Internal restructuring
Kozep-Magyarorszag; Kozep-Magyarorszag; Budapest
Location of affected unit(s)
Mining / Quarrying
Mining And Quarrying
Extraction Of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas
06 - Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas

700 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
28 September 2012
Employment effect (start)
31 October 2012
Foreseen end date
1 July 2013


On 28 September 2012 Mol, the Hungarian oil company has notified the social partners about the dismissal of 700 employees. The measure is going to affect all operations at the company from the refining to logistics and retail departments. Half of the dismissed employees are going to be white-collar workers.

The management starts the consultations with workers’ representatives this week; final decisions will be taken in the middle of October 2012.

The company aims to reduce its expenses by HUF 110 billion (EUR 385 million) with its restructuring programme by 2014 in comparison to the expenses in 2011.

UPDATE February 2013: According to reports, 92 employees have already been dismissed, and 656 redundancies will take place until mid-2013


  • 1 October 2012: HR Portal


Eurofound (2012), MOL, Internal restructuring in Hungary, factsheet number 74214, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74214.