About Us

About Us

As a key player in the African energy industry, OiLibya’s core values are firmly rooted in Africa.  Our presence in 18 African countries makes us a prominent member of the communities where we operate, contributing to their economic and social development, and therefore to that of the continent as a whole. Loyal to its African character, OiLibya strives to be a responsible African Group, operating in accordance with key African ethical values; integrity; honesty and equity. 

Over the years, OiLibya became a major player in Africa employing over 1,500 diverse employees, generating an estimate of 20,000 indirect jobs in the countries of operations and visited by up to 250,000 customers per day. With over 1000 service stations, 8 blending plants over 60 Fuel terminal and present in over 50 Airports across Africa, OiLibya is proud to maintain and to expand its presence in the African Continent.

Our Vision
To be one of the key downstream players in shaping African Energy and empowering African born prosperity.
Our Mission
  • To energize our people and delight our partners by providing responsible energy solutions.
  • Ensure a good return on investment to shareholders
Our Values

Pursuing Excellence

  • Agility
  • Professionalism
  • Hardworking
  • Concern for Safety

Encouraging Collaboration

  • Respect for people
  • Teamwork
  • Partnerships

Fostering Innovation

  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Initiative

Nurturing Leadership

  • Responsible corporate citizen
  • Ethical 
  • African prosperity
1993 – 1999: Start of investments in Africa
  • Tamoil starts downstream business in Egypt as a part of Oilinvest, a European based holding
2000 – 2004: Decision to have a footprint in Africa
  • Incorporation of Tamoil Chad S.A., Tamoil Niger S.A., Tamoil Mali S.A. and Tamoil Burkina S.A. Acquisition of Shell Eritrea
  • Incorporation of Tamoil Africa Holdings Limited in Malta to encompass all Oilinvest activities in Africa
2004 – 2008: Expansion through acquisition
  • Acquisition of 5 Shell affiliates in Niger, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Sudan
  • Acquisition of 9 ExxonMobil affiliates in Niger, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, Cameroon, Kenya, Reunion, Tunisia and Morocco
  • Incorporation of Libya Oil Holdings Ltd
Other activities
  • Acquisition of Joint Oil and Altube
  • Shareholding in Circle Oil, AIC