About Us

ZEN Key Statistics

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2010
ZEN started operations (under Holman Petroleum Ltd) with contract to supply Goldfields mine in Tarkwa.

2011
Won contract to design, build and operate fuel 250,000 litre fuel supply facility for Endeavour Mine in Nzema (12 ml p/a).

2013
Officially started trading as ZEN Petroleum Ltd. Commissioned lubricants and fuel analysis laboratory in Tarkwa in collaboration with Wearcheck.

2014
Started supplying Resolute Mining in Syama, Mali (48ml p/a).

2015
ISO 9001 Accreditation Awarded to ZEN Petroleum. Won fuel supply contract for Newmont Mine in Ahafo (36ml p/a). Started blending own lubricants.

2016
Won fuel supply contract for Perseus Mine in Ayanfuri (30ml p/a) and Anglo Gold in Iduaprim (25ml p/a).

2017
Won fuel and lubricants supply contract for Kinross Chirano Mine (12ml p/a).

2017
First OMC in Ghana to supply 10ppm low sulphur diesel.

2018
APR – ZEN celebrated 1000 LTI Free days.

2018
Commissioning of new fuel storage depot at Tarkwa mine with over 5 million litres capacity.

ZEN SERVICES

ZEN has consistently proven to be a reliable, safe and valuable partner in supplying high quality hydro carbon products to the industrial and retail sectors in Ghana and West Africa.

Icon Supply of Fuel and Lubricants

01.
Supplying fuel and lubricants to mining sites

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02.
Selling fuel through its retail network

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03.
Management of fuel stocks and fuel facilities at mining sites

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04.
Fuel and lubricants quality testing

Icon Services Fuel Usage Surveys and Advisory

05.
Lubricant usage surveys and advisory services

Icon Services Frontline Staff Training

06.
Frontline technical staff training

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07.
Providing engineering solutions

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08.
Product technical support services

Icon Services Waste Oil Management

09.
Waste oil management solutions

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10.
Site Safety Audits with Recommendation reports

ZEN Services Fuel Delivery
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ZEN IS COMMITTED TO:

01.
Becoming an end to end solutions provider, investing in infrastructure and safety to ensure an operationally secure and reliable supply chain in high quality, clean, low sulphur fuels.

02.
Expanding and modernising its retail network throughout Ghana.

03.
Offering additional ancillary services in the mining sector, including supply of own branded lubricants, speciality lubricants, coolants, degreasers, fuel quality and testing.

04.
The Customer is the reason we exist; Commitment to zero losses, zero accidents. With ZEN a liter is a liter.

BOARD MEMBERS & MANAGEMENT

ZEN is managed in Ghana and West Africa by experienced professionals from a variety of disciplines, and all with significant experience in the oil and gas industries. The stable and cohesive management team continually attracts industry experts as the ZEN story develops and the company continues to expand.

Tutu Agyare, Board Chairman

Tutu Agyare

Board Chairman

Joined ZEN in 2018 and has over 25 years’ banking and financial experience. Worked for UBS where he headed Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) desk for UBS Investment Bank as well as managing an emerging markets-focused proprietary portfolio between 1993 and 2007, including running the top ranked Institutional Investor emerging markets business for five out of the last six years from 2001 to 2007.

William Tewiah, Managing Director

William Tewiah

Managing Director

Started ZEN in 2010. A UK trained Management Accountant with over 15 years’ experience in banking in London, Europe and Asia including posts at UBS, Schroeders, Merrill Lynch among others. Responsible for business development and day to day management of ZEN.

Kwame Asamoah, Finance Director

Kwame Asamoah

Finance Director

Joined ZEN in 2011. Previously 14 years of working as a Tax Manager and Business Analyst at MacIntyre and Hudson in London. Responsible for the financial and risk management of ZEN.

Douglas MacArthur, Business Development Director

Douglas MacArthur

Business Development Director

Joined ZEN in 2011. Previously Mining Sales and Operations Manager at Shell Ghana (5 years) and Business Development Manager Puma Energy based in South Africa. Responsible for Business Development Activity for ZEN including customer contracting and development of new business at the mine sites, setting up of new operations and promotion of the Lubes business.

