Leighton O’Brien has entered into a contract with 7-Eleven extending the wetstock monitoring program, they announced today. The agreement is part of the environmental compliance program.
The agreement is part of the environmental compliance program encompassing 7-Eleven’s network across the country,
The contract encompasses the monitoring of 475 sites on Leighton O’Brien’s SIRA program as part of 7-Eleven’s best practice risk management strategy.
7-Eleven General Manager for Corporate Affairs Clayton Ford said wetstock monitoring is recognised as a best practice method, for reducing any environmental risk that could be caused by a fuel leak.
“By law retail fuel operators are required to operate underground storage tanks under a leak detection system. The wetstock monitoring program is a fundamental part of our environmental compliance program, enabling us to continually work towards achieving the highest environmental compliance,” he said.
“This agreement ensures our fuels-based stores operate as safely as possible. It’ a key part of our risk management strategy to reduce any environmental impact of our operations.”
In a press release, Leighton O’Brien’s CEO Reed Leighton said the contract extension reaffirms 7-Eleven’s continuing commitment to achieving the highest environmental compliance standards.
“This agreement is testament to the strength and value of our ongoing partnership with 7-Eleven to minimise environmental risk of its underground storage tanks with the most advanced, accurate leak detection and wetstock monitoring technology,” he said.
The Head of OH&S and Fuel Manager at 7-Eleven John Pettit said: “We’re pleased to continue our compliance monitoring program with Leighton O’Brien ensuring our fuel-based stores operate safely and efficiently.
“We also value Leighton O’Brien’s analytic capabilities, loss investigations process, and high levels of client service, which underpin a strong working relationship.
“We look forward to continuing to build on our relationship with Leighton O’Brien over the coming years,” he said.