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SOCAR to open gas station complexes in Ukraine

SOCAR to open gas station complexes in Ukraine

Baku, January 10 - Neftegaz.RU. According to Azernews, Azerbaijan´s SOCAR will open new gas stations in Ukraine’s Kyiv, Kharkiv and Dnipro cities in 2020. Work has already begun on the construction of new gas stations, SOCAR Energy Ukraine told local media.

Currently, 60 gas stations operate in the SOCAR Energy Ukraine, 13 of which are located in the Kyiv region. SOCAR filling station network in the country includes 60 filling stations and 2 oil tankers located in 11 regions of Ukraine.

The main activity of SOCAR Energy Ukraine is to improve the network of petrol filling stations and organize wholesale of petrol and oil products in Ukraine.

Currently, 50 specialists are employed at the company. 9 petrol filling stations belonging to SOCAR Energy Ukraine are functioning in Odessa and Mykolaiv regions of Ukraine, and in capital Kyiv. A few more petrol filling stations are expected to be launched in the near future in various regions of the country.

In 2009, SOCAR purchased Naftonreyd oil base with area of 3.6 ha located 5 km off Odessa. With total capacity of 25,250 cu m and annual turnover of 200,000 cu m, this oil base has been designed to store oil products. Since late 2016, the company has also been engaged in trade of natural gas in Ukraine.

SOCAR is the sole producer of petroleum products in Azerbaijan owning over 370 filling stations in Georgia, Ukraine, Romania and Switzerland.