We are supported and endorsed in the industry

PetroCONNECT is supported, endorsed and promoted by major industry bodies and key stakeholders in the energy industry including the following brands and companies:
The Nedbank logo


Nedbank Group is one of the largest financial services groups in Africa, with clients spanning the personal, retail and business banking sector. Their services include; transactional banking, card and lending solutions, deposit-taking, risk management and a range of investment products for businesses.

Nedbank has endorsed PetroCONNECT to empower fuel retailers with sustainable solutions.

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Astron Energy

Astron Energy is a leading supplier of petroleum products in Southern Africa, with a vast network of service stations (over 850 being converted in the next 4 years). Astron Energy believes transformation is critical to the country’s future, which is why they have led with change as an ongoing, consistent process in everything they do. Astron Energy is committed to driving business transformation through investment in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Qualifying Small Enterprises (QSEs).

Astron Energy has endorsed PetroCONNECT as a partner in transforming the Fuel Retail industry by empowering interested individuals trained through the Readiness Programme.

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Engen Petroleum is a South African oil company focusing on the downstream refined petroleum products market and related businesses. The company’s core functions are the refining of crude oil, the marketing of primary refined petroleum products and the provision of convenience services via an extensive retail network.

Engen has endorsed PetroCONNECT as a partner to accelerate transformation in the Fuel Retail sector.

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The Fuel Retailers Association logo

Fuel Retailers Association

The FRA is a financially independent and fully autonomous association that monitors the industry. They are involved in all areas related to retail fuel governance, distribution, and sales to protect and enhance fuel retailer’s interests. They do this with the vision of creating a robust, sustainable environment that provides a reasonable return on investment for all efficient Fuel Retailers.

The Fuel Retailers Association (FRA) ensures the survival and success of all South African Service station owners. The vision and solutions provided by PetroCONNECT to fuel retailers are proudly supported and endorsed by FRA to its members.

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Quattro Finance Group

Quattro supports PetroCONNECT and the process of facilitating empowerment in the fuel retail industry. They are a multi-faceted financial services group that prides itself on offering financial services of the highest quality whilst creating tailor-made solutions for each individual's needs. Their areas of expertise span the insurance, investment, accounts and legal fields.

Quattro focuses on educating and empowering you as a client to make your own well informed financial decisions while keeping their values of ethics, integrity and objective advice at the heart of everything we do.

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PRP Solutions

PRP Solutions is a leading technology company providing workforce management, access control, visitor management and task management solutions to a variety of clients.

The company was founded in 2008 by merging deep knowledge and experience in people management with world-class software and electronics engineering talent.

PRP Solutions offer a comprehensive people-resource planning solution that integrates with our Clients’ existing, but often disconnected, people management systems, creating an efficient end-to-end process for unleashing the power of their most valuable asset, their people.

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The One Insurance logo

One Insurance

ONE is excited to be the preferred insurance partner for PetroCONNECT. ONE has been a niche market short term insurance underwriter for over 23 years, offering specialized products in all classes of commercial insurance, ranging from transport and logistics, marine, engineering, agriculture, sectional title, hospitality, general commercial through to industry specific designed products for the fuel retail industry, restaurants and quick service restaurants (fast foods), schools and education facilities guarantee solutions etc.
ONE has been an active underwriter in the fuel retail industry since 2004, offering a market leading fuel retailer’s guarantee as well as a bank guarantee solution, stock payment guarantees and a niche commercial insurance policy that has designed specifically for the unique risks of the fuel retail business.

ONE’s partnership with PetroCONNECT is really built around both parties' focus and passion for the fuel retail industry, providing value-adding solutions and services for today’s dynamic retail environment.

ONE underwrites on behalf of Mutual and Federal Risk Financing Limited, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Old Mutual Insure and Member of the Old Mutual Group. The quality of our products and reputation in the market is why so many of our clients support and trust ONE with their insurance requirements.

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The EAAB logo

Estate Agency Affairs Board

PetroCONNECT is registered under the Estate Agency Affairs Board

The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) was established in 1976 in terms of the Estate Agency Affairs Act, 112 of 1976 (“the Act”), with the mandate to regulate and control certain activities of estate agents in the public interest; and for incidental matters. PetroCONNECT has a certificate of professional designation and accreditation from the EAAB.

The EAAB regulates the estate agency profession by ensuring that all persons carrying out the activities of an estate agent as a public service, are registered with the EAAB and hold a fidelity fund certificate. A core function of the EAAB is to manage and control the Estate Agents Fidelity Fund in the interest of the public and estate agents registered with the EAAB.

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The W&R SETA logo


PetroCONNECT is an accredited training institution under the W&RSETA.
The Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA) was established in 2000 in terms of the Skills Development Act (as amended).

The public entity aims to facilitate the skills development needs of the Wholesale and Retail (W&R) Sector through the implementation of learning programmes, disbursement of grants and monitoring of education and training as outlined in the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS).

SETAs are entities of the Department of Higher Education and Training. There are 21 SETAs; each servicing a specific economic sector of the Country.

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The SHL Reseller Partner logo


PetroCONNECT has partnered with SHL to utilise their best practice assessments in order to deliver talent solutions to our clients. PetroCONNECT has access to over 400 SHL talent assessment and smart people decision tools that transform the way organisations assess, hire and develop talent and which can be used across organisational levels, from assessing unskilled applicant talent through to Senior Executive levels.

As the leader in talent assessment solutions, SHL helps drive better business results for their clients and partners through superior people intelligence and decisions - from hiring and recruiting to employee development and succession planning. Over the last few years, SHL has dedicated their time and resources to focus on building meaningful and great experiences into our product suite, while also maintaining the scientific rigour as the foundation to everything they do.

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Achieving Gold Partner Status is an achievement that reflects our level of experience with our service provider, Xero. This Partner program helps Xero better connect us as advisors with small to medium sized businesses out there that are looking for an accounting or bookkeeping service provider. Gold Partner status gives us access to discounted subscription fees, a saving that we can then pass on to our clients

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The most important benefit of being an accredited member of the Franchise Association of South Africa is the recognition and credibility given to PetroCONNECT that binds us to ethical business practices and being compliant with the applicable laws and regulations for business in South Africa.

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