Transpetrol signs crude oil contract with Czech firms

Bratislava, 9 June 2009 – Yesterday, on 8 June 2009 Transpetrol, a.s. , Česká rafinérska, a.s. and Paramo, a.s. signed the Contract on crude oil transport for 2009.

This contract, together with the contract with the pipeline operator Mero, a.s., on hand – on and hand – off of the crude oil forms the base of stable crude oil transport to the Czech Republic through the territory of Slovakia for 2009. Crude oil transport in the months from January to May 2009 was carried out according to the time schedule and has been included in the contract for 2009.