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English Español Mexico: BP opens two gas stations in Baja California Sur

BP intends to hold 15 % of the retail market in the State of Baja California Sur, meaning it would have to open a total of 24 fuel stations.



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Author: PetrolPlaza Correspondent Pablo Plaza

BP has entered the retail fuel market in Baja California Sur with the opening this week of two service stations in La Paz, one of the most active tourist destinations in Mexico. The opening of both gas stations will generate more than 100 direct jobs, according to El Sudcaliforniano.

BP's growth in Mexico has been exponential since its arrival in the country in 2017. Today, the British oil company has 481 gas stations operating in 28 states of the country, covering of 90% of the Mexican Republic territory, with more than 650,000 consumers a day.

"It is not a figure or a recognition, but opportunities translated into formal quality jobs and a more equitable distribution of resources," said on the opening day the Secretary of Tourism, Economy and Sustainability BCS, Luis Araiza Lopez.

"At BCS we are convinced that the more competition, the better service for users. Be certain that we are a state that makes every effort to trigger public and private investment," he said.

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