Starting Diesel Business

If you want to start a diesel business, you will have to go for the bio-diesel. To ensure success, you need to find trade associations that focus on this type of fuel so that you will have a network.

Advertise the business to potential customers through the right advertising methods and you will get a lot of sales during opening.

Starting Diesel Business

If you want to be in the diesel business, you can check out the bio-diesel opportunities. Diesel is an eligible fuel form and with the tax reduction programs offered by the government, you’re sure to benefit. Since this product does not entail chemical reactions or procedures, you no longer have to obtain a license from environmental agencies in your area. The only way to ensure your success in the coming months and years is to create a thorough business plan. This can help you finding out if you’re ready for this venture and if you still need to gather relevant knowledge.

You need to establish connections with trade associations that are focusing on bio-diesel products. By doing so, you can sell the diesel with ease and you can instantly generate trust/confidence from customers. There are no education or chemistry requirements for this type of business. Still, you will have to conduct some research to learn more about the industry. Customers prefer to do business with those who are experts and competent. What will happen if you can’t answer the questions of clients? With the right knowledge comes power. Know what you really want and work out a plan of action.

The Bio-Diesel Alternative

When starting a diesel business, you will have to choose an ideal location. The site itself can be costly since you need a large business area with an office and the diesel storage. You can seek help from professionals on how to design your place of business. Hire the needed staffs and stick with the competent and experienced once. One mistake can cost you the whole business. Make sure that all your staffs know what they are doing and that you can trust them. Secure the needed liability insurance since you’re going to offer certain products. Provide your employees with adequate salaries and benefits to avoid fast employee turnover.

Starting a diesel business is no joke. It requires careful thinking and planning. You can advertise the business with ease by using the right methods like banners, billboards, flyers, and business cards. Have a separate budget for the advertising campaigns and try to monitor if you’re generating interest from the customers. On the big day, you can get a surge of customers if you can convince them the bio-fuel is a great alternative. With a business license and certification, you can sell the bio-diesel at a lower price. Educate your customers about this option to convince them to patronize your business. Soon, you can earn considerable profits since a lot of people today want to go ‘green’.


