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1995The history of Parallel-M Ltd dates back to construction of a filling station Nafta in Donetsk in 1995. A oil terminal in the village of Kuteinikovo was bought then as well.
1996 the company constructs a new filling station Baikonur in Donetsk at 23, 50-letiya SSSR street and another oil terminal 71y km.
1997 a new filling station Lira is constructed in Makeyevka, in Svobody street.
1998 the chain expands through acquisition of a container filling station; the company builds a new petrol service station Chaika in Makeyevka on Donetsk highway.
2000 - Baikonur station overhauled
2001 - another two filling stations join the network in Donetsk: Modul at 25A, Shevchenko boulevard and Severnaya at 1v, Kievskiy avenue, which was refurbished the same year.
2002 - module station moves to 41a, Shevchenko boulevard and launches operations under a new name - Volna.
2003 - a new station Topaz opens in Donetsk at 141a, Kuibysheva street.
February 2003 - the company signs a new quality fuel supplies contract with Mazeikiu Nafta (Lithuania); another agreement is signed with BUREAU VERITAS for long-term cooperation in the area of independent fuel quality examination.
May 2003 - BUREAU VERITAS issues an ISO 9001 certificate to confirm the quality standard at Parallel-M Ltd.
September 2003 - Parallel-M Ltd and Mazeikiu Nafta sign an exclusive license contract on sales of petrol VENTUS 98 and VENTUS 95.
22 October 2003 - fuel of the new generation VENTUS 98 and VENTUS 95 sold by the chain of service stations under Parallel brand.
23 January 2004 - Parallel-M Ltd and Mazeikiu Nafta sign an exclusive agreement on sales of European fuel VENTUS DIESEL
3 February 2004 - Parallel starts selling fuel of the new generation VENTUS DIESEL.
17 June 2004 - Viktoras Baublis, Lithuanian Ambassador to Ukraine, visits the Parallel chain.
September 2004 - Parallel-M Ltd prolongs the exclusive agreement on deliveries of European fuel VENTUS with Mazeikiu Nafta.
17 September 2004 - Parallel-M Ltd and Mazeikiu Nafta sign an exclusive license agreement on sales of European fuel VENTUS 92.
October 2004 - European fuel VENTUS 92 offered at Parallel chain.
30 March 2005 - the company introduces a European loyalty program Carte Blanche.
July 2005 - Parallel-M Ltd sings the agreement to switch to the European price formula for oil products made by the Mazeikiu-based petroleum refinery.
March 2006 - Parallel-M Ltd opens the first food and accessories shop.
November 2006 - Lithuanian delegation headed by the President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus visits the Parallel network.
December 2006 - a laboratory for testing the quality of oil products is established
February 2007 - the company extends the agreement with Mazeikiu Nafta on exclusive supply of European fuel VENTUS to Donetsk region; a new contract is signed to sell VENTUS fuel in Kirovograd, Sumy, and Lugansk regions.
28 February 2007 Parallel signs an agreement to ensure regular control of fuel quality at Gefest chain.
27 March 2007 - Mazeikiu Nafta and Parallel-M Ltd agree to grant Parallel an exclusive right to sell the European petrol and diesel fuel VENTUS in Kirovograd, Sumy, Lugansk regions, and also in the Crimea.
4 April 2007 three multifunction filling complexes operating in a new format open under Parallel trademark in Donetsk and Makeyevka.
25 April 2007 Gefest chain gets selected as the partner for sales of VENTUS in regions.
28 April 2007 Parallel starts supplies of the Lithuanian fuel VENTUS to Gefest filling stations in Sumy, Pavlograd, Kirovograd, Kharkov, Melitopol and Simferopol.
4 May 2007 - Parallels quality control lab goes into finals of the IV All-Ukrainian Quality Contest Top 100 Ukrainian Products in the category Laboratory Services of Checking Oil Products.
16 May 2007 Parallel holds the First Ukrainian Congress of Car Dealers in Donbass. It combined a scientific conference and a meeting of regional leading brand dealers (BMW, Mercedes, Opel, Audi, etc.). Senior executives and specialists of car service businesses also attended the congress.
June 2007 BASF presents Keropur, a multi-functional fuel additive of new generation. The installation was mounted to mix the components in one flow thus ensuring blending of fuel and the additives.
July 2007 a multi-function complex of a new format opens in Yenakiyevo, Donetsk region.
4 July 2007 Ukraines Public Health Ministry confirms compliance of the Keropur additive with modern sanitary standards.
August 2007 Parallel launches filling stations of the new format in Gorlovka, Artyomovsk and Mariupol (Donetsk region).
