Trading

Mabanaft is the trading unit of Marquard & Bahls. The Mabanaft Group as an independent supplier concentrates on physical oil trading. Its core business includes regional trading and wholesale, retail business to end-consumers, operation of service stations, and bunkering. In addition, the Group is involved in trading liquid gas, liquid and solid biofuels.

Through its subsidiaries and representative offices, Mabanaft is well positioned in all important regions worldwide. However, northwestern Europe is the historical base of Mabanaft's trading business.

The sales volume in 2018 was approx. 20.8 million tons. In Germany alone, Mabanaft handles approx. 2,100 barge tours annually. End of 2018, around 1,800 employees worked for Mabanaft and its subsidiaries.

Wholesale

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 and Hungary, with a wide-ranging network of more than 100 delivery points. Mabanaft also has operations in Singapore and Houston, North America.

Mabanaft Deutschland supplies its customers with heating oil, diesel, gasoline, jet fuel, marine fuels, and biofuels, while in Singapore, Mabanaft concentrates on the physical trading of gasoil, fuel oil and LPG in Asia. In the UK, Mabanaft Limited, London, mainly trades kerosene, diesel, and jet fuel and BWOC, located in Weston-super-Mare, is active in wholesale and retail, and also operates a fuel-card business. Mabanaft's Natural Gas Products unit trades in propane and butane (LPG) from its offices in London and Singapore. Mabanaft Hungary operates a wholesale business in Hungary from Budapest. Mabanaft Energy Trading Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is responsible for the supply and trading of middle distillates and other refined products in North and Latin America.

Retail

Under the Petronord umbrella, 33 retail companies in Germany, Austria and Sweden 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.

Through its subsidiaries, Mabanaft has an extensive network with more than 600 service stations in Europe:

OIL! Tankstellen operates about 340 service stations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Denmark. In Hungary, another 40 OIL! stations are operated under a franchise system.

The approximately 240 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.

Bunkering

The Bomin Group has been active in the bunker business for over 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 is 100% owned by Mabanaft.

Key Facts

  • 20.8

    million tons
    in sales

  • 2,100

    barge tours
    annually

  • 600+

    service stations
    in Europe

  • 100

    companies
    on 3 continents

  • 1,800

    employees
    worldwide

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