  • sid abdallah said on March 14, 2011
    i leave in algeria . i'm interested to start diesel business big quantity. thanks.
  • Ashok Bisht said on June 21, 2011
    We are starting a biodiesel production plant through Jatropha seeds. Request you to provide some tips on this. Warm Regards, Ashok Bisht & Manish Kanna 9711906702,9873789525
  • mohamed said on January 3, 2012
    I am starting a diesel engine maintenance service centre. if u could help me making the project proposal and a feasibility ,I would be very very thankful
  • param said on March 11, 2012
    malaysia. wanted to know which type of industries can i approach for the beginning stage..apart from construction...need idea...i'm really very new in this line..tq.
  • Thekiso said on April 27, 2012
    My company its OIL-REBIRTH registered in South Africa. The company is going to sell bio fuels. I need info on how to find clients based in Europe and America. I also need help on structure the business
  • adesoji said on July 15, 2012
    i am starting a diesel business but my plan is to buy from the depot and sell to those who need it to power there company pls help me with company proposal thanks
  • Gabriel Izilein said on January 27, 2013
    I need a proposal on a bio diesel plan. And feasibility study. Thanks.
  • Hubert said on February 27, 2013
    I'm located in South Africa, Mpumalanga Provice, Ehlanzeni District i'm starting a Bio Diesel Company i would appreciate some help and assistant in making the business a Viable one, consistent and very Effective. Thank you
  • Brajesh Kumar said on March 1, 2013
    Hi, I want to make a diesel license for selling diesel in rural area so please advise me if you have any idea.
  • Refilwe Mkuchane said on March 28, 2013
    Hi I would like to start a small Bio-Diesel company which preferably to buy from the depot and outsource it to the demand clients within the Western Cape Boundaries as I am currently situated in Cape Town.
  • cindy khoza said on April 19, 2013
  • SAM said on May 9, 2013
  • zee said on May 21, 2013
    hello my name is Zee i work as a sale Representative with Total company. i need clients that can buy Diesel from us at a very good rate. please call me 083 860 6249 please advise on how to get clients.
  • Seun Ajayi said on May 27, 2013
    My name is Seun please how do I get to find customers that are willing to buy diesel for their need at large quantity. here is my number 08028513907 or 08171462080
  • Adeniyi Ishola said on May 28, 2013
    Hello My name is Adeniyi Ishola from Lagos, Nigeria. I need customers who are willing to buy diesel at large quantity. Here is my number 08036522109.
  • Maryke said on May 29, 2013
    HI Cindy, I am also interested in getting more information about your company. Please email me at
  • Krainest oils said on June 5, 2013
    We are in Abuja, Nigeria and we sell Diesel in all quantity. U can contact us on 08098601703. Thanks.
  • Flordevilla Pingkian said on June 13, 2013
    Hello @Zee of #13, This is Flor of the Philippines. We are in need of supply of diesel in a very low price. We are supplying diesel here in the Philippines but we want a good price so we can have a good profit then. And our term of payment is CIF. Payment will be in our country as soon as the diesel will arrive. Please email me at
  • olalekan olagundoye said on August 7, 2013
    hi, i am lekan. My partner and i need clients to purchase pure diesel at affordable prices- in large quantities. Contact me via mail: From lagos nigeria. We have diesel stations in benin and portharcourt
  • afolayan olaniyi said on September 10, 2013
    Bio-diesel is my business here in lagos Nigeria and I own my company with large quantity of bio-diesel, if interested in dealing or buying from my company here is my number 08030462962....thanks
  • syafiq said on October 30, 2013
    Hi, i'm Syafiq. and my partner company can supply large quantity diesel. we get the diesel from Moscow and transit to my country Malaysia. if interested or buying u can. contact me /
  • Keenan said on November 4, 2013
    Hi, please assist in the operations of a Diesel business. Kindly email me and I will respond with my questions. Kind regards, Keenan Munisamy
  • dillon said on November 15, 2013
    HI Please assist with a business plan on buying and selling Diesel in Small quantity. And how do I get to find customers that are willing to buy diesel starting a diesel business but my plan is to buy from the depot and sell to those who need it to power there company pls help me with company proposal thanks
  • keith said on November 25, 2013
    i want to sell my diesel depot. contact me on 0837787122
  • lekan said on February 17, 2014
    i really like d diesel business, and i dont know how to start it. i need help on start d business. thanks
  • cameren said on March 1, 2014
    I'm selling diesel legal at a price of 12.40 but only 500,000.000 liters to 1 million liters contact me on 0797468178
  • nkabe said on March 11, 2014
