Prvo Plinarsko Društvo (PPD) is a privately owned Croatian company based in Vukovar conducting its business in trade, import, sale and supply of natural gas. Energia Naturalis (ENNA) owns 100 percent of shares in PPD.
PPD is the largest natural gas importing company in Croatia. Established in 2001, the company is based in Croatia but also runs its business from companies PPD owns in Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. PPD’s clients include major customers in the business and industry sectors as well as the most important suppliers of natural gas in distribution areas.
PPD stands out in the natural gas market in Croatia as a company that has a balanced portfolio and an impressive list of large national and international business partners. PPD owns transport and storage facilities in Croatia and abroad and imports natural gas to both Croatian interconnectors (Rogatec and Drávaszerdahely). In 2017, PPD entered into a natural gas sales agreement with Gazprom Export LLC for the term of ten years.
PPD has become one of the most important stakeholders in the Croatian natural gas market, earning 35 to 40 percent of income from sales, and 60 to 65 percent of income from selling natural gas to international markets.
PPD operates in a number of natural gas markets in Europe thanks to its professional and experienced teams working out of company offices in Zagreb (Croatia), Lugano (Switzerland) and Budapest (Hungary). With its combined expertise in logistics, finances, risk and conformation specifications, PPD has direct access to the largest wholesale markets with bilateral trade, exchange markets and broker platforms and can secure short-term, mid-term and long-term supplies. With our long-standing experience in managing the procurement of natural gas and optimizing facility and storage capacities, we are able to provide our customers with a well-structured tailor-made product.
After 20 years of operation, PPD Company was transformed into PPD Group, a system that teams employees of natural gas experts and professionals in PPD companies in Croatia, Hungary, Switzerland, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Italy.
PPD conducts business in European natural gas markets thanks to its highly qualified and experienced teams based in Zagreb (Croatia), Lugano (Switzerland) and Budapest (Hungary). With their combined knowledge of logistics, financing, risk and specifications conformation, PPD has direct access to the largest wholesale markets with bilateral trade, exchange markets and broker platforms and can secure short-term, mid-term and long-term supplies. With our long-standing experience in managing the procurement of natural gas and optimizing facility and storage capacities, we are able to provide our customers with a well-structured tailor-made product.
Through trading in the busiest European natural gas trading point TTF and conducting business internationally (Austria, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria) we have been able to identify opportunities for trade between the mentioned markets, within the common European natural gas market.
We are listed in the following natural gas exchange markets: CEGH, CEGH CZ, TTF, PDV, BGH, BRM.
PPD has increased its trade volumes year after year, in accordance with our strategic investments and in view of our goal of providing high quality, flexible and reliable service to its business partners.
EMPLOYEES OF THE ENNA Group
Our recruitment policy and our relationship towards our employees rest on the principles of creating high-quality team relationships, as well as encouraging the individual qualities and creativity of employees.
We have brought together a young, driving, highly trained and highly motivated team made up of:
- 36% women and 64% men
- Almost 60% university trained employees, over 40 % of whom are engineers
- The average age in the Energia Naturalis group is 36
BASIC PRINCIPLES OF OUR OPERATIONS
- End-user satisfaction
- Compliance with strong safety norms and professional standards
- A high level of professionalism in approaching the business
- Promoting knowledge and human potentials
- Application of new technological solutions
By applying technology, knowledge and business excellence, as a reliable and standard partner, we aim at contributing to improving the quality of life and business results of our private and commercial users.
We care about
We care about the environment
Preserving the environment is high on the list of priorities for our group, while flexibility and active investment into the community represents one of the fundamental principles guiding us in our operations.More
in the future
We invest in the future
The “Vukovarsko novo sutra” (The Vukovar New Tomorrow) Foundation is a Croatian non-profit organisation devoted to making our society more successful, more educated and more humane.More
The „Prvo Plinarsko Društvo“ (First Gas Company) and the entire Energia Naturalis Group we place special stress on teamwork, persistence and fair play, as well as on the everyday effort and passion in carrying out work.More