Africa Fuels & Lubricants LTD (AFAL) was incorporated in Kenya in 2011 to pursue oil and gas opportunities in the African continent. The company is owned by UAE-based Tristar Group which is in the oil and gas logistics business in the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, and employing over 2,500 people of various nationalities.
AFAL has signed a distribution agreement with Chevron Lubricants, which is the leading manufacturer of premium base oils and one of the world’s largest suppliers of finished lubricants. Chevron finished lubricant products are marketed through the world-class master brand Caltex in the Middle East and Africa region.
Caltex has over 75 years of experience in manufacturing finished lubricants with premium base oils to deliver excellent, reliable performance in a wide range of operating conditions. 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.
The parent company’s lubricant warehousing and distribution division offers AFAL customers the opportunity of an end-to-end supply chain service for their lubricant marketing business. Its warehouses in the UAE are equipped to the highest industry safety standards and the staff are trained with the right technical skills to ensure that service levels are also of the highest standards across the value chain.
Chevron Lubricants is a leading manufacturer of premium base oils and one of the world’s largest suppliers of finished lubricants. Since launching its first lubricant product in 1907, Chevron Lubricants has been a premium global partner by developing breakthrough technologies to help customers reduce total cost of operation while improving the reliability, profitability and service life of equipment.