By Amin Kef (Ranger)
NP-SL Ltd prioritizes fire preventive and safety standards in all its operations within the country. Being a marketing entity that deals with highly inflammable substances such as petrol, diesel, gas etc, it ensures that high fire prevention and safety standards are set with the aim of avoiding any emergency situation that poses danger to lives and property. Management is very keen that those standards are strictly adhered to by employees as well as members of the public. It is in That regard that the company had been actively supporting the National Fire Force by providing infrastructure, such as state-of-the-art bore wells and standby generators, to enhance firefighting capabilities.
The company was established in 1996 by thirty-five Sierra Leoneans after the privatization of the Government-owned petroleum marketing entity has risen to become a prominent indigenous petroleum importing and marketing company. Guided by a mission focused on local market leadership, sub-regional expansion, and environmental responsibility, NP-SL Ltd has played a crucial role in the nation’s development.
The company’s founders, driven by determination and passion, translated their mission statement into reality, overcoming challenges along the way. Through strategic planning and shrewd managerial initiatives, NP-SL Ltd has achieved substantial success, growing from a humble beginning to a mini multi-national company with branches in neighboring Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, and The Gambia.
NP-SL Ltd’s dominance in the petroleum landscape is evident as it competes effectively with other marketing entities, outshining many with its savvy business ideas. The company’s commitment to customer care has earned it the accolade of being ranked 1st for Customer Care.
Safety is a top priority for NP-SL Ltd, and it ensures that all its Filling Stations adhere to strict safety standards.
Regular training programs for Filling Station Managers and Pump Attendants further reinforce emergency response skills.
In line with its expansionist drive,, NP-SL Ltd has expanded into areas where access to petroleum products was previously challenging, thereby alleviating energy poverty in those regions and creating job opportunities. The company’s commitment to Local Content is evident through its policy of employing only nationals of the country where it operates.
Innovative services like the NP Smart Card, a secure and cashless form of fuel transaction, have been widely commended by customers. Additionally, NP Gas, an environmentally certified cooking gadget, has gained popularity for domestic use.
Overall, NP-SL Ltd has demonstrated its dedication to national development by fulfilling the mission set out by its founding fathers. With a forward-looking approach, the company continues to positively contribute to the country’s progress, touching the lives of citizens across the nation.