Shell Franchise Opportunity and Cost

Starting your own business involves several things to consider, including carefully determining the industry you want to do your business.

One of the most profitable industries is the fuel industry. In the fuel industry, there is a huge amount of cash flow.

shell franchise opportunity

So if you want to start your own business, it is recommended that you consider starting a Shell franchise.

Even though you already have heard from others that the business you choose is good, you should still conduct your own research. This ensures you understand why the business has a good reputation. Also, when you research, you know the people behind the company itself.

Another reason you need to research your chosen company is to determine whether it is profitable. To have the most accurate result possible, you can seek the help of a professional.

Your main goal in establishing your own business is to gain profit. That is why you must ensure the franchise you want to purchase has enormous profit potential. One of the fundamental things of business is determining if you can gain a good return on the investment.

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Shell is among the top companies in the fuel industry, so the likelihood of success is high when you become a franchisee of Shell. But to become a franchisee of Shell, you should note that the minimum investment you need to put in is around $125,000, not including other fees.

Today, Shell can be seen in over 130 countries worldwide, and the number of employees worldwide estimates to be around 100,000. Shell, like other fuel companies, also promotes being environmentally responsible. It continues to find solutions that will enable us to use the products without contributing much to the destruction of Mother Nature.

It is an advantage if you know the industry itself so that you will know what to do when dealing with specific situations. But if you do not have the said knowledge, do not worry because Shell will provide you with the things that you need to be knowledgeable of. This is to ensure that you have what it takes to run a franchise of Shell and have a big chance of success.

Whether we like it or not, fuel has been a part of our lives. Fuel is the reason why cars are running; it is also the reason why various factories continue to operate. In other words, fuel is necessary for most of our daily tasks.

