Skeljungur´s role is to fulfil the energy needs of individuals and companies in an efficient and safe way, in harmony with the environment.
Skeljungur´s main task is to maximise the value proposition to the customers via our skilful employees, where safety and progress are of the essence.
Skeljungur – we enable our customers´ ventures.
Skeljungur´s values are: Reliability, Efficiency and Leading Change. Our values portray the goals and vision of the Company. In unity we strive to reach the Company´s goals.
There is stability in our services and we earn our customers´ trust through integrity and quality. Primary emphasis is on safety of people and the environment.
Efficiency and frugality define all our operations. We continuously work on improvements to increase value for all stakeholders.
Dynamism and enterprising are our main drivers. We are not affraid to explore. We work hard on ensuring Skeljungur´s leadership.
Skeljungur´s main goal is to fulfil the energy needs of individuals and companies quickly and safely in harmony with the environment. Skeljungur mainly sells oil and lubricants to individuals and companies. The Company operates in two geographical markets, in Iceland and in the Faroe Islands. The Company´s products and services are sold under the brands Skeljungur, Magn, Orkan and OrkanX.
Skeljungur and Magn make contracts with foreign suppliers regarding purchase and import of oil
Six oil depots (Reykjavík, Vestmannaeyjar, Akureyri, Eskifjörður, Thorshavn and Klaksvik)
Distribution of fuel from the oil depots to the gas stations and directly to the customers.
Deliveries to homes (house heating) and companies in all sectors, such as fisheries, transportation, tourism and contractors.
Skeljungur´s distribution transports fuel to the Company´s customers in a safe manner. The distribution is operated by strict standards and surveillance. Skeljungur´s oil trucks transported 190 million litres last year, driving 1.3 million km. Magn´s oil trucks transported 108 million litres of oil last year, driving 0.3 million km.
We bring you energy
Skeljungur delivers fuel directly to companies in all sectors, which do not have the opportunity to acquire fuel at our gas stations, such as to fisheries, air and sea transport companies and on to contractors on site. As Skeljungur has 90 years´ experience of servicing its customers, they can count on the fuel being delivered by Skeljungur´s professionals in a safe and timely manner.
Orkan has been a leading price fighter on the Icelandic market from 1994. Orkan stations are all around the county, ensuring key-holders low price wherever and whenever. Customers can also connect their Orkan-keys to their favourite charity and thereby give support every time they fill up their tank. At chosen Orkan stations environmentally conscious customers can purchase methane or electricity for their vehicles and in 2018 Orkan will in addition open two hydrogen stations.
In the Faroe Islands, Magn is leading in sales and service in house-heating, convenience retail and fuel sales. Magn emphasizes good service and a diverse product offering.
Orkan X simply offers an even lower price for everyone. No gimmicks, just low price.
The business sector
Skeljungur has for decades been in the forefront of leading changes on the fuel market. Skeljungur´s main goal is to offer its customers with economical and diverse options in fuel and related services. Our focus is on providing our customers with excellent service.
We enable our customers´ ventures.
Tourism is a booming industry in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. This has affected Skeljungur´s operations considerably. Skeljungur sells fuel to and services to all types of transportation; cruise ships, airlines, bus companies, taxis etc. In a rapidly growing environment it is important to be able to deliver fuel in a safe and timely manner.
Skeljungur´s agriculture department in Iceland provides farmers, landowners and others with multi grain fertilizer under the brand Sprettur, which in Icelandic means growing fast.
Skeljungur and Magn service both domestic and international vessels, whether in transport or fisheries. Sales to international vessels is a growing income stream as Skeljungur has the competitive advantage of being able to offer its customers services in two geographical areas – Iceland and the Faroe Islands.
Skeljungur provides excellent services to contractors. If order is placed in a timely manner the delivery of fuel or lubricants can be made the same day directly to the vehicle, truck or other machinery in question.
Food ingredients and industrial chemicals
Skeljungur in Iceland offers a variety of food ingredients and industrial chemicals for companies in all kind of production.
In the Faroe Islands the majority of house-heating is with oil. Magn provides an all-inclusive service to households and companies, where the customers only need to sign up and Magn takes care of keeping your house warm, without you noticing.
The employees are the most important link in the Company´s success. The employees’ knowledge and know-how is a key factor, which Skeljungur strives to underpin by offering mandatory and optional education and training to employees. New employees are carefully selected, in line with the Company´s policy on gender equality and with focus on diversity. In 2017 Skeljungur was the seventh Icelandic company to receive an Equal Pay Certification from The Centre for Gender Equality.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Skeljungur has established a Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, which is built on five pillars: the employees, the customers, suppliers and other affiliates, the environment and the community.
Skeljungur´s goal is that the Company´s work force consists of content and qualified employees who have the skills and knowledge to tackle their tasks by following clear procedures and applying disciplined working methods. Another important factor is that with their imagination and creativity, every day Skeljungur´s employees take part in developing and improving the operations, underpinning the Company´s continuous success.
Skeljungur offers its customers economical and diverse options and good service. Skeljungur shows its customers trust and respect. We listen to our customers and want to learn from them. Our motto is that it shall be simple and convenient to do business with Skeljungur.
Suppliers and other affiliates
Fairness is a principle in interactions with our suppliers and other affiliates. We emphasise that both parties gain from trades and transactions. We expect our business partners to share our core values, which affects whom we choose as such.
Skeljungur offers its customers environmentally friendly products via the agriculture and chemical department. Our fuel is mixed with bio-diesel or ethanol and at chosen locations customers can purchase methane for their vehicles or charge their electric cars. As a part of an extensive European project which entails building infrastructure for hydrogen vehicles throughout Europe, Skeljungur will additionally in 2018 open two hydrogen stations and the third one in 2019. Strict safety procedures are upheld in the operations to prevent its effects on the environment. Skeljungur´s facilities fulfil laws and regulations regarding the operations at any given time. Safety and responsibility are cornerstones in all of Skeljungur´s operations.
Skeljungur sponsors and supports various projects for the greater good of the society. Skeljungur supports various sports activities, charities and cultural events. The main focus in Skeljungur´s support is on projects which correct the negative footprint that the Company may leave on society. E.g. children´s physical activities, the environment, traffic safety etc. Skeljungur does not support causes or events related to alcohol, tobacco, politics or religion.