Petroleum, energy and infrastructure companies together with the oil product pipeline constitute a key element in the shape of the energy market in Israel. Their role is to supply infrastructure services to this sector of which there are four main areas:
- Port activity – port services including loading and off-loading crude oil and its products.
- Storage – storage of crude oil and its products: fuel oil, diesel oil, kerosene and gasoline.
- Transport – the distribution of crude oil and its products using a nationwide network of pipelines connecting the oil refineries, storage sites and the large consumers.
- Distribution – the distribution of petroleum products to various marketing companies.