October 24, 2017 3:39 AM ET

Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels

Company Overview of Vitol S.A.

Company Overview

Vitol S.A., through its subsidiaries, explores, distributes, refines energy and commodities such as crude oil, coal, sugar, iron ore, petroleum and natural gas in Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It processes high-sulfur crude oil imported primarily from the Middle East. The company was incorporated in 1972 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Vitol S.A. operates as a subsidiary of Vitol Holding B.V.

Boulevard du Pont d'Arve 28

P.O. Box 384

Geneva,  1205


Founded in 1972


41 22 322 11 11


41 22 781 66 11

Key Executives for Vitol S.A.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Vitol S.A. Key Developments

Vitol To Sell Stake In AS Latvijas Kugnieciba

Vitol S.A. is seeking to sell stake in AS Latvijas Kugnieciba (RISE:LSC1R). Vitol will sell shares in Latvijas Kugnieciba, if it found a buyer, Latvijas Kugnieciba's Board Chairman, Robert Kirkup, said.

OMV Petrol Reportedly Attracts Bids

OMV Petrol Ofisi AS has attracted bids from bidders. OMV Aktiengesellschaft (WBAG:OMV) has got initial bids from Vitol S.A. and Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd. for OMV Petrol, people with knowledge of the matter said. OPET Petrolcülük A.S., the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic and private equity firms are also among the companies that made offers, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the process isn’t public. BP p.l.c. (LSE:BP.) and Saudi Arabian Oil Company are also weighing bids, the people said. No final decision on bids has been made. The sale could fetch $1.2 billion, two of the people said. Bloomberg added that a spokesman for OMV said the process to sell Petrol Ofisi is under way, declining to comment further. Representatives for Opet, Socar, BP, Trafigura and Vitol declined to comment. Representatives for Aramco didn’t immediately respond to requests comment. OMV shares rose 0.9% to €26.49.

Woolworths Looking To Sell Its Petrol Station Portfolio

The sales come as Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) looks to sell its $1.6 billion-plus petrol station portfolio. Potential buyers are said to include BP and Vitol S.A. and Caltex Australia Ltd. (ASX:CTX), who have seen the success of the $911 million VIVA Energy float.

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