The Hass Group

Our People

With a robust business model firmly anchored in our foundation and core values, we've not only attracted top talent but also solidified our position within the region. Hass boasts a formidable team of 1800 members, united in their unwavering dedication to the company's success and growth. Our commitment extends beyond recruitment — we invest in our team's prowess. Through strategic deployment of resources, we actively cultivate a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring our workforce thrives with cutting-edge skills at every level and across all departments.

The Hass Group

Our History

AA HASSAN & COMPANY was founded and registered in Kisumu, Kenya in 1997 by the late Abdirizak Ali Hassan and current chairman, Abdinasir Ali Hassan, initially as an export reseller eyeing the coincidentally liberalized market in Tanzania.

1997
Registered
Founded & Registered
AA HASSAN & COMPANY was founded and registered in Kisumu, Kenya in 1997 by the late Abdirizak Ali Hassan and current chairman, Abdinasir Ali Hassan, initially as an export reseller eyeing the coincidentally liberalized market in Tanzania. AA HASSAN headquarters was set up in Kisumu, western Kenya, strategically near the Kenya Pipeline Depot that services neighboring Uganda, Rwanda, DR Congo, and South Sudan. A strategic partnership with the then Caltex provided both required resale products as well as additional trucking business for northern Tanzania. Later, El Nino rains cut off product distribution in Tanzania.
1998
Musoma Depot, Tanzania
Musoma Depot, Tanzania
Musoma depot in Tanzania was built and a well-managed petroleum product transportation system over Lake Victoria using a barge was created. MV Uhuru docks at the depot offloading products that would be distributed across Tanzania.
1999
Expansion
Uganda, DRC & South Sudan

Through a growing clientele, AA HASSAN enters the Uganda, DRC, and South Sudan markets.

2001
AA HASSAN rebrands to Al Hassan Company
Al Hassan Company

AA HASSAN rebrands to Al Hassan Company in preparation for oil and shipping registration bids in Kenya.

Al Hassan’s maiden state-of-the-art retail station opens in Kibuye Kisumu, inaugurated by Hon. Raila Odinga, Minister of Energy, Kenya (2001-2002). Kisumu continues to be the company’s operations center.

