Vivo Energy Uganda has announced a partnership with Airtel Uganda to provide Airtel Money services to its customers at Shell service stations.
The service will enable Shell customers and Airtel Money users to seamlessly withdraw or deposit money at Shell stations using Airtel Money. This steps affirms Vivo Energy Uganda’s ambition to simplify the lives of its customers and make Shell stations a one stop destination, not only for fuelling and car services but also for convenience services.
“We are always finding new ways to add convenience for our customers, making their visits to our service stations more rewarding and relevant. Our partnership today with Airtel affirms our objective to continuously offer innovative solutions to our growing number of customers. This service increases the number of points available for customers to conduct their money transactions in a secure and reliable environment”, said Gilbert Assi the Managing Director Vivo Energy Uganda, at the launch event on 19th September 2017 at Shell Bugolobi.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Indrajeet Singh, the Airtel Managing Director said: “We are grateful for this partnership and we believe customers will get to enjoy fast, secure and reliable transactions”
The Shell – Airtel Money Promotion will run for two months and customers who transact over UGX 15,000 will instantly win airtime. Those who transact over UGX 1 million will automatically be entered into a draw to win free fuel or shopping vouchers worth UGX 50,000, to be used at Shell service stations.
Notes to editors:
With a vision to become Africa’s most respected energy business Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in February 2013. The Shell brand has been in Uganda since 1953.
Vivo Energy Uganda has a fuels storage capacity of 17,500 m³ and 137 service stations, with many offering Shell Cards and convenience retail stores.
Vivo Energy Uganda employs around 130 employees. The company is recognised as a leader in the oil industry, championing and setting standards for safety.
Vivo Energy provides high quality solutions for motorists and businesses in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda. Its retail offering includes fuels, lubricants, card services, shops and other non-fuel services (e.g. oil change and car wash). For businesses it provides fuels, lubricants and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) to business customers across a range of sectors including marine, mining, and manufacturing. Jet fuel is sold to customers at 23 airports though a partnership with Vitol Aviation.
The company employs around 2,370 people, operates over 1,740 retail service stations under the Shell brand and has access to approximately 900,000 cubic metres of fuel storage capacity. Shell and Vivo Lubricants has blending capacity of around 124,000 metric tonnes at plants in six countries (Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, and Tunisia) producing Shell branded lubricants.
Cerinah Z Tugume
Corporate Communications Manager
Vivo Energy Uganda
+256 772 754001