Our company is the sole shipper of crude oil to the Czech Republic via a piping system – crude oil pipelines.

Mero Česká republika

MERO ČR, a. s. (International Pipeline), the owner and operator of the Czech section of the Družba crude oil pipeline and the IKL crude oil pipeline, is the only transporter of crude oil into the Czech Republic and the most important company ensuring storage of strategic emergency crude oil reserves. Both pipelines enter the Central Crude Oil Tank Farm Nelahozeves, where 16 crude oil tanks with the total storage capacity of 1.550.000 m3 are operated..

MERO ČR, a. s. was established on January 1, 1994 merging PETROTRANS, a. s. Kralupy nad Vltavou and MERO IKL, a. s. Kralupy nad Vltavou. Consolidation of these companies united the operation of the Družba crude oil pipeline and then construction of the IKL crude oil pipeline of the time under the responsibility of one entity.

Since December 2012 the MERO ČR, a.s. Company has owned 5% share in companies which owns and runs the TAL crude oil pipeline. It has been performed an essential step in reference to improving the level of the Czech Republic´s energetic safety due this acquirement.

Our company is recertified simultaneously pursuant to Standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 by the internationally renowned company DET NORSKE VERITAS AS. Implementation of these standards is creating the integrated management system consisting of the above-mentioned ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, ISO 9001 Total Quality Management System, OHSAS 18001 Occupational Safety and Health Prevention Management System and Council Directive 96/82/EC. In addition, the Human Resources Management System, Financial Management System, Data Security Management System, Pipeline Integrity Management and other subsystems already introduced are integral parts of the Integrated Management System.

MERO - MEzinárodní ROpovody
((International Crude Oil Pipelines))

  • we are a technologically and financially strong company with competent human resources
  • we ensure crude oil transportation and storage (including crude oil products, if required)
  • we are a successfully operated company taking thorough care of the interests of our shareholders, customers and employees and responsible with respect to general public
  • we are a part of the European integrated crude oil and energy system
  • we’ve implemented an Integrated Management System towards business excellence
  • our name is known for its perspectives, credibility, reliability and quality

Supplying crude oil to the Czech economy in a reliable, safe
and environmentally friendly way


The IKL crude oil pipeline has already transported 50 000 000 tons of crude oil to the Czech Republic

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