17 May, 2022 – Leighton O’Brien has partnered with leading equipment installation and maintenance service provider Global Services to license its fuel cleaning technology to oil companies in West Africa.
The partnership signals further market penetration on the African continent for Leighton O’Brien, with partners also in South Africa and Ghana. Global Services will add Leighton O’Brien’s fuel and tank cleaning system to its product portfolio, providing its retail customers with a patented cleaning process to remediate contaminated fuel to pristine condition.
Fuel cleaning and polishing services will be conducted by fully trained and safety certified technicians and supported by expert fuel data analysis and comprehensive reporting by Leighton O’Brien’s engineers.
“We’re pleased to add Leighton O’Brien’s world-class cleaning solution to our portfolio,” said N’golo Coulibaly, General Manager of Global Services. “We were very impressed with their technology, which doesn’t required manned entry, providing a safer, faster, more effective cleaning process.
“Fuel quality is a key issue that fuel retail operators are continually trying to manage,” he said. “Leighton O’Brien’s advanced cleaning solution will enable our customers to resolve fuel quality and water intrusion issues, malfunctioning equipment, blocked filters, bacterial growth, diesel bugs and phase separation,” he said.
“We are excited to bring Global Services into our global fuel cleaning network,” said Amr Sadek, Regional Sales Director (MEA) for Leighton O’Brien.
“Fuel quality is a global industry issue. We’re pleased to partner with Global Services to resolve product quality issues for their customers backed by a very knowledgeable and capable management and technical teams, which makes them an ideal partner in this growing region.”
Mr Coulibaly said both companies were exploring significant market development opportunities.