PERN Group is the national and regional leader in oil logistics. PERN S.A., a parent company within the Capital Group, was established in 1959 to transport crude oil from the Soviet Union to Poland and East Germany. Since 1963, when the first batch of Soviet crude oil reached by pipelines into the tanks in Adamów, another mains were quickly created to transport crude oil and petroleum products. In 1999, the company was transformed into a State Treasury joint-stock company with 100% share of the State Treasury.
PERN Group is a rapidly growing Capital Group, which includes PERN S.A. and five subsidiaries: NAFTOPORT Sp. z o.o., Naftoserwis Sp. z o.o., Naftor Sp. z o.o., Siarkopol Gdańsk S.A. and Sarmatia Sp. z o.o.
In total, the Group manages a network of crude oil and product pipelines, has approximately 4,1 million m3 of storage capacity for crude oil and 2,2 million m3 for liquid fuels. It has a marine transhipment terminal with a capacity of 36 million tonnes of crude oil and 4 million tons of fuels annually. The company operates in the field of transport, transhipment and storage of crude oil, transhipment and blending of fuels and laboratory testing of crude oil products. In addition, the Group provides services in the scope of dosing additives and biocomponents for fuels, performs technical inspections of pipelines, leases optical fibres, conducts internet data transmissions, and also offers collocation services.
The Capital Group includes crude oil sector companies that provide logistics services in the field of crude oil and liquid fuel supply (transport, storage, transhipment). In addition, PERN Group incorporates some ancillary companies that:
- carry out works related to the inspection and maintenance of pipelines, tanks and other technical infrastructure of the crude oil companies;
- provide services for the protection of people and property as well as fire protection;
- deal with, apart from testing and assessing the technical condition of steel long-distance pipelines with the use of intelligent pistons, also developing new technologies and solutions in the field of pipeline testing, i.e. design, construction and modernization of testing pistons;
- provide the services of receiving, storage, handling and forwarding: granulated sulphur, base oils and fuel oils.
PERN Capital Group also includes a research company, established to explore the possibility of launching the Eurasian Oil Transport Corridor (EAKTR), currently on Baku – Odessa – Brody – Płock – Gdańsk section.
The strategy of PERN Capital Group is to strengthen the Group’s position in the area of crude oil storage and transport and development in the area of fuels, including through the expansion of storage capacities and pipeline networks.