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Rosneft Launches Contactless Payment Service at Floating Filling Stations for the First Time in Russia

03 July 2020

Rosneft has become the first Russian company to launch a contactless fuel payment at floating filling stations. The new mobile service based on Yandex.Fuel is available at five river filling stations in St. Petersburg. Now the owners of yachts, water scooters, and motorboats can take on fuel while staying aboard. This service helps reduce the time of vessel bunkering and increase health security. The Company plans to broaden the contactless fuel payment scope to its own floating filling stations.

Accelerating digitalization and improving business efficiency are amongst the Company’s key objectives in implementing the Rosneft-2022 Strategy. Rosneft is actively introducing new mobile services for its customers to increase the speed and quality of its customer service.

The stations of Rosneft, Russia’s largest fuel retail network, are being connected to Yandex.Fuel gradually. The contactless payment is already available at more than 900 filling stations operated by Rosneft in the Russian Federation. By autumn, the number of such stations will have exceeded 1,100 units. All 3,000 filling stations managed by Rosneft under Rosneft, BP, Bashneft PFC, and TNK brands will be connected to the service in the future.

Note for Editors:

Rosneft owns the largest retail network in Russia comprising about 3,000 fuel-filling stations and complexes. The Company’s retail geography covers 66 regions in all federal districts of Russia. BP Retail Network amounts to 128 multi-purpose filling stations in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Tver, Smolensk, Pskov, and Veliky Novgorod.

*Rosneft owns and runs the BP Retail Networks in Russia using BP trademarks under a licence from BP PLC, as well as PFC Retail Network and Bashneft.

The Yandex.Fuel service allows filling up without leaving a car. It is available in Navigator, with 21 mln Russian drivers audience per month, Yandex.Maps and Yandex.Fuel application. The service is also integrated into the Yandex.Auto on-board computer and Taximeter application for taxi drivers.

July 3, 2020