Founded in 1998, Hellenic Petroleum is one of the leading energy groups in South East Europe, with activities spanning across the energy value chain and presence in six countries. Its shares are primarily listed on the Athens Exchange with a secondary listing on the London Stock exchange, while its two bond issues are listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange.
Its key shareholders are Paneuropean Oil and Industrial Holdings S.A. (47%) and the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (35.5%), with the remaining held by institutional (8.7%) and private (8.8%) investors.
Refining is the Group’s core business, accounting for 75% of total assets. It owns three of the four refineries in Greece, of 344 kbpd total capacity, with a 60% share of the Greek wholesale oil products market.
The Group is the domestic ground fuels marketing leader, with a retail network of c.1,700 service stations throughout Greece as well as LPG, industrial, aviation and marine fuels and lubricants businesses.
Hellenic Petroleum is a leading player in SE European markets. Through its network of over 300 petrol stations is one of the key fuels marketing players in Cyprus, Serbia, Bulgaria, Montenegro and Republic of North Macedonia.
Hellenic Petroleum is the sole petrochemicals producer in Greece, mainly active in the propylene-polypropylene value chain. Domestic market share exceeds 50%, while exports, mainly in Turkey and other Mediterranean countries account for c. 72% of sales.
Moreover, Hellenic Petroleum is active in the field of renewable energy sources with a portfolio of 26 MW in operation and more than 1,000MW in various development stages, including a 204MW PV project at Kozani, N Greece, which is under construction and one of the largest in Europe.
The Group’s exploration and production activities are focused on Greece by developing an exploration portfolio in onshore and offshore areas, either independently or in collaboration with leading companies in the sector such as Total, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Energean and Edison.
Hellenic Petroleum is also active in the power and gas sectors. Power generation and trading activities are carried out through Elpedison, a JV with Edison, which owns and operates two CCGT plants in Greece, totaling 810MW and is also present in the retail electricity market.