Top Taxpayers: Total Uganda Limited

Total Uganda is a downstream petroleum company and a subsidiary of the French multinational, Total S.A. Total Uganda started operating in the country in 1955 as Ozo East Africa Petroleum, changing name to Total Oil Products in 1966 and to Total Uganda Limited in 1967. Total Uganda is involved in the marketing and distribution of Total branded petroleum products and services. In 2010, its oil and gas exploration affiliate, Total E&P Uganda, was founded, and started operations in Uganda in February 2012.

The acquisition of Gapco in June 2016 secured its position as the market leader, with the addition of 37 new service stations along with 2 fuel depots. It now has 162 service stations across the country providing vehicle and aviation fuel, lubricants and LP Gas, giving it an overall market share of 24%.

Total Uganda employs about 9000 people in both direct and indirect capacities. It operates a fleet of 250 fuel trucks, 1 LP gas filling centre, and 2 fuel depots used to transport and distribute petroleum products at their service stations.

*Total Tax Contribution: Shs23.95 billion

Key people
Florentin de Loppinot: Managing Director