9 August 2007 the Technical Committee of the Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Ministry allows using the Keropur additive in Ukraine. Parallel-M Ltd and BASF AG sing an agreement on supplies of Keropur, the multi-functional fuel additive of the new generation.
October, 2007 the company starts a multifunction filling complex in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region.
November, 2007 Parallel signs an agreement to develop and introduce a multi-level oil-product quality system at the network of filling stations under Donbassnefteprodukt brand.
27 November 2007 the company launches sales of petrol and diesel fuel of Perfekt family in the city and region of Donetsk at its Parallel chain.
22 January 2008 - Parallel, Gefest and PitStop networks start Carte Blanche, a joint program for retail customers.
29 February 2008 Parallel-M Ltd becomes the official fuel partner of FC Shakhtar.
26 March 2008 - a multifunction filling complex launches in Mariupol.
10 April 2008 Donbassnefteprodukt chain joins the Carte Blanche loyalty program.
18 April 2008 new Parallel multifunction complexes open in Makeyevka and Donetsk.
15 May 2008 Parallel signs an agreement to suppy Perfekt fuel to Gefest and Donbassnefteprodukt chains.
12 June 2008 a mini-market ZZZIP!! opens at a Parallels filling complex in Makeyevka.
18 June 2008 the 19th multifunction filling complex under Parallel brand is launched in Debaltsevo.
8 July 2008 Perfekt petrol wins and Perfekt diesel fuel becomes an award winner of the regional round of Top-100 Products of Ukraine, a Ukrainian quality contest (goods, works, services).
21 August 2008 a car wash opens at a Parallel filling station in Kramatorsk town.
1 September 2008 Donetskgornefteprodukt oil terminal, which serves the chains of filling stations Parallel, Gefest, PitStop and Donbassnefteprodukt, introduces a new automated system for light oil products dispatch. The innovation cuts fuel measurement error by five times.
3 September 2008 a new car washing facility opens at the filling station in Makeyevka.
25 September 2008 Parallel installs a satellite system for remote monitoring of petrol trucks efficiency, which supply oil products to networks of filling stations of Parallel, Gefest, PitStop and Donbassnefteprodukt brands.
21 October 2008 the 20th multifunction filling complex under Parallel trademark opens in Mariupol.
10 November 2008 the first automated tunnel car wash launches in Donetsk at a Parallel filling station.
14 November 2008 - Perfekt petrol is an award winner of the final round of Top-100 Products of Ukraine, a Ukrainian quality contest (goods, works, services).
24 December 2008 Parallel ranks second in the Ukrainian rating TOP-100 Most Dynamic Companies of Ukraine published by Econimika in category Import and Distribution of Oil Products.
1 April 2009 Parallel assumes operations management over 47 filling stations under Gefest brand and 1 gas multifunction complex branded PitStop. These assets were run by Germes before. As a result of the deal, the number of facilities controlled by Parallel grew from 20 to 68, while the geographic coverage extended from 1 to 8 regions of Ukraine, chiefly in the east and centre of the country. Today, 20 complexes work in the premium segment (Parallel brand), 47 are focused on mass customers (Gefest brand), and 1 multifunction complex represents a city format (PitStop brand).
20 August 2009 two filling complexts under Gefest trademark open in Kharkov
4 September 2009Parallel with its Perfekt petrol is an award winner of the regional round of Top-100 Products of Ukraine, a Ukrainian quality contest (goods, works, services).
December 25, 2009 a petrol filling station by Parallel trade name number 44 was opened (earlier the petrol filling station was working by Gefest trade name), new ZZZIP!! mini-market was opened in Donetsk.
December 29, 2009 Parallel Company opened three fuel filling stations by Parallel brand name in Lugansk.
March 3, 2010 a petrol filling station by Parallel trade name number 16 was opened (earlier the petrol filling station was working by Gefest trade name). So, the network of Parallel company extended to 73 petrol filling stations in 8 ukrainian regions Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Sumy, Kirovohrad, Zaporizhia and Crimean regions. 25 from them work by Parallel trade name, 47 by Gefest trade name and one more fuel filling station works by PitStop trade name.
April 29, 2010 Parallel Company opened after rebranding the fuel filling station by Parallel brand name in Kuybyshevsky district in Donetsk.
June 1, 2010 Opening of 8 new fuel filling complexes by Parallel brand name within the program of rebranding fuel filling stations Gefest.
September 7, 2010 Opening of 11 new fuel filling complexes by Parallel brand name in Donetsk, Mariupol, Makeyevka, Gorlovka, Slavyansk.
