UFA, July 30. /TASS/. All Gazprom’s executives are using natural gas vehicles, Chairman of the Board of the gas holding Viktor Zubkov said on Thursday.
"All company’s executives use natural gas vehicles," Zubkov said. All Gazprom’s vehicles will be fueled by natural gas by 2020, he added.
"About 25% of all corporate vehicles have been converted to natural gas fuel for the time being and all of them will use this cost-efficient and environment-friendly fuel by 2020. We purchased natural gas vehicles in the amount of 6 bln rubles ($100.3 mln)and will annually increase this figure to complete conversion by 2020," Zubkov said.
Programs of transport conversion to natural gas also exist for other companies, Zubkov added.
A total of 205 Gazprom’s gas filling stations are currently operating in Russia. 404.8 mln cubic meters of natural gas were sold, 7.4% up against 2013. Natural sales growth are projected to grow by approximately 10% year-on-year in 2015.