First two Petrom mobile filling stations opened on A1 motorway, Sibiu-Orăştie section, km 76 S-au deschis primele două benzinarii mobile Petrom pe autostrada A1, segmentul Orăştie-Sibiu, km 76
- The filling stations were opened in areas leased from the Romanian National Company of Motorways and National Roads (RNCMNR) in July
- Each station is equipped with a shop area and a filling area with three pumps, with one high speed pump
OMV Petrom, the largest oil and gas producer in South-Eastern Europe, has opened the first two mobile filling stations on A1 motorway, Oraştie-Sibiu segment, at kilometer 76. The filling stations are operated under the Petrom brand.
The stations were opened in service areas which were leased from the Romanian National Company of Motorways and National Roads (RNCMNR) beginning of July. The first two stations are located near Cristian commune, 12 kilometers away from the city of Sibiu. Each station has a shop area and a filling area, which is equipped with three pumps, offering four types of fuels. One of the pumps is high speed, for truck fuelling.
"The new mobile filling stations meet various needs of the clients, offering both fuels and a wide range of non-oil products. We hope that by the end of November, we will open the other eight filling stations on motorway service areas", said Adrian Nicolaescu, OMV Petrom retail manager.
OMV Petrom applied a new concept for the new motorway filling stations, according to RNCMNR requests. The new mobile filling stations are of modular, prefabricated type. They were transported and placed at the sites, without requiring additional construction and landscaping works.
The clients will be able to fuel with any of the 4 given types of fuels available in Petrom network: Standard gasoline, Extra 99 gasoline, Standard Diesel and Extra Diesel.
In July, OMV Petrom announced it won the tender for 10 filling stations to be placed in 5 different locations along the A1 and A2 highways, one per direction, as follows:
- Nădlac-Arad highway(A1), km 26
- Lugoj-Deva highway (A1), km 21
- Orăştie-Sibiu highway (A1), km 20
- Orăştie-Sibiu highway(A1), km 76
- Medgidia-Constanţa highway (A2), km 186
OMV Petrom is the largest integrated oil and gas group in South-Eastern Europe, with an annual oil and gas production of approximately 66 mn boe in 2014. The Group has a refining capacity of 4.5 mn tons / year and operates an 860 MW high efficiency power plant and a 45 MW wind park. OMV Petrom is present on the oil products retail markets in Romania and neighboring countries through approximately 780 filling stations as of end of 2014.
OMV, one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies, holds a 51.01% share in OMV Petrom. The Romanian state, via the Ministry of Energy, Small and Medium Enterprises and Business environment, holds 20.64% of OMV Petrom shares, the Property Fund holds 18.99% and 9.36% is free float on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.
In the last ten years investments for the consolidation and modernization of OMV Petrom amounted to more than EUR 11 bn. The annual direct, indirect and induced impact of OMV Petrom in Romania’s GDP is around 4.5%.
Starting 2007, OMV Petrom integrated the principles of corporate responsibility within its business strategy. In this period, the company allocated more than EUR 40 mn for the development of communities in Romania, focusing on environment protection, education, health and local development. “Andrei’s School” is the main platform for community involvement.
For more details and information:
OMV Petrom Media Relations: +40 (372) 161547
Website: www.omvpetrom.com; www.petrom.ro