OUR HISTORY

A Brief History of how APCO came to be
Vacuum Oil Company

Ron Anderson Joined the Vacuum Oil Company

Ron Anderson joined the Vacuum Oil Company in 1962 working as a regional representative at Seymour in Shepparton.

He was then promoted to be the Retail Representative for the Melbourne Moonee Ponds area. He was later promoted again to Head Office and was given the responsibility to open the Mobil Representative & Distribution training Centre in Camperdown!

APCO Service Stations

Mobil Distributorship

In 1968 Ron Anderson purchased the Mobil Distributorship in Warnambool.

Ron Anderson Award

Independent Distributor

In the late 1970’s Ron & Margaret Anderson became an Independent Distributor, Anderson Petroleum Company (APCO).

First APCO

First Ever APCO

In 1980 Anderson Petroleum’s first Retail Site was developed; Victoria’s first APCO Easy Shop was opened!

Anderson Petroleum expanded it’s wholesale and retail business to Geelong in the early 1980’s with Peter Anderson joining his father and mother. More retail sites began to appear throughout Geelong and regional Victoria.

APCO new

Still Growing

Today APCO is thriving! Specializing in Petrol, Convenience, Café 24-7 foodservice facilities including Barista Style Coffee, Breakfast & Fresh on the Go food!

With 24 Sites and more on the way! APCO is the friendliest place to fill up your car and satisfy your thirst and hunger!