Based on Datamonitor's proprietary market data and insight into the leading fuel retailers, this brief provides you with an up-to-date picture of the service station retailing market in Russia. In addition to outlining service station site numbers, fuel sales, competitor shares, c-store, and automatic network data, it also details retailers' product offerings and future directions.Benchmark your service station retail offer against the major national players in the sector by examining their number of sites, shops and car washes.Develop new marketing ideas for your service station shop, car wash and card propositions by examining the activities of other players across Russia.Make informed pitches to potential partners by gaining insights into the major retailers’ networks, market shares, fuel throughputs and future plans.Assess overall market entry potential by accessing key market indicators including registered cars, national fuel volumes and average prices.In 2009, the total volume of fuel sold in Russia increased marginally by 1%, the lowest rate of growth since 2005. A rise in fuel prices and a sharp decline in new car sales contributed to the low growth in overall fuel sales in 2009.Russia’s service station network has been fast expanding over the last few years, and has grown by almost 50% since 2005. Lukoil, Rosneft and TNK-BP operate the three biggest retail networks in the country. A host of other companies operate smaller networks, often in particular regions.Russia is a unique market where the majority of service stations are owned by independent fuel retailers, with the major oil companies together holding only a 20–25% network share.Who are the top five players in the service station retail market and how many fuel outlets, motorway & unmanned sites, shops & car wash do they have?What is the market share and average fuel throughput per site of the top five players in Russia?How is the service station network evolving and which players are opening new outlets as well as increasing forecourt shops and car washes?What strategies do the key players have across their fuel and non-fuel offerings in terms of products sold, branding, partnerships and suppliers used?