National Oil expands in bid to create more employment opportunities

National Oil Corporation's Head of Strategy and Corporate Planning, Mr. Ken Mugambi, speaks to the Director of the Japanese Vehicle Service Centre at the National Oil Kenyatta University Business Park. PHOTO: CHRIS NYAMUTA.

Nairobi, KENYA:The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) has relaunched its National Oil KU fuel retail station in Nairobi as part of its larger plan to enhance its service and value to other retail stations nationwide, which is geared in expanding employment opportunities.

Speaking at the ceremony, National Oil CEO Ms. Maryjane Mwangi said the Corporation would continue to expand its fuel stations as well as in partnership with independent petrol stations’ owners.

Ms. Mwangi said that through this partnership, the service station, will create employment opportunities for over 100 people and supply fuel to over 9,000 vehicles plying the Thika Super Highway every month.

This relaunch follows a partnership National Oil has entered into with a diverse set of businesses to position the station as a one-stop centre for motorist plying the Thika Super Highway.

Ms. Mwangi further highlighted the milestones of National Oil has made by making it easier for motorists and fleet owners to fuel.

“The Corporation has over the years invested in technology to improve its business processes.”Ms Mwangi said

“ In addition to ensuring that we achieve efficiency and quality service delivery, motorists and fleet owners will be able to make use of our fuel card, SupaCard, which is a leader in this field, having been the first chip-secured card and fuel management system to be launched in Kenya.” She added.