31 May 2018 12:48

Gazprom Neft to expand retail chain in Tajikistan to 50 filling stations by 2020 from 31 today

DUSHANBE. May 31 (Interfax) -Gazprom Neft plans to expand its chain of filling stations in Tajikistan to 50 by 2020 from 31 currently, according to materials prepared for Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's official visit to Dushanbe.

Aside from the filling stations, Gazprom Neft has six storage depots and two liquefied gas bases. It has a 20% share of the Tajik fuel market. "By 2020 the company plans to have 60% of the wholesale and at least 33% of the retail oil product markets in Tajikistan, having increased the number of company filling stations to 50," the document says.

Gazprom Neft began operating in Tajikistan in 2007, importing oil products, selling them via wholesale and retail and also providing transit supply of oil products to foreign companies.