MERO ČR, a.s.

The only transporter of oil to the Czech Republic

Basic Data
Družba oil pipeline

It has been in operation on the Czech territory since 1965

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IKL oil pipeline

It has transported 38 types of oil to the Czech Republic

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Central oil tank farm

It protects emergency oil supplies for the Czech Republic

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The Druzhba crude oil pipeline is back in full operation

In the early hours of today, 15 November 2021, operation of the Druzhba crude oil pipeline, which transports Russian REB crude oil to the Czech Republic, resumed. The crude oil pipeline was shut down for more than a week due to the relocation of the pipeline due to the construction of the Církvice bypass.

An extensive exercise of IRS units took place at the central oil tank farm near Nelahozeves

On 18 October 2021, an extensive exercise of units of the integrated rescue system (IRS) took place at the central oil tank farm, the intention of which was to test the readiness of the units of the Fire and Rescue Service of the Central Bohemian Region and other IRS units, as well as part of the external emergency plan for the emergency planning zone of the central oil tank farm.

MERO ČR, a.s. held the largest safety exercise in its history for protecting critical infrastructure

Kralupy nad Vltavou 23 September 2021 – Today, MERO ČR, a.s. ČR, a.s., the operator of oil pipelines in the Czech Republic, organized the largest safety exercise in its history for protecting critical infrastructure.

MERO ČR, a.s.

MERO ČR, a.s. is the 100% owner of the subsidiary MERO Germany GmbH based in the Bavarian town of Vohburg an der Donau near Ingolstadt, which operates and maintains the German part of the IKL oil pipeline and the local oil tank farm. 

Since December 2012 the MERO ČR, a.s. Company has owned 5% share in companies which owns and runs the TAL crude oil pipeline.

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 17 crude oil tanks with the total storage capacity of 1.675.000 m3 are operated..