19/10/2020 Press release
Total PARCO Unveils New Initiatives in Service Station, Aimed at Reducing Emissions and Improving Energy Efficiencies
Introduction of Euro-5 standard fuels, installation of roof top solar panel and LED lighting, and automatic car wash
Islamabad, October 19, 2020: In an effort to improve energy conservation and underscore its commitment to ‘Clean & Green Pakistan’ initiative, Total PARCO Pakistan Ltd unveiled new initiatives in its service station in Islamabad today which is aimed at further reducing emissions and improving energy efficiencies.
The ceremony was graced by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Mr. Nadeem Babar and Secretary Petroleum Mr. Mian Asad Hayuddin in the presence of Total PARCO’s management executives.
The service station features Euro-5 standard fuels, roof top solar panels including solar product offering, and automatic car wash and ‘Clean & Fresh’ washrooms. . Other initiatives included installation of oil-water separators, oil waste disposal and LED lighting .
Lauding Total Parco for the introduction of new initiatives to reduce emissions and improve energy efficiencies in its service station in Islamabad, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Division, Mr. Nadeem Babar appreciated Total PARCO’s initiative: “Total PARCO’s initiative to introduce car wash facility with water conservation features, solarization of the station & double-walled underground fuel storage tank, in addition to the availability of Euro 5 standard fuels are some of noteworthy breakthroughs in energy conservation and environmental protection projects. Studies have shown that adverse impact of climate change has accelerated in our country. Pakistan has jumped from 8th to 5th position among the most vulnerable countries to face climate change from 2018 to 2020. To mitigate the crippling effect of climate change, our policies will support the renewable energy strategies to foster a green and eco-friendly culture in the country. GoP will help the oil industry to implement progressive green technologies in line with our roadmap of leading innovations in the fuel sector. Once such features are employed across the network of service stations nationwide, the effect is bound to be immense in terms of health, safety and environmental sustainability of the country.”
CEO of Total PARCO, Mr. Mehmet Celepoglu, said: “We are greatly honored by the distinguished presence of senior government officials at the unveiling of initiatives in Total PARCO’s service station today. As a responsible energy company, Total PARCO is deeply committed to provide better energy solutions that are safer, more affordable,
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cleaner,particularly in reducing CO2 emissions across its operations. We will be building more of such service stations and in collaboration with our dealers, rooftop solar panels have been installed in over 80 of our service stations across the country. Our supply chain and logistics have been carefully reviewed including ensuring our transporters’ fleets are in compliance with Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) standards to reduce CO2 emissions. We thank the government of Pakistan for leading the country’s mobility needs for the betterment of our future generations in Pakistan.”
About Total PARCO Pakistan Ltd
Total PARCO Pakistan Ltd (Total PARCO) is a joint venture between Total Marketing & Services and PAK ARAB REFINERY LTD (PARCO). Total PARCO is one of the largest international oil marketing companies in Pakistan with the second largest network of more than 800 retail outlets across the country. With a comprehensive offer, ranging from high quality products (including fuels and lubricants) and services, Total PARCO is at the service of both Retail and B2B customers in Pakistan. Total PARCO is committed to human development, quality, reliability and operational safety for its employees, contractors and business partners.
About PAK ARAB REFINERY COMPANY (PARCO)
PARCO, is Pakistan’s Mid Country refinery, with a capacity of 120,000 BPD, which constitutes 25% of the country`s refining capacity and over 2000 kms of cross country pipeline network.
About the Marketing & Services division of Total
The Marketing & Services division of Total develops and markets products primarily derived from crude oil, along with all of the associated services. Its 32,000 employees are present in 107 countries and its products and services offers are sold in 150 countries. Every day, Total Marketing Services serves more than 8 million customers in its network of over 15,600 service stations in 71 countries. As the world’s fourth largest distributor of lubricants and the leading distributor of petroleum products in Africa, Total Marketing Services has production sites all over the world, where it manufactures the lubricants, bitumen, additives, special fuels and fluids that sustain its growth.
Total is a broad energy Group, which produces and markets fuels, natural gas and electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.
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