Bureau Veritas Kenya assumes operation and management of Yana Oil Limited Laboratory Facility in Kenya

The company operates a Lube Oil Blending Plant (LOBP) in Nairobi with a total capacity of 20 million litres per year

Bureau Veritas and Yana Oil executives signing the agreement. Seated (L) Kamran Kangari, Executive Director Yana Oil, (R) Cyprian Kabbis - District Chief Executive, East Africa Bureau Veritas; Standing (L) Thomas Masaki , Financial Director-Yana Oil, (R) Ali Noor - Sales & Marketing Manager - Bureau Veritas East Africa

Bureau Veritas , a world leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) industry, is pleased to announce its agreement to take over the operation and management of Yana Oil Limited lubricating oil blending plant in Nairobi, effective from March 1, 2024.

Yana Oil, established in 2020 manufactures lubricants for both automotive and industrial purposes such as engine oils and coolants, serving some of the major oil players in the market. The company operates a Lube Oil Blending Plant (LOBP) in Nairobi with a total capacity of 20 million litres per year.

Betrand Martin, Senior Vice President of Bureau Veritas Africa, commented: “With a rich history of expertise in testing, inspection, and certification, Bureau Veritas is delighted of this partnership which marks a significant step forward for Bureau Veritas supporting the Oil & Petrochemical clients in East Africa. Bureau Veritas is committed to leveraging our technology, knowledge, capabilities, and experience to provide exceptional regulatory support and quality assurance to clients. “This collaboration not only strengthens Bureau Veritas’s presence in the region but also underscores its dedication to supporting clients in addressing challenges of safety, quality, and sustainability in the oil and petrochemical industry.”

“Taking over the operation of the Yana Oil Lubricants Laboratory, Bureau Veritas aims to elevate industry standards and ensure that all related products meet rigorous quality requirements. This partnership and the opportunity to offer our technical capabilities and will ensure we provide precise results to major players within the industry” added Cyprian Kabbis – District Chief Executive, Bureau Veritas East Africa.

We are excited to partner with Bureau Veritas and benefit from their vast experience and capabilities,” commented Kamran Kangari, CEO, Yana Oil Limited. “Their involvement will undoubtedly enhance our operations and help us deliver even greater value to our customers.”


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