The distribution division of the KMG International Group, Rompetrol recently opened ten new fuel stations in several regions of Romania. Two of them were opened under the auspices of the Kazakh-Romanian Energy Investment Fund (FIEKR) and another eight under the Rompetrol franchises.
The two new stations launched under the auspices of FIEKR were opened in Bucharest and in Lugoj, Timis County. They will serve heavily trafficked areas in the Southern part of the capital, on one of the inner rings that connect the East and the West of Bucharest, and a transit point located on Lugoj city’s ring.
Besides the fuel pumps, the new stations have convenience stores and restaurants under the hey brand. The new station in Timis County will have the capacity to charge electric vehicles as well.
“The two stations are part of the overall strategy set out in the fund’s development programs,” said Iskander Abdibaitov, General Manager of the Kazakh-Romanian Energy Investment Fund.
Currently, the Kazakh-Romanian Energy Investment Fund has developed a network of over 30 gas stations operating under the Rompetrol brand and undertook the goal to reach a number of 84 gas stations in Romania by the end of 2023 by acquisitions, the modernisation of existing stations, and the development of new stations, which will create over 1,000 jobs, with 5,000 people involved in various stages of development.
Another eight new stations were opened under the Rompetrol franchises, which includes three Rompetrol Partner stations, in Alba, Prahova and Arges counties, and five Rompetrol Express stations, in Caras-Severin, Hunedoara, Galati, Suceava and Olt counties.
Rompetrol Downstream operates a network of over 1,000 gas stations in Romania,. The Rompetrol brand is also present in Georgia, Bulgaria and the Republic of Moldova, where it operates, in total, over 240 gas stations.