10 Best Filling Stations in Nigeria

Filling stations in Nigeria, this business is a lifetime investment and a multi-million one at that. Filling stations in a good location, with an accurate pump/price, make roughly NGN 3 – 5 million a day.

Now, however, as we said previously this business is a multi-million-dollar investment, through our research we discovered that the cost of starting a retail filling station with a rough estimate should be about NGN 100 million.

Top 10 Best Filling Stations in Nigeria

Oando Filling Station

Oando Plc is a Nigerian multinational energy company operating upstream, midstream, and downstream. In July 2016, Oando entered into a tri-partite agreement with the Vitol Group, an independent trader of energy commodities, and Helios Investment Partner, an Africa-focused private investment firm to form OVH. 

Oando output production per day is about 43,000 barrels that are 6,800 cubic meters per day of oil equivalent. Oando plc is one of Africa’s leading energy solutions providers with a proud heritage.

It has a primary listing on the Nigeria Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Total Filling Station

Total Nigeria Plc is one of Nigeria’s market leaders in the downstream oil and gas sector with over 560 retail outlets spread across all states in Nigeria and parent organization TOTAL S.A resident in France. 

Total is a broad energy company that produces and markets fuels, natural gas, and electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is more affordable, more reliable, cleaner, and accessible to as many people as possible.

Mobil Filling Station

Mobil Corporation was an American oil company that merged with Exxon in 1999 to form ExxonMobil. Before its merger with Exxon, Mobil was one of the Seven Sisters that dominated the global petroleum industry from the mid-1940s until now.

Today, Mobil continues as a brand name within the combined company, as well as still being a gas station sometimes paired with its store or on the run.

Conoil Filling Station

Conoil is a Nigerian petroleum marketing company involved in the sale of regulated gasoline and kerosene, diesel, aviation fuel, and low-pour fuel.

Other business activities of the firm include the production and marketing of lubricants under the brand name Quatro.

The company was previously known as National Oil and Chemical Marketing Plc until it was acquired by Conpetro in 2002. They produce 30,000 barrels per day capacity flow station.

Ardova Filling Station

Ardova Plc is a Nigerian leading indigenous and integrated energy company involved in the distribution of petroleum products.

With an extensive network of over 450 retail outlets in Nigeria and significant storage facilities in Apapa, Lagos, and Onne, Rivers State, we procure and distribute petrol (PMS), diesel (AGO), kerosene (DPK), and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

Services also involve the manufacturing and distribution of a wide range of quality lubricants from our oil blending plant in Apapa, Lagos.

These lubricants include Super V, Viscos 2000, and Diesel Motor Oil. We are also the sole authorized distributor of Shell-branded Helix Engine Oils in Nigeria.

As one of Nigeria’s leading suppliers of aviation fuel for local and international airlines, they provide aircraft refueling services through their aviation joint user hydrants in Ikeja, Lagos, and joint aviation depots in Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Kano.

Also, they have a strategic retail and commercial network, which delivers renewable energy solutions to customers through solar brands.

NNPC Filling Station

NNPC was commercialized into 12 strategic business units, covering the entire spectrum of oil industry operations: exploration and production, gas development, refining, distribution, petrochemicals, engineering, and commercial investments. 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is the state oil corporation that was ​established on April 1, 1977.

In addition to its exploration activities, the Corporation was given powers and operational interests in refining, petrochemicals, and product transportation as well as marketing.

Between 1978 and 1989, NNPC constructed refineries in Warri, Kaduna, and Port Harcourt and took over the 35,000-barrel Shell Refinery established in Port Harcourt in 1965. The company currently has 500 filling stations in the country.

Petrocam Filling Station

Petrocam is much in the east, however, they can be found in other parts of the country. Petrocam Ltd, established in 2004, is an entity focused on commodity trading in Africa such as; Greases, Lubricants, Gasoline, Kerosene, and Naphtha can be purchased at petrocam filling station.

Ascon Filling Station

Throughout history, they have traded more than 200 million barrels of Crude Oil and have refined a significant part of this in processing agreements with affiliated refineries.

Ascon has been marketing and trading refined distillates and related products successfully for more than 30 years.

Since its inception, ASCON has been primarily engaged in the international trade of crude oil and its derivative products working with major companies in the oil industry like Caltex, Glencore, OMV, Voest Alpine, Shell,

Exxon, BP, Texaco, Bayoil, Tamoil, Neste, PDVSA, Total, TPI Refinery, SAR Refinery, Sasol, SK Group, Sinosteel Corporation, Petrogulf, and Batumi Refinery amongst others.

MRS Filling Station

This company is one of the largest and leading marketers of refined products, including quality gasoline, marine, and aviation fuels in the downstream industry in Nigeria.

MRS markets premium fuels under the MRS brand across 416 retail service stations strategically spread all over Nigeria.

With its wide range of lubricants and industry expertise, MRS also offers premium lubricant brands stallion, and premier motor oil. The company’s proprietary blending facility and its research and development facilities in Apapa.

Zenon Filling Station

Zenon with its headquarters in California making it a multi-national company. By 2005, Zenon controlled a major share of the Nigerian diesel market, supplying fuel to most of the major manufacturers in the country including; Dangote Group, Cadbury, Coca-cola, Nigeria Breweries, MTN, Unilever, Nestle, and Guinness. 


These filling stations listed above are practically the ones that made it to our top 10 here in Glass Suite, however, there are many others that are good and reliable but didn’t appear in our list.

This list comprises major players in the filling station business which is the reason they were listed although there are other good ones out there. 

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