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Gazprom Neft begins production of new marine Lubricants under the Gazpromneft Ocean brand

Gazpromneft Lubricants, operator of the Gazprom Neft lubricants business, has begun production of its own brand of marine lubricants — Gazpromneft Ocean — produced at the company’s Omsk and Moscow lubricants plants.

The product portfolio includes 15 cutting-edge branded engine lubricants, for use with various kinds of fuel and on any kind of vessel, including ice-breakers, tankers, bulk cargo ships, container vessels, ferries and cruise ships.

The long-term strategy for the Gazprom Neft lubricants business envisages the further development of marine lubricants production and the organisation of an effective international sales network for such products. The geographic range of production and storage is expected to be further expanded in 2018, allowing the uninterrupted supply of Gazpromneft Ocean lubricants at major international ports.

«Developing our own marine lubricants brand marks a major step forward in developing the company’s global activities. We face serious business challenges currently, the resolution of which demands a skilled approach and technological solutions. We intend to take full advantage of the expertise we have gained in the marine lubricants market, as well as scaling-up our experience in aligning and fine-tuning the sales chain, gained in international markets over the last five years, in order to become a major industry player, worldwide».
Alexander Trukhan
Alexander Trukhan CEO, Gazpromneft Lubricants
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Gazpromneft Lubricants Ltd (“Gazpromneft Lubricants”) is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, specialising in the production and sale of oils, lubricants and service fluids. Established in November 2007, Gazpromneft Lubricants has six production facilities throughout Russia, Italy and Serbia. Total production volumes stand at 500,000 tonnes of premium oils, lubricants and service fluids per year. The Omsk Lubricants Plant includes Russia’s most cutting-edge facility for the mixing, dispensing and packaging of motor oils, with a total annual capacity for blending and packaging of 300,000 tonnes per year. Management policies at Gazpromneft Lubricants and its production assets are fully compliant with international ISO standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/TS 16949 and OHSAS18001. The company supplies its products for production lines at Daimler KamAZ Rus, Rostelmash, KAMAZ, UAZ (Sollers), BelAZ, and others. The company’s products are used by Severstal, SIBUR, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK (OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works), TMK, NLMK Group, RUSAL, ALROSA Group, Russian Railways, Mechel, Metalloinvest, SUEK, Ilim Group, and other major industrial enterprises. The company’s product range includes 500 branded oils and lubricants across all market sectors (more than 2,500 products in total). The company’s products have received more than 250 endorsements from major equipment manufacturers including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, AvtoGAZ, Bosch Rexroth, and others. The company is also involved in the production and sale of marine lubricants, supplying products for Sovkomflot, Rosmporport, Rosnefteflot and Norilsk Nickel vessels and other Russian and international