Qatar Fuel (Woqod) opened the Mesaimeer South petrol station on Tuesday, taking its network of petrol stations to 78.
The opening came as part of Woqod’s ongoing expansion plans to be able to serve every area in Qatar, the company said in a statement.
Woqod CEO Saad Rashid al-Muhannadi said, “We are pleased to open the new fixed petrol station, Mesaimeer South. 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 has recently accelerated the process for the construction of new petrol stations to meet the fuel and energy needs of the country. The Woqod team would like to extend its gratitude to all government and private entities concerned that have contributed/are contributing to the completion of this project.”
Also, he pointed out that Woqod, has opened a mobile station in Onaiza to reduce vehicle congestion and enhance customer satisfaction.
The Mesaimeer South petrol station is spread over an area of 12,800sqm and has three lanes with nine dispensers and separate lanes with two dispensers for diesel heavy vehicles that will serve Mesaimeer South and its neighbourhood.
The new petrol station offers round-the-clock services to residents and includes a Sidra convenience store, manual car wash, facilities for oil change and tyre repair and sale of LPG cylinders as well as the sale of gasoline and diesel products for light and heavy vehicles.
He added that Woqod is currently overseeing the implementation of 19 new petrol stations, a large number of which are expected to be operational during the current year, noting that there are nine stations in the bidding phase and 14 in the design phase.
Al-Muhannadi concluded his announcement by saying, “As part of its strategic expansion plan, Woqod is targeting the achievement of a total of 130 fuel stations by the end of 2020.”