May 13, 2012 ·19 Comments
The Managing Director of HASS Petroleum Mr. Omar Hassan Mohamed speaking to the media said he believed that his company was in a strong position to fill the void left by the Total.
The Hass Petroleum Group is a regional oil marketing company, incorporated in 1997, with a significant presence in East Africa and the Great Lakes region.
From its humble beginnings as a as a fuel reseller , Hass Petroleum is now a renowned oil marketer with fully fledged operations in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Southern Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Its headquarters is in Nairobi.
The company’s vision is to be an efficient, credible and profitable oil marketing company in the region that seeks to add value to all its stakeholders, with a focus on serving customers to the highest standards
Hass Petroleum’s core business is importation, distribution, and marketing of petroleum products. Hass Petroleum invests primarily in petroleum imports and exports, bulk trading, petroleum depots, distribution networks, and service stations. With the aid of cutting-edge technologies and modern infrastructure, the firm is consolidating its position as the market leader in the regional oil industry
Mr. Omar said that last year his company placed its tender bid with the national tender board in an effort to secure the rights to run the Berbera storage facility after fulfilling the guidelines and recommendation set by the governments and he hoped his company was in a strong position of securing the rights.
We began our operations in Somaliland In the early 2011 just after Total monopoly contract was revoked by the current government of president silanyo.
He also added that talks are currently ongoing with the ministry of commerce so as to establish guidelines that controls the quality of petroleum products been imported into the country.
Mr. Omar said that once awarded the supply tender his company; we will ensure that quality and cheap petroleum based products are available to all Somalilanders everywhere in the country and time.
HASS petroleum is among one of the three companies that are awaiting result of fuel supplier tender bid from the National Tender Board in an effort to fill the void left by Total.
The President of Somaliland H.E Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud (Silanyo) revoked the total license to run the Berbera oil storage facility in 22nd May 2011, appointing several ministers in his cabinet to run and manage the day to day operations the fuel depot until a suitable company is rewarded the rights.
Minister of Commerce, Industries and Tourism Hon Abdirizak Khalif Ahmed announced that after considering recommendation by the committee tasked to run the facility.
We decide It was in the interest of the facility to be in the hands of the private sector hence the granting of permission for private investors to place their bids, said the minister.
To this date only three local companies have placed the bids with the national tender board.Follow @somalilandpress
By goth Mohamed