Castrol Kenya General Manager Ed Savage (L) and Rubis Kenya CEO Jean-Christian Bergero
By James Mutua
Castrol oil products will now be available in over 260 RUBiS Energy Kenya stations countrywide after the two firms signed a distribution agreement in Nairobi on Thursday.
Speaking during the launch, Castrol Kenya country Manager Mr. Ed Savage said that Castrol brands are renowned globally for their quality, innovation, and high performances. He said that the brand has redefining liquid engineering to ensure the optimization of engines.
Mr Savage added that the partnership with RUBiS Kenya is timely as customers seek oil products that are designed to suit their everyday mechanical needs and that Castrol will leverage RUBiS’s countrywide footprint by ensuring that customers get the oil lubricants at all service stations countrywide.
“Castrol also provides a ‘Car Engine Oil Finder tool’ to ensure customers are getting the right oil. The app makes it quick and easy for customers to have all options and make the right choice when it comes to oil. This supplements the owner’s manual and dictates the industry specification, type, and grade of oil the manufacturer specifies for the engine.” said Mr Savage.
On his part, RUBiS East Africa Group CEO and Managing Director for Rubis Kenya, Mr. Jean-Christian Bergeron said that on their endeavor to provide their customers with the best quality products and experience, they are strategically partnering with the leading brands that are customer-centric and that offer quality products to their customers. He added that through their partnership with Castrol, customers will be able to access a wide range of premium quality lubricants.
“Castrol’s world-class innovative products provide oils, fluids, and lubricants for every driver, every rider, and every industry. As the exclusive distributor of Castrol Lubricants in Kenya, we will continue ensuring our customer’s oils and lubricants needs are fully met.” he added.
Castrol has a wide range of oils and fluids suited for the various market segments including car, motorcycle, and commercial vehicle engines as well as industrial, marine, technology, and innovative applications.
The engine oils cater to petrol, diesel, and transmission machinery.
Castrol products will also be available in all Rubis major lubricant distributors and wholesalers, franchise workshops and spares shops countrywide.
RUBiS Energy Kenya is 100% owned by RUBiS, a French Company listed on the Paris