News

Important articles, information and updates for selected entrepreneurs.

  • Meetings of the International Energy Agency – March 2019

    On 19-21 March 2019 two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stocks Agency participated in meetings of the International Energy Agency (IEA) working groups in Paris - Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) and Standing Group on Oil Markets (SOM). Subject of the SEQ meetings was mainly issues of preparedness of member countries for the emergencies in the area of crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas and electricity supplies. IEA secretariat presented mainly up-to-date information on process of sto... Read more...

  • Information on approval of unit coefficient of price for providing the emergency stock maintenance services for the calendar year 2019

    Emergency Oil Stock Agency would like to inform selected entrepreneurs about the unit coefficient of the price for providing the emergency stocks maintenance services, which was approved by the Members’ meeting of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency at its meeting on 18-th of December 2018. The unit coefficient of the price for providing the emergency stocks maintenance services for year 2019 remains unchanged compared to year 2018 and represents an amount of € 29.65 / 1000 l or 29.65 EUR / 1000 kg. ... Read more...

  • IEA meetings and workshop on change of the IEA stockholding obligation

    On 27-29 November 2018 two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stocks Agency participated in meetings of the International Energy Agency (IEA) working groups in Paris - Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) and Standing Group on Oil Markets (SOM). Meetings of the working groups were preceded by workshop of the SEQ delegates aimed at reevaluation of the basic stockholding obligation of IEA member countries to keep emergency stocks of crude oil and petroleum products. The IEA intends to reform the sto... Read more...

  • ACOMES meeting 2018

    29th annual coordinating meeting of entity stockholders – ACOMES took place in Hamburg, Germany on September 10th and 11th, 2018. ACOMES meeting is a venue where representatives of the stockholding agencies and organisations that keep emergency oil stocks meet annually to share experience, knowledge and best practice of keeping of the emergency stocks. This year’s meeting was attended by representatives from 26 countries from Europe, Asia and northern America. Slovak Republic was represented by ... Read more...

  • IEA meetings and ERE 9 exercise

    On 26-27 June 2018 two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stocks Agency participated in meetings of the International Energy Agency (IEA) working groups in Paris - Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) and Standing Group on Oil Markets (SOM). SEQ group is dedicated especially to the issues of preparedness of member countries for the emergencies in the area of crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas and electricity supplies. On the June meeting the IEA Secretariat presented time schedule of plann... Read more...

  • Meeting of Best Practice Group 2018

    Meeting of Best Practice Group – BPG, which is affiliated group to the ACOMES meeting, took place in Paris on 15 May 2018. ACOMES meeting is a venue where representatives of the stockholding agencies and organisations holding emergency oil stocks meet once a year usually in September to share experience, knowledge and best practice for keeping of the emergency stocks. BPG is a smaller group which deals with topics from ACOMES meeting in more details or discusses its own specific topics. Slovak Republi... Read more...

  • Information on change of the Business Terms from 15 June 2018

    CHANGE OF BUSINESS TERMS Of EMERGENCY OILS STOCK AGENCY Dear selected entrepreneurs, in connection with the new Act No. 18/2018 Coll. on Personal Data Protection and on amendments to certain laws, as amended (hereinafter "the new Act on Personal Data Protection"), Emergency Oil Stock Agency (hereinafter referred to as "Agency") has drafted a change in the Business Terms, which creates attachmentNo. 1 to the Contract on Procuring the Maintenance of Emergency Stocks The amendment concerns Article 16 of th... Read more...

  • Meetings of the International Energy Agency – March 2018

    On 20-21 March 2018 two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency participated in meetings of the International Energy Agency (IEA) working groups in Paris - Standing Group on Oil Markets (SOM) and Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ). The subject of the SOM meeting was in particular the current situation on the global oil markets. Global oil demand will continue to increase, but the rate of annual increase will be gradually reducing over the coming years. In the year 2018 global oil demand ... Read more...

