Amid demand gloom wrought by the global economic turmoil, Unioil Petroleum Philippines Corporation Football Scarves will still hit the road for its expansion plans this year. Its portfolio-enhancement lineup kicked off with the Air Force One upgrading of its? refueling Air Force One canada station in Regalado Avenue in Quezon City prior to the re-opening of the same facility this coming March under new management. UNIOIL Petroleum general manager Chito Medina – Cue said his company’s optimism will not be tapered by the grueling impact of the financial crisis, as I have emphasized that air jordan canada the additional retail stations in their blueprint will be pursued as planned. For the upgrading of its Regalado refueling station, I have noted that the move is in line with goals to improve customer service and to exclusively supply the dealers with Unioil lubricant products. I’ve reiterated despite the current crisis, there are business opportunities and while everybody is slowing down, Unioil will pursue its expansion plan and will build more stations this year. The company previously unveiled its P160-million retail network expansion plan this year, a chunk of which will still be constructed in Metro Manila sites. Currently in the company’s agenda would be to scour for sites that proffers good traffic for motorists as they gas up in these stations.
The company is currently completing two stations in Caloocan and Quezon; and six more are on its investment queue. These stations are targeted to be sited in the cities of Manila, Cainta, Pasig,?Makati and Pasay. As Metro Manila sites are now inching closer to saturation point, Unioil also made previous pronouncements that it may widen its investment prospects in other areas, including Visayas island. With hopes for eventual growth, in fact, it is not Unioil only demand that has been building up its retail portfolio. Other companies indicated that even in the face of demand slump, they will shore up investments for gasoline stations as prospects are seen getting better when the economic gloom finally fades.