The Marquard & Bahls Value Chain

Through our subsidiaries we are active in many areas of energy supply, energy trading and energy logistics, especially in the midstream and downstream business.

The oil and gas value chain covers a broad range of activities from the search, exploration and extraction of products to their processing, refining and production then transportation, supply and sale. Our company’s activities mainly encompass the midstream and downstream area of this value chain, namely trading, transport, storage, handling and retail. We are involved in the upstream sector only through our subsidiary Newsco, which offers horizontal directional drilling and develops drilling technology. Our subsidiaries are neither active in extraction nor in refining.

Holding

Marquard & Bahls

Founded in 1947, Marquard & Bahls is a Hamburg-based family-owned company characterized by a pioneering spirit and entrepreneurship. Over the decades, we have grown into one of the leading independent energy supply, trading and logistics companies. The core lines of business include trading, tank storage logistics and aviation fuelling. Further fields of activity are dry bulk handling, upstream services, renewable energies, carbon trading, fuel analysis and gas supply.

Through its subsidiaries, Marquard & Bahls has a presence in 40 countries in Europe, America, Asia and Africa and employs around 8,700 people.

Mabanaft Trading

Mabanaft

In northwestern Europe, Mabanaft is a leading independent importer and wholesaler of petroleum products. The company has established itself as a reliable partner in Germany, the United Kingdom, Hungary, and Moldova, with a wide-ranging network of more than 100 delivery points. Mabanaft also has operations in Singapore and Houston.

Mabanaft Deutschland supplies its customers with heating oil, diesel, gasoline, jet fuel, and marine fuels, as well as biofuels.

In Singapore, Mabanaft concentrates on the physical trading of gasoil, fuel oil and LPG in Asia. Trading in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea is steered from Germany.

In the UK, Mabanaft is active with two companies: Mabanaft Limited, London, mainly trades kerosene, diesel, and jet fuel. BWOC, located in Weston-super-Mare, is active in wholesale and retail, and also operates a fuel-card business.

Mabanaft Hungary and Mabanaft Moldova operate a wholesale business in Hungary and Moldova.

Mabanaft Coal Trading, Houston, is active in coal trading in the US. Besides selling to national customers, the company focuses on the export business to Europe, working closely with its sister company United Bulk Terminals in Davant.

Mabanaft Retail (End-Consumer Business)

Petronord, BWOC & Thomas Silvey

Under the Petronord umbrella, 27 retail companies in Germany and Austria supply their customers with diesel fuel and gasoline, lubricants and bitumen, depending on the focus of their business. They also serve as energy partners for heating oil, natural gas and electricity.

In the United Kingdom, BWOC and Thomas Silvey are active in sales of petroleum products to end-consumers. Thomas Silvey also trades in biofuels, and both companies run a fuel-card business as well.

Mabanaft Retail (Lubricants Business)

Petronord

Under the Petronord umbrella, 27 retail companies in Germany and Austria supply their customers with diesel fuel and gasoline, lubricants and bitumen, depending on the focus of their business. They also serve as energy partners for heating oil, natural gas and electricity.

A large number of Petronord shareholdings specialize in premium lubricants for automotive and industrial use and offer a diverse portfolio of products.

Mabanaft Retail (Unmanned Service Stations)

Petronord

The approximately 220 automated service stations that the Petronord Group operates for commercial trucking fleets are part of the pan-European “tankpool24” network of service stations, and thus provide comprehensive supply coverage for commercial road transport.

Mabanaft Retail (Service Stations)

OIL! Tankstellen, Tirex Petrol & Petronord

Through its subsidiaries, Mabanaft has an extensive network of more than 670 service stations in Europe.

OIL! Tankstellen operates about 270 service stations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Besides conventional fuels, OIL! supplies the biofuel bio-CNG at selected service stations in Germany. In Denmark, OIL! runs 43 unmanned service stations under the Haahr Benzin brand, and in Hungary, another 40 OIL! stations are operated under a franchise system.

In Moldova, Mabanaft operates about 100 service stations under the “Tirex Petrol” brand.

The approximately 220 automated service stations that the Petronord Group operates for commercial trucking fleets are part of the pan-European “tankpool24” network of service stations, and thus provide comprehensive supply coverage for commercial road transport.

Mabanaft Retail (Service Stations)

OIL! Tankstellen

Through its subsidiaries, Mabanaft has an extensive network of more than 670 service stations in Europe.

OIL! Tankstellen operates about 270 service stations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Besides conventional fuels, OIL! supplies the biofuel bio-CNG at selected service stations in Germany. In Denmark, OIL! runs 43 unmanned service stations under the Haahr Benzin brand, and in Hungary, another 40 OIL! stations are operated under a franchise system.

Automotive Biofuels

In Germany, the introduction of compressed biomethane (Bio-CNG) is being advanced at selected OIL! service stations. The Bio-CNG is made from 100% residual and waste materials and was available at ten OIL! service stations in 2015.

