Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Elefsina, Aspropyrgos
Mining / Quarrying
Mining And Quarrying
Extraction Of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas
06 - Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas

170 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 January 2016
Employment effect (start)
1 February 2016
Foreseen end date
31 January 2018


Hellenic Petroleum, one of the leading energy groups in South Eastern Europe, is recruiting 170 employees at its refineries in Elefsina and Aspropyrgos (Attiki). According to media sources, the Administrative Board of Hellenic Petroleum decided at a meeting held on Thursday, January 21st to proceed with 170 recruitments over the next three years. According to most recent announcements (January 27th) the profiles sought are those of maintenance technicians, field technicians as well as electricians and operators.

Hellenic Petroleum is owned by Paneuropean Oil and Industrial Holdings S.A. (42.6%) and the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (35.5%) with the remaining held by institutional (15,3%) and private investors (6,6%).


  • 21 January 2016: Kathimerini
  • 21 January 2016: Naftemporiki
  • 29 January 2016: Ta nea


Eurofound (2016), Hellenic Petroleum, Business expansion in Greece, factsheet number 86335, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/86335.