Rosgvardia accused of buying Rosneft fuel at inflated price
Rosgvardia office in the Moscow region is spending 51 million rubles ($700.000) on fuel. Meanwhile, the prices in the state contract are 40-50% higher than the retail prices at Rosneft gas stations of the region.
Rosgvardia office in the Moscow region will purchase 51.000.000-rubles’ worth of fuel from Rosneft, according to a tender on the public procurement portal, reports Znak.com.
The contract went to RN-Kart, a company that was the only participant in the competition. The company’s website states that it was the main processing center of Rosneft corporate cashless settlement system. RN-Kart arranges non-cash payments for legal entities with plastic cards and a mobile application with a virtual fuel card.
The prices indicated in the contract terms are 40-50% higher than the retail prices at Rosneft gas stations in the Moscow Region. For example, the average price of gasoline 92 does not exceed 41 rubles per liter, while Rosgvardia is paying 60.25 rubles for the same amount. According to the contract, the security forces intend to purchase 170.400 liters of gasoline 92.
The gasoline 95 situation is the same. While Rosgvardia is purchasing 600.000 liters at a price of 62.25 rubles per liter, a liter at gas stations costs 46.5 rubles. Diesel fuel prices are also inflated, with the gas station figure at about 46 rubles per liter, and the Rosgvardia price being 64.25 rubles.