Will Lloyd, Non Executive Director

Will Lloyd

Non Executive Director

Joined ZEN in 2016. 15+ years Corporate Finance and Financial Management experience in Zurich, London and Amsterdam. Since 2013 specialised in international cross border financing and investment between Europe and Africa, including PPP projects in Ghana working with institutional, private and public institutions.

Stanley Tweneboah, Operations Manager

Stanley Tweneboah

Operations Manager

Joined ZEN in 2015. Previously Reliability Engineer at African Barrick in Tanzania, with additional over 10 years’ experience as operations manager and technical engineer at various Mines including; Tarkwa, Nzema, Ahafo, Iduapriem, Damang, Bogoso, Chirano and Akyem. Responsible for all site operations for ZEN.

Boniface Baah, Health Safety & Environmental Manager

Boniface Baah

Health Safety & Environmental Manager

Joined ZEN 2015. Previously over 10 years experience as an HSE manager at Newmont Mines. Responsible for all HSE issues at ZEN sites in Ghana and HSE issues for the fuel transportation companies including J.K. Horgle & Co. Ltd.

Kwabena Ampong, Commercial Manager

Kwabena Ampong

Commercial Manager

Joined ZEN in 2016. 10+ years experience in commercial sales and management from Shell and Vivo Energy (Shell Licensee) in the Oil & Gas Downstream industry, and Universal Merchant Bank in the Finance Industry. Responsible for supporting commercial business growth and customer relationship management.

Nana Kwabena Yeboah, HR Director

Nana Kwabena Yeboah

HR Director

Joined ZEN November 2017. Chartered MCIPD, UK; 15+ years professional management and leadership of HR and project teams in Africa, Europe, APAC, North America and the Middle East. Previous experience with Shell, MRS Group, Olam and Petrofac working out of Ghana, Nigeria and the UAE. Responsible for delivering on the full range of Group HR strategy operations.

William Ntim-Boadu, Trading & Risk Manager

William Ntim-Boadu

Trading & Risk Manager

Joined ZEN December 2017. Previously over 10 years experience working with SAGE Petroleum Limited, Cirrus Oil Limited and KPMG as Chief Finance Officer with intermittent years as Marketing Manager, Oil Trader and an external Auditor respectively. Responsible for trading and risk management.

Prince Awuley, Retail Manager

Prince Awuley

Retail Manager

Joined ZEN in June 2012 and is responsible for all aspects of fuel retail operations with 10 years of experience in the downstream oil marketing industry. Previously with Oanda Ghana, in charge of the Operations & Engineering. Holds a degree in civil engineering from KNUST, and graduate studies in the field of oil and gas management from the Coventry University. Credentialed project management professional from the Project Management Institute.

Mohamed Idrissa Keita, ZEN Mali

Mohamed Idrissa Keita

Country Manager, Mali

17+ years of experience in oil industry, with experience at Caterpillar in Mali and Shell as site manager, then Mining Key Accounts Manager, for Morila (Anglogold), Loulo (Randgold), Tabakoto (Nevsun), and Syama (PW). Completed studies in the USA, Master program in Mechanical Engineering and started a PhD in the same field before returning to Mali to join the start-up Zen Petroleum in late 2013. As the Country Manager for Zen Petroleum Mali, managing two supply contracts, Komana (Hummingbird) and Syama (Resolute).

Bourahima Ouedraogo, ZEN Burkina

Bourahima Ouedraogo

Country Manager, Burkina Faso

Joined ZEN in 2018, after senior roles at Cim Ciment in Ghana, and Ivory Coast. University degrees in Banking and Economics from New York and Ouagadougou, with previous financial roles at Goldman Sachs (USA) and the International School of Ouagadougou. Further international roles included supporting the World Food Program. Responsible for managing and developing the business of ZEN Burkina.