KMG International, through its subsidiary Rompetrol Bulgaria, made a donation of 10,000 liters of fuel to all Bulgarian authorities involved in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The donation is coordinated by the National Union of Municipalities of Bulgaria, and the fuel will be sent in more than 20 localities throughout the country, such as Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv, Ruse or Stara Zagora.
"KMG International is involved and supports the authorities to minimize the effects of the pandemic in all affected countries where Rompetrol brand is present. Now, when social distance has become a norm, we need to stay together in solidarity, and support all public endeavors to overcome the situation generated by COVID-19”, says Ivaylo Trendafilov, General Manager of Rompetrol Bulgaria.
Rompetrol Bulgaria’s gas stations continue to operate under enhanced security measures. In the context of the rapid development of coronavirus, the company's top priority is to ensure the protection and security of its employees and their families, as well as full support and preventative measures for all associates and clients using Rompetrol products and services. The actions already implemented are correlated with the decision-making of authorities, and Rompetrol Bulgaria complies with all the recommendations that go beyond the existing ones and will comply with all the measures that will be announced regarding the evolution of the situation.
In Rompetrol stations, a strict program was implemented: each hour, for hygiene / disinfection of the direct contact surfaces: handles of all the doors of the station, the service tables in the shop / terrace, the counter from the cash registers, the tables for coffee preparation, the outside parts of the gastro windows, keypads, car wash and vacuum system buttons, air / water installation buttons, pump preset buttons, pump card reader buttons (orts), fuel piston handles, other equipment where the client / employee comes into direct contact. The floor of the store is cleaned / washed at least four times a day (24 hours).
Gastronomic products are served in single-use packaging including coffee glasses.
Rompetrol recommends maintaining an adequate distance between customers of at least one and a half meters.
About Rompetrol Bulgaria
Rompetrol Bulgaria is part of the KMG International Group – a large diversified oil and gas company operating across 11 global markets. With over 6000 people across countries, KMG International owns and operates 3 production unites in Romania and a network of over 1000 fuel distribution points in Romania, Moldova, Georgia and Bulgaria. KMG International is owned by KazMunayGas, Kazakhstan's national oil and gas company. In Romania, KMG International has one of the largest and most modern refineries in the Black Sea region - Petromidia Navodari, with a refining capacity of over 5 million tons of raw materials. KMG International also owns Vega Refinery in Ploiesti - the sole producer of hexane and bitumen from Romania - and the only Petrochemicals Division in the country – capable in producing polymers, used for different purposes, including manufacturing protective equipment needed in the Health sector.
Rompetrol Bulgaria has a current network of 56 gas stations across the country and sells to the Bulgarian customers European-standard quality fuels produced at Petromidia refinery. The company is aiming at active development within the next years, including network expansion and constant service quality improvement.