Are you thinking of starting  and running a petrol station business in Tanzania?

Petrol station business in Tanzania is lucrative and highly competitive one. But with good strategic location, good marketing plan and sufficient start up capital, entrepreneurs can compete in this profitable business.

This already-written  petrol station business plan in Tanzania help not only  translate your ideas into business and your dream into reality. It may also used for bank loans and as a road map for running your business and should also be used as ongoing tools to manage your business and win competition in this industry.

You will also need a step by step support of a specialist  petroleum industry consultant like Hussein BOFFU to help you start your busines and implement the business plan.

Executive Summary

The purpose of this business plan is to raise  TZS 225 million for the development of a petrol station while showcasing the expected financial projection and operations over the next three years. PETRO OIL STATION is a fully registered gas station that is located in Kurasini, Dar es Salaam. Our chains of petrol stations that will be scattered all around major cities in Tanzania will adopt full service, minimum service and self-service as it suits the location. Our basic services and products offering to our highly esteemed customers as a standard gas station are: retailing of gasoline (petrol), diesel and lubricants for motor vehicles. We will make sure that we give our consumers nothing short of the very best. We will also run a convenience store, car wash, vulcanizing services, wheel balancing services, wheel alignment services and other related automobile repair services. We are committed, honest and quality focused.

At Petro Oil Station, we are passionate in the pursuit of excellence and financial success with uncompromising services and integrity. We are in the industry to make a positive mark. We are quite optimistic that our values and quality of products and service offering will help us drive our petrol station business to enviable heights and also help us attract the numbers of clients that will make the business highly profitable. We are a company that will be dedicated to establishing and maintaining the best practices as it relates to the petrol station industry.

The Company

Petro Oil Station, located in Kurasini of Dar es Salaam, is made up of a team of highly-trained, knowledgeable petrol station attendants who are ready to give you first-class treatment and an excellent customer service. This is irrespective of whether you come in with your car or just walk in to fill in your jerry can. We are opened from 6am to 11pm every weekdays including Saturdays and Sunday.

Business Description

Petro Oil Station is a completely computerized oil and gas service delivery centre with professionally trained and customer-sensitive pump attendants consistently offering varieties of petroleum products to automobile owners and operators in Dar es Salaam and its environs. We are consistently committed to ensuring we provide a memorable experience to all our customers who approach our pumps from time to time. A CRM software will be installed that will enable us to manage a one-to-one relationship with our customers no matter how large the numbers of our customer base may grow to. We will ensure that we get our customers involved when making some business decisions that will directly or indirectly affect them.

Products and Services

Petro Oil Station was established with the aim of maximizing profits in the petrol station industry. We want to compete favorably with the leading oil and gas retailing firms in Tanzania which is why we have put in place a competent quality assurance team that will ensure that every sale, service and maintenance carried out or related services rendered meet and even surpass our customers’ expectations.

We will work hard to ensure that Petro Oil Station Limited is not just accepted in Kurasini, but also in the entire capital city. We will also target other cities in Tanzania where we intend opening our branches. Our products and services are listed below.

Petro Oil Station products include:

  • Petrol (Petroleum Motor Spirit; PMS)
  • Diesel
  • Automotive Gas Oil (AGO)
  • Kerosene (Dual Purpose Kerosene; DPK)
  • Cooking Gas (Liquefied Petroleum Gas; LPG)
  • Lubricant Oil, Steering oil, Break fluids, etc.

Our services include:

  • Automotive services (e.g. car washes and general parts sales).
  • Providing automotive repair services.
  • Providing wheel Alignment, Wheel Balancing and vulcanizing services.

The benefits of our products and services are:

  • High-quality and constant all-year-round availability of petroleum products
  • Excellent customer care services.
  • One-stop location for car maintenance, repair and support services.
  • Car wash and mini laundry services.

Our Competitive Edge

Petro Oil Station will succeed by offering its customers high-quality and convenient petrol sale services. We see ourselves as being in the service industry, seeing that there is no significant difference in the products and prices of what we are selling.  Predominantly, Petro Oil Station will succeed by ensuring a full range of customer support service which will include all-year-round availability of quality petroleum products, clear and consistent information to our customers on activities in and around our petrol station, after-sales services including free car wash, customer loyalty programs, provision of automotive repair services including wheel alignment, wheel balancing and vulcanizing services, sales of vehicle spare parts, etc.


Form of Business: Limited Liability Company

Owners of Business: Ahmed Onyango and Feysal Mponda

State of Business: New Business (Start-up)

Opening Days: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM, Monday to Sunday. 

Business Development Consultant: Hussein Boffu

Legal Adviser: Abraham  James

Board of Directors:   

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In the full version, you will have access to the following table of contents:


  • Overview
  • The Company
  • Products and Services
  • Customers/clients


  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Objectives
  • Our Values
  • Keys to Success




  • Market Research
  • Petrol station  Industry Trends
  • Our Target Market


  • Competition
  • Competitive Advantage



  • Opening Days/Hours
  • Location
  • Setup Cost
  • Machinery/Equipment Requirement

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For the complete business plan for starting and running petrol station business in Tanzania, make a payment of $150 (or its equivalent in Tanzanian Shillings TZS 300,000) through Tgo pesa, M-pesa to this number: +255655376543.

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  • Your full name.
  • Your email address.

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