Muscat, July 19, 2020 – In another first, Oman Oil Marketing Company (OOMCO) has signed an agreement with Muscat Gases Company (MGC) to sell and refill cooking gas cylinders through LPG retail units at select service stations. The five-year partnership is the latest in a line of collaborations OOMCO has secured to transform its service stations into integrated service hubs, and drive its customer satisfaction and growth.
“We are always looking to add more value to the communities in which we operate and enhance the customer experience through convenient and quality products. Our latest agreement with MGC builds on our extensive portfolio that offers food products, home services, automobile care, and more, all in a single location. As the only fuel marketer in the Sultanate to provide LPG services, we’re focusing on expedient offerings that are sustainable and can contribute towards an improved quality of life for our customers, whether that is through ease-of-access, superior quality or both” said David Kalife, Chief Executive Officer of Oman Oil Marketing Company.
Through the agreement, OOMCO customers will be able to drive to select OOMCO service stations to buy and refill cooking gas cylinders for everyday use. The service will be rolled-out in phases with more than 10 stations offering the service in Phase 1. MGC will operate the LPG retail units for a minimum of 12 hours per day from 10.00 AM until 10.00 PM, six days a week, with the option to operate 24/7 according to the business needs of individual sites.
“We are delighted to be entering this partnership with the Sultanate’s number one fuel marketing company. Building on over 35 years of experience, our presence at Oman Oil Marketing Company’s service stations will enable us to reach an even broader customer base and take our services to the next level. With 10 to 15 service stations planned for the first phase alone, it sets us well on our goal to be the integrated gas solution company of choice in the region,” added Imad Al Sabbagh, Chief Executive Officer of MGC.
Oman Oil Marketing Company has been equipping people for their journeys since 2003 with a one-stop shopping experiences that raise the bar for standards of care and services. Aiming to be among the top 5 fuel marketers in the GCC by 2025, it today maintains a network of 226 service stations located throughout all regions of the Sultanate.