A possible buyer 80 stations Rosneft in Central Russia can become a Swiss trader Trafigura. About this newspaper "Kommersant". Oil company should sell its gas stations by order of the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS).
The sources said that now Rosneft in talks with Trafigura for the sale of gas stations in Tambov, Saratov, Samara, Orel, Smolensk and Kostroma regions. FAS ordered the company to exit the retail business after she bought TNK-BP. In these regions the share of Rosneft in fuel sales exceeded 50 percent. "Rosneft remained 85-90 stations, the company would like to sell all to one major customer, and with Trafigura good partnership," said one of the interlocutors of the newspaper. "Rosneft" and Trafigura declined to comment.
Trafigura is one of the world's largest commodity traders. By the end of 2013, the company's turnover amounted to $ 133 billion. A subsidiary of Trafigura company Puma Energy owns approximately 1.8 thousand stations in 48 countries. In Russia, the company has an office and storage capacity volume of fuel to 109.6 thousand cubic meters.
"Rosneft, a Russian oil and gas company. Is the world's largest public company in terms of production of oil. Daily production exceeds 563 thousand tons of oil and 147 million cubic meters of gas. The main shareholder (69.5 percent) is Rosneftegaz (state-owned), 19,75 percent of the shares owned by BP, the remaining 10,75% are in free float. 21 March 2013, Rosneft completed the acquisition of TNK-BP.