UAE’s ADNOC Distribution opens first Dubai fuel station

The company also opened its first locations in Saudi Arabia earlier this month



UAE fuel station firm ADNOC Distribution said on Monday it had opened its first location in Dubai.

The Dubai Investment Park outlet is solar powered and features six refuelling islands along with a Géant Express convenience store, an Oasis Café, ADNOC Lube services, two electric vehicle charging stations and free Wi-Fi.

McDonalds and KFC outlets will be opening in the coming weeks, ADNOC said.

“We are extremely pleased to have opened in Dubai and to be serving customers in all of the UAE’s seven emirates,” said ADNOC Distribution acting CEO Saeed Al Rashdi.

“At the time of our IPO in December 2017, we committed to expand our service station footprint into Saudi Arabia and Dubai before the end of 2018. As promised, these initiatives have been delivered, with further network growth to come in 2019.”

The company said it would begin charging for attendant refueling in the coming months after an initial trial period.

ADNOC also opened its first two Saudi fuel stations earlier this month as part of a wider expansion after it raised $851m in a 10 per cent listing last December,

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