President Andrés Manuel López Obrador inaugurated the first wellness gas station inside the Conhuas Ejido of Calakmulto, which acts as a cooperative.
On January 26, the politician of Tabasco inaugurated a gas station in Pemexto operated under the Wellbeing Gas Station Model. This gas station started construction in September 2023.
“It has started and will continue forward. (…) Now the people will govern because that is democracy,” said the president.
According to the Secretary of Environment and Nature, María Luisa Albores González, this gas station will open up more job opportunities, “added to encourage sustainable practices for the conservation of its natural resources and preserving their culture.”
On his part, the executive director of the Energy and Environment Security Agency, Angel Carrizales Lopez, states that Bienestar Gas Stations promote “social economic development and unity where, under the organization and creation of cooperatives, their operation and resources are managed by the people.”.
He also argued that the installation of the service station was a success for the community organization.
In addition, it satisfies the fuel needs of the community, as they must take a long trip to get fuel and spend it.
Offering the project job opportunities and encouraging the development of sustainable practices demonstrates a commitment to caring for the territory.
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According to Pemex data, there are three different types of wellness gas stations.
- Basic model: Considering a station, it has Magna and/or Premium fuel distribution conditions.
- Intermediate model: medium gas station, has more than one service station, offers Magna and/or Premium gasoline, and may also offer diesel.
- Complete model: It has the characteristics of a medium-sized gas station and also considers facilities for complementary businesses and additional services to offer fuel.
Regarding the price of fuel, in this first case, the price of each liter is 23.69 pesos per liter of regular gasoline. Meanwhile, diesel costs 24.69 pesos per liter.