Of the 407 petrol stations to be opened in Ho Chi Minh City from now until 2030, 62 of them will be on boats on local waterways.
All 2,400 gas stations owned by the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) are designed to accommodate cash free purchases and can switch to an automated pay model to help reduce labour costs, especially late at night, said Bui Ngoc Bao, Petrolimex’s Chairman.
Hanoi Police have arrested eight people in a petrol fraud investigation.
Car drivers can now fuel their vehicles themselves, as part of a pilot project that began at two filling stations in Hanoi on December 1.
Petrol dealers are facing difficulties after bio-fuel E5 was sold in seven cities and provinces, including Hanoi, Danang and Ba Ria-Vung Tau, since December 1.
The Acro BP AM/PM Group, one of the top developers and franchisers of gas stations and travel centres in the US, plan to open 50 gas stations and 10 truck-stops in Vietnam.