It seems that as the world become more and more industrialized, the more it is being governed by the need to procure more oil, because energy is the new gold. You can see how the middle eastern countries become rich with their oil money and how they could effectively control the world oil market, thus, affecting the economy of almost every country across the globe. Everyone needs to gas up, and the price of gas directly affects transportation and transportation indirectly affects the prices of goods and services. Thus, if you love to enter this kind of business that deals with power play and of course, monopoly, then scroll below to find the best gas station to franchise for yourself.
Seaoil Gas Station
Not all of the companies in the energy industry is controlled by middle eastern countries, there are some who are now entering the field of energy independently and is bravely facing the giants. Seaoil is one of the pioneers when it comes to independently taking the risks and coming out successful and definitely growing. It first opened in the 80s and has a depot facility in Mandaluyong city, and so managed to withstand time, thus franchising seaoil gas station is a certain and stable investment.
Franchise fee is about P500,000 and the total investment cost is P3,000,000 while the location site requirement is 800 square meters. You may talk to the management in order to get the best and most profitable deal, considering the location that you have in mind, and also, you can choose to franchise an already existing gas station or start a new one if you want.
Starting out as a small family business in Davao City in 2002, Phoenix Petroleum has surprised the energy industry by achieving so much growth especially during the year 2006 and it is in this year that its value shoot through the roof of the Philippine Stock Exchange. They are an independent company, thus, has more leeway in their prices, and they use this advantage to the fullest by lowering prices when others would raise theirs.
Phoenix has a site requirement of 800 square meters lot with at least 25 meter frontage for the location of the franchised gas station. They are ready to provide maximum support to the franchisee and is very flexible and adaptable company. The total investment cost is P3,000,000 inclusive of franchise fee and initial stock.
Unioil Gas Station
In 1992, when all of oil prices are terribly high and the government could not properly handle the price controls, the Unioil has just first opened its branch along the Ninoy Aquino Avenue in Parañaque and due to their independence, has managed to lower down the prices comparing to other companies. This is when word of mouth immediately spurred the growth of the company and in 2003, it has opened its doors in Mindanao Avenue. Ever since, the growth of the unioil company has continued to rise until today, especially with its numerous franchises across the country.
If you are interest to become a Unioil petroleum distributors and franchisee, then you have to prepare a total investment cost of about P500,000 to P1M and the company also boasts of rapid capital returns in about a year in a half.
Eastern Petroleum Gas Station
Back then, gas stations and energy industry is a tight monopoly, but now there are other companies who are entering the field of energy and independently playing the game. Eastern Petroleum is one of those independent companies that covers Luzon, Vizayas, and Mindanao and aims to make energy more environmentally-friendly. Thus, in 2010, they have 35 different branches nationwide and is supported by the depot of 5 Million liter capacity.
You must meet the requirements in order to franchise which includes:
400 sq. meters and above land area, 25 meters and above frontage, rectangular size or similar and 10 meters away from a water area, the land must also be away from flood-prone area and that the streets is away from heavy traffic.
The franchise and investment cost ranges from P2M to P8M depending on the package that you would avail and of course, the negotiations that you would have with the company.
Address: 7th Floor Cityland Pasong Tamo Tower, 2210
Don Chino Rocess Avenue, Makati City
Tel: (02) 817-6421/6443/6445
Shell Gas Station
Everyone in the world knows that Shell is a key player in the monopoly of gas and other energy-supplying products, thus it is very fortunate that the company has opened in the country, because we are assured of the quality of the products that they have, being one of the most reputable oil company. They have an expensive franchise and investment cost, but then they still provide viable business opportunities because the profit that you would gain afterwards is immense and unparalleled compared to other business franchises.
The franchise can be company-owned, which means that the location of the gas station is provided by the company itself or dealer-owned, which means that you would be providing the land for the gas station. There is about P4M to P8M of investment cost and payment of application fee, monthly payment of both royalty and retailer fee, thus franchise is no longer required. The products and supply that is provided upon franchise varies as per the deal that you would have with the company, but the inclusions naturally covers opening assistance, 24/7 assistance, and staff training.
Address: Shell House 156 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City, 1227
Tel. No: (632) 816-6501
Fax No: (632) 816-6565