Saturday, July 31, 2021

Up 200%: Union Gas (SGX: 1F2)

Union Gas Holdings Limited ( 优联燃气控股有限公司 ) (“Union Gas” or the “Company”, and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) is an established provider of fuel products in Singapore with over 40 years of operating track record. Its three key businesses comprise Liquefied Petroleum Gas (“LPG”), Natural Gas, and Diesel. 

Union Gas is one of the leading suppliers of bottled LPG cylinders to domestic households in Singapore under the established and trusted brand “Union”. In 2018, Union Gas enlarged its domestic distribution network with the acquisition of non-contractual domestic customer relationships from Semgas Supply Pte Ltd as well as other small LPG dealers and started to distribute LPG cylinders under the “Sungas” brand. 

In the same year, the Group expanded into the commercial segment with the acquisition of U-Gas Pte. Ltd., which is primarily involved in the retail sale of LPG to hawker centres in Singapore. In January 2019, the Group incorporated Union LPG Pte. Ltd. to sell to eating houses, coffee shops and commercial kitchens. 

Union Gas operates one of the largest bottled LPG delivery fleets in Singapore with over 200 vehicles. This extensive distribution capability is further supported by an in-house call centre that operates all year-round with a customised customer relationship management system. Today, the Retail LPG Business serves more than 200,000 domestic households in Singapore. 

Union Gas produces, sells and distributes compressed natural gas (“CNG”) at its fuel station in 50 Old Toh Tuck Road under the trusted “Cnergy” brand. The Group also produces, sells and distributes compressed and piped natural gas to motorists and industrial customers respectively. In 2020, the Group diversified its natural gas business to include the supply of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) and piped natural gas (“PNG”) to commercial customers. 

The Group also sells and distributes diesel to retail customers at its fuel station, as well as transports, distributes and bulk sells diesel to commercial customers.