    i need to start diesel business run the depot so i need some citizen
  • fikhane said on March 17, 2014
    i am starting a diesel business and my plan is to buy from the depot and sell to those who need it to power their company . kindly help me with the basic content of the business proposal. thanks
  • kayode said on May 2, 2014
    SIR/Mam, I am starting diesel business and i need a proposal for my clients so that it will look professionals and dat helps make very good first impression which is vital for winning contracts. Thanks
  • kayode said on May 2, 2014
    I am starting a diesel business and need a business proposal to my clients to make it look professionals and makes very good first impression which is vital for winning contracts. from Ikoyi lagos Nigeria.
  • Actros said on May 14, 2014
    If anybody having good capital amount and if you are ready to start petroleum products business then i have huge order for Furnace oil (CST180, CST280, CST380), Bitumen 60/70, 80/100, D2 Diesel. I wanna talk with serious wealthy firm's owner only. contact me for more details. Mob: +91-9446441196 / +91-8714155178
  • Abongile said on June 24, 2014
    I need help on drafting a truck centre, diesel depot and lubricant wholesale distributor in south africa
  • charles said on July 15, 2014
    i want to start a diesel business and my plan is to buy from the depot and sell to the end users. How do I go about it? Esp negotiating with distributor
  • sola meghoma said on July 22, 2014
    I and my partner buying diesel from depot and supply companies in lagos. please how can we get more client and how to write convenience proposal for companies. Thanks. My contact.08131835684
  • Ade James said on August 13, 2014
    We are a fast and growing textile company based in lagos with mini outlets in ibadan,ondo and abeokuta.. Kindly reach Mr Adebiyi Richards on this number 08171698876 if ur company can supply diesel in large quantity... Hoping to hear from you soon..
  • Abiola Oyetunde said on September 21, 2014
    My company is Herrytworth concept LTd.we deal in supply of diesel and kerosene in large quantity. Interested buyers are needed. contact me on 07038698639 or
  • Dinesh rajput said on September 24, 2014
    I want to sell diesel in large amount.interested buyers may contact to.919759107834 in Agra.
  • mutshinyalo said on February 8, 2015
    Can you please help me with the information on how to start a diesel, paraffin and gas depot.
  • Mahlatsi said on February 12, 2015
    Hi all i have a diesel depot and i am looking for any one looking to purchase in large quantities. I am based in South Africa and my email address is
  • Edmund said on March 2, 2015
    South African diesel company offering very low rates, the larger the quantity the lower price you get. we deliver our own product our motor is transparency.
  • Johan homan said on April 8, 2015
    Alldays .Limpopo South Africa Main Road To Botswana. One of the roots truck companies use to Botswana , Zimbabwe and Venetia Diamond Mine. Regards, Johan Homan
  • ogar said on August 14, 2015
    I need client that buy diesel in small Quantity and large quantities. we are in ABUJA, please contact us on. 08059099564.
  • Thabang said on September 23, 2015
    I am starting a diesel depot in Gaborone,Botswana and need some guidelines to write a proper proposal for Prospect lenders.Contact +267 75770323.
  • Dwayne said on October 9, 2015
    Can you kindly tell me what the different quantities of diesel, kerosene and crude oil are sold at in Nigeria, for example crude oil comes as a barrel. what is the price of that barrel?Kerosene is sold in liters what are the different volumes that it is sold at and at what price and the same for diesel?Kind regards.Dwayne
  • Nkhumbuleni Mulaudzi said on December 4, 2015
    Good day,my name is Nkhumbuleni I want to start a business of buying oil,fuel,diesel and gas from depot and supplying nationally and internationally. I am new need to know all the steps need to be followed and procedures. Please advice.
  • Ronald said on March 30, 2016
    Hi I want to start a business of buying oil,fuel,diesel and gas from depot and supplying nationally and internationally. I am new need to know all the steps need to be followed and procedures.
  • Tamara said on May 11, 2016
    Hi I would like to start my own diesel business company.So I would like to know where should I start.
  • olaniyi from lagos said on May 13, 2016
    Good day sir/Mam interested in supply business i need someone to give me guidelines on it.
  • Thomas said on June 13, 2016
    I have registered a business and I want to buy oil, diesel and gas from the depot. Please advise me how to go about.
  • Machete said on June 13, 2016
    I have registered a company and I want to buy oil, diesel and gas. Please help me with the advises.
  • Phenyo said on June 14, 2016
    Hi, my name is Phenyo, based in Polokwane. I need information on how to start diesel supply business, where and how do I start. Kindly assist. Email
