Market share of largest gas and petrol station operators Netherlands 2019

As of June 2019, British-Dutch oil and gas company Shell, including Shell Express, had with its 22.2 percent the largest market share of gas and petrol stations operators in the Netherlands, whereas Esso and BP (without Express) had market shares of 12 and nine percent respectively. Observing the largest petrol stations operators by the number of stations, Shell remained as the leading station with 415 petrol stations across the Netherlands in 2019. Tinq, known for their large amount share of unmanned stations, operated 336 stations where individuals can refuel their vehicles.

More unmanned than manned petrol stations in the Netherlands

The total number of petrol stations in the Netherlands increased slightly between 2011 and 2013, before it decreased annually from 2014 to 2018. In 2011, the Netherlands counted roughly 4,200 petrol stations, whereas by 2018 this decreased to 4,142. However, in 2019 there was a slight increase in the volume of stations. Looking at the service type of petrol stations, the number of unmanned petrol stations surpassed the volume of manned stations. In 2003, 575 unmanned stations were found in the Netherlands, whereas by 2019 it increased sharply to approximately 2,100. Compared to the manned petrol stations, it was a difference of 75 stations.

Estimated revenue of petrol stations

In 2018, the estimated revenue of petrol stations in the Netherlands amounted to a total of roughly 19.5 billion euros. This is an increase compared to the previous year, when petrol stations registered a revenue of approximately 17.5 billion euros. The highest estimated revenue was reached in 2012 when petrol stations generated a revenue of 20.7 billion euros.

Market share of the largest gas and petrol station operators as of June 2019

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Release date

September 2019



Survey time period

June 2019

Supplementary notes

* The market share is based on passenger cars volume only (estimation)

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