At HASS, we are committed to the highest standards of quality, health, safety, and environment as we constantly strive to exceed our client's and partners’ expectations.

Founded in 1997, Hass Petroleum has become a leading regional oil marketing company in Africa. 

The company has heavily invested in the sourcing, transportation, storage, distribution, and marketing of diesel fuel, automotive gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), and lubricants for industrial and automotive systems.

This, complemented by our use of cutting-edge technology, positions us as an indigenous oil market leader in Africa. 

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History (1997 - 2021)


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.


 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. 


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


 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. 



 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. 


 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. 


 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. 


 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.


 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. 


 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. 


 Launch of Hass Petroleum’s range of branded lubricants, Hass Lubes. 


 Commissioning of a 30M3 terminal in Tanzania to serve the Southern 


 Hass Petroleum Group management visits Somalia in a bid to initiate business registration in the lucrative market. 


Hass Petroleum Group enters the Somaliland market supported by an operational, global standardized Berbera Oil Terminal.

Fleet Logistics Tanzania opens in Tanzania to serve the Southern corridor, complementing the dedicated storage. 


 Committed to providing affordable, clean, and safe energy, Hass Gas is launched in Kenya.

Hass Petroleum enters Somalia to support the government in establishing a lucrative, standardized oil marketing industry.

MV Medina, the 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 the construction of 10 container stations in Mogadishu. Somali Fuel Company, the largest depot in Mogadishu, is constructed in partnership with various private petroleum partners. 


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-owned network. 


Hass Petroleum ventures into the international aviation business, introducing jet fuel.

Completion of the Hass Petroleum inland depot at Kyengera, Kampala, Uganda.

Hass South Sudan commissioned an LPG plant in Juba, SS. 



Construction of an aviation fuel depot in Mogadishu, Somalia, strategically located near the Mogadishu International Airport.

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. 


Hass Petroleum bags are the first government bulk order in Zambia, laying the foundation for the business’s future in the country.
Oman Trading International acquires a 40% stake in Hass Petroleum and Hass sprints into a multi-national status.

Oman Trading International acquires a 40% stake in Hass Petroleum and Hass sprints into a multi-national status. 


Launch of Oman Oil lubricants in Kenya, Uganda & DR Congo, allowing a much-required lubricants segment expansion in line with motoring technology growth.

Launch of Hass Safelite, an eco-friendly, highly safe, and hassle-free LPG composite cylinder.

Hass LPG plant opens in Hargeisa, Somaliland. 


Hass LPG plants launch in Nairobi & Kisumu.

Garden Corner, the first Hass Petroleum retail station in Lusaka, Zambia, opens.

Hass Petroleum acquires 4 Suban Petroleum stations in Zambia.

Expansion of LPG filling plant capacity. 

The Hass product range consists of; Diesel, Petrol and Kerosene, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Hass brand of lubricants, blended to world- class standards.
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Hass Petroleum services include, Fuel Storage, Automated Fuel Systems, LPG Piped Gas system for residential flats and commercial properties. In addition we have recently introduced Electrical Vehicle charging and Auto Gas stations across all our retail outlets.
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