Origin Energy is an integrated gas and electricity provider with over 3,500 employees and a 140 year history. Origin Energy is one of Australasia's largest gas and electricity suppliers, retailing energy to more than 3 million residential and business customers in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, with 1.8 million customers in Australia alone.
Origin Energy supplies electricity to approximately 955,000 residential and business customers, mostly in New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria. Origin has one million gas customers in Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. Origin Energy is also a wholesaler and provider of LPG to around 300,000 homes and businesses including 800 service stations.
In March 2011 Origin Energy completed its acquisition of the retail businesses of Country Energy and Integral Energy from the the NSW Government. Both companies have been maintained as separate brands but it is expected that they will be rolled fully into Origin Energy over the next 12 to 24 months.
Origin Energy is also a leading provider of environmentally friendly energy and energy related products and was rated the #1 Green Power product by 16 peak environmental groups.
As well as being an energy supplier, Origin is involved in gas and oil exploration, production and power generation. Origin Energy runs the largest number of onshore oil and gas production facilities and is Australia's leading developer of coal-seam gas for Eastern Australian markets. The company is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
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