First presence of the Group in Bulgaria


Nationalization of Petrofina’s assets


The Group comes back in Bulgaria in upstream and downstream

The first presence of the Group in Bulgaria dates back to 1923.

1923 - 2019

  • 1923, Creation of the Belgian Oil Commercial Society (Petrofina) in the Near East, with a branch in Bulgaria.
  • 1947, nationalization of Petrofina’s assets in Bulgaria.
  • 2008, the Group came back in Bulgaria: it markets petroleum products and is also involved in exploration and production. In addition, it leads community outreach initiatives in the country, with a focus on training and the environment.