1 PRESENTATION OF THE GROUP - Business lines and strategy
1.1 Business lines and strategy
Rubis, listed on Euronext Paris and with a market capitalization of €5.5 billion at the end of 2019 (SBF 120), specializes in energy distribution, from supply to end customer, and bulk liquid storage. With a revenue of €5.2 billion, distributed volumes of 5.5 million the market for its expertise and the quality of its services. Thanks to its international development strategy, Rubis now occupies strong positions in 41 countries on 3 continents: Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. Through Rubis Énergie and its related activity, Rubis Support and Services, in the fields of refining, supply and transportation, Rubis looks for dominant local positioning , and protecting its competitive advantage by controlling its logistics. This strategic choice guarantees its customers sustainable access to the energy they need daily (gas, automotive or other fuels). Rubis responds to fundamental needs through its business lines, thereby limiting its exposure to economic cycles and ensuring resilience and stability for its businesses: ● mobility (land, sea, and air); m 3 and bulk liquid storage capacity of 3.6 million m 3 , the Group is recognized in
CONTRIBUTION TO GROSS MARGIN (in millions of euros)
The Group operates its petroleum products distribution business in 6 market segments: ● gas station networks, with 1,065 units; ● professional customers in transport, mining, power generation, etc.; ● aviation; ● lubricants; ● LPG: butane and propane for heating, cooking, hot water, etc.; ● bitumen, for road contractors. Locally, the subsidiaries specialize in a single market (LPG or bitumen for instance) or cover all segments commercially. Depending on the products marketed, the subsidiaries can operate at all stages of the distribution chain from purchase in a refinery, maritime transport, storage, filling of gas cylinders and land transportation to end users.
Automotive fuel in gas stations 214
TOTAL €677 million
STORAGE CAPACITY DEDICATED TO THE DISTRIBUTION ACTIVITY (in thousands of m 3 )
Fuel oil 1,100
● heating, cooking, hot water; ● electricity generation (supply of oil-fired power plants); ● road infrastructure (bitumen); ● storage of basic products for the pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, etc.