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  • Arturo Trujano Jr. said on January 16, 2011
    Laredo Texas 78045 on Shiloh Street
  • shanmukaraj said on March 27, 2011
    I am from pondicherry right now in france for an assignment. I would like to know the investment amount if i need to get the franchisee from shell to likely to be situated in Pondicherry India
  • Tumelo Magodielo said on April 25, 2011
    I am from South Africa I would like to have a small Shell garage franchise in Mabeskraal village that is 80km from Rustenburg town.
  • Bhekizazi Phoswa said on May 9, 2011
    I am a South African from rural outside Pietermaritzburg I have a will to open a Shell Garage franchise I have a place already for the business and there are major developments to take place around the area immediately and the demand is high already please assist urgently HOW DO I FULFILL MY DREAM TO OWN SUCH FRANCHISE?
  • Berzall Lewis said on September 13, 2011
    I am from South Africa and Would like to know what procedures to follow if one wants to open a Shell Garage. How much do i need approximately?
  • ELIAS NDUMO said on September 15, 2011
  • mbu gaba said on February 26, 2012
    i'm from kzn Ekombe rural area interested in starting a Shell garage urgently
  • brian said on May 3, 2012
    want to know what to do to have a shell franchise.
  • Constance said on May 21, 2012
    Hi I am a 40 years old woman, worked for shell service station for the past 17 years, of which 5 years as a site manager,i have a dream of owning a site, i need and finance, i do not know what to do, can someone help please
  • Nondumiso said on June 18, 2012
    Cape Town Western Cape South Africa. I am interested in Buying a Shell Franchise in Cape Town
  • mqanjelwa zolile said on June 26, 2012
    i stay in flagstaff eastern cape i want to open a shell garage urgently i need some help on how to start this kind of a business or franchise
  • Senzo Mkhize said on July 4, 2012
    I am from South Africa. I want to start a small Shell garage at a rural township of Hopewell KwaZulu Natal. Could you please send me some information regarding the prices and funds.
  • M.P. Ntsoane said on July 4, 2012
    I want to own Filling Station at Ga-Mphahlele Seleteng Village, Limpopo Province, Polokwane, please help with the information.
  • Euprencia Moatshe said on July 7, 2012
    I'm interested in owning a shell garage in Soshanguve and the area is between hammanskraal and soshanguve in Pretoria South Africa. I urgently need information on how to go about the proposal. This will benefit the community more especially taxi owners as the garage will be convenient for them. Regards, Euprencia Moatshe
  • Mpho Mahlaola said on July 19, 2012
    Hi my name is mpho mahlaola, i would like to buy shell franchise in Ga-Kgapane in Limpopo
  • Penny said on July 25, 2012
    I am Penny Khuzwayo-Smith, I own a property in South Africa, Gauteng (Krugersdorp). I also own another property in the Eastern Cape (Lusikisiki) where the need is great. I am VERY interested in shell franchise and willing to comply with shell Regulations, I also have what it takes and very committed in whatever I lay my hands on. Please e-mail me more information on shell franchising. Alternative e-mail
  • kelebogile Mojanaga said on August 8, 2012
    Good day I would like to start a shell garage that is combined with food outlet chicken Nandos OR Steers in Taung 70km from Vryburg and 30km from Hartswater. Send me information and to do the research on my behalf
  • Victor Mongalo said on August 8, 2012
    Good evening, I would like to build a depot at Matoks (Soekmekaar) about 80 km away from Polokwane (Pietersburg) next to the railway station.
  • Nhlanhla Sibeko said on August 17, 2012
    Hi, i am Looking forward to having a small Shell filling station next to Itshelejuba Hospital 30km away from Pongola to Piet Retiet in KwaZulu Natal, i can raise up to a million if this request is approve, i am now sitting at R155,000 and have a very good chance to get to that advertised required amount in three months. Please advise
  • phaladi makwala said on August 28, 2012
    i would like to establish a filling station at tzaneen / modjadji/ modajadjiskloof area kindly advise and forward me a prospectus and application form. regards, phaladi Cell: 0782673769
  • billal said on September 1, 2012
    hi i would like to buy an existing shell filling station in ladysmith kwazulu natal please send me some guidelines
  • Takalani Manyuma said on September 3, 2012
    i would like to establish a filling station at Bungeni on the Elim to Giyani road kindly advise and forward me a prospectus and application form.
  • Boitumelo Tshekiso said on September 10, 2012
    i have a commercial plot for a filling station and shopping complex in botswana along trans-frontier park and would like to start a shell service station there. i would like somebody to help me with the procedure to be followed to secure this franchise. i would also like to know the estimated costs for this as well as the terms and conditions. thank you.
