CITAC chooses Kpler as exclusive provider for cargo-tracking data

CITAC, the specialist consulting company for the African downstream energy market, has selected Kpler, the leading provider of data-driven transparency solutions for commodity markets, as its exclusive provider for cargo-tracking data.

Starting this month, Kpler will provide CITAC with proprietary data on flows of Clean Petroleum Products (gasoline, diesel, jet, etc.), Dirty Products (fuel oil) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (butane, propane) within the African downstream market.

‘In our business, the quality of sources plays a major role in the quality of the intelligence we provide to clients. After testing Kpler’s data, it is clear that they are the most accurate and reliable provider in the market. We are looking forward to collaborating with Kpler’s teams’, says Gary Still, Managing Director of CITAC.

“CITAC is the undisputed authority for intelligence in the African downstream energy markets, a position they owe to the meticulousness of their approach and the importance they grant to the quality of primary sources. To this regard, being chosen by CITAC as their exclusive provider of cargo-tracking data is a sign of recognition that our teams value very much” says François Cazor, co-founder and CEO of Kpler.


About Kpler

Kpler is the leading provider of transparency solutions in commodity markets. Relying on a unique methodology that combines artificial and human intelligence, Kpler brings real time information on global and regional movements of more than 20 types of commodities including LNG, LPG, Crude Oil, Refined Products and Dry Bulk.

Everyday, more than 4000 users from world-class trading houses, industrial firms, shipping companies and financial institutions trust Kpler to know about the most recent market trends, drive new opportunities and make smart decisions for their businesses.

Founded in 2014, Kpler has become within a few years a global company that counts over 100 employees located in every major commodity hub (Houston, New York, London, Dubai, Singapore). This fast-paced growth has been achieved solely organically, without any reliance on venture capital – a unique case in the data industry. 


CITAC Africa Ltd is a UK-based, independent consultancy company focusing on the downstream African Energy market. Established in 1998, CITAC quickly gained the reputation of being the specialists in African energy. CITAC has an unrivalled knowledge of refining, trading and petroleum products marketing in Africa, gained through years of direct experience in the downstream oil industry, and energy markets in the region. CITAC has extensive interests in both the Anglo and Francophone countries in Africa and clients including national oil and power companies, multinational companies, refineries, government departments, trading companies and private firms.

CITAC is the retained consultant to the African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARA). The ARA is non-governmental organisation and its role is to give a voice not only to African refiners, but also independent importers and distributors.