- The first 10 mobile filling stations in OMV Petrom group will be opened in Romania, along the A1 and A2 highways
- The filling stations will be operated under Petrom brand
OMV Petrom, the largest oil and gas producer in South-eastern Europe, finalized its mobile filling stations concept. The mobile filling station concept will be implemented, for the first time in OMV Petrom group, with the 10 stations to be opened along the A1 and A2 highways, after winning the tender organised by The Romanian National Highway and National Roads Company (CNADNR).
"By expanding the filling station network in key points along the highways, we are closer to our clients, offering them accessibility and comfort. We are proud that the first filling station after entering Romania, on the Nădlac-Arad highway, will be a Petrom filling station. The new mobile filling stations meet the various needs of every driver, offering both fuels and a wide range of non-oil products", said Adrian Nicolaescu, OMV Petrom retail manager.
The new mobile filling stations are of modular, prefabricated type. They will be transported and placed at the sites where they will be operated, without requiring additional construction and landscaping works. The estimated time for the commissioning of the 10 stations is the fourth quarter of 2015.
The mobile stations have a fuelling area and a shop area. Each station will be equipped with 3 pumps, out of which one will be a high speed pump for truck fuelling.
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.
One filling station can fuel about 1,500 vehicles per day.
The 10 filling stations will be placed in 5 different locations along the A1 and A2 highways, one per direction, as following:
- 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
About OMV Petrom
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.
During 2005-2014, 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.