Petrom started building a fuel terminal in Bucharest
- Construction of the terminal in Bucharest, part of Petrom’s strategy for the modernization of the terminals network
- Approximately EUR 32 mn for the construction of Jilava terminal
- Total investments of over EUR 200 mn for the modernization of the terminals network
Petrom, the largest oil and gas producer in South Eastern Europe, started the building of the fuel terminal Jilava, in Bucharest. This will be the most important fuel terminal of the company’s and will supply Bucharest and five more counties, namely Ilfov, Ialomita, Calarasi, Giurgiu and Teleorman.
Tamas Mayer, member of Petrom’s Executive Board, responsible for Marketing: “We have a clear modernization strategy for the fuel terminals, for which we will invest more than EUR 200 mn. It is important that we focus both on the supply in increased safety conditions as well as on the implementation of high standards in the gas stations network.”
The new terminal will have a total capacity of 27,000 cubic meters and 5 multi-product loading lines for bottom and top- loading, as well as unloading facility for 20 railway trucks.
The terminal will also be provided with a vapors recovery unit, fire protection system as
well as a terminal control and tank farm management system.
“The construction of the Jilava terminal will cost us approximately EUR 32 mn; we will
provide this terminal with a series of safety systems so that it fulfills all OMV and Petrom
standards as well as the requirements of the European Union”, added Mayer.
The Jilava terminal will be built on the location of an existing terminal of the company and
will occupy approximately 74,000 sqm.
The construction is estimated to be finalized in April 2009. Until then the old terminal will
stay in operation.
The design and supervision of the new terminal are provided by ILF Consulting Engineers,
and the construction by Alpine Romania. The tanks will be built by Confind.