2002
Rebrands to Hass Petroleum Group
Hass Petroleum Group
AL HASSAN rebrands to Hass Petroleum Group and is registered in Kenya as an oil marketing company all while still targeting expansion in Uganda & Tanzania. Hass Petroleum Group is recognized as an oil marketer and attains access to the product via the Kenya Pipeline Company.
2003
Introduces Adnoc Lubricants
Adnoc Lubricants
Hass Petroleum headquarters moved to Lonrho House, Nairobi, and shortly after, to Barclays Plaza, Nairobi. Mwanza & Kampala offices continue to grow. Hass Petroleum Group introduces lubricants under a partnership with Adnoc Lubricants. In addition, Hass Petroleum enters Rwanda.
2005
Regional Headquarters
Hass Plaza
The first station in Uganda, Hass Nalukolongo, opens. The current home of Hass Petroleum Group, Hass Plaza, is acquired and made regional headquarters, as the business nerve center transfers to the new site. Hass Petroleum sets up its first retail station in South Sudan. Musoma depot is sold and plans begin to set up Hass Petroleum Tanzania. Issa Sheikh becomes Hass Petroleum Chief Executive Officer.
2006
Hass Petroleum Depot, Tanzania
Hass Petroleum Depot, Tanzania
Construction on Hass Petroleum Depot in Tanzania begins, securing a new southern region logistics hub. Hass Petroleum Group registers in Zambia to scout possible businesses while laying a foundation for the envisioned retail expansion. Hass Petroleum Group registers in Zambia to scout possible businesses while laying a foundation for the envisioned retail expansion.
2007
Hass Fleet Logistics
Hass Fleet Logistics
Fleet Logistics was incorporated in Kenya as a transport solutions provider for Hass Petroleum Group. Hass Foundation is launched to support programs that directly improve the wellbeing of communities through health, education, and special projects.
2008
Hass Inland Terminal, DRC
Hass Inland Terminal, DRC
Hass Petroleum enters Lubumbashi and installs an inland terminal to serve both existing and prospective consumers in DR Congo. Acquisition of 8 Pearl Oil stations in Uganda, a major retail development for Hass Uganda. Today Hass Uganda operates 38 stations and is still growing.
2009
Launch Of Hass Lubricants
Hass Lubricants
Launch of Hass Petroleum’s range of branded lubricants, Hass Lubes.
2010
New 30000 m3 Terminal
New 30000 m3 Terminal
Commissioning of a 30,000 m3 terminal in Tanzania to serve the southern corridor. Hass Petroleum Group management visits Somalia in a bid to initiate business registration in the lucrative market.
2011
Berbera Oil Terminal
Berbera Oil Terminal
Hass Petroleum Group enters Somali market supported by an operational, global standardized Berbera Oil Terminal.
2012
Hass Gas
Hass Gas
Hass Gas is Launched in Kenya committed to providing affordable, clean and safe energy.
2012
Hass Petroleum enters Somalia
Hass Petroleum enters Somalia
Hass Petroleum enters Somalia committed to support the Government in the establishment of a lucrative, standardized oil marketing industry. MV Medina, first Hass Petroleum Group chartered vessel, docks in Mogadishu, pumping product into an estimated 300 trucks, at the time there were no storage facilities in Mogadishu. Hass Petroleum initiates construction of 10 container stations in Mogadishu. Somali Fuel Company, the largest depot in Mogadishu, is constructed in partnership with various private petroleum partners.
2013
Construction Of Uganda Inland Depot
Uganda Inland Depot
Construction of an inland depot in Uganda begins, to support much needed inland storage as well as ensure timely, and on demand delivery to consumers and to supply a growing retail own network.
2014
Hass Aviation Fuel
Hass Aviation Fuel
Hass Petroleum ventures into the international aviation business, introducing jet fuel.
2014
LPG Plant in South Sudan
Commisioning Of LPG Plant in South Sudan
Hass South Sudan commissioned an LPG plant in Juba, South Sudan. Completion of the Hass Petroleum inland depot at Kyengera, Kampala, Uganda
2015
Construction of an Aviation Fuel Depot in Mogadishu
Aviation Fuel Depot in Mogadishu
Construction of an aviation fuel depot in Mogadishu, Somalia, strategically located near the Mogadishu International Airport.
2015
Quality Management Systems ISO 9001:2008
Quality Management Systems ISO 9001:2008
Hass Petroleum Limited gets the Quality Management Systems ISO 9001:2008, Environmental Management Systems ISO 14001:2004 and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems OHSAS 18001:2007. Hass Uganda commissioned an LPG plant in Kampala, Uganda.
2016
Zambia Government Bulk Order
Hass Zambia
Hass Petroleum bags first government bulk order in Zambia, laying the foundation for the business’ future in the country.
2016
OQ Trading Acquires Hass
OQ Trading Acquires Hass
Oman Trading International acquires a 40% stake in Hass Petroleum and Hass sprints into a multi-national status. Oman Trading International have rebranded to OQ Trading Limited.
2018
Launch of Oman Oil lubricants
Launch of Oman Oil lubricants
Launch of Oman Oil lubricants in Kenya, Uganda & DR Congo, allowing a much required lubricants segment expansion in line with motoring technology growth.
2018
Hass Composite Cylinder
Hass Composite Cylinder
Launch of Hass Safe Lite, an eco-friendly, highly safe and hassle-free LPG composite cylinder. Hass LPG plant opens in Hargeisa, Somaliland.
2019
LPG plants launched in Nairobi & Kisumu
LPG Plants launched in Nairobi & Kisumu
Hass LPG plants launched in Nairobi & Kisumu.
2020
Mr Mohamud Salat become Hass Group CEO
Mr Mohamud Salat become Hass Group CEO
Mohamud Salat Mohamed becomes CEO Hass Petroleum Group. Launch of the Hass Petroleum Fuel Card.
2021
Government Bulk Supplier
Government Bulk Supplier
Hass Petroleum becomes one of the leading Government Bulk Supplier in Tanzania and Zambia.
2022
Hass Uganda opens a Modern LPG Plant
Hass Uganda opens a Modern LPG Plant
Hass Uganda opens a Modern LPG Plant
2023
Hass Autogas Station - Rongai
The First Hass Autogas Station
Hass Kenya Launches the Group's first all autogas station in Rongai. The new station also stages the first look in the new Hass Corporate ID.
2024
Hass Opens the first 2GO Shop
Hass Opens the first 2GO Shop
Hass Kenya Opens the first 2GO Shop, signaling the Group's expansion into convenience retail...
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