Tropic Petroleum is excited to announce that we are expanding further into North and Western Queensland. As a family owned business, Tropic Petroleum has over 45 years experience in keeping Northern and Western Queensland moving.

Tropic Petroleum understands your business because it’s our business.

Our group continues to provide the same high level of service we have prided ourselves on since 1968, with a wider service capability and an enhanced product offer.

To find out how we can help you ‘Go Further’ please contact our team.

Incorporated in 1968 Tropic Distributors Pty Ltd, T/A Tropic Petroleum (Tropic) has been involved in the Fuel Industry for over 40 years.

Along with subsidiary companies Tropic employs approximately 130 staff with an annual revenue of over $260 million.

Wholly owned and operated by the Regan family, Tropic is based in Townsville, North Queensland.

We proudly market to Northern and Western Queensland in the area bounded by Bamaga to the North, Bowen and Longreach in the south, out west to Mt Isa and beyond into the Northern Territory.  Tropic Provides cost effective and efficient delivery of fuel and oil.  Direct from the Port to you!”

Contact Tropic for all your fuel and lubricant needs.
Tel: (07) 4726 3000
Fax: (07) 4772 4755

Bulk Fuel Distribution

Tropic also provides a machine fill service that can deliver fuel directly to plant and machinery working in the field thus eliminating the need of bulk storage facilities at work sites.

Our satisfied clients include primary producers, building contractors, commercial fishing, fuel resellers and business and private customers.

Service Stations

Our Retail Division includes 11 service stations located in Townville (Garbutt, Pimlico and Roseneath), Tully, Charters Towers, Ayr, Bowen, Longreach, Winton, Malanda and Cairns.

Green Energy

Tropic is an active supporter of alternative fuels and provides ethanol blended fuel (E10) at the following service stations: Caltex Malanda, Caltex Bowen, Caltex Ayr, Caltex Garbutt, Caltex Tully and Caltex Pimlico.

Fuel Card

We also provide a Fuel Card which is accepted Australia wide at any Caltex service station that accepts Starcard. A monthly tax invoice is provided to record all card transactions for business deductions and claims and personal reference.


As well as being committed to customer service Tropic is active in the community and proudly supports many charities, junior sporting clubs and organisations and the North Queensland Cowboys.