Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has packed a deal with Combined Group Contracting Company (CGC) to establish 10 new gas filling stations across Kuwait for around $51.25 million, Kuwait News Agency reported.

The contract was signed by KNPC’s CEO, Mohammed Al-Mutairi; and CGC’s Vice-Chairman Raad Al-Abdullah, Forbes Middle East announced.

The new gas filling stations come as part of KNPC’s plan to establish 19 new petrol stations in early 2018, as the firm will schedule the remaining nine stations for construction at a later date, KNPC’s Deputy CEO, Basem Al-Issa, pointed out.

“The contract is of paramount significance for the company’s expansion, and it even matches the countries urban sprawl including the new residential areas,” Al-Mutairi said.

The new gas filling stations are planned to be established in a modern architectural style. They will provide integrated services as well as various services, Al-Mutairi further stated.