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Profile of registrant

Polska Organizacja Przemysłu i Handlu Naftowego

Identification number in the register: 74847485849-48
Registration date: 16/05/11 09:56:41

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/04/14 08:56:02
The date of the last annual update was 22/04/14 08:56:02

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Polska Organizacja Przemysłu i Handlu Naftowego
Acronym: POPiHN
Legal status: Entrepreneurial Organization
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Leszek Wieciech
Position: General Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Marcin Szponder
Position: Regulatory Affairs Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 36 Rejtana 17 lok. 36 
Warszawa 02-516
Telephone number: (+48) 22 848 45 90
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Polish Organisation of Oil Industry and Trade (POPiHN) was established in 1995 (founding members). The main objective of the Organisation is to create a platform for cooperation between fuel corporations operating in the Polish market. The following companies are members of POPiHN: BP, Fuchs Oil, Grupa Lotos, Lukoil Polska, Neste,OLPP, PERN "Przyjaźń", PKN Orlen, Shell, Slovnaft, Statoil, TanQuid Polska, Total.

POPiHN conducts its operations on the basis of the Law on Employer Organisations of 23 May, 1991 (J. L. 55, item 235). POPiHN operations are governed by the Charter and the Code of Ethics adopted in 1998. Polish Organisation of Oil Industry and Trade is an association representing the interests of its members - oil companies operating in Poland; the organisation is open to any and all oil sector companies accepting its objectives and Charter irrespective of the origin of the equity capitals.

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: One of the most important objectives of POPiHN is to ensure balanced development of the competitive fuel market in Poland by inter alia acting towards introduction of business principles in keeping with the EU legislation and equal treatment of all Polish fuel market players. POPiHN has been focusing on coordinating cooperation between member companies to facilitate the highest product and service quality in order to create a positive public image of member companies by coordinating and supporting responsible business activities. POPiHN is also looking towards initiatives to reduce underground economy in the fuel market in Poland.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

POPiHN activities are aimed at:

•Reduction of the underground economy in the fuel sector including LPG market;
•Protecting competition in the fuel market including the new segment of motorway fuel stations;
•Effective operation of the fuel quality control system;
•Efficient implementation of changes to mandatory fuel reserve stock regulations and systems.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

POPiHN is associated with:
- EUROPIA, the European Petroleum Industry Association
- UEIL, Independent Union of the European Lubricants Industry

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 01/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.