Georgia buys more than $ 750 million worth of oil and oil products every year. A significant portion of the fuel is intended for 1.2 million vehicles that move through the country; as well as for the tens of thousands of transit trucks and cars that cross Georgian borders every month.
There are only a few major players in the fuel sector that owns a wide chain across the country. Every major player in the oil import market has made its financial statements public.
According to these documents, the information about the assets and owners of the companies is as follows:
SOCAR Georgia Petroleum
● Revenue in 2019 - 668.2 million GEL;
● Net loss in 2019 - GEL 86.8 million;
● Company assets in 2019 - 344.4 million GEL.
100%-share of the group is owned by SOCAR ENERGY GEORGIA. The company has 115 petrol stations in the country.
● Revenue in 2019 - 535.3 million GEL;
● Net profit in 2019 - 15.5 million GEL;
● Company assets in 2019 - 231.4 million GEL.
According to the financial report of "Gulf" or "San Petroleum Georgia", the list of its owners is as follows:
As of December 31, 2019 and 2018, the final owners of the group are JSC "Rosneft" and Davit Iakobashvili, with 49% and 38% shares, correspondingly. The company is represented by 149 stations located in Georgia.
● Revenue in 2018 - $ 201 million, which was 537 million GEL during the reporting period;
● Net loss in 2018 - $ 3.4 million GEL; which was 9.1 million GEL during the reporting period;
● Company assets in 2018 - $ 38.6 million, which was 103 million GEL during the reporting period.
100% of the company is owned by KMG International N.V., registered in the Netherlands and a member of the Kazakh KazMunayGaz group. Its final owner is the Kazakh state investment company Samruk-Kazyna. Rompetrol chain includes 80 petrol stations in the country.
WISSOL PETROLIUM GEORGIA
● Revenue in 2019 - 467.3 million GEL;
● Net profit in 2019 - 36 million GEL;
● Company assets in 2019 - GEL 248.9 million.
As of 2019 Audited Report, Levan Pkhakadze - 35.77%; Soso Pkhakadze - 30.98%; Giorgi Ramishvili -15.50%; Nugzar Abramishvili - 8.25%; Aleks Topuria - 7.12% and David Borger - 2.38%. The company holds 146 petrol stations in the country.
● Revenue in 2019 - 248.1 million GEL;
● Net loss in 2019 - 3.2 million GEL;
● Company assets in 2019 - 65.7 million GEL.
Lukoil Georgia is owned by LUKOIL Europe Holdings B.V., registered in the Netherlands. And is a member of the Russian Lukoil Group.