Mubasher: Qatar Fuel Company (Woqod) on Wednesday announced that it has opened Mesaimeer South petrol station, increasing its various petrol station network to 78.
The company eyes expanding its petrol station network in the GCC country in a bid to meet the rising demand for petroleum products and achieve the goal of providing customers with access to best-in-class products and services at their convenience and comfort, according to a filing to the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE).
Spanning an area of 12,800 square metres, Mesaimeer South has 3 lanes with 9 dispensers and separate lanes with 2 dispensers for diesel heavy vehicles that will serve Mesaimeer South and its neighborhood.
The state-run fuel firm is currently working on implementing 19 new petrol stations, and a large number of them is expected to be opened during 2018, Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, CEO of Woqod, said.
There are 9 stations in the bidding phase and 14 stations in the design phase.
The company targets establishing 13 fuel stations by the end of 2020, Al Muhannadi added.