September 14, 2010 Within the rebranding program the fuel filling complex by Parallel brand name was opened in Makeyevka (Donetsk region). The new multimedia fuel distributing dispensers Encore 500S from leading world producer Gilbarco Veeder-Root were presented on this fuel filling complex for the first time in Ukraine
December 1, 2010 Opening of 3 petrol stations under the Parallel brand in Lugansk. As a result, the company's network has grown to 76 fuel filling complexes and stations in 8 regions of Ukraine. 47 fuel filling complexes work under Parallel brand name (6 in Luhansk and 41 in the Donetsk region), 28 petrol stations work under Gefest brand name and one fuel filling complex in Donetsk works under PitStop brand name.
Decembe 8, 2010 6 new fuel filling complexes were opened after the reconstruction under the Parallel brand. This complexes had been working under the brand Gefest before. Modern complexes that meet the best European standards, are located in Donetsk, Yenakievo, Zuhres, Shahtarsk, Artemovsk and Snezhnoye.
December 17, 2010 Within the rebranding program 2 fuel filling complexes started working under the Parallel brand in the Yasinovataya and Yenakievo.
December 24, 2010 A new fuel filling complex under the Parallel brand started working in Torez, Donetsk region, after rebranding. Before opening it was known as Gefest.
January 12, 2011 2 new fuel filling complexes was opened after rebranding under the Parallel brand in Novotroitskoye (Donetsk region) on the Donetsk Mariupol highway and in Lisichansk (Lugansk region).
April 27, 2011 Another one fuel filling complex have been opened after rebranding under the Parallel brand in Makeyevka (Donetsk region), on the 45, Kirov Str.
April 29, 2011 A new fuel filling complex under the Parallel brand opened in Donetsk, 116, Tkachenko Str.
May 16, 2011 The fuel filling complex under the Parallel brand officially began its work after rebranding in Boguslav (Pavlogradskiy district, Dnipropetrovsk region).
May 26, 2011 2 fuel filling complexes under the Parallel brand opened after rebranding in Melitopol (Zaporozhye region). One of them is situated inside of the city, another one - on Moscow Simferopol highway, in 4 km far from Melitopol in the village Novoye on 3, Stepnaya Street.
August 1, 2011 The fuel filling complex under the Parallel brand opened after rebranding in Melitopol (Zaporozhye region). It is situated on Moscow Simferopol highway, in 4 km far from Melitopol in the village Novoye on 10, Stepnaya Street.
October 11, 2011 4 new fuel filling complexes started working under the Parallel brand in Lugansk region (2 of them are located in Sverdlovsk city, and one each in Krasny Pahar and Anthracite).
October 14, 2011 new filling complex Parallel started working in the settlement Georgiyevka near the city of Lugansk. The gas station is located in Podgornaya str, 148.
January 4, 2012 a new filling station "Parallel" was opened near Lugansk, located in Zhovtnevyy district in Smolenskaya str., 83.
March 7, 2012 in two cities of Donetsk region Dokuchayevsk and Gornyak - gas stations under the green flags of the brand "Parallel" were opened. The complexes are managed by the company "Donbassnefteprodukt" whish uses the brand "Parallel" on the basis of the agreement. Gas stations addresses: Dokuchayevsk, Lenin str., 79, and Gornyak,Chkalova str, 53.
March 16, 2012 2 more gas stations of "Donbassnefteprodukt" located in Konstantinovka, officially came under the flags of the brand "Parallel". Thus, the network of filling stations under the trademark "Parallel", which is controlled by the company "Donbassnefteprodukt" increased to 11 stations. Filling stations are located at these addresses: Konstantinovka, Miroshnichenko str., 93, and Lenin str, 101.
March 22, 2012 2 of gas stations "Donbassnefteprodukt" dressed in corporate colors of the brand "Parallel." The newly opened gas stations are located in Krasnyy Liman in Liberty str., 81, "a", and in Sviatogorsk in the street. Shevchenko.
March 29, 2012 2 of gas stations "Donbassnefteprodukt" situated in Gorlovka (Donetsk region) are now officially operating under the brand name "Parallel" under the relevant contract. The filling stations are situated opposite each other in Internatsionalnaya str. 90, "a" and 89 "d," at the entrance to the city from the south.
May 15, 2012 two new filling complexes under the trademark "Parallel" were opened in Melitopol, Zaporozhye region. Complexes located at Voinov Internatsionalistov str, 6, and Dzerzhinsky str, 279 a.
June 6, 2012 Three more complex of the gas company "Donbassnefteprodukt" opened up under the green flag of the TM "Parallel" in Donetsk region. New filling stations are located at: Slavyansk, Dobrowolski str., 13, Telmanovo, Lenin str, 12, "a" and Selidovo, Zagarodnaya, 1 (route Kiev-Lugansk-Izvarino).