  • sophie said on September 23, 2012
    what to do to own a shell garage sophie from mamelodi in south africa
  • A Class Effort CC said on September 28, 2012
    We are small company we to expand our company in field owning an fuel station, and please give us pros and cons of how to get franchise? And know the costs.
  • Mr Gottlieb K PHOTOLELA said on October 9, 2012
    I am sole proprietor my intention is to invest in field of owning an fuel station, and please give me pros and cons of how to get franchise? And know the costs. I am a Namibian citizen. I want to own a fuel station in Windhoek area. My Cellphone No: +264813915732 Telephone : +264612042143
  • Lungile Zondi said on October 15, 2012
    I am a young successful black female from Jolivet, Umzinto which is situated in South Coast, outside the city of Durban, South Africa. I wish to franchise with Shell South Africa. I already have a place where the fuel station can be situated and I feel that the demand for this kind of business is in high demand at that area. There was previously a garage there with two bousers about ten years ago which was closed down because my uncle who owned it failled to keep up with the high demand of fuel. I'm am quite positive that Shell would be the first development in the area since it is rural. I grew up in this area and there has always been a high demand of few there. Kindly advise me more on this interest. Thank you
  • Athalia said on October 17, 2012
    I would like to open a Shell filling station in Tshakhuma Main Market a very busy spot for business
  • jimmy phora said on October 19, 2012
    Good morning my name is jimmy phora staying in Dennilton next to moutse mall on the R25 road. i would like to own a shell garage also need to know how much is your franchise and what procedure to follow. J r phoraDennilton cell no 0739170350
  • Lulama said on October 30, 2012
    Hi, Kindly furnish me with detailed information regarding Shell garage franchise. I'd like to operate in Mount Ayliff, Eastern Cape South Africa along the N2 national road. Thank you for your time.
  • Junrey Custodio said on November 3, 2012
    Hi, my name is Junrey Custodio, residing at Milpitas, CA. I am a Business Management graduate and I love tending my own business (a dream for now). My family runs a medium scale business in the Philippines. I moved here in United States hoping to reach my dreams (the grass is always greener at the other side). But I can't seem to lose sight of my passion, which is owning my own business/franchise. I understand there are a lot of Shell Stations around my area. I would love to know how much it is to start a Shell business. Please help!
  • MOLEFE RS said on November 18, 2012
    Hi, I would like more info on bying a Shell Franchise in Limpopo Mokopane
  • Thimu said on November 29, 2012
    I would like to have a shell franchise please assist, Land is already available.
  • Reginal said on December 4, 2012
    Hi! can you please give information how to buy a shell franchise, how much it cost and what are the requirements
  • Tembisa Soga said on December 5, 2012
    Hi, will you please forward me information about shell franchise. I am in Cape Town and I am interested in running my own business.
  • GEBY said on December 5, 2012
    Hi I'm South Johannesburg and like to know how much one must have to buy shell franchise. Terms and conditions. I would like to fulfill my dream and my passion in this business.
  • Matshela Legodi said on December 6, 2012
    I'm from South Africa. i'm thinking of opening a shell filling station in the township of Seshego in Polokwane. Can you please assist me with all the information needed regarding startup funds and overall information. Thank you!
  • jagdish singh said on December 8, 2012
  • Isaac Gofhamodimo said on December 11, 2012
    Hi I'm interested in franchising a shell gas station in Botswana between Gaborone and Lobatse, may you please advise re costs, profits on any other necessary requirements. Thanx.
  • Freda Reeder said on December 11, 2012
    Good day, I am very much interested to own a filling station in Windoek. I am a successful female, love to work independently and motivated person. Would like to know WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR SHELL FRANCHISE AND TOTAL COST FOR STARTING A BUSINESS. KINDLY ASSIST ME WITH ALL THE INFORMATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. I FOUND THE PLOT WITH 10,000 HECTOR AND WOULD LIKE TO OPEN AN PETROL STATION AS WELL KIOSK, CAR WASH AS WELL WIMPY. KIND REGARDS, MAY GOD BLESS YOU.
  • thomas said on December 21, 2012
    hi, i would like to to establish a shell garage in limpopo at vhembe district, there is only one shell garage and is in town +- 20 from where i think it will be beneficial for me to start another filling station. Please advise the requirements, franchise cost and the application procedure. Thanks
  • Sweta said on December 23, 2012
