Reliance completes sale of GAPCO interest to Total

Since the acquisition of 76 percent equity interest in GAPCO by REPDMCC in 2007, GAPCO has significantly grown and is one of the leading petroleum marketing companies in East Africa.

GAPCO is primarily engaged in petroleum product import and trading, storage, distribution, marketing, supply and transportation of oil products in East Africa.
GAPCO is primarily engaged in petroleum product import and trading, storage, distribution, marketing, supply and transportation of oil products in East Africa.

Pursuant to the sale agreements signed by Reliance Exploration & Production DMCC (REPDMCC), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Total, for the sale of the entire 76 percent interest held by REPDMCC in the Mauritius-incorporated Gulf Africa Petroleum Corporation (GAPCO), REPDMCC, Total and GAPCO have obtained requisite regulatory approvals and consents, and successfully completed the sale transaction.

GAPCO is a holding company with operating subsidiaries in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, which are primarily engaged in petroleum product import and trading, storage, distribution, marketing, supply and transportation of oil products in East Africa. Since the acquisition of 76 percent equity interest in GAPCO by REPDMCC in 2007, GAPCO has significantly grown and is one of the leading petroleum marketing companies in East Africa, owning retail outlets as well as onshore and offshore terminals.

REPDMCC’s sale of its interest in GAPCO is part of a joint transaction, wherein REPDMCC as well as the minority shareholder have sold their entire respective holdings in GAPCO for cash.

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