Who We Are
We are leaders in bulk fuel handling, providing safe and efficient receipt of fuel (petrol, diesel and aviation) from tanker ships to our storage facilities, ready for pickup by road tankers. Our services include managing and maintaining our bulk fuel storage facilities, including project management of design and construction work. NZOSL’s central office is based in Wellington, providing Engineering, Risk & Compliance and Corporate services support across the organisation.
We work closely with regulators, industry partners, contractors and suppliers to provide a safe, reliable and efficient service for our customers.
No harm - either to people or to the environment. Safety is paramount in all we do. Getting it right is our licence to operate and we are committed to always operating our business safely.
Where our employees and contractors work is a source of pride. We are people people, we value our relationships with our partners, we are likeable, approachable and respect others.
We have a clear sense of our responsibility to our local communities, and we operate in a socially responsible way, respecting the environment.
Ethical behaviour is a core value driving how we act and the decisions we make. This includes honesty, integrity, responsibility, trust and respect.
Diversity and Inclusiveness
We strive to create a responsible workplace, one where everyone can thrive and be their best. Our focus is making our workplaces inclusive and safe, regardless of race, gender, cultural background, and religion. We want all employees to be proud to work for NZOSL, actively working together to build a more diverse and inclusive organisation, where everyone belongs.
Environment and Sustainability
We are committed to doing our part to help protect the environment, to have a positive impact.
NZOSL shareholders, our people and our suppliers, care for our planet. We are committed to doing business, using our values and code of conduct to guide us.
Our Leadership Team
Deborah Rowley (Chair)
Deborah has over 15 years’ experience working in New Zealand, Australia and the United States in the energy industry sector. Deborah joined BP in 2012 and has held various roles in environmental remediation, HSE, risk and executive leadership. Deborah currently leads the health, safety, environment and carbon team for the AsPac region and is a Director of NZOSL.
Shaun joined Worley in 2002 and has more than 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas sectors and heavy industrial sectors. An energetic and growth orientated leader, Shaun has held executive leadership positions in Canada and New Zealand and in the current Commercial and Business Management role, is responsible for diversifying the business and commercial models across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
Andy joined bp in 2010 and has held a range of commercial roles in bp’s European fuels supply and trading business. In 2023 Andy relocated to New Zealand and in his current role he leads the supply optimisation team and is responsible for managing bp’s import programme for the ANZ region
James has over 35 years’ experience in the energy and resource sectors including 25 years with Worley in a range of operations and project delivery roles based in the Middle-East, South-East Asia, United States, Australia and New Zealand. James is currently Group Director for project delivery across Worley’s Australia and New Zealand operations.
As General Manager, Jon is responsible for ensuring the team at New Zealand Oil Services deliver safe, reliable, and sustainable operations across all areas of our business.
An experienced senior leader with over 25 years’ working in complex and safety-critical supply chain and infrastructure companies, prior to joining NZOSL in August 2022 Jon was Chief Executive of Coastal Oil Logistics Limited for eight years. Before this, he was GM Commercial at CentrePort Wellington.
Jon holds an undergraduate degree (commerce) and master’s degree (transport) from Lincoln University.
National Operations Manager
The National Operations Manager is responsible for the operation of our terminals in accordance with requirements for safety quality and supply. John’s career has centred on operations and engineering in the industrial gases LPG and refined fuels industries.
He started on this course as an engineering trainee with BOC Gases and his involvement has extended to senior management roles in the New Zealand energy sector and international postings in the UK.
John enjoys the engagement with our people and processes and being involved as part of the wider stakeholder group in the industry.
Finance & Planning Manager
Nigel is responsible for managing the business services team to ensure the smooth operation of support services to the business is maintained.
He is a chartered accountant with over 20 year financial management experience across corporate and government organisations.
Risk & Compliance Manager
Steven joined NZ Oil Services Ltd in 2007 and has nearly 15 years’ experience in the oil terminals business. A Molecular Biologist by profession, Steven first worked in the field on biosecurity, biosafety and occupational health and safety after graduating from Massey University in 1996. After 5 years’ working in rail operations, Steven first joined NZ Oil Services Ltd to manage the Hutt City Terminal facility in Lower Hutt.
Steven worked four years for BP Oil NZ, before returning to NZOSL as Risk & Compliance Manager in 2016. As R&C Lead, Steven is responsible for the implementation and management of personal and process safety practices within NZOSL and oversees the regulatory relationship with WorkSafe High Hazards Unit.
Human Resources Manager
Wendy is responsible for leading our people and culture initiatives. Working across the NZOSL business to establish and continuously improve an awesome culture and employee experience, in making NZOSL a great place to work.
An experienced human resources practitioner with a demonstrated history of working with a variety of organisations, Wendy provides the full spectrum of people management covering all aspects of the employee life cycle at NZOSL. With proven business and leadership skills, including operational management, Wendy gets involved in and leads organisational wide projects, working with a wide range of people, internally and externally.
“NZOSL is a great place to work, offering opportunities to grow and develop, where everyone is encouraged and supported to be the best they can be”.