  • asavela said on June 28, 2016
    hi my name is asavela i'm based in joburg. i'm selling diesel and petrol at a very good price we also offer transportation for your purchase. I sell huge volumes. if interested contact 0849092244 or email
  • BIRTHDAY M TSHIAMISO said on June 30, 2016
  • senzo mokoetla said on October 22, 2016
    HI i am senzo mokoetla looking forward to start my own business to start any advice good people 0730621372
  • Dumisani said on November 21, 2016
    Hi am in process of developing a fuel depot new brand. The current targeted area is around Empumalanga the through SA. Need advice and processes, My email
  • Siphiwe said on November 25, 2016
    Hi could you plz me I want to start a bio diesel business. I'm in Eastern cape (SA)
  • Victor Eluma said on January 20, 2017
    I am Victor, pls I need help, i need some one as mentor to guide me, i am planning to start diesel supply business in Nigeria. this is my phone number 08068550045.
  • Raymond A Lekhuwane said on March 4, 2017
    Hi @cindy can u supply 5 million liters a months come back to me as soon as u get this message my number is 07604801669 i am also in gauteng.
  • Cyril said on March 20, 2017
    @Raymond, we can supply you with diesel at a reasonable price. but your contact details are invalid. 082 513 2626. We supply diesel in bulk at a competitive price.
  • Peter Olanrewaju said on April 11, 2017
    I'm interested in starting up a Petrol and Diesel business, our company is based in Gauteng, young and dynamic and have been able to make a footprint in some other industries such as construction and facilitation within the government and corporate sectors and looking to diversify into Oil, can someone help with a charter plan and business plan and if a seller of diesel at affordable rate can contact me on to engage furthermore. Thank You.
  • Collen said on April 11, 2017
    I'm a bio-diesel distributor, anyone looking for bio-diesel small and large quantities please contact us on or 013 656 0253. We based in South Africa, Mpumalanga.
  • Emily said on April 26, 2017
    Good day, my name is Emily, i am looking for clients that are willing to buy diesel at a very attractive and discounted rates in large quantities, we as well offer transportation for your purchase.our head office is based in Mozambique however we have an office in Gauteng South Africa. for more information do not hesitate to contact me on 0736482970 or email me on
  • Justice said on July 30, 2017
    I need help i'm starting business last year now i'm struggling to find clients i'm doing maintenance flow meter valve fix pump if you can help me to find clients is better. just
  • Pius said on February 16, 2018
    Hi Ojobo Pius is my name and the name of my company is Skybase Energies limited based in Abuja, we do diesel supply along side generator servicing within abuja and its environment, I need customers for my business, our diesel is of good quality with a density of (0.850) g/ml and its affordable. Contact me if u are interested. 07038156158, 09051905530
  • Lilly said on April 12, 2018
    Hi, My name is Lilly. I'm staying in Limpopo at Praktiseer. I want to start business in Oil industry. Please help where to go and I don't have more knowledge about this.
  • Odochi said on June 2, 2018
    Hy my name is Odochi, I am based in Owerri and I supply diesel within the eastand south-eastern part of Nigeria. I am in need of clients who are willing to purchase diesel in large quantity. Contact me on ?09082963254 email .
  • foster said on June 7, 2018
    My Name is Foster from Malawi based in South Africa. We want to buy diesel 50ppm. 10 million liters for a start. Kindly give me a quote per liter to Beira port in Mozambique. my email is
  • Ndamulelo Khangale said on March 1, 2020
    Hi, my name is Ndamulelo Khangale, I supply diesel and petrol at reasonable prices around southern Africa, I want clients, my email is
  • Serame Mabeleng said on April 29, 2021
  • Frank said on September 19, 2021
    Good day; I look forward to opening a Diesel Repair shop in Cameroon. A shop that could cover more than five African countries, Chad, the Centrafrica Republic, Equatorial Guinee, Congo, and Part of Nigeria. Looking for partners. . I am currently in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Thabani said on October 21, 2021
    Gooday I am supplying Diesel at a good price. Please contact Thabani by email at
  • Siyanda Manana said on January 12, 2022
    Good day; I am a diesel and paraffin supplier in need of customers; I am also in logistics, so if you have trucks and need work, don't hesitate to get in touch with me at 0796583492, and I can get you contracts for your trucks to start working. Thanks
  • Talita-Rose said on January 28, 2023
    Will anyone be interested in a How manual on how to start your own diesel depot? Please contact me if there is any interest Talita-Rose- 074 224 7763


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