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Hungarian oil company MOL protests small gas station owners

March 24, Independent Gas Station Association (FBSZ) Hold a demonstration In front of the central building of the Hungarian oil company MOL. They believe that state-owned oil companies do not keep their promise that they cannot guarantee fuel supply. The day before the demonstration, MOL declared that it would provide enough fuel to keep the gas station up and running.

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“We want to work, we want to serve! For those who want to refuel! And as long as they want!” Was the main message of the Thursday demonstration. An association representing more than 300 gas stations has summarized their requirements:

  • They ask for the settlement of the contract.
  • They want to regulate the ordering process, including a weekly breakdown.
  • If there is no fuel, gas stations need to plan their supply capacity, so oil companies need to say so in advance.
  • I don’t want to prepay for unfulfilled orders

Everyone is now seeking help, and MOL has been constructively responding to their petitions and demands, according to the FBSZ director. The oil company has promised to do its best to support the family business. According to the organization, this is essential to their survival.

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Eszter Bujdos, CEO of Holtankoljak.hu, said:Please continue reading

“Providing a national fuel supply is a common concern for us. MOL helps everyone approaching the company. In March alone, we previously sold fuel abroad and with MOL. We have signed more than 70 new contracts with unrelated customers. Now they can count on us and enough to keep their new partners operating normally in the country. We provide fuel, “commented MOL.

Meanwhile, a government resolution supporting a small gas station was published in the official Hungarian bulletin. Magyar Közlöny, Accordingly, the state is exempt from tax of 20 forint per liter. The money may be available to operators as early as next week. What has not changed is that gas stations applying for assistance must not continue to operate and dismiss employees.

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“Prolonged ambulance waiting at gas stations can compromise the continuity of ambulance service. Thank you for your understanding and support.”Please continue reading

According to a previous decision, if the owner does not operate more than 50 gas stations and the annual net revenue from fuel sales does not exceed 50 billion forint in 2021, the gas station is considered a small gas station. increase. Gas station operators can submit an application. Online via a special application form starting at 8am on Friday.

A few days ago, it was reported that eight gas stations in the country couldn’t keep prices low and eventually had to be closed. András Orosz, MOL’s retail director, has confirmed that the state-owned oil company will not take over the bankrupt private service station for the foreseeable future.

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