Air BP's proposed acquisition of certain assets of Viva Energy Aviation
Type of assessment
BP Australia Pty Ltd
Viva Energy Aviation Pty Ltd
Bulk aviation fuel storage
BP, through its aviation fuel division Air BP, proposes to acquire the following:
- Viva's interest in the bulk aviation fuel storage assets located at Bankstown Airport in New South Wales
- Viva's interest in the bulk storage infrastructure at Parafield Airport in South Australia
- the bulk storage infrastructure and into-plane refuelling infrastructure at Cloncurry Airport in Queensland, and
- the bulk storage infrastructure and into-plane refuelling infrastructure at Bundaberg Airport in Queensland.
Comments are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition of Viva's aviation fuel assets at Bankstown, Parafield, Cloncurry and Bundaberg.
The closing date for submissions is 18 December 2017. Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title "Submission re Air BP/Viva - attention: Jonathan Koay / Elizabeth Elias".
Alternatively submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131 Canberra ACT 2601.
For more details please refer to the attached market inquiries letter.
Market Inquiries Letter - 30 November 2017 30th November 2017 MER17+16324.pdf (201.9 KB)
30th November 2017
ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.
18th December 2017
Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
15th February 2018
Provisional date for announcement of ACCC's findings (as outlined in the Merger Review Process Guidelines, this may be a final decision or release of a Statement of Issues).