Capacity of the retail market of oil products of the Nikolaev area is estimated at 250 thousand tons.
It is rather low indicator across Ukraine. Approximately as much is on sale in a year and in the next Kherson area. In Odesshchina from - for region tranzitnost this figure is twice more. It is interesting that the number of national leaders in this segment of the market, besides the Kiev, Donetsk and Dnepropetrovsk areas includes also Ivano - Frankovshchina. Annual consumption of oil products in each of these regions exceeds 700 thousand tons. Less all consume in Zakarpatye and Sevastopol (on 70 thousand tons. ).
As a whole Goskomstat for the beginning of this year counted more than 1,7 thousand companies connected with sale of oil products. Their total sales exceeded in 2007 of $4 billion from which to 70% it was the share of trade in gasoline.