On April 23, Rompetrol Downstream, the retail division of the KMG International Group in Romania opened its first gas station in Adjud, located on 1D Bulevardul Republicii – at the intersection with the European road E85. The total investment amounts to approximately 1.4 million USD.
This is the fifth station in Vrancea County and joins the other four Rompetrol stations in Focsani. There are 55 people employed in the five stations.
The new gas station features a wide range of facilities and services: four Efix and EfixS fuel pumps, a high capacity truck pump, an Adblue tank, vignette purchase service, prepay card top-up, air/water. Moreover, the station is also equipped with a liquefied petroleum gas supply point, a cylinders rack and also with the hey restaurant – which includes a gastro & shop area and promotes fast prepared healthy food for those who want to try a new revitalizing experience.
“In the new station from Adjud, Rompetrol customers will find quality fuels produced by the largest refinery in Romania and one of the most modern in the Black Sea region – Petromidia Navodari. At the same time, we want to welcome our customers with already established products and services. Our efforts are in line with the appreciation we receive from those who use Rompetrol services, appreciation that helped us to open 27 new stations in the past two years,” says Serghei Sevcenco, Rompetrol Downstream General Director.
The station is equipped with an electric charge point, a service offered free of charge to all Rompetrol customers who own electric or hybrid cars. With a capacity of 50KW it is able to charge two cars at the same time, the service being available in the next period.
Rompetrol Downstream owns 13 electric charge points in its gas station network, 4 of which are in Moldova region (Vrancea – Adjud, Iasi and 2 in Bacau). The company provides the necessary energy for the route Bucharest – Iasi some 390 kilometers away, through the two gas stations located on the E85 road (Vrancea – Adjud, Bacau – 100 Republicii Blvd.).
By opening the Adjud station, KMG International continues its development at the national level. The experience and know-how accumulated since the Group’s takeover in 2007 puts Rompetrol in a strong position in the retail segment, and the attention paid to the marketing of the products (restaurant and shop) and the services in the stations attests the progress made in Romania, but also in the other countries where Rompetrol is already an important presence (Republic of Moldova, Bulgaria and Georgia.)
“The company continues to consolidate and develop its presence in Vrancea County and meets its customers with a new station that brings Rompetrol products and services closer to both the residents of Adjud and our customers passing through the town. It’s an important step that we make in the region, a step that is in line with the Group’s retail strategy,” says Vladislav Rusnac, Chief Retail Officer of KMG International.
At national level, it operates a fuel distribution network consisting of 918 fuelling stations (own stations, partner stations, mobile stations: express, internal bases of 5, 9 and 20 cubic meters), up by 14% compared to the level of 2017. There are also 6 fuel depots (Arad, Craiova, Mogosoaia, Simleul Silvaniei, Vatra Dornei and Zarnesti), as well as the three liquefied petroleum cylinders filling stations (Bacau, Arad and Pantelimon).
Total fuel sales of Rompetrol Downstream and Rompetrol Gas reached 2,38 million tons (petrol, diesel, liquefied petroleum gas) last year, up by 6% compared to the level of 2017.
Source: KMG International press release