Puma Energy to Invest in New Gas Stations in Guatemala

The investment, worth almost $2 million, will enable the fuel importer to open new stations by the end of 2010.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Puma Energy's General Manager, Juan Ángel Díaz, indicated that their expansion plan seeks to position the company as an alternative to traditional companies, particularly outside urban centers.

The executive told Prensa Libre that, "the company currently has 45 Puma branded gas stations located on main highways and some in the capital. By 2011 the pace of growth will be 10 stations, in order to compete on a similar scale to its competitors".

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