Total in Kenya

About Us

About us  

Total Kenya PLC is part of the global Total Group, which is the fourth largest publicly traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world with presence in over 100 countries. The company has been in existence in Kenya since 1955 when it was first registered as OZO East Africa Limited although it begun actual business operations in 1959. In 1963, the company name changed from OZO East Africa Limited to Total Oil Products East Africa Limited which held its first Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 1988 making it the first multinational oil company to be quoted on the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Total Oil Products East Africa Limited changed its name to Total Kenya Limited in 1991 and has since operated under the same name to date.

Total Kenya PLC acquired Elf Oil Kenya Limited and Chevron Kenya Limited (Caltex) in years 2000 and 2009 respectively making it the largest oil and gas marketer in Kenya by virtue of service station network and market share. Presently, Total Kenya Limited's market presence boasts of more than 176 service stations, 5 solely owned fuel depots, 3 joint depots, 2 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) filling plants, 1 Lubricant blending plant, and 5 aviation depots.

Total Kenya PLC's shares are actively traded on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) to date. The company is one of the largest revenue generators for the exchequer.

Total Kenya PLC has been and remains a consistent leader in technical innovation, service quality, and community project initiatives. It is also one the largest employers in Kenya with more than 400 direct employees and 3000 indirect employees.


The purpose of Total Kenya is to market quality petroleum products and service its customers responsibly and profitably in an innovative way to ensure that the public will continue to turn Total.


  • To be a leader in the quality of our products and services.
  • To be a leader in profitability and returns to our stakeholders.
  • To be the most responsible and preferred company in the region.


  • Robust fuel supply chain and strong LPG infrastructure,
  • Our staff: Competent, skilled, professional, experienced & culturally diverse,
  • High performance lubricants backed by Total's global technical expertise,
  • Reliable lubricants services (on-site quality monitoring, modern in-house blending plant modern in-house blending plant  and Test & Diagnostic Lubricants (TDL) Laboratory),
  •  The largest service station network coverage in Kenya,
  • "Simple, Smart and Safe" fleet management system (TOTAL FUEL CARD) that is accepted in all TOTAL service stations across the country.
  • Capacity to install and maintain equipment at customer sites.