As Member state of the European Union and the International Energy Agency (IEA) Belgium has the obligation to hold one quarter (90 days) of its annual net imports of oil products as strategic stocks. In case of a national or international crisis these stocks will be used to balance market shortages.

APETRA is the public limited company with social goal that manages the strategic oil stocks of Belgium. The majority of these stocks is property of the agency and is stored in storage facilities in Belgium or close to its borders.


Invitation to the General assembly for the closing of the financial year 2022: see Corporate Information in the section Financial Information.