal in Rotterdam.

VITOGAZ: Acquisition from SHELL of LPG distribution activities in five European countries.

In partnership with MITSUI and ITC, RUBIS builds a new 110,000 cbm terminal in Antwerp, Belgium for the storage and handling of various liquid chemicals, gases and petroleum products.

"Casino" bottle launch.

Changeover to "VITO" colours in services stations in the French West Indies and French Guiana.

2006
Partnership with BP for the distribution of LPG motor fuel through BP’s service station network. Acquisition of SHELL’s petroleum products distribution business in Bermuda. Joint venture with BP France for the marketing of cylinder LPG in the Intermarché network under the brand name of ENERGAZ.
2005
Acquisition from SHELL of SAGF, a distributor of LPG and petroleum products in the French Antilles and French Guiana.
2004
Inclusion of RUBIS in new stock market indices CAC Mid 100, CAC Mid and Small 190 and SBF 250.
2003
Establishment of VITOGAZ in Senegal.
2002
Strengthening of RUBIS TERMINAL’s local positions in Brest, Strasbourg and Rouen.
2001
Start of VITOGAZ activities in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands.
Acquisition of PROPETROL (storage of petroleum and chemical products in France)
2000
Start of VITOGAZ activities in Morocco.
1999
VITOGAZ enters Madagascar with the start of construction of an LPG import terminal.
1998
Expansion of RUBIS TERMINAL’s Brest and Saint-Priest oil depots.
1997
VITOGAZ establishes a presence in Morocco.
1996
Acquisition of the Saint-Priest and Strasbourg oil depots. Launch of the GAZ’L brand of LPG fuel in hypermarkets.
1995
RUBIS shares quoted on the Paris Stock Exchange. Acquisition of the Brest oil depot.
1994
Acquisition of the LPG distribution business, VITOGAZ (founded in 1939)
1993
Acquisition of the bulk liquid storage business, RUBIS TERMINAL (formerly “CPA,” founded in 1877).
1990
Founding of RUBIS.

 

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