By Eyasu Zekarias
Total Energies rejuvenates a 45 year old gas station, with upgrades in the service station at a cost of 73 million birr.
Total Energies, which is accessible to more than 130 countries, including Ethiopia, through Christophe Ferrand, Managing Director of Total Energies Marketing in Ethiopia, informed Capital that the newly inaugurated service station has its own water well with the services now being boosted to ten cars being able to get fuel services simultaneously.
Furthermore, it has been pointed out that the capacity of the gas station, which has been in service for close to half a century, has been increased from 80 to 200. To keep the services flowing, the station has hired 22 new employees as well as raised the salary of its employees.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Total Energies brand ambassador, athlete Haile Gebrselassie, former Ethiopian president, MulatuTeshome, Total Energies Mediterranean and Indian Ocean CEO, Total Africa’s vice president, as well as the French ambassador to Ethiopia.
Located on Bole Road in Addis Ababa, the newly renovated gas station has undergone various improvements, including a new shopping center, a modern restaurant, and two car washes which are included in the service.