1. Mining

Primefuels has deep experience of serving the mining industry in East and Central Africa. Our blend of scale, reliability, our regional footprint, our commitment to world class standards of safety and environment, and the diverse range of services we offer, make us uniquely suited to servicing the requirements of the mining industry. Our clients in the industry include:

• Geita Gold Mine in Tanzania, a subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti and one of the largest mines in Africa. Since 1999 we have partnered with Geita Gold Mine as the transporter of Fuel from both Dar es Salaam and Mombasa ports, and the transporter of Lubricants

• Kibali Gold Mine in DRC, a joint venture between RandGold Resources and AngloGold Ashanti. We have been partnering with the mine since startup in 2011 and in addition to transportation of fuel from Kenya and Tanzania to the mine site, we supply and manage the entire lubricants requirement for the mine, with a team of dedicated and expert staff on site

• Paladin Uranium Mine in Malawi. We transport mining reagents and consumables from Dar es Salaam to the mine site.

• Lumwana Copper Mine in Zambia. We transport fuel to the mine from Dar es Salaam by both road and rail.

2. Humanitarian and Defence

Since 2009, Primefuels has developed in depth experience of servicing the Humanitarian and Defence sectors through our involvement in transportation and supply of fuel to the MONUSCO peace keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through our regional network of depots and offices we transport fuel to eight different locations in DRC: Aru, Bunia, Beni, Goma, Uvira, Bukavu, Kalemie and Lubumbashi. We have a dedicated team of professional expatriate managers in all key offloading locations in DRC, and our ability to load in both Kenya and Tanzania means that we can servicethe customer with the maximum professionalism and reliability, despite the risks and difficulties presented by the operating environment.

3. Manufacturing

Since our inception in 1996, Primefuels has been servicing the demands of the edible oils manufacturing industry in East Africa.

Our unique capabilities on rail have enabled us to provide a reliable, safe and cost effective service of transporting large quantities of Palm Oil, Palm Stearine and Palm Olein from the destination port of Mombasa to inland locations including Nairobi, Thika and Jinja Uganda. Our dedicated fleet of IMO containers ensure that the product is kept safe and free of contamination.

4. Downstream Oil and Gas

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Over the years, Primefuels has earned a deserved reputation as the long haul bridging transport partner of choice for the downstream oil and gas sector. Our commitment to safety, our reliability, our willingness to invest in long term business, our ability to move product on both road and rail, and our unparalleled regional network have made us uniquely placed to service the needs of this demanding group of customers. Our commitment to safety and reliability, plus our deep industry knowledge is second to none.

5. Uptream Oil and Gas


East Africa is rich in hydrocarbon resources and this potential is only just beginning to be tapped. Our commitment to safety, our professional standards and our extensive regional network make us well placed to cater for the needs of the Upstream Oil and Gas Exploration sector. We have already begun to offer services to this market by setting up a dedicated helicopter fuelling operation in Mtwara, Tanzania. This operation provides fuel to the helicopters flying between the supply base in Mtwara and the offshore gas drilling rigs, and is compliant with all recognised international standards for safety and environmental protection. But that is not all we can do – contact us to discuss the full range of services we can offer the Oil and Gas exploration industry.