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" LUKOIL " the President " intends to expand a network of the gas stations in Finland

; LUKOIL " Vahid Alakbarov has discussed from premieres - the minister of Finland Matte Vanhanenom of prospect of development of activity of the Russian company in Finland, is SPK in a press - release " LUKOIL ".

During a MTG Alekperov has expressed interest " LUKOIL " in closer cooperation with the Finnish companies after oil refining and sale of oil products both in territory of Finland, and in the third countries.

" LUKOIL " 2 plans the further expansion of a network of the gas station to Finland, increase in capacity of factory on manufacture of butters, escalating of sales volumes szhizhennogo gas and melkooptovyh sales of oven fuel.

Earlier it was informed that in March of current year " LUKOIL " Has got the Finnish companies Oy Teboil Ab and Suomen Petrooli Oy which own a network from 289 gas stations and 132 D - points (separate land capacities and columns on sale of diesel fuel), and also are engaged in wholesale of oil products, manufacture and sale of butters.

As a result of this transaction LUKOIL has got direct access on the Finnish market of the end user of oil products. The company intends to get additional profit on deliveries to Finland harmless diesel fuel W the low maintenance of the brimstone, made on new installation gidrokrekinga Perm NPZ.

Now a marketing network " LUKOIL " covers 18 countries of the world, including Russia, the CIS countries (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine), the states of Europe (Bulgaria, Hungary, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Serbia, Romania, Czechia, Estonia, Finland) and the USA and totals 5,4 thousand gasoline stations.

the Retail network of the company in Russia on the end of 2004 totaled own 1450 and rented, and also 262 franchajzingovyh the gas station.

In 2004 through a retail network of the gas station of the company it is realised about 8,4 million tons of oil products, including in Russia - 2,8 million tons, in Europe and the CIS - 1,8 million tons, in the USA - 3,8 million tons.