Sinopec gets ready to open its first Singapore fuel station in Yishun

Sinopec secured the 1,689 sq m plot in Yishun Avenue 1 for $42.5 million in February last year. Its maiden station has a car wash and a convenience store. Sinopec is said to be sourcing its fuels from Shell, with which it has a close working relation
Sinopec secured the 1,689 sq m plot in Yishun Avenue 1 for $42.5 million in February last year. Its maiden station has a car wash and a convenience store. Sinopec is said to be sourcing its fuels from Shell, with which it has a close working relationship in China.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
Since ending its 11-year-old partnership with retail operator 7-Eleven last year, Shell has reverted to its own Shell Select store brand.
Since ending its 11-year-old partnership with retail operator 7-Eleven last year, Shell has reverted to its own Shell Select store brand.ST PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER TAN

It's set to open its first station this quarter; 2nd China firm to enter fuel retail market here

Sinopec, the second Chinese company to enter the multibillion-dollar fuel retail market here, is set to open its first station this quarter.

The Yishun Avenue 1 kiosk, flashing its Easy Joy corporate tag and flag-flying Sino Power petrol brand, is near completion.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 10, 2018, with the headline 'Sinopec fuel station gets ready to pump here'. Print Edition | Subscribe