June 7, 2012 two filling stations under the trademark "Parallel" were opened after the rebranding in Luhansk region. The filling stations are located at the addresses: Lugansk, 26 Bakinskikh komissarov str.,117 and Lutugino district of Lugansk region (route Kiev-Lugansk-Izvarino).
June 14, 2012 a filling station under the trademark "Parallel" was opened after the rebranding in Slavyansk. The new facility is located at the entrance to the resort area, Svyatogorsk, near the famous market of Slavyansk pottery, on the route Kyiv-Dolzhansky, 14. It it already the 19th filling station under control of the company "Donbassnefteprodukt," which uses the brand name of a large Ukrainian oil trader on the basis of the respective agreement.
June 21, 2012 the first self-service car wash complex was opened in Donetsk. It is located on a major traffic junction near Motel, at the territory of the filling station under the trademark "Parallel" at the address Donetsk, Lenin ave., 104 b.
July 23, 2012 six new petrol stations under TM Parallel opened in Lugansk region after rebranding. Petrol stations owned by the company Neftepromtorg and use the TM Parallel on the basis of the respective agreement.
July 24, 2012 in the city. Mariupol (Donetsk region) started to work a new filling stations under TM Parallel. New refueling complex is located at Metallurgists str., 108. It is the 6th filling stations under TM Parallel in Mariupol.
July 2012 new filling stations under the green sign TM Parallel began its work after re-branding in the city. Kurahovo, Donetsk oblast, at the address Mayakovskogo str.,1 b. The filling complex is located in the management of the Donbassnefteprodukt, which uses the corporate colors of the TM Parallel on the basis of the respective agreement.
September 3, 2012 in the Lisichansk, Lugansk region after rebranding started work two gas stations under the trademark of Parallel. Filling complexes are located at the address: str. Malinowski, 34, str. Red, 2, and is in the operational management of the company Neftepromtorg, which uses the TM Parallel on the basis of the respective agreement.
September 6, 2012 in the Lugansk region began to work three new fuel filling stations under TM Parallel. Thus, under the brand of Parallel for today has already employs 112. Complexes located in the operational management of the company Neftepromtorg.
September 17, 2012 to the network of filling stations under TM Parallel joined by another refueling complex in the Lugansk region, located in the Popasna city, Mironovskaya street, 16. The filling complex is located in the ownership of the company Neftepromtorg.
October 8, 2012 in the city. Aleksandrovsk Lugansk region officially opened after the brand filling stations under TM Parallel. The complex is located to the address:. Dzerzhinsk, Central str., 15A. The owner of the company Neftepromtorg.
October 22, 2012 the company Parallel, largest oil-trader East of Ukraine, launched in operation a new refueling complex in the city. Pavlohrad, Dnipropetrovs'k region, the second in the city. Thus, the network of filling stations under TM Parallel rose to 115 filling complexes.
November 23, 2012 Parallel has extended the network of the branded filling stations up to 116 units. Newly opened station is located in Melitopol (Zaporozhski region) on 7, Voinov-Internatsionalistov str. It is already the 6th complex in Zaporozhski region.
January11, 2013 Neftepromtorg company has opened new Parallel branded filling station. It is located in Donetsk at the address: 119, Petrovskogo str. (Tekstilschik district). This is already 16th complex of Neftepromtorg company under Parallel brand in accordance to the Agrerement on TM usage. There are 117 Parallel branded filling compexes in Ukraine altogether.
March 11, 2013 One more Parallel car wash complex was launched in Donetsk. The complex is located in the parking of Pushkinski business centre (0 floor), 1 Mariinskaya str.
April 15, 2013 New self-service car wash was launched in Donetsk. The object is located on the Parallel-branded filling station owned by Neftepromtorg company: 119, Petrovskogo str.
May 22, 2013 Parallel company is acknowledged as the best fuel company of the year by Pan-Ukrainian Association of the Auto Dealers and Auto Importers. The rating was based on the experts inquiry (importers, dealers, manufacturers, journalists) who have graded the nominants by strict indicators, the chief of which was the level of influence of each company on development of automotive industry and neighboring fields.
July 4, 2013 2 self-service car washes were opened on Parallel branded complexes in Donetsk (90, Kuybisheva str.) and Shakhtersk (24, Polevaya str.)
July 12, 2013 2 self-service car washes were opened on Parallel branded filling complexes in Donetsk (1z, Vzletnaya str. and 5a, Sokolinaya str.)



   
   



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