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Key events of 2008

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January

  • AB Mažeikiu Nafta completes reconstruction of and starts up a vacuum distillation column.
  • Rafineria Trzebinia SA awarded in the 9th edition of National Environmental Competition “Environmentally Friendly” for its BIO products (Bioester and ON BIO 20).

February

  • PKN ORLEN wins the “Mergers & Acquisitions” category of the “Best of European Business” European competition.
  • PKN ORLEN, with its Bioester, wins the 1st prize at the 1st International Exhibition of Technologies for Chemical Industries EXPOCHEM 2008, in the “Chemical Product” category.

March

  • Unipetrol RPA produces four-millionth tonne of Liten polyethylene.

April

  • For the third time, PKN ORLEN receives the “Superbrand Polska” title in the consumer brand category.
  • ORLEN recognised as a “Trustworthy Brand” by the readers of the Reader’s Digest monthly.
  • For the third time, PKN ORLEN fleet cards receive the Fleet Product of the Year title in the Fleet Awards competition.

May

  • Bioester manufactured by PKN ORLEN recognised as “Product of the Year” at the 15th International Petrol Station Fairs 2008, in the “Biofuels” category.
  • The Company is awarded by Student Career Offices as The Best Employer in 2007/2008, in the 3rd edition of Polish “Career with Employer” ranking.

June

  • ORLEN brand receives the title of High Reputation Brand in the “Business” category, according to the Independent Brand Reputation Ranking “Premium Brand”.
  • Eight Diamond to the Statue for the Leader of Polish Business awarded to PKN ORLEN by Business Centre Club.
  • ANWIL SA receives its Seventh Diamond to the Statue for the Leader of Polish Business awarded by Business Centre Club.

July

  • PKN ORLEN begins construction of the Terephthalic Acid Plant (PTA) under a larger project to reconstruct the petrochemical segment.
  • ORLEN Team wins the prestigious “Equipe Revelacao” title during the dos Sertoes rally. The statue is awarded to the most distinguished racing team.

August

  • PKN ORLEN and Ford Polska sign a Letter of Intent concerning cooperation in the field of promoting and launch of a new bioethanol based biofuel on the Polish market.
  • The youngest motorcyclist in the ORLEN Team, Jakub Przygoński, wins Polish Cross Country and Enduro Championship.

September

  • PKN ORLEN is among the leaders in a ranking developed by the Institute for Business and NGO Partnership BI-NGO.

October

  • PKN ORLEN comes on top of the “2000 list” developed by Rzeczpospolita daily.
  • The company is among the first 100 companies in the Plattsa ranking “Top 250 Global Energy Companies”.
  • PKN ORLEN corporate social responsibility report wins an online competition “2008 Social Reports”.
  • PKN ORLEN 2007 Annual Report is one of the winners of “The Best Annual Report 2007” competition organised by the Accountancy and Tax Institute (Instytut Rachunkowości i Podatków, IRiP) in cooperation with Dziennik Polska Europa Świat.

November

  • In November, VERVA 98 receives a European Medal awarded by the Office of the Committee for European Integration (UKIE), Business Centre Club and European Economic and Social Committee.
  • PKN ORLEN is one of the Polish Charity Leaders, donating the third largest amount of funds according to a ranking by Donor Forum in cooperation with the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Polish edition of Forbes.
  • ORLEN Team motorcyclists win the World Champion title (Jacek Czachor and Marek Dąbrowski) and Vice Champion title (Jakub Przygoński) in FIM rally. Krzysztof Hołowczyc and Jean-Marc Fortin come second in the FIA World Cup.
  • ANWIL SA receives the title of “Pearl of the Polish Economy” awarded by the Institute of Economics at the Polish Academy of Sciences.
  • ORLEN Oil Sp. z o.o. receives the title of “Outstanding Exporter 2008” and a Cup from the Association of Polish Exporters.
  • Rafineria Trzebinia SA wins the “European Medal” in the Product category in the 17th edition of the European Medal for Products, for its pharmaceutical glycerine. The competition is organised by the European Economic and Social Committee, Office of the Committee for European Integration (UKIE) and Business Centre Club.

December

  • ORLEN becomes the most valuable Polish brand in the MARQA 2008 ranking of Polish most valuable brands organised by Rzeczpospolita daily.
  • ORLEN Gaz Sp. z o.o. receives a certificate in the 9th edition of the “Fair Play Enterprise” programme, granted by the Institute for Private Enterprise and Democracy and the National Economic Council.

 


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