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Seven Reasons To Start A Petrol Station Business In Tanzania

Starting a petrol station business can the wise decision you can make as an entrepreneur.

To go into this line of business you need to do a proper research in the area you want to launch a petrol station, Is your land located on the highway with a sufficient number of cars passing every day or generally, you have a uncover an area where people travel far to buy fuel?

Also you need to know the startup cost for set up a petrol station. And the price of necessary machines and equipment required to run a petrol station.

Considering you will research on how to start a petrol station business in Tanzania, here are 5 reasons why you should seriously think to venture into the petrol station business

1.Tangible Investment.
Unlike other people who invest in the stock, forex market which exposes to higher financial risk. Your money can’t vaporize in the petrol station business because you know each break you put your money into.

So even you stop running your business you can lease or sell it to other investors and still something tangible to hold on.

2.Solid returns
The petrol station is another name of wealth, If doubt gets face time with petrol station owners, you will be shocked by their lifestyle.

Many petrol station owners are struggling with finances, this is because of solid return they generate from a petrol station.

3.Related Business Opportunities.
Petrol station owners make additional income by offering variety of products and services related to the principal business such as offering Soda, Water, Milk, Snack food and services like car wash, mechanics workshop etc

4.Really Recession Proof Business
Unlike other business which shut down in the recession, Petrol station thriving even bad economy. Regardless of the bad economy, people drive, transport vehicle will drop in your petrol station to consume your fuel.

5.Additional Revenue.
In your petrol station, you can make additional income through advertising and promotion like allow entrepreneurs to set up billboards on your petrol station.

6. Doesn’t require four-year university degree or high school diploma
Running petrol station does not require exquisite qualifications, like having business administration diploma, or master degree in marketing and selling.

As long as you have a smart mind to learn or get the training, then the journey will be convenient.

7.No loss Business
Even if you stop running your petrol station, selling the petrol station equipment, like dispensing pumps, land and office building can recover your investment.

So if you are thinking to start your petrol station business and you want to save months or even years of hassles on researching learning the requirement to start petrol station business in Tanzania. Here is a good news for you.




What if you could learn the requirements of starting a petrol station without wasting precious years? What if you could learn what it takes to run a filling station? What if you could do that without begging, bribing, or cajoling anybody? What if you could do that now?

This books answers all your questions concerning this subject. Below are some of what you’ll learn in the book:

  •  Three ways to start a filling station business in Tanzania, and the easiest among them.
  •         The steps and procedures to obtain licenses and permits to setup a petrol station.
  •          The list of certificates you need to run a petrol station.
  •          The cost of setting up a petrol station in Tanzania.
  •          The equipment and machines you need to have a complete filling station, their prices, and where you can buy them.
  • The factors determining the profit margin of petrol stations.
  • Three ways to become a dealer of oil companies in Tanzania.
  • How to setup a petrol station using the brand name of major oil companies in Tanzania such as Total, PUMA, etc.
  • The marketing strategies you should employ for your station.
  • How to control theft and avoid robbery in your station. (Ignore this and watch robbers flock in every now and then.)
  • The challenges associated with running a petrol station.

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Alternatively, send an email with the above details to info@tanzaniapetroleum.com The moment we receive your email or SMS, and we confirm your payment, the eBook will be delivered to your email address (in PDF format) within ten minutes.

You can then download it and read it on your Smartphone or computer.

If you’re not in Tanzania, send an email to info@tanzaniapetroleum.com and we will devise a payment option for you.


Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of book will I receive?

The book will be in PDF format, delivered digitally via email. There are not physical copies of the book sold at this time.

What happens after payment?

Once a payment has been made, you will receive an  email,  with attachment of your purchased copy which you will  obtain a copy of the PDF book.

Meet the Author

Hello, my name is Hussein Boffu, and I’m the author of How to Start and Run a Profitable Petrol Station Business in Tanzania. I’m also the founder of TanzaniaPetroleum.com

I am an entrepreneur specializing in the oil-and-gas supply chain. For quite some time now, I’ve been consulting a lot of businesses, both local and international, regarding starting a business in Tanzania’s oil and gas sector.

I have been approaching and talking to executives, and have been selling goods and equipment to various oil-and-gas companies in Tanzania.

What Others Are Saying About Me

“I was amazed when I first found his informative article on the internet. My reaction? Wow. It was the absolute best anyone could offer the petroleum industry. So, I emailed him for a face-to-face interview. And we met. Seriously, I have a strongly feeling about him. Hussein Boffu enlightens people who are passionate about doing business in the oil and gas sector in Tanzania.” –Mussa J. Mlindwa, Commercial Assistant, American Embassy, Tanzania.


“I have found Hussein to be a veritable fountain of information with a vast and useful network of senior contacts when I first sought information about the Tanzania’s oil and gas industry. Also, Hussein has a newsletter and website that is arguably one of the international community’s first stops when considering investment into Tanzania.” –Daniel R. Butler, Consultant and CEO of MelbourneSRO, The Czech Republic.



Updated: February 6, 2018 — 9:36 AM
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