Xfuels was founded in 2013 by Barry Strydom, former Director, Shareholder and founding member of Royale Energy, Viva Oil, Sanmax Petroleum.

In 1999 the Total Distribution Agency was awarded to Barry Strydom of Sanmax Petroleum and traded up until 2003.

In 2003 Sanmax Petroleum merged with Royale Energy And Barry acquired a 33% shareholding. In 2005 Royale Energy started /founded Viva Oil (Pty) Ltd which was a 100% entity of Royale as their retail development company.

Barry sold his shares in Royale Energy and Viva Oil in 2013. Barry was the Operating Director and marketing Director at the mentioned companies from 2003-2013.


Our head office are situated In Bendor Park in the Northern part of Pietersburg (Polokwane). Xfuels also has a well-equipped workshop
with washing and storage facilities along the N1 to ensure trucks are being washed and inspected on every trip to minimize break downs on route and ensure good image throughout the country. Xfuels are proud to have 9 Xfuels Branded Service Stations. With another 28 planned to be branded within the next 12 months.
The majority of these branded sites will be in Limpopo, Northwest, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Free State and Gauteng as we keep on making our footprint within these provinces . With excellent planning and precise structures we have developed a keen eye as to which area we need to develop in as well as a sense of responsibility to deliver world class service which is our promise to you.


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