Occasionally a product may refer to a brand-name to such an extent and in such a way that consumers' perception is that the brand-name is identified with the product itself. Behind such a successful image, there is always a pivotal greatpast. In Greece, the targetl became a reality with a lot of work and persistence. PETROGAZ is identified with LPG.
In 1953 Dr. Constantin Dragan, Europeanistic initiator ,realizing the LPG market’s potentiality and being motivated bythe achievement of BUTANGAS Italy that year,took the plunge and founded PETROGAZ in 1953.
Two years later, in Thessaloniki, in the area of Koukloutza , the first LPG storage facility was constructed , which, 14 years later was mov transferred to Diavaton siteonsumers, thanks to PETROGAZ, discover a new way of heating cooking: Thus, the identification of LPG begins through the tradenameof PETROGAZ.
1961: The major installation of Aspropyrgos is inaugurated and the market development on the islands and the rest of mainland in Greece starts.
1962: the operation of the plant in Mytilene starts.
1972: bThe operation of the plant in Corfu starts.
During the years 1974-1975 facilities in Patra, Kalamata and Preveza came into operation.
1980: the Company acquires "KOSMOGAZ HELLAS SA" and spreads to Crete (Heraklion, Chania) and Chios.
In the 1990s PETROGAZ is spreading even further.
1995: It participates in the share capital of the company "BUTANGAS Romania". Also establishes a new plant in the Industrial Area of Patra.
1996: It starts the operation of the plant in the Industrial Area of Ioannina.
1998:It starts the operation of the plant in the Industrial Area of Larissa.
2009: It buys up the majority stake in the company "Eurogaz" with facilities in Alexandroupolis, currently holding 91.85% of its share capital.
2010: It is merged with the company "ASPROPYRGAZ SA", absorbing the latter.
PETROGAZ is developed rapidly over the years and becomes part of the everyday life. Petrogaz products are used in most of households, and with supplied with LPG, thousands of commercial enterprises, small businesses , industries and autogas filling stations. . Petrogaz offers a large number of cylinders, tanks and autogas filling stations, These services of PETROGAZ are highly appreciated.
The headquarters of PETROGAZ are located in the center of Athens. It is a company with 220 employees, 12,000 lpg cylinder retail outlets , 12,500 bulk product tanks installed in customers' facilities, at the same time supplying over 180 AUTOGAS filling stations, while thousands of people are employed in the handling and marketing of LPG.
PETROGAZ, over half a century, has been established in the Greek consumers' perception with trust and preference. One in three consumers, using LPG in Greece, is a customer of PETROGAZ.