Cebu City – Amid concerns over the possible transmission of COVID-19 through paper bills and coins, Phoenix Petroleum, the homegrown leading independent oil company in the Philippines, now offers contactless payment options at its gas stations to ensure safer transactions.
The first to offer four e-payment options in the oil industry in the country, a total of 100 Phoenix gas stations all over Luzon now allow payment via Alipay, GCash, GrabPay, and WeChat Pay through QR code scanning. The move came as part of the company’s tightened safety protocols across its businesses to help stop the pandemic.
“Phoenix has always been an advocate of safe and secure service. While we continue to provide quality products to our customers, we are also very serious in our rally towards stopping the spread of COVID-19. We already made most of our employees work from home to avoid exposure to the virus. This time, we want to further ensure the safety of our customers by offering contactless transactions that could help flatten the curve,” newly elected Phoenix Petroleum President and COO Henry Albert Fadullon said.
The company is also set to implement this new method of payment at its stations in Visayas and Mindanao within this June.
Earlier, Phoenix introduced its own fuel delivery service for small and medium businesses to provide a more convenient option for those in need of quality fuel supply. The company is also currently offering Bangon Tsuper, a special rewards program for public utility drivers who need assistance while waiting for the eventual return of mass transportation.