Petrol stations of Russia

Because I travelled across Russia by train I had no need to refuel a car, but I still saw plenty of petrol stations.

Лукойл (Lukoil) petrol station in Russia

‘Лукойл’ (Lukoil) is the leading fuel retailer in Russia by fuel volume share.

Gazprom petrol station in Russia

‘Gazprom’ is better known in the west as being a massive supplier of natural gas, but they also run petrol stations.

Gazprom petrol station under construction in Russia

With their network having expanded by 24% between 2007 and 2011.

'Neste' service station in Saint Petersburg

The Finnish oil company ‘Neste’ is also getting in on the market.

Tiny 'TNK' petrol station on Kotelnicheskaya naberezhnay, beside the Moskva River

‘TNK’ (Tyumenskaya Neftyanaya Kompaniya) has around 1,400 petrol stations across Russia and Ukraine, including this tiny one on the banks of the Moskva River in Moscow.

'Петербургская топливная компания' (Petersburg Fuel Company) service station in Saint Petersburg

There are also smaller local players such 'Петербургская топливная компания' (Petersburg Fuel Company) in Saint Petersburg.

'Петербургская топливная компания' (Petersburg Fuel Company) service station in Saint Petersburg

In 2002 they operated 94 out of 270 petrol stations in the city.

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