  • Emergency exercise of V4 countries

    On 8 March 2018 an exercise aimed at solution of crude oil supply disruption attended by representatives from V4 countries – Hungary, Slovak Republic, Czech Republic and Poland took place in Budapest, Hungary. The exercise was organised by the Hungarian Ministry of National Development in course of current presidency of Hungary in V4. Slovak delegation was composed of representatives of the Emergency Oil Stocks Agency, the Administration of State Material Reserves and Slovak pipeline operator company ... Read more...

  • Minimal limit of emergency stocks for 2018

    According to § 7 (1) of the Act no. 218/2013 Coll. (on emergency stocks of crude oil and petroleum products and on dealing with state of oil emergency and on amendments and supplements of certain acts) the minimal limit of emergency stocks for current year is the volume of emergency stocks, which corresponds to 90 days of daily net imports of crude oil and petroleum products in previous calendar year. Minimal limit of emergency stocks for current year is determined by the Administration of State Mater... Read more...

  • Slovak Republic participated on the Emergency response exercise ERE 9 organized by the IEA

    On 7 February 2018 a meeting of Commission for oil security – NESO took place in the building of the Administration of State Material Reserves of the Slovak Republic (ASMR SR). The NESO commission is an advisory body to the Chairman of the ASMR SR in the area of security of crude oil and petroleum products supply. Members of the NESO commission are especially the most important representatives of the oil industry, relevant bodies of state administration, as well as the Emergency Oil Stocks Agency. Th... Read more...

  • Information on approval of unit coefficient of price for providing the emergency stock maintenance services for the calendar year 2018

    Emergency Oil Stock Agency would like to inform selected entrepreneurs about the unit coefficient of the price for providing the emergency stocks maintenance services, which was approved by the Members’ meeting of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency at its meeting on 19-th of December 2017. The  unit coefficient of the price for providing the emergency stocks maintenance services for year 2018 remains unchanged compared to year 2017 and represents an amount of € 29.65 / 1000 l or 29.65 EUR / 1000... Read more...

  • Meeting with representatives of the energy sector of Ukraine

    On 31 October 2017 the Emergency Oil Stocks Agency (EOSA) in cooperation with the Administration of State Material Reserves of the Slovak Republic (ASMR SR) hosted delegation of Ukrainian representatives from the area of energy and material reserves. The attendees form Ukraine were representatives of the State Agency on Reserves, Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry, as well as representatives of Ukrainian industry sector in the area of crude oil transport and storage and petroleum products trade. Purpose o... Read more...

  • NESO - Session of Commission for oil security

    On 25th October 2017 regular session of the Commission for oil security – NESO took place in the building of the Administration of State Material Reserves of the Slovak Republic (ASMR SR). The NESO commission is an advisory body to the Chairman of the ASMR SR in the area of security of crude oil and petroleum products supply. Members of the NESO commission are especially the most important representatives of the oil industry, relevant bodies of state administration, as well as the Emergency Oil Stocks... Read more...

  • ACOMES meeting 2017

    28th annual coordinating meeting of entity stockholders – ACOMES took place in Dublin, Ireland on September 18th and 19th, 2017. ACOMES meeting is a venue where representatives of the stockholding agencies and organisations holding emergency oil stocks meet annually to share experience, knowledge and best practice for keeping of the emergency stocks. This year’s meeting was attended by representatives from 28 countries from Europe, Asia and northern America. Slovak Republic was represented by de... Read more...

  • Participation of Agency at the meetings of the International Energy Agency

    Two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency participated in meetings of the International Energy Agency (IEA) working groups in Paris on 14-th and 15-th June 2017- Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) and Standing Group on Oil Markets (SOM). The SEQ meeting topics included mainly the issues of emergency situations with regard to the supplies of crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas and electricity and preparedness of member countries for their solution. Accession of new member (Mexico... Read more...

  • Visit to the Material Reserves Agency in Poland

    On 24-th and 25-th April 2017 a meeting of representatives of the Administration of State Material Reserves of the Slovak Republic, Administration of State Material Reserves of the Czech Republic and polish Material Reserves Agency took place. The meeting was organized in town of Świnoujście in Poland on basis of invitation from the polish Material Reserves Agency. Part of the Slovak delegation was also a representative of the Emergency Oil Stocks Agency. The meeting was aimed at the exchange of experience... Read more...

