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ADNOC Distribution Opens Motor World Service Station in Abu Dhabi

Service station total area spreads over 51 thousand square meters

18 June 2016

ADNOC Distribution announced the opening of Motor World service station in Shamkha area of Abu Dhabi. The station is the largest within the company’s network of stations and petroleum services. The opening ceremony was attended by Abdulla Salem Al Dhaheri, Director, Sales and Marketing Directorate, ADNOC Group and Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer, ADNOC Distribution as well as senior officials in the company.

Attendees of the opening ceremony have had a look at the various advanced and smart utilities in Motor World service station, which spreads over a 51 thousand square meters area and is supplied with all the facilities that will provide service 24 hours a day to the dedicated market to buying and selling used cars in the city of Abu Dhabi.

Commenting on the opening of the new service station, Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: "We are very proud to announce the opening of Motor World, the largest service station within our network during the holy month of Ramadan, where this opening comes as a new step in our expansion plan in various regions of the UAE, and a testament to the success of the joint efforts made by ADNOC Distribution and its partners in order to support the efforts of the Government of Abu Dhabi to implement its urban plan and Abu Dhabi vision 2030."

Al Rashdi added: "At ADNOC Distribution, we are committed to keep up with the economic and urban growth movement being witnessed in UAE and we are keen to meet the great demand for our services and products. Therefore, we have studied the location of the service station to identify the size and type of services that will meet the needs and aspirations of the operators of motor showrooms and customers of the city. We have also employed all our capabilities and expertise to make this possible, leading to the opening of this service station today to include a very distinct variety of services."

Motor World service station contains nine islands to fill various kinds of fuel; allocating six islands (containing 12 pumps) to fill vehicles with the three types of E-Plus 90, Special 95 and Super 98. Another two islands (each containing 1 pump) are for the Green Diesel and one island (containing 2 pumps) is for Natural Gas for Vehicles (NGV) which will be available in the near future.

Like all ADNOC Distribution service stations, Motor World service station provides service a range of products and integrated services; including refuelling services, the ADNOC Oasis store, fast food restaurants, bakery, ATM services and a mosque. In addition, the station offers one manual lane and two automated lanes for car wash services, ten lanes for lube change as well as the distribution of LPG cylinders with a capacity of 400.

Due to the strategic location of Motor World service station, the future implementation plan for the station includes the completion of necessary requirements to operate a fully integrated center for vehicle inspection and licensing comprising of four inspection lanes. It will also include licensing offices, insurance and printing companies as well as many other facilities. An Autoserv will also be established at the station as well as the service to obtain Rahal E-Gas cards.

It is worth mentioning that ADNOC Distribution continues its expansion strategy that seeks to increase the total number of its service stations to more than 450 in UAE by 2017.