A strong economy and a growth in development projects in Kenya has provided the ideal platform for Vivo Energy Kenya to expand its storage offering
A surge in demand for diesel and petrol products driven by a blossoming economy has spurred Vivo Energy Kenya to expand its midstream assets to reach more inland energy markets.
The company, which distributes and markets Shell-branded products and services in Kenya, has been on a growth trajectory over the past four years as a result in a surge in demand for diesel products at service stations as well as in manufacturing and agricultural sectors.
In 2015, the company expanded petrol storage at its Shimanzi facility in Mombasa with two fuel storage tanks with a total capacity of 14 million litres of petrol. Additionally, in September 2016, a 23 million litre diesel storage tank and a five million litre petrol tank were also commissioned.
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This additional capacity means the operator can transport fuel f...