SOCAR Prepares to Open New Filling Stations in Georgia

Oil&Gas Materials 20 August 2008 20:20 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 20 August /corr. Trend E.Ismaylov / The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) will open two new filling stations in Georgia within the next few days, a source at SOCAR Energy Georgia, whish is 100% daughter company of SOCAR, told Trend by telephone on 20 August.

"In the next few days, we plan to open filling stations in Gurjaani and Bolnisi," the same source said.

Opening filling stations of SOCAR in Poti will become possible when the movement in this direction is normalized, the company said. Limitation in the movement in the country due to military situation does not make it possible to deliver oil products to the station. The filling stations were planned to be put into use on 6-7 August, but the beginning of conflict in Georgia did not make it possible.

Operation of other filling stations of SOCAR in the territory of Georgia is realized in normal. The delivery of oil products to the filling stations is realized up to Tbilisi, and from there, they are redistributed to station by cars, the company said.

At present there are 11 filling stations of SOCAR on the territory of Georgia there are 11 service stations.

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