Oryx Energies inaugurates 16 new service stations in Mali

18 May 2016

Oryx Energies inaugurated 16 new service stations in Mali, on 17 May. This brings its total number of stations from seven to 23, positioning the company as one of the leading retail brands in the country.

“We are pleased to be expanding our retail network in Mali,” commented Jean Claude Gandur, Chairman of parent company AOG, who was present for the occasion and is the instigator of Oryx Energies’ ambitious development plans. “This enables us to bring high quality fuels and Oryx Energies lubricants to a growing number of consumers across the country, while creating valuable new jobs. Energy and jobs are essential to social and economic development,” he concluded.

The service stations are located in the capital, Bamako, as well as in Kayes, Koutiala, Ségou and Sikasso. They have created over 150 new jobs, plus approximately 200 additional jobs in the transport sector.

Oryx Energies is a private pan-African company that has been responding to the energy needs in Mali since 2009. It supplies fuels, lubricants and bitumen to industry, mines, the construction and transport sectors in the country, and serves local consumers through its own retail outlets, as well as a network of local distributors and partner garages. Thanks to its integrated business model, it ensures a reliable supply of products directly from Oryx Energies fuel terminals in Senegal or Benin, and its lubricants blending plant in Togo.

For more information, read the press release below: