Petrogas

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Petrogas Ltd.
Industry Oil and Natural Gas
Founded Dublin, Ireland (1992)
Headquarters Dublin, Ireland
Key people Bob Etchingham and Joe Barrett Owners
Revenue Increase €590m (2011)
Website http://applegreen.ie

Petrogas Limited is an Irish company that operates number of petrol stations in Ireland and United Kingdom.[1] They also operate a small number of convenience store and Food Court sites without forecourts. Petrogas Ltd. is Ireland’s largest Irish independent forecourt retailer. Currently under company operates 90 service stations in Ireland, 42 in the UK and 2 in US.

In September 2010 Company opened and now operates Ireland’s first 6 Motorway Service Stations. Now they jointly hold the contract to run the only official motorway service areas in Ireland with Tedcastles Oil Products, with the shop and 16 pump vehicle forecourt run & branded by Petrogas and the truck forecourt by Tedcastles. [2]

The company's service stations are branded as Applegreen (generally for new-build or larger size acquisitions as well as motorway service areas), "Discount Fuel Deals", and the generic "Town-name Service Station" for smaller acquisitions. All sell Applegreen branded own brand products and accept Applegreen loyalty cards.

Continued expansion is planned across Ireland, with the firm announcing it's plans to create 360 full-time jobs over the next 18 months with the opening of six new service forecourts.[3]

They formerly held the master franchise for Wimpy in Ireland but dropped this in favour of either their own-brand "Grill N Fill", or franchised Burger King outlets. Now they are Burger King, Costa Coffee and Subway franchisees.[citation needed]

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