OPET Petrolculuk A.S.
OPET’s incorporation started upon, Fikret Öztürk’s (current Chairman of the Board of Directors) retirement from teaching in 1982, and his embark upon commercial life. Having incorporated Öztürkler Limited Liability Company, operating in Mersin in the fields of mineral-oil and fuel-oil, Fikret Öztürk, together with his wife, Nurten Öztürk, grew Öztürkler Limited in a short time, and acquired franchises of many mineral-oil and fuel-oil brands. Having become the largest mineral-oil and fuel-oil distributor of the international fuel-oil distributor companies operating in Turkey in 10 years’ time, the company also became the possessor and operator of 16 fuel-oil station. Having moved to İstanbul in 1992, Öztürk couple decided to incorporate a fel-oil distributor company in the same year. Thereafter, having replaced its commercial title Öztürkler Petrol with OPET, the company opened up stations in numerous cities of Turkey, starting with those in Anatolia.
Sustaining its rapid growth with the same determination, OPET Petrolcülük A.Ş. is operating in the fields of retail sales, commercial and industrial fuels, mineral oils, storage and international trade.
OPET, 50% of which was owned by Koç Holding Energy Group as at the end of 2002 has concentrated on infrastructure since its establishment. Maintaining a great competitive advantage to OPET, storage capacity of the company rose to 1,115,193 m³ by the year 2010. Adding to its market share every passing day, OPET aims, and acts ...