As part of the WOQOD's ongoing expansion plans to be able to serve every area in Qatar, Qatar Fuel "WOQOD" opened Old Slata petrol station on Wednesday, 10th October 2018, and by this raised its network of various petrol stations to 65.
WOQOD's CEO, Eng. Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, said: "We are pleased to open a new petrol station in Old Slata. WOQOD aspires to expand its petrol station network in the country 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. WOQOD will also announce the opening of new petrol stations during this month to meet the fuel and energy needs of the country.
WOQOD team would like to extend their gratitude to the all concerned governmental and private entities that contributed to the completion of this project."
Old Slata petrol station is spread over an area of 3,500 square meters and has 4 lanes with 8 dispensers that will serve Old Slata and its neighborhood. In addition, the number of dispensers was increased in order to enhance the quality of the service and reduce the vehicle congestion at the petrol stations.
Engineer Al Muhannadi indicated that the new petrol station offers round-the-clock services to residents, includes Sidra convenience store, sale of LPG cylinders, in addition to sale of gasoline and diesel products for light vehicles.
Engineer Al Muhannadi further added that WOQOD is currently working in the construction of 30 petrol station projects, and most of these projects are expected to be operational this year. He explained that WOQOD has currently 7 new stations in the tendering phase and 10 stations in the design phase, assuring that this month of October will witness the opening of two new fixed petrol stations in Hamad International Airport and Foxhill (Luwsail).
Engineer Al Muhannadi also pointed out that WOQOD, in furtherance of customer's satisfaction and the decrease of traffic congestions in petrol stations, is currently working on the dismantling of diesel dispensers in Wadi Albanat, Bufassaila and Rowdat Al Hamama petrol stations, and will replace them by petrol dispensers. Al Muhannadi further explained that WOQOD in considering the replacement of the dismantled diesel dispensers by three mobile diesel stations to be placed in some areas near to the three aforesaid petrol stations.
Engineer Al Muhannadi concludes his announcement by saying that "As part of its strategic expansion plan, WOQOD is targeting the achievement of a total of 120 fuel stations by the end of 2020".