1951Introducing Caltex’s own branded products spurs sales in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Our large refining presence drives demand for petroleum products, gaining a market position of about 30 per cent in the countries east of Suez.
1954Our Batangas Refinery, our first manufacturing facility in the Phillippines is completed in October.
This refinery sits on a 300-acre site along the waters of Batangas Bay, about 72 miles south of Manila, and is also our largest single investment to date.
1956In Frankfurt, Germany, we introduce the first European iso-cracking method for production of high-octane gasoline and jet fuels, while construction begins on our Kurnell Refinery in Australia.
Our new Kurnell Refinery in Australia processes and distributes the increasing production from Caltex Pacific Indonesia’s Minas and Duri fields.
With the incorporation of Caltex Oil (Malaya) Ltd in the Bahama Islands, we take the opportunity to market a wide range of petroleum products in that part of the world.