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.

PPD GROUP

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.


Energia Naturalis (ENNA) manages approximately 20 companies owned by the Group, whose special strength is the broad spectrum of its operations, ranging from trade and supply of natural gas to sustainable energy resources, to trading in oil products and other goods and to investment projects and transport operations.

Major companies that are part of ENNA Group include PPD, ENNA Transport, Port of Ploče, Petrokemija.

PPD Company and PPD Group, a group of PPPD companies in Croatia, Hungary, Switzerland, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina dealing in natural gas trade and supply, have been instrumental in the successful operation of the Group.

Through PPD Company, the Group has partnered with INA, the leading oil company in Croatia, to acquire controlling shares in Petrokemija, the only company in Croatia that produces mineral fertilizers.

ENNA Transport is the first privately owned railway transport company in Croatia with a share of over 20 percent in the Croatian market.

The Group also owns controlling shares in Luka Ploče d.d. and co-owns Adriatic Tank Terminals in the Port of Ploče.

The Energia Naturalis business system is one of the fastest growing companies in Croatia and the region. By owning port facilities, railway facilities and storage facilities, the Group has posited itself as a uniquely comprehensive and integrated logistic operator in the region. One of the leading investors in the region, the ENNA Group aims at generating knowledge, innovation and development in Croatia and the region.

Mr Pavao Vujnovac is the owner and President of the Management Board of Energia Naturalis Group.

 

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.