Who we are

Origin is a top 20 ASX listed company involved in gas exploration and production, power generation and energy retailing.

Origin is the leading Australian integrated energy company. Being integrated, Origin has diverse operations spanning across the energy supply chain; from gas exploration and production to power generation and energy retailing.

In Australia, Origin has 4.3 million customers and is the largest energy retailer. Origin also has significant power generation capacity and is responsible for around 13 per cent of Australia's electricity generation.1

Through a 37.5 per cent interest in Australia Pacific LNG, Origin is developing Australia's largest coal seam gas (CSG) to liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. Located in Queensland and based on Australia’s largest CSG reserves and resources, Australia Pacific LNG will play an important role in delivering cleaner sources of energy to Asia.

Origin has a strong focus on ensuring the sustainability of its operations, is the largest green energy retailer in Australia and has significant investments in renewable energy technologies.

Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in the S&P/ASX20, Origin employs approximately 6,000 people and has a long history of operating in Australia.

Origin is headquartered in Sydney, NSW.

Business snapshot

  • ASX Top 20 by market capitalisation
  • 6,000+ employees
  • 165,000+ shareholders
  • 53.1% interest in Contact Energy, one of New Zealandís largest energy retailers
  • 4.3 million electricity, natural gas and LPG customers across Australia
  • Market leading green energy retailer
  • 6,010 MW owned or contracted power generation capacity1
  • Portfolio of renewable energy opportunities in Australia and Internationally

View our Purpose, Principles, Values and Commitments.

1 Based on National Electricity Market (NEM) registered capacity of scheduled market generation as at February 2013