The “Hellenic Petroleum Marketing Companies Association” (SEEPE) has been operating since 1977 and represents 12 Petroleum Marketing Companies that distribute 90% of liquid fuels and other oil products of our Country and that employee, directly or indirectly, dozens of thousands of employees.
Association’s mission is the development of positions and the handling of issues referring to the smooth operation of the Oil Industry in Greece. The Association contributes with constructive and specialized advice and suggestions to organizations and the State.
The main purpose of the Association is to inform its members of proposed changes in the legislation and to help form and advocate the industry’s position.
Sales volumes in the Domestic and International Market for the period 2008-2012
The total sales volumes of petroleum fuels in the quinquennium 2008 - 2012 have decreased by 31,66%.
The sales in the Domestic Market have decreased by 33,50%, while the sales in the International Market have decreased by 27,51%.
Ø Domestic Market Sales
- Gasoline sales have decreased by 28,89% and Heating Oil sales have decreased by 36,99%.
Automotive diesel has dropped by 33,81%.
Of course, the unknown factor regarding Diesel Oil is the quantity of Heating Oil used illegally as Automotive Diesel Oil.
- Fuel Oil sales have been reduced by 50,64%, while LPG sales have increased by 18,81%, due to the introduction of natural gas into the market.
Ø International Market Sales
- Jet Fuels sales have decreased by 27,49%.
- Marine Fuels decreased by 27,52% in total.
More specifically, Marine Gasoil was reduced by 24,96%, while Fuel Oil was reduced by 28%.
The drop in Marine Gasoil sales was caused mainly due to the more competitive prices offered by neighboring ports.
The total reduction in the International Market sales was 27,51%.