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Kerosene ATM

Kerosene ATM and paraffin Vending business in Kenya

The Kerosene dispensing and vending machine is popular with many service stations and other business as well as among consumers from different households. The machine comes with an inbuilt storage tank ranging from about 120 liters but can also be modified to use an external tank of a higher storage capacity. The kerosene vending machine has a PLC which performs all the technical functions of the machine which include resetting of the machine’s password, resetting the prices, checking daily and weekly sales and processing the sales as per the customer’s purchase the machine is portable and can be transported from one area to another.

Managing a kerosene ATM

Starting a small kerosene supply shop where you can sell this commodity in small quantities is a viable idea that never disappoints business operators. With over 60% of Kenyans directly relying on kerosene for power it turns out that this is a potential launching pad for futuristic entrepreneurs who would like to venture into the lucrative oil distribution business. We discuss what you need to do in order to get started.

The machine dispenses kerosene from kshs 10 upwards easily and accurately with a brand new with a nozzle for easy fuel delivery and an inbult PLC which performs all the technical functions of the machine.

Getting Licensed To Run The Kerosene Vending Shop


There are no major license requirements for running a small kerosene outlet. The only license required to start is the Single Business Permit which is issued by the County Government. Those in Nairobi County may also be required to acquire a fire clearance certificate. Generally to be in good books with the authorities you may want to take the following precautions:

  • Ensure your fuel outlet is not near a public institution
  • Ensure you have fire extinguishers in place
  • Ensure your infrastructure is well constructed in a way that doesn’t pose danger to the public

Please note that if you are intending to open a fully-fledged filling station that sells petrol and diesel you will have to get a certificate from ERC and NEMA to operate your business.

The cost of modern Kerosene ATM for Kerosene retail business in Kenya.

The Cost of modern dispensing pump is Ksh150,000 or thereabout. It’s not a must you start with high capacity pumps as the cost also goes higher with capacity and manufacturer specifications. If you are looking for a business idea that you can start with Ksh50,000 and look forward to about Ksh2,000 profit per day then this is something worth looking into. Remember, before you start it is advisable to do a feasibility study to enable gather the rightful information for efficient decision making, its also imperative to get the right modern Kerosene ATM  machine from trusted suppliers who guarantee quality and after sale services such as Neema Technologies which is a leading supplier of Kerosene ATMs across the country.

For more information and enquiries about the best options as a starter in the Kerosene retail sector contact; Neema Technologies +25479288096

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