  • Participation of Agency at the meetings of the International Energy Agency

    On 20-th and 21-st March 2017 two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency participated in meetings of the working groups of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris - Standing Group on Oil Markets (SOM) and Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ). The main theme of the SOM meeting was particularly the current situation in global oil markets, with reference to developments of oil prices in previous years and the assumption of their development in the coming years. While the price of... Read more...

  • Minimal limit of emergency stocks for 2017

    According to § 7 (1) of the Act no. 218/2013 Coll. (on emergency stocks of crude oil and petroleum products and on dealing with state of oil emergency and on amendments and supplements of certain acts) the minimal limit of emergency stocks for current year is the volume of emergency stocks, which corresponds to 90 days of daily net imports of crude oil and petroleum products in previous calendar year. Minimal limit of emergency stocks for current year is determined by the Administration of State Mater... Read more...

  • Information on approval of unit coefficient of price for providing the emergency stock maintenance services for the calendar year 2017

    Emergency Oil Stock Agency would like to inform selected entrepreneurs on the change of unit coefficient of the price for providing the emergency stocks maintenance services, which was approved by the Members’ meeting of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency at its meeting on 30-th of November 2016. The new amount of the unit coefficient of the price for providing the emergency stocks maintenance services for year 2017, which will become effective from 1-st of January 2017, is € 29.65 / 1000 l or 29.65 ... Read more...

  • Participation of Agency at the meetings of the International Energy Agency

    On 27-th - 29-th September 2016, two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency participated in the meetings of the working groups of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris - Standing Group on Oil Markets (SOM) and  Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ). The main theme of the SOM meeting was particularly the current situation in global energy markets. The key point of discussion was the anticipated development of the crude oil price, given the statements made by Saudi Arabia and R... Read more...

  • EOSA participation at tactical exercise of Emergency – recovery system unit of TRANSPETROL, a.s. company

    On September 22-nd, 2016, two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency participated as observers in tactical exerciseof Emergency - recovery system unit of TRANSPETROL, a.s. company, in cooperation with Military Unit Zemianske Kostoľany (pipeline transport center), Regional Police Directorate Nitra, Regional Directorate of Fire and Rescue Force Nitra, Civil protection and Crisis Management Department of Ministry of Economy of Slovak Republic and voluntary fire protection units. HRON 2016 exercisewa... Read more...

  • ACOMES meeting 2016

    27th annual coordinating meeting of entity stockholders – ACOMES took place in Vienna on September 12th and 13th, 2016. ACOMES meeting is a venue where representatives of the stockholding agencies and organisations holding emergency oil stocks meet annually to share experience, knowledge and best practice for keeping of the emergency stocks. This year’s meeting was attended by representatives from 27 countries from Europe, Asia and northern America. Slovak Republic was represented by delegates f... Read more...

  • Meeting for the model of emergency stocks in Ukraine

    On May 26, 2016 meeting organized by the Ukrainian State Reserve Agency was held in Kiev. The object of discussion was the setting of the system formaintaining of emergency stocks of oil and petroleum products in Ukraine in accordance with the requirements of EU legislation. In connection with efforts for integrating into the European Union, Ukraine undertook to build up the emergency stocks in accordance with European legislation at the level of 90 days of average daily imports until 2023. The first step t... Read more...

  • Workshop of Energy community on emergency stocks

    Energy Community organized workshop from April 19-th to 20-th in Zagreb, Croatia, which focused on emergency stocks of oil and petroleum products. The Energy Community is an international organization, whose main task is to coordinate the policies of individual countries and develop cooperation in the field of energetics between the European Union on one hand and the countries of southeastern Europe and the Black Sea region on the other hand.These countries grouped in the Energy Community are not members of... Read more...

  • Participation of Agency at the meetings of the International Energy Agency

    On 15-th17-th March 2016 two representatives of the Emergency Oil Stock Agency participated in the meetings of the working groups of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris - Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) and the Standing Group on Oil Markets(SOM). SEQ session was devoted to issues dealing with emergenciy states in the supply of crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas and electricity, as well as evaluation of  emergency response reviews (ERR) of the member countries,which IEA r... Read more...