ENOC Group to open 14 compact stations in Dubai

ENOC Group announces partnership with Nakheel to open 14 compact stations across Dubai

  
ENOC Group to open 14 compact stations in Dubai
  • First of the 14 compact stations opened at Dragon Mart 2 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: ENOC Group, the Official Integrated Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, today announced its partnership with Nakheel to open 14 compact stations across Dubai. The first compact station out of the 14 stations opened at Dragon Mart 2 earlier this month. The compact stations will offer customers accessible and convenient refuelling services. 

Dragon Mart’s compact station is designed to cater to residents living across nearby residential communities like International City as well as visitors to Dragon Mart. The compact station is equipped with eight dispensers, allowing for fuelling on both sides of the station, offering Special 95, Super 98 and Diesel, and a vending machine. With a capacity of 90,000L, the compact station will be able to fuel 1,200 vehicles per day.

As part of the partnership with Nakheel, ENOC Group plans to open 14 compact stations across Nakheel’s iconic projects in Dubai. The next compact station to be opened will be in International City with plans to open by Q2 of 2022. By Q3 of 2022, the Group plans to open 5 more compact stations in Dubai with the remaining 7 to be launched across additional locations by 2023.

His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC, said: “As the Official Integrated Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, we are committed to fulfilling the country’s energy needs with smart, sustainable and safe fuelling options which cater to the needs of our customers and the country’s growing population. The latest compact station has witnessed success during the pilot phase and our partnership with Nakheel will enable us to replicate the same concept across Dubai based on residential needs and demands across the Emirate.”

Omar Khoory, Chief Assets Officer, Nakheel said: “We are excited to be forging such a forward-looking partnership with ENOC, as we introduce 14 sustainable, efficient and safe compact stations, with the first launch taking place in Dragon Mart, a key retail attraction and the second due to open in International City, one of the largest residential hubs. At Nakheel, we constantly strive to find new ways to enhance the services that are connected to our malls and the opening of the ENOC station is a testament to our efforts to deliver convenience to both our retailers and customers.”

Dragon Mart’s compact stationis equipped with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and will deploy technologies that contribute to enhancing energy efficiency, such as the Vapour Recovery System - a process that enables the recovery of 70 per cent gasoline vapour emissions. The compact station is also designed with a fuel tank set up above the ground, which facilitates the ease of setting up and re-assembly if required. The double wall design and build of the tanks is certified to the highest international UL Listed safety standards.

The compact station deploys a number of best HSE practices to enhance safety measures, such as the installation of overfill prevention valve, audible alarm, pressure vacuum vents, and emergency vents for the inner and outer wall. Customers can use different methods of payment including ENOCPay, ViP, and Dubai Now.

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About ENOC Group:

ENOC Group (Emirates National Oil Company) is a leading integrated international oil and gas player operating across the energy sector value chain. As a wholly owned entity of the Government of Dubai, and integral to the Emirate’s success, ENOC owns and operates assets in the fields of exploration & production, supply & operations, terminals, fuel retail, aviation fuel and petroleum products for commercial & industrial use. The Group’s general business operations include automotive services, non-fuel F&B retail and fabrication services. Servicing thousands of customers in over 60 markets, the Group employs a multi-national workforce of over 11,000 employees and is deploying its world-class customer service, latest innovations and technologies as well as best practices to empower the UAE’s social and economic development. ENOC is the Official Integrated Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai. For further information, please visit: www.enoc.com 

About Dragon Mart:

Dragon Mart, the world’s largest trading hub for Chinese products outside mainland China, opened in December 2007, playing a pivotal role in establishing the strong trade and cultural ties between the UAE and China. Today, Dragon Mart continues to be the focal point of all things Chinese in Dubai. 

Dragon Mart consists of more than 3,000 shops and 8,200 parking spaces and welcomes some 40 million visitors a year. Stretching 1.2 km, with 1.2 million sq ft of retail space, Dragon Mart 1 is spread across seven zones, offering an unmatched variety of goods and services for traders and consumers. More than 1,700 Chinese retailers have shops at Dragon Mart, showcasing a wide and diverse array of products including home appliances, furniture, electronics, household goods, building materials, garden items, toys, machinery, clothes, shoes and more.  

The success of Dragon Mart 1 inspired the development of its sister mall, Dragon Mart 2, which opened in 2015 and doubled the overall size of the existing retail hub to more than 3.6 million sq ft. Located opposite the original complex, Dragon Mart 2 comprises a shopping mall with 1.4 million sq ft of retail space, a multi-storey car park, a 251-room ibis Styles hotel that directly linked to the mall and a 304-room Premier Inn hotel within walking distance of the mall. 

Dragon Mart 2 combines unrivalled shopping, dining and entertainment, with more than 1,000 shops, kiosks, leisure attractions and restaurants and cafes with indoor and outdoor seating. Among them: a Carrefour hypermarket and a 12-screen Novo cinema and an array of eateries offering indoor and outdoor seating.  Dragon Mart 2 is also a regular venue for live concerts and events. In Q4 2020, dragonmart.ae was launched as the first platform in the region dedicated to one shopping mall with an onsite fulfilment centre. In Q3 2021, the Dragon Mart mobile application was launched as an extension to Dragon Mart’s ecommerce platform.

About Nakheel ( www.nakheel.com):

Dubai-based Nakheel is a world-leading master developer whose innovative, landmark projects form an iconic portfolio of master communities and residential, retail, hospitality and leisure developments that are pivotal to realising Dubai’s vision. Nakheel’s waterfront projects, including the world-famous, award-winning Palm Jumeirah, have added more than 300 kilometres to Dubai’s original, 70km coastline, paving the way for the development of hundreds of seafront homes, resorts, hotels and attractions.

Nakheel’s master developments span 15,000 hectares, accommodate nearly 300,000 people and provide a growing range of destinations, attractions and facilities for Dubai’s citizens, residents and tourists. They include Palm Jumeirah, The World, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Village, Al Furjan, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Dragon City, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Warsan Village, International City and the upcoming Deira Islands – a new destination for tourism, living and leisure at Dubai’s oldest, most traditional trading hub.

Nakheel Malls owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Palm Jumeirah is home to The Pointe, featuring the world’s largest fountain, The Palm Fountain, as well as Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, Club Vista Mare, The Palm Monorail, Palm West Beach, and the recently opened observation deck, The View, at the top of The Palm Tower.  Nakheel Malls’ expanding portfolio also includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, Dragon Mart, Souk Al Marfa and Circle Mall, and retail Pavilions at six Nakheel residential communities. Upcoming projects include Souk Warsan and Al Khail Avenue. 

Nakheel Hospitality’s project portfolio includes a diverse range of hotels and resorts, including five star, luxury establishments, family-friendly resorts and stylish, modern hotels: The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall, Avani Ibn Battuta, ibis Styles Dragon Mart, Premier Inn Dragon Mart, Riu Dubai and the Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai.  

Nakheel Home Rental’s portfolio currently comprises more than 16,500 villas and apartments at The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Palm Jumeirah, Badrah, Veneto and International City.

For further information:
Rawan Al Hosban | Srishti Soni
ASDA’A BCW
rawan.alhosban@bcw-global.com
Srishti.soni@bcw-global.com 

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