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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MERO CR has reached an agreement to expand the capacity of the TAL oil pipeline. The Czech Republic will strengthen its energy security and gain oil independence from 2025 on

Kralupy nad Vltavou, 23 May 2023 - MERO ČR has succeeded in reaching an agreement to expand the capacity of the TAL oil pipeline. This is a major success and an important step for strengthening the energy security of the Czech Republic and the oil independence of our country. The agreement was signed on 22 May with the consent of all TAL shareholders, signed on behalf of MERO ČR by the company CEO, Mr. Jaroslav Pantůček, and the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Zdeněk Dundr.

The TAL pipeline intensification project is approved

Kralupy nad Vltavou, 30 November 2022 – MERO ČR has succeeded in achieving approval for the implementation of the TAL pipeline intensification project (TAL+). The TAL+ plan was approved at the meeting of the Coordinating Committee, the supreme body of the TAL Consortium, held today, 30 November 2022, in Austria.

Crude oil supplies streaming from Russia to the Czech Republic via the Druzhba Pipeline not interrupted

Updated,16 November 2022: The supplies of Russian crude oil via the Druzhba pipeline from Ukraine to Slovakia were already resumed on November 16, 2022 in the afternoon.

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..