OPET’s incorporation started with Fikret Öztürk’s (current Chairman of the Board of Directors) retirement from teaching in 1982, and his entry into commercial life. Having incorporated Öztürkler Limited Liability Company, operating in Mersin in the fields of mineral-oil and fuel-oil, Fikret Öztürk, together with his wife, Nurten Öztürk, expanded Öztürkler Limited in a short time, and acquired franchises of many mineral-oil and fuel-oil brands. Having become the largest mineral-oil and fuel-oil distributor of the international fuel-oil distributing companies operating in Turkey in 10 years’ time, the company also became the owner and operator of 16 fuel-oil station. Having moved to İstanbul in 1992, Öztürk couple decided to incorporate a fuel-oil distributor company in the same year. Thereafter, having changed its commercial title Öztürkler Petrol to OPET, the company opened up stations in numerous cities of Turkey, starting with those in Anatolia.
Sustaining its rapid growth with the same determination, OPET Petrolcülük A.Ş. is operating in the fields of retail sales, commercial and industrial fuels, mineral oils, storage and international trade.
OPET, 50% of which was owned by Koç Holding Energy Group as at the end of 2002, has concentrated on infrastructure since its establishment. Maintaining a great competitive advantage to OPET, storage capacity of the company rose to 1.115.193 m³ as of today.
Adding to its market share every passing day, OPET aims, and acts essentially to become the first preference of the consumer in the Turkish fuel distribution sector with the synergy and power stemming from its partnership with Koç Group.
With its strong infrastructure, realistic vision and its confidence in the country, OPET has become the fastest and the most consistently growing petroleum company of the last ten years.
In achieving its targets, OPET is committed to assuring customer satisfaction by respecting the environment and law and raising quality in every field such as services and products. The leader of the sector in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 according to KalDer Turkey Customer Satisfaction Index, OPET has succeeded to be the most satisfactory brand in the eyes of the fuel consumer in 2013, and has announced its sector leadership for the eighth time. OPET was awarded ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Certificate in 2004.
Having been the pioneer of many things since its establishment OPET is the first brand that brought 98 octane unleaded gasoline to Turkey and offered Ultra Euro Diesel fuel to Turkish consumers before Europe.
OPET makes difference in the sector with its new products and services, rapidly growing station network, and social responsibility projects, i.e. Clean Toilet, Green Road, Exemplary Village and Tribute for History.
Currently being the 2nd biggest fuel-oil distribution company in Turkey, OPET has more than 1800 stations under the brand of OPET & SUNPET.
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