WOQOD Opens Sawdanatheel 2 As Its Largest Ever Station
The station is ready to welcome Qatar's guests to the World Cup and includes units for charging electric vehicles
Doha - 11 August 2022
Qatar Fuel "WOQOD" opened Sawdanatheel 2 station today as part of its preparations to welcome visitors of the State of Qatar attending the 2022 World Cup. This station will serve as a gateway for the residents of the GCC coming to Qatar by road.
On this occasion, Mr. Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, WOQOD's Managing Director & CEO, said, "We are pleased today to inaugurate Sawdanatheel 2 station on Salwa Road, which is the largest station opened to date, to meet the needs of our valued customers in this area and around it." The launch of this new station, he continued, "will help to greeting the guests of Qatar coming to it by land, especially those who wish to attend the unique World Cup that will be held in Qatar," due to its innovative and special services.
As part of WOQOD's green initiative in line with Qatar's 2030 vision for sustainability, Sawdanatheel 2 station has been equipped with units to generate electricity from solar energy to cover part of the energy used in the station, in collaboration with Siraj Energy. It also has units for charging electric vehicles installed in cooperation with the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA).
The 30,000 square meter Sawdanatheel 2 station will welcome visitors to Qatar 24 hours a day and is situated after they cross the land border point, around 33 kilometers in the direction of Doha. It also has a "Sidra Garden" store for daily necessities that includes a food court with a variety of shops and eateries in addition to two drive through restaurants. Additionally, there is a mosque and a center for distributing LPG “SHAFAF" cylinders.
The customers can also get all vehicle-related services such as manual car wash, oil changes, and tire repairs for light vehicles, in addition to providing all types of petroleum products for light vehicles and trucks.
Mr. Al Muhannadi added that the establishment of this distinguished station comes within WOQOD's strategic plans, which are based on expanding its network of stations and serving all regions of the country and translates its ambitious plans to expand its network of stations and facilitate access to them. It also aims to meet the increasing demand for petroleum products in the local market and ensure the provision of high-quality products and services for all customers across the country as well as for its guests, expressing the company's thanks and gratitude to all relevant governmental and private entities that contributed to the completion of this project.
It is worth noting that WOQOD is currently overseeing the implementation of 9 new fuel stations, most of which are expected to be operational in the second half of 2022.