Unipetrol is the leading refining and petrochemical Group in the Czech Republic and one of the major players in Central Europe. In the Czech Republic, it is the largest crude oil processor, one of the most important plastic producers, and the owner of the largest fuel filling stations network under the brand Benzina. The Group revenues amounted to CZK 122.5 bn in 2017. Since 2005, Unipetrol Group has been a part of the biggest refining and petrochemical group in Central Europe - PKN Orlen from Poland.
The Group consists of two business segments: downstream (combinig refining and petrochemicals) and retail distribution of fuels. Within the downstream segment, the company the operates the refineries in Litvínov and Kralupy nad Vltavou. The Group is a leader on the Czech wholesale fuels market. It operates a steam cracker with a downstream polymer production in its Litvínov plant. In 2017, Benzina petrol station network consisted of 401 stations (as of 31 December 2017) and with an estimated retail market share of 20.5% it is the biggest player in the Czech Republic (company’s estimates based on the data from the Czech Statistical Office as of October 2017).
The Group operates, within its subsidiaries PETROTRANS, s.r.o. and UNIPETROL DOPRAVA, s.r.o., a broad range of transport and haulage services. Unipetrol výzkumně vzdělávací centrum, a.s. in Ústí nad Labem and registered branch Polymer Institute Brno represent the research and development subsidiaries focusing on petrochemicals. The Group employed over 4,600 people of various professions as of 31 December 2017.
The mother company of the Group is UNIPETROL, a.s.
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