- Partnership with Subway began in 2014
- Four Subway restaurants opened so far in Petrom filling stations
OMV Petrom, the largest oil and gas producer in Southeastern Europe, announces the opening of the fourth Subway restaurant in Petrom network, namely in Băneasa filling station.
"The Petrom filling station in Băneasa provides a suitably large area including parking spaces. Subway, one of the largest and most popular food chains in the world, joined us in partnership for this filling station, which is a benchmark for Bucharest. We believe in reciprocal advantages from this partnership between the two brands," says Adrian Nicolaescu, retail manager of OMV Petrom.
The restaurant in Petrom filling station Băneasa is the fourth restaurant opened in partnership between Petrom and Subway. It is situated on the main exit road from Bucharest, the national road 1, nearby Miorița fountain. The restaurant has an area of 127 square meters, 36 seats at tables and will be open daily between 09:00 and 23:00.
The first Subway restaurant in Romania was opened in 2012, and the chain took continued to develop in Bucharest and throughout Romania.
The first Subway restaurant in filling stations was opened in the summer of 2014, in Petrom station Veștem, at the exit from Sibiu. The next city was Alba Iulia, and, a few months ago, the first Subway restaurant in Petrom Bucharest was opened. This is Subway’s 27th restaurant in Romania.
About OMV Petrom
OMV Petrom is the largest integrated oil and gas group in Southeastern Europe, with an annual oil and gas production of approximately 65 mn boe in 2015. 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 800 filling stations as of end 2015.
OMV, one of Austria's largest listed industrial companies, holds a 51.01% stake in OMV Petrom. The Romanian state, via the Ministry of Energy, holds 20.64% of OMV Petrom shares, Fondul Proprietatea holds 18.99%, and 9.36% is free float on the Bucharest Stock Exchange.
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