    Dear Sir/Ma'am, I want to get shell petrol pump in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Can you please tell me about the investment required for the same and also about other specific requirements/qualifications for the same. Regards, Sweta
  • Dithomo Sekgala said on December 26, 2012
    I am interested in buying franchise at sekhukhunw village Ga-Mashabela a very busy road that link Junefurse a developing new town in Sekhukhune and Polokwane this will about six villages which uses this road to access malls and town, these will also include a super quick which is adamant in the area where one has to drive more than 17km to get tire fixed or an auxost.
  • tshepo maponya said on December 27, 2012
    Hi i would like to start a shell filling station in limpopo south africa i would like to know what must i have to be able to have it
  • Jeanette said on December 28, 2012
    I would like to own a gas station please send me a prospectus. Brits, Bapong north west, South Africa.
  • richard Dube said on December 28, 2012
    I would like to get a dual shell pump station in a busy N2 road linking Ermelo and Piet Retief and Pietetief to Pongola, Please let me know what steps need to be taken .
  • Nokulunga Cebekhulu said on December 28, 2012
    I would like to know how much money do I need to own a Shell petrol station in my county. I'm from South Africa, Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban I would like to own Shell Franchise. Please send me all the cost and information. Thank you
  • Bongiwe Tshangana said on December 29, 2012
    I would like to have the Shell franchise(revamp) on one of the abandoned Shell stations in the Eastern Cape on a busy route. Please forward me the info on who to contact and the costs etc.
  • Sherwin said on December 29, 2012
    Hello I'm finding out what would be the over head cost to open up a shell how much capital do I need to invest
  • Radi William Lobeko said on December 31, 2012
    I would like Shell directors and all stakeholders to help me establish a small shell garage through franchise route out side Morokweng village. There is only one small petrol station that is struggling in that village. It cannot sustain the number of vehicle passing that village. Majority of people living there they are farmers, every time petrol station ran out of fuel whereby people are forced to to travel 70km to fuel their cars and come back to the village. The village is situated 140km north of Vryburg town in the north west province. I am looking forward to your response and guidance.
  • Elwin Mosale said on January 2, 2013
    Research in a certain area in the North West , and would like to set up a Shell franchise as I have Identified the need for a Shell Petrol station . Shell is preferred and trusted by people cause of the brand it has become in the world . The location is in the main road and is extremely busy there as there is high volume of cars in the area and a great business opportunity. The city is also looking at a mall in the same area .
  • Moffet said on January 3, 2013
    I like to have a filling station in Burgersfort, limpopop. Is currently one of the fastest growing mining towns in South Africa. I have land and will appreciate if can send all relevant information and requirements to be able to get the ball rolling. Regards, Moffet
  • Megan govender said on January 8, 2013
    I am from South Africa. pretoria. i would like to open a shell garage. what cost is required from me.
  • Lucky said on January 9, 2013
    There is a major need for fuel in communities in between Phake and Mmametlhake, a distance of approximately 70KM. Currently I am residing in Pretoria due work allocation but travel so often to those areas. How do I go about finding Shell franchise costs, proposals and capital.
  • Mpho Mminele said on January 13, 2013
    Wish to set up a franchised outlet in Lebowakgomo. Please provide guidance as to how to proceed.
  • Lethu Mbiko said on January 15, 2013
    I wish to open a Shell garage in or around Mandeni, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Please provide more details on how to set up such a venture, including the financials.
  • keneth said on January 15, 2013
    I have no money at all but have a land to start a filling station, i had an encounter with a friend who told me that Shell can finance me to start the filling station. i am 24 years and leave in Botswna
  • VELEMBO PRINCE said on January 16, 2013
    Hi my name is Velembo from Ntuzuma, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa and i would like to open a garage, i have the land secured already .Please provide me with some details on how to set up such a venture, including the financials, equipment required and how much does it cost my phone number is 078 8200 356 or 031 500 7323.
  • Manasse Cordeiro said on January 22, 2013
    To whom it may concern, For years I have been searching for any opportunity of owning a shell fuel station, dear sir/maddam would kindly furnish me with more information on how to be involved and start a business with shell? My numbers are +27 71 306 4328. South Africa.
