In its bid to deepen job creation and sustainable energy, Quest Oil Group, an indigenous energy provider, on Thursday inaugurated a retail station in Benin, the Edo capital.
In his remarks at the inauguration ceremony, Mr. Dele Goke, Chief Executive Officer, of the company said that the retail station would avail the people of the state the opportunity to experience the excellent customer service that the company was known for.
Goke also said it would also avail the residents access to quality petroleum products, as well as employment for the unemployed youths in the area.
He disclosed that the company was established more than 10 years ago with a vision to become a value-driven energy company providing eco-friendly and innovative services in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
“In order to deepen her footprint in the downstream sector, Quest acquired Ascon Oil Company in 2019 and is currently in the process of rebranding her retail stations across Nigeria.
“Quest initiated a unique franchising model code named CODO which stands for Company Owned Dealer Operated. This model provides the opportunity for investors to co-own the retail stations and become a part of our growing network across Nigeria, leveraging on her large customer base and strenght.
In the last couple of months, Quest has unveiled over five CODO stations across Lagos and Ibadan”, he said.
Similarly, Mr. Ukwa Anya, Head, Sales & Marketing, said in the last 10 years, the company had consistently offered it’s customers clean and efficient energy solutions and also maintained strict compliance to stipulated guidelines on petroleum products purchase and distribution.
Anya explained that the sale of PMS, Quest also prides in the marketing of quality range of engine oil and lubricants.
“Our station also comes with fully installed LPG gas skid to provide cooking gas at affordable prices to Benin metropolis”.
He said the Benin retail station was in line with the company’s ongoing expansion plans in Nigeria aimed at deepening her footprint across the oil and gas value chain, particularly, the downstream sector.
In the same vain, Mr. Gerald Moore, Corporate Communications & Branding Manager, said the company had maintained her promise of excellence in the petroleum industry in the last 10 years.
“This latest retail station is a step further in our quest to effectively meet the demands of our customers in Benin and environs.
“Our commitment to excellent customer service has made us the preferred brand in the petroleum retail business”.
“The industry requires those with vision and the achievements recorded so far in the area of job creation, innovation and provision of sustainable energy is a proof of how intentional and passionate we are about national development”, he said.
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