A Journey Through Time: Milestones of Success

Marquard & Bahls was founded in 1947 by Theodor Weisser. In the beginning, we were a domestic trading company, and nobody could have guessed that 65 years later we would be one of the largest independent oil companies in the world…

  • 1947
  • 1948
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1947

The 2000s in overview

2000 Mabanaft Founds a Trading Company in Moldova Details
2000 Marquard & Bahls Gets into the Gas Business Details
2001 Petronord Puts Things Together, Creates Companies NEWCo Neue Energie- und Wärmekonzepte and Petrocargo Details
2001 MHK Acquires Another 54 Service Stations Details
2001 Aviation Fuelling Becomes a Business Line in Its Own Right – Founding of Skytanking Holding Details
2001 Striking New Paths: Petronord Expands Pool Service-Station Business Activities with Staack Details
2002 Petronord Acquires Stake in Arnsberg-based Kaiser Söhne Through Lipps Mineralöle in Hagen Details
2002 Start of the New Pipeline System of Oiltanking in Argentina Details
2002 Marquard & Bahls Invests in a Wood-Fired Heating Power Station in Ingolstadt Details
2003 The Petronord Network Expands: Deglmann Energie Becomes the Tenth Company in the Alliance Details
2003 Mabanaft Acquires Viterra Contracting, Bochum Details
2003 Böttcher Energie – A Strong New Partner in the North Bavarian Region Details
2003 A New Look for OIL! – Service Stations in a New Guise Details
2003 Hellmuth Weisser to Head Supervisory Board Details
2003 Skytanking: now in America – Takeover of Into-Plane Fuelling at Miami Airport Details
2003 Entry into Wood Pellets and Wood Briquettes Trading Details
2004 Mabanaft Gets Involved in End-Consumer Business in Austria Through Petronord Details
2004 Founding of Mabanaft Inc., Connecticut Details
2004 Oiltanking Enters the Chinese Market Details
2004 Oiltanking Now in the Middle East, Too Details
2005 Mabanaft Centralizes its International Trading Activities in Rotterdam Details
2005 Skytanking Purchases a Controlling Stake in Belgian Fuelling & Services Company Details
2005 Oiltanking Builds New Oil Terminal in Singapore Details
2005 Mabanaft Expands to the Mediterranean Sea: Founding of Mabanaft Energy in Istanbul Details
2005 Oiltanking Tallinn Opens for Chemicals Details
2005 Petronord Achieves Further Growth in Austria with Another Lubricants Business: Lubes Services Austria Details
2005 Oiltanking Opens New Terminal at Valuepark Terneuzen Details
2006 Oiltanking and Stolthaven Announce Antwerp Terminal Joint Venture, Belgium Details
2006 Skytanking Third Largest Business Area of Marquard & Bahls Details
2006 Skytanking Starts Into-Plane Fuelling Operations at Vienna International Airport Details
2006 Oiltanking Amsterdam Expands its Capacity Details
2007 Petronord Further Expands End-Consumer Business by Founding Hartmann Energie Details
2007 Construction Begins on Indonesia’s First Independent Oil Storage Facility Details
2007 Indian Oiltanking Founds Terminal Joint Venture for Liquid Products at Mundra Details
2007 Mabanaft Opens New Trading Office in Singapore Details
2007 GEE Energy Starts Up Its Briquette Works Details
2007 Oiltanking Divests Minority Shareholdings in Amsterdam, Malta and Singapore Details
2008 Number of Petronord Shareholdings Rises to Fifteen with Addition of Keck in Brakel Details
2008 Mabanaft Founds Joint Venture for Bunker Business in India and Singapore Details
2008 Oiltanking Disappointed about Nationalization in Bolivia Details
2008 Indian Oil Skytanking Commences Fuelling Operations at Bangalore International Airport Details
2008 GEE Energy Acquires Majority Stake in IN-Energie Biomass Center Details
2008 Marquard & Bahls Expands Its Executive Board Details
2008 Mabanaft, the Petronord Group and OIL! Tankstellen Found Initiative Pro Klima Details
2008 Mabanaft Limited Acquires South Eastern Fuels Limited Details
2008 Biogas Initiative: Marquard & Bahls Establishes Mabagas Details
2009 Oiltanking Acquires Terminals in Cartagena and Joliet Details
2009 Skytanking Opens New Fuel Facility at Stuttgart International Airport Details
2009 Skytanking Takes Over AirFuel, Now Fuels Planes in Paris Details
2009 Mabanaft Expands into Carbon Trading Details
2009 Construction and Commissioning of a Biogas Plant in Lünen Details
2009 Skytanking Acquires Two Aviation Fuelling Companies in Italy Details