  • Manasse Cordeiro said on January 22, 2013
    Please assist me more information when wanting to start a business on fuel field. M Cordeiro.
  • thabiso mntungwa said on January 23, 2013
    i would like to start my own filling station in my area, we are having a big problem when it comes to fuel ,some of us have to travel 50 km to go to town in the nearby filling station. i live in kzn pongola south africa.
  • singiswa said on January 24, 2013
    I would like to start shell franchise in uitenhage, eastern cape, south Africa. How much would it cost?
  • Sanele Mndebele said on January 25, 2013
    Every information I need to know about becoming a Shell franchisee. I'm starting from scratch so I think i need to know everything.
  • Freddie Scholtz said on January 28, 2013
    Interested in Shell/Vivo franchise anywhere in Namibia. However Longbeach between WalvisBay and Swakopmund from my research seems to the place for a petrol station and an 24 hr store
  • LESEGO said on January 29, 2013
    I'm interested in starting a shell franchise in Berseba village outside rustenburg North west. I need shell to approved the site before I continue with everything.
  • prakashni kara said on January 31, 2013
    hi i am indian female an would like to open a shell filling station on the . R101 old warmbaths road about 2km from carosal casino. I have my own corner plot. Pls can anyone give me info or way forward. I am 1km from the . N1 carosal toll plaza on the inside road . R101. South africa
  • B Ganesh ( Ron ) said on February 2, 2013
    New industrial boom just outside of Shakaskraal . I want to invest in a 24/7 fuel , truckstop ,carwash , food franchise as well , need to know full set up costs , ie namely Shell owned , operator run . Will appreciate all facts and figures , set up costs etc .
  • Padma said on February 4, 2013
    I am located in Bangalore, India and have a 1.5 acre plot in Kanakapura town. I am looking to open a Shell gas filling station since this is on the National Highway. Apart from Land, I do not know how much more investment I need to make / if there are other models to give the land on rent and have someone open a gas station there. It is available almost immediately if one needs to start a filling station. what are the details you can help me with?
  • noly laroya said on February 5, 2013
    me and my brother is interested in doing business, a shell gas station in urdaneta pangasinan, philipines. please let me know how much capital do we need? thank you.
  • foloko foloko said on February 6, 2013
    i am a lesotho citizen. i have a place at marabeng about 20 kilometres away from maseru. i would like to operate shell gas station. how do i go about it? looking forward to hearing from you. foloko
  • Thapelo said on February 7, 2013
    I will like to know what is the requirement for one to own Shell Franchise with Steers in or without, I like to open one in Hammarskraal, city of Pretoria, province of Gautent in South Africa. Please email me all the requirement document and also a price
  • Florah said on February 11, 2013
    I will like to know what is required for one to own Shell Franchise with a cafe, I like to open one in Morokweng, west of Vryburg, Province of North West in South Africa. Please email me all the requirement document and also a Price
  • Philangenkosi Buthelezi said on February 21, 2013
    I am Philangenkosi Buthelezi in KwaZulu Natal. I'm interested in shell. I need to have a petrol station here at Umkhanyakude district. I wish shell to advise me how to start franchising with. Shell. My numbers are 0834917143 or 0823186592 I need even to know how to apply
  • Nonto Mkhize said on February 22, 2013
    hi. I'm from Kwazulu-Natal South Africa and i would like to open a Shell Garage around Melmoth. I would like to know how do i go about getting funding, permits etc. Basically starting every process from scratch.
  • Marius said on February 25, 2013
    Hi I want a shell in the western cape
  • Michael Motiang said on February 26, 2013
    My name is Michael Motiang for the past three years i have been working as a supervisor and administrator in the department of Education in South Africa. i have also studied short courses at Tshwane North College People management, business Administration and computer literacy and my business partner has been working at petrol pot gas station as a supervisor for the past five years and together we want information on how to buy a shell franchise with a car wash, how much it cost everything. we strongly believe that there is a need for that kind of business in Temba, Pretoria(South Africa). Kind regards, Mr Michael Motiang
  • Boetelo Benson Motshoganetsi said on February 27, 2013
    hello! i'm a student a GIPS, Botswana studying Business- IT and i'm willing 2 open a shell garage at my hometown(Francistown). i also did commerce for 2 years and with business skills i trust i can make it 2 open a business with you guys. THANKS!!
  • Abdullah said on February 27, 2013
    Hi i'm from jhb south africa & would like to know how one goes about getting a shell franchise, costs required experience etc. Abdullah
  • Chieftain Mokaba said on March 9, 2013
    Hi, I'm staying in Pretoria and I need to know the requirements of having a shell garage franchise and the costs involved. Looking forward to your response.
  • Richard mizzell said on March 13, 2013
    I am looking to build a gas station in Clanton, Alabama USA . I have previously owned a shell gas station. I would like to know of any benefit to having shell verses chevron and other brands and any incentives shell offers.
  • siphamandla enock mthembu said on March 14, 2013
    I am residing at Kzn Empangeni, and would love to open a shell garage there. Please assist me with the information needed to do that, because I'm a young person who wants to make it big in the business industry.
  • Xola said on March 15, 2013
    Hi Kindly send me more information regarding opening a Shell garage Franchise in South Africa, Eastern Cape at Jansenville.
  • Mohamed mohamed said on March 19, 2013
    Hi I would like to get a shell franchise business information In somalia ,where there is no gas station at all ,people sell gas in drums and in cans . Please send me info on where to start. Thanks
  • narayana rao .y said on March 21, 2013
    i want to know about shell company and i am looking franchise of shell petrol pump. is there any other products are shell company is involved. is there any opportunity working with shell
  • MOTUPA PATRICK said on March 22, 2013
    I'm in JHB South Africa, I want to buy a franchise from shell but I got no site for a fuel station, Please help on this and provide me with all total cost.
  • zarul said on March 24, 2013
    hi, i want to start a shell franchise at malaysia, in johor to be exact. i would be glad if u could send me details in full regarding that. thank you.
  • Calvin said on March 24, 2013
    I am Accountant by profession, owning a Shell Franchise with Steers and cafe has always been my dream while i was in University. I have already spotted a very good area where it can operate in Northwest, South Africa. Kindly Please email me all the details and prices as well. Thank you
  • mateke mokone said on March 26, 2013
    i have the location in Limpopo, Tshehlwaneng area Sekhukhune village. Please e-mail me the quotation details. Thank you
  • Lebalang mavuna said on April 1, 2013
    I would like to build a shell garage in madombidzha it falls under makhado municipality
  • naseema shaik said on April 7, 2013
    Hi I am an Indian South African female who is interested in opening up a Shell fuel station in the Western Cape, South Africa. I am keen to know about what capital input is required and it would be appreciated if I could be provided with all relevant information pertaining to commencing such an enterprise.
  • Cynthia Vuyella Ngomana said on April 8, 2013
    I'm a south African want a shell garage franchise approximately how much must I have
  • Cynthia Vuyella Ngomana said on April 8, 2013
    I'm a south African from dawnpark boksburg want to buy a shell garage franchise approximately how much must I have
  • Lethukuthula Maduna said on April 13, 2013
    I am Lethukuthula Maduna from Kwa-Hlabisa in the North of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa and i have a wish of opening a Shell Franchise in the above mentioned town. I urge whoever who can help me to raise this dream to become a reality. My cellphone numbers are 071 210 3915/ 0837109923. Your favorable recommendation of my request will be highly appreciated
  • mulanga Meshack said on April 21, 2013
    my name is meshack am writing this email representing the line mover designers and projects. we want to open a shell franchise in limpopo. please can u tell us how much is the shell franchise and all the staff needed to buy shell franchise
  • richard said on April 26, 2013
    hi my name is richard I would like to have a shell garage franchise how much is needed and what documentation. my no 0723441238
  • Moyeenuddin Abdullah said on April 27, 2013
    Hi, I just got the MM2H in malaysia. Who to contact, in malaysia to start a Shell pump ?
  • Chantell Sibanyoni said on April 29, 2013
    My name is Chantell from MP Siyabuswa, I'm interested in opening the Shell Petrol station Franchise with Car wash and Shisanyama in MP (Marapiyane Cross Road) the road is very busy and there is no petrol station around. Anyone who is interested in assisting me please help to make my dream come true. My contact no: 073 248 2206 or 087 375 2214,
  • Mothusi David said on April 30, 2013
    Hi, my name is Mothusi David from Gaborone Botswana and i want to open Shell Petrol Station Franchise, i would like to know the whole process and the amount needed, whoever is interested in assisting please help.
  • Mothusi David said on April 30, 2013
    i want my business located in a place called Radisele along Mahalapye Palapye Road in Botswana
  • Keaoboka Juliet Ntoko said on May 2, 2013


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