Friday, 09 June 2023 02:08 GMT

Woqod Opens Its Largest Fuel Station On Salwa Road

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula

Doha: Qatar Fuel (WOQOD) opened Sawdanatheel 2 station today as part of its preparations to welcome visitors to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup. This station will serve as a gateway for the residents of the GCC coming to Qatar by road.

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 greet the guests of Qatar coming by land, especially those who wish to attend the World Cup that will be held in Qatar.'

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 meters 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.

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.


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