1. Africa Fuels & Lubricants LTD (AFAL), 2. Powerex Lubricants, 3. 3. Kenolkobil Limited, 4. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Kenya, 5. Total Kenya, 6. Hashi Group, 7. Kenya Petroleum Refineries, 8. Primefuels. Lubricants are an indispensable product in all industries. It helps to lubricate, maintain and protect the machine system in the best way, ensuring the entire line runs smoothly, increasing production efficiency. On the Africa market today, there are many types of lubricant brands, both genuine and fake. To have a selection and basic knowledge for you about lubricants, Toplist will introduce a few famous brands today.
- Africa Fuels & Lubricants LTD (AFAL)
- Powerex Lubricants
- 3. Kenolkobil Limited
- The National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Kenya
- Total Kenya
- Hashi Group
- Kenya Petroleum Refineries
Africa Fuels & Lubricants LTD (AFAL)
Africa Fuels & Lubricants LTD (AFAL) was established in Kenya in 2011 for oil and gas exploration opportunities in the African continent. The company is led by UAE-based Tristar Group, which specializes in oil and gas logistics services in the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, and currently employs more than 2,500 employees from different countries.
AFAL has entered into a distribution agreement with Chevron Lubricants, a leading premium oil producer and one of the world’s largest suppliers of finished lubricants. Chevron’s finished lubricant products are marketed through the world-class main brand Caltex in the Middle East and Africa region.
Caltex has more than 75 years of experience producing finished lubricants with premium base oils to deliver excellent, reliable performance. AFAL is the sole authorized distributor of Caltex products including the Delo and Havoline brands, as well as industrial lubricants, in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Head Office: Nairobi – Kenya
Caltex has over 75 years of experience in manufacturing finished lubricants with premium base oils to provide excellent – Source: fuelsandlubes
Powerex Lubricants is the number one manufacturer and supplier of Lubricants in Kenya. It has a wide range of Lubricants with internationally recognized standards. The diverse product range allows Powerex to meet the huge demand in the Kenyan market and beyond. These high performance products are classified into; Automotive Oils, Industrial Oils, Gear Oils, Coolants, Brake Fluids and Greases. Powerex has a state-of-the-art dispensing facility in Nairobi, Kenya. Their laboratories are very well equipped with modern testing machines and instruments.
Powerex has played a key role in meeting the growing demand for Lubricants in Kenya and parts of East Africa. They are very interested in customer feedback, their loyalty has helped the brand grow into a well-known brand in the industry. This makes them thrive in improving their quality for the benefit of the market. Modern packaging is inspired by the customer. It is convenient, user-friendly and environmentally friendly.
Head Office: Nairobi Kenya
3. Kenolkobil Limited
Kenolkobil Limited is marketing company that supplies, stores, distributes and retails a wide range of petroleum products to markets in sub-African regions. This activity involves the trading of crude and refined petroleum products including motor fuels, industrial oils, liquefied petroleum gas, aviation fuels, lubricants and various specialty oils. Kenolkobil Limited also markets a variety of lubricants under the Castrol and K-Lube brands and sells a cooking gas called K-gas; and supplies gas accessories such as burners, regulators, grills, lanterns, hobs, gas poles and hoses and fuel management systems.
Kenolkobil Limited is the first marketer in Kenya to implement a fully electronic fuel management system, known as K-Card, which offers highly discounted purchases by vehicle owners at service stations across the country. Formerly Kenya Oil (Kenol) Ltd., the company was founded in 1959 as a wholesaler of Packaged Kerosene and later invested in service stations. Today, Kenolkobil Limited is Kenya’s leading indigenous oil marketing company with operations in Burundi, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia. Its headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya.
Head Office: Nairobi, Kenya.
Rubis Energy Zambia Rubis Lubricants | Rubis Energy Zambia – Source: K-Lube Lubricants Zambia
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Kenya
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Kenya is a State Corporation wholly subordinate to the Ministry of Oil and Mining, authorized to engage in all aspects of the oil and gas business including including upstream exploration and downstream operations. The group’s vision is to be the leading integrated oil and gas company for Kenya and the region.
