Ardova PLC appointed Shell Lubricants distributor in Nigeria

Ardova PLC an integrated energy company in Nigeria involved in the marketing of petroleum products has partnered with Shell Lubricants to be their main distributor of lubricants in the Nigerian market.

The Chief Executive Officer of Ardova PLC Olumide Adeosun while announcing this agreement said, “We are delighted that our company will act as the main distributor for Shell lubricants branded products for the automotive and industrial sectors in Nigeria.”

Ardova has a retail network of over 450 services stations spread across Nigeria and it produces and distributes Super V and Visco 2000 and diesel motor oil in its blending plant-based in Apapa, Lagos. It is also the authorized distributor of Texaco branded Havoline engine oils and lubricants in Nigeria.

Ardova PLC’s Chairman AbdulWasiu Sowami while commenting on the partnership said, “the company’s goal was to provide customers with best in class products and services, build partnerships that optimize synergies and create value for all parties involved. This deal ticks all those boxes and we are excited to add the Shell range of lubricants to the portfolio of products available to our customers.”

Osagie Okunbor, Chairman of Shell companies in Nigeria, commented on the deal. “This is a reinforcement of our commitment to continue to optimize our footprints in Nigeria while working with local companies for mutual benefits and to create opportunities for the people. Shell lubricants products will offer improved performance for automobiles across the country through Ardova’s chain of stations and resellers.”

Shell currently has a leading presence in Nigeria’s upstream sector with oil and gas exploration, production and distribution network in the southern parts of the country and deep offshore.