Vivo Energy Namibia, the company that markets and distributes Shell products, announced the official opening of the Shell B-One service station in Rehoboth on 4th March 2015.

The Shell B-One Service Station is centrally located on the corner of the B1 highway, and is meant to serve the community of Rehoboth as well as motorists using the highway.

The Shell B-One service station will allow drivers to refill while also re-energising themselves at the convenience store. The service station offers Shell V-Power, Shell Diesel Extra, Shell Diesel 50 as well as Shell lubricants.

Managing Director of Vivo Energy Namibia, Johan Grobbelaar reaffirmed Vivo Energy Namibia’s commitment to its customers at the official launch. “Vivo Energy Namibia is committed to expanding our presence in Namibia and we are especially excited to be opening our third retail site in Rehoboth. Rehoboth is developing at an exponential rate and our focus is to make use of this growth and invest in the town.”

“The opening of this service station is part of an aggressive network roll out that Vivo Energy Namibia has planned for the next five years,” he added.

Deputy Mayor of Rehoboth Councilor Tiboth said: “Vivo Energy supplies a wide range of industry-leading oil products as well as innovative services to the various sectors of the country’s economy. I have personally experienced the steady growth of this company in recent years, driven by a clear strategic focus on operational excellence, successful logistical planning and a ‘no compromise’ attitude towards safety and environmental management.”

Vivo Energy’s Executive Vice President Bernard Le Goff also attended the event and reiterated the company’s commitment to growth. 

“The opening of our third retail site in Rehoboth is proof of Vivo Energy’s commitment to bring high-quality fuels and lubricants and an exceptional retail experience to customers in Namibia.  The Namibian government has created a conducive environment for development and investment.  We will continue to identify future opportunities in the country.” Le Goff said.

About Vivo Energy Namibia

Vivo Energy Namibia, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in 2012. The Shell brand has been in Namibia since 1975.  Vivo Energy Namibia has a storage capacity of 5,115 m³ and 45 retail stations with a majority having convenience retail stores.  Vivo Energy Namibia employs 61 people. The company is recognised as the leader in the oil industry especially championing and setting the highest standards for safety and product quality.

Vivo Energy operates in retail; commercial fuels (marine, mining and aviation through Vitol Aviation); liquefied petroleum gas and lubricants in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda.

The company employs around 2,100 people and operates over 1,500 retail stations under the Shell brand and has access to approximately 900,000 cubic meters of fuel storage capacity. Shell and Vivo Lubricants has blending capacity of around 91,000 metric tons at plants in seven countries (Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal) producing Shell branded lubricants.

Media contact

Vivo Energy Namibia : Communications Manager

Abigail Raubenheimer

Telephone : +264 61 270 1225

E-mail : [email protected]

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