In upstream exploration, the NOC was tasked with marketing the exploration acreage, managing exploration data, and upgrading the Petroleum Laboratory, as well as setting up a seismic processing center. NOC operates its own exploration area at Block 14T located in the Tertiary Rift Basin (Magadi Sub-Basin).
NOC has an active downstream business with a growing retail network spread across the country. NOC owns and operates a state-of-the-art petroleum depot that serves the needs of the Corporation and provides hospitality to the petroleum companies. The company trades the ‘National Oil’ brand with the ‘Supa’ branded product range including SupaGas, the SupaLubes line of lubricants and the SupaCard fleet management system.
Head office: Nairobi, Kenya.
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Kenya is a State Corporation wholly subordinate to the Ministry of Oil and Mining – Source: nationaloil
Total Kenya is a leader in the supply of Petroleum products in the entire East Africa region.
Total Kenya is one of the members of the Total Global Group, represented in at least 100 countries worldwide. Its headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya. It was incorporated in Kenya in 1955 as OZO East Africa Limited. It has been among the companies on the Nairobi Stock Exchange since 1988.
Total Kenya has a comprehensive website that explains all the services, operations and even procedures to access the services they offer. The website also has a list of all its stations. Their customer service team is very supportive and can be reached by phone, email or to visit their office. All of this is due to Total’s value to their customers. The company makes every effort to ensure efficient, efficient, consistent and high quality services.
Head Office: Nairobi – Kenya.
Africa Total Kenya to cut carbon emissions with new lubricant packaging – Source: CEO Business Africa
Hashi Corporation has a registration background to establish Hashi Empex Limited in Kenya. That company later changed its name to Hashi Energy Limited. The company registration was the vision of Mr. Ahmed Hashi, who saw great business potential in remote areas, unfavorable terrain and unstable states in the surrounding areas. In the early stages, Hashi Energy Limited started as the distributor of Kerosene for Chevron Kenya.
Hashi Energy’s operations extend to Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, South Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Mauritius and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Hashi Energy and its subsidiaries employ a total of 500 people, with a growth rate of 5-10% per year. Although the majority of the workforce is in Kenya, economic sectors are growing at an equally rapid rate. At Hashi, they believe in the future of Africa, and that’s why they invest in each region.
Head office: Nairobi Kenya
Hashi Energy and its subsidiaries employ a total of 500 people, with a growth rate of 5-10% per year – Screenshot photo
Kenya Petroleum Refineries
Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited (KPRL) is a Kenyan oil refinery headquartered in Mombasa. Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited is currently managed by the Kenyan government. It was opened in 1960 by the Kenyan government together with Shell and British Petroleum Co (BP). As of June 2016, 100% of the shares are owned by the Kenyan government.
KPRL was established in 1960. It was originally established by Shell and BP to distribute and supply oil products to the East Africa region. Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited was incorporated as East African Oil Refineries Limited. The first refinery building with distillation, hydraulic treatment, catalyst conversion and bitumen production units opened in 1963. In 1974, another refinery was added. In 1971, the Kenyan government decided to buy a 50% stake from Royal Dutch Shell. In 1983, the company’s name was changed to Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited.
The Kenya Petroleum Refinery Limited facility in Changamwe, Mombasa – Source: businessdailyafrica
Primefuels is a fully integrated logistics company serving 9 countries across East Africa. It is one of Africa’s largest privately owned logistics companies employing more than 1,000 people and a fleet of 500 trucks.
Primefuels started with the goal of building strong, long-lasting relationships that not only meet but exceed our customers’ expectations. 25 years on, the company’s goals remain unchanged.
Primefuels has a very deep and broad management team backed by a wide range of technical and market skills, which leads to strong organizational capabilities and capabilities to ensure the successful delivery of logistics solutions to corporate customer base in a complex environment.
Head office: Kenya
Primefuels is a fully integrated logistics company serving 9 countries across East Africa – Source: primefuels.com