Slovnaft is an oil refining company in Slovakia. The company, located in Bratislava, is a subsidiary of MOL Group.[1]

Slovnaft a.s.
IndustryOil and gas industry
Key people
Oszkár Világi (CEO)
Diesel fuel
ServicesFilling station
Oil refinery
Revenue3,798,000,000 euro (2018) Edit this on Wikidata
106,200,000 euro (2018) Edit this on Wikidata
Number of employees
ParentMOL Group
Slovnaft with bridges
New polypropylene plant PP3
Slovnaft Arena Bratislava


Slovnaft is the successor of the Apollo company. Apollo was established in 1895 in Bratislava. Its refinery was bombarded by the Allies in June 1944. Bratislava Apollo Bridge built over Danube is in proximity to the Apollo refinery historical site. The Slovnaft refinery started to be built in 1949.

On 1 May 1992, Slovnaft was reorganized as a joint-stock company, as successor to a state enterprise formed by the Czechoslovak Republic government on 1 January 1949.

Acquisition of Benzinol, its domestic competitor, took place in 1995.[2]

Since 2000, Slovnaft has been affiliated with the MOL Group.[3]



Slovnaft refines 5.5 to 6 million tonnes of crude oil per annum and produces a broad range of motor fuels, fuel oils and petrochemical products.


Slovnaft Petrochemicals, s.r.o., represents the Petrochemicals Division of Slovnaft Group. It produces polymers which are base materials with a broad range of uses.

Fuel retailEdit

Slovnaft operates 208 filling stations across the Slovak Republic and offers motor fuels and a broad range of other goods, as well as additional services through this retail network.

Power generationEdit

CM European Power Slovakia, s.r.o., a Slovnaft Subsidiary, produces electricity, heat, and power.


Slovnaft is a sponsor of the senior league competition since 2007. The largest ice hockey arena in Bratislava is named Slovnaft Arena. It is the main partner of the Slovak Cup, now named Slovnaft Cup.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Jancarikova, Tatiana (2016-11-15). "Slovnaft to invest $500 million by 2020 to upgrade petrochemical unit". Reuters. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
  2. ^ Borish, Michael S.; Noël, Michel (1996). Private Sector Development During Transition: The Visegrad Countries, Parts 63–318. World Bank discussion papers. Vol. 318. World Bank Publications. pp. 53–54. ISBN 9780821335697.
  3. ^ Meyer, K.; Estrin, S. (2006). Acquisition Strategies in European Emerging Markets. Springer. p. 194. ISBN 9780230286542.