Mabanaft Bunkering

Bomin & Matrix

The Bomin Group, a subsidiary of Mabanaft, has been active in the bunker business for 40 years via its subsidiaries and is one of the leading traders and suppliers of bunker oil. The business portfolio covers activities ranging from the supply of bunker fuels to lubricants and other services to the shipping industry. Bomin operates around the globe with more than 300 employees at 30 offices worldwide.

The Bomin Group is active in the bunker business with Matrix Marine and other partners: Matrix Bharat in Singapore and India, and Matrix Marine Fuels in Singapore.

Tank Storage Logistics

Oiltanking

Oiltanking, a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls, has been active in tank storage logistics since 1972, and is the second-largest independent operator of tank terminals for oils, chemicals and gases worldwide. The company owns and operates 81 terminals in 23 countries with a total storage capacity of 21 million cbm, on five continents – in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, India, and the Asia-Pacific region.

At the tank terminals, Oiltanking stores and handles nearly 1,000 different products including crude oil, petroleum products, biofuels, chemicals and gases. The total throughput of all terminals in 2015 was around 128 million tons.

In 2015, over 4,600 employees worked for Oiltanking.

Tank Storage – Hub

Between the world’s oil fields and the users of derivative products, independent terminal networks like Oiltanking perform vital connecting services. Independent storage terminals are not owned by the clients they serve and do not own any of the products they handle.

Large terminals ("hubs") provide support to international traders and wholesalers in particular.

Tank Storage Logistics (Distribution)

Oiltanking

Oiltanking, a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls, has been active in tank storage logistics since 1972, and is the second-largest independent operator of tank terminals for oils, chemicals and gases worldwide. The company owns and operates 81 terminals in 23 countries with a total storage capacity of 21 million cbm, on five continents – in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, India, and the Asia-Pacific region.

At the tank terminals, Oiltanking stores and handles nearly 1,000 different products including crude oil, petroleum products, biofuels, chemicals and gases. The total throughput of all terminals in 2015 was around 128 million tons.

In 2015, over 4,600 employees worked for Oiltanking.

Tank Storage – Distribution

Between the world’s oil fields and the users of derivative products, independent terminal networks like Oiltanking perform vital connecting services. Independent storage terminals are not owned by the clients they serve and do not own any of the products they handle.

Oiltanking supports the supply of local markets with its "distribution terminals.”

Tank Storage Logistics (EPC)

Oiltanking | IOT Infrastructure & Energy Services

Besides tank storage, Oiltanking is active in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of tank terminals, pipelines, refineries and power plants. The Indian subsidiary IOT Infrastructure & Energy Services is a leading EPC company in India, and also active in other parts of Asia. Oiltanking’s global experience is incorporated into the design, ensuring that the synergies between Oiltanking and IOT are effectively leveraged.

IOT: EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction)

IOT Infrastructure & Energy Services Ltd.
EPC | www.iotl.com

Aviation Fuelling (Into-Plane Fuelling)

Skytanking

Skytanking provides a full range of aviation fuelling services including into-plane fuelling, aviation fuel storage and hydrant management, investment in aviation fuel facilities at airports and engineering. Its customers are airports, airlines, and oil companies. In 2015, the company handled 15 billion liters of jet fuel and refuelled more than 1.3 million aircraft, which is equivalent to two fuellings per minute.

Skytanking is present at more than 40 airports in 11 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa, and employed more than 1,100 people in 2015.

Into-Plane Fuelling

Skytanking is an expert in providing safe and efficient into-plane fuelling services at some of the largest and smallest airports around the world. The company owns a fleet of more than 300 fuelling vehicles. Fuelling is carried out either with a tank truck or via a hydrant system using a dispenser.

Aviation Fuelling (Airport Fuel Storage & Hydrant Management)

Skytanking

Skytanking provides a full range of aviation fuelling services including into-plane fuelling, aviation fuel storage and hydrant management, investment in aviation fuel facilities at airports and engineering. Its customers are airports, airlines, and oil companies. In 2015, the company handled 15 billion liters of jet fuel and refuelled more than 1.3 million aircraft, which is equivalent to two fuellings per minute.

Skytanking is present at more than 40 airports in 11 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa, and employed more than 1,100 people in 2015.

Airport Fuel Storage & Hydrant Management

Apart from into-plane fuelling, Skytanking operates and maintains more than 35 airport fuel storage and hydrant systems that are owned by oil companies, airlines, airports or Skytanking itself.

Investment in Aviation Fuelling Infrastructure

Skytanking finances, builds and operates airport storage and hydrant systems on a build, own, operate (BOO) or a build, own, operate, transfer (BOOT) basis. Examples include Bangalore, India, and Stuttgart, Germany.

Engineering

Skytanking has a team of engineers based in Brussels that are experts in all aspects of jet-fuel storage and hydrant engineering. They can assist airports, airlines and oil companies with fuel facility engineering from concept to start-up.

Dry Bulk Handling

United Bulk Terminals (UBT)

United Bulk Terminals (UBT) provides a broad spectrum of services related to the storage and handling of dry bulk products, with a pronounced focus on energy-related commodities. The facility in Davant, Louisiana, is the largest dry bulk export terminal on the US Gulf Coast with a storage capacity of 3.5 million tons, servicing nearly all major US petcoke and coal producers. UBT Dupré, a joint venture with Dupré Logistics, operates the Corpus Christi site in Texas, and has become a trusted service provider of in-refinery petcoke and sulfur handling services in the US.

In 2015, United Bulk Terminals had a total storage capacity of 4 million tons and realized a total throughput of around 9 million tons.

Through its affiliate United Ocean Chartering, United Bulk Terminals also provides full logistics chain management, including the handling of trucks, rail tank cars, inland and ocean-going vessels as well as the chartering of cargo ships in the US Gulf.

Upstream Services

Newsco International Energy Services

Newsco International Energy Services is a provider of directional drilling services. The company specializes in the use of positive displacement drilling motors, measurement while drilling and logging technology. Newsco offers the full service package for directional drilling and thru tubing completion to its clients in the upstream energy industry, as well as designs and develops drilling motors. 

The subsidiary Telemetrix Technologies focuses on research and development of down-hole equipment and software for drilling applications in the upstream oil and gas industry. Telemetrix designs and manufactures measurement and logging while drilling equipment and technology for Newsco and other service providers.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Newsco is also active in Canada, Peru and India. Newsco has been involved with drilling activities in numerous countries in Asia, South America, the Middle East and Europe.

Newsco: Upstream Services

Newsco International Energy Services Inc.
Upstream Services | www.newsco-drilling.com

Renewable Energies

Mabagas

Mabagas, a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls, is active in the biogas business. Mabagas and its operating company IOT Mabagas were established to realize biogas projects based on organic residues and waste materials. Currently IOT Mabagas operates a biogas plant with a total volume of 16,000 cbm in Namakkal, India. Its operation generates approximately 40 million kWh of biogas per year, which are then converted into electricity. The fermented products accrued in the process are used as fertilizer in agriculture. Additional biogas projects are being pursued in India.

Carbon Trading

Carbonbay

Carbonbay is developing a global portfolio of wind, hydro, biomass and solar power projects to help curb climate change. The portfolio currently comprises 19 programs with 49 individual projects in ten countries. The projects certified by the United Nations include, among others, a wind power plant in Costa Rica, a biomass boiler in Tanzania, and the biogas plant in Namakkal, India operated by sister company Mabagas. The portfolio projects currently in operation collectively prevent 430,000 tons of CO2 emissions a year.

Most of them are operated in the form of programs of activities, in which smaller measures within a region are pooled into one project. For instance, the Guacamaya program in Honduras, which is certified according to the UN-supervised CDM (Clean Development Mechanism) and, in addition, certified compliant with the even more stringent Gold Standard, was extended by a further six micro-hydropower plants in the fall of 2014. In India, nearly 50,000 domestic solar thermal systems have been installed since 2012 in collaboration with local partners.

Carbonbay: Carbon Trading

Carbonbay GmbH & Co. KG
Carbon Trading | www.carbonbay.com

Fuel Analysis

GMA

The company GMA – Gesellschaft für Mineralöl-Analytik und Qualitätsmanagement – is active in quality management and fuel analysis. For this purpose, GMA operates a laboratory of its own, which is accredited by DAkkS (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH), Germany's national accreditation body. Accordingly, GMA is subject to strict requirements for performing analytical testing as a basis for quality assurance.

Its range of services covers the analysis of fossil and biogenic fuels, as well as consultation on application-related matters. The company is also involved in the ongoing evolution of product standards. Furthermore, its services include consultation on fuel additives and the development of customer-specific solutions in this field.

GMA works in accordance with international standards such as DIN, EN, ISO, ASTM and other accredited methods for fuels, as well as regulatory requirements.

GMA: Fuel Analysis & Quality Management

GMA - Gesellschaft für Mineralöl-Analytik und
Qualitätsmanagement mbH + Co. KG
Fuel Analysis & Quality Management | www.gma-analytik.de

Gas Supply

natGAS

natGAS, whose main shareholders include Marquard & Bahls, is a leading independent supplier of gas and electricity, based in Potsdam, Germany. In addition to Germany, the company has operations in Belgium, France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy.

natGAS specializes in innovative, tailored solutions and services to optimize costs along the entire energy value chain. Its portfolio ranges from the delivery, transport and trading of gas and electricity through to the associated risk management. Its customers include companies in industry, trade, services and agriculture. Public utilities, regional suppliers, power plant operators and distributors also use natGAS’ energy solutions.

Colored areas = own locations/facilities
Grey areas = external locations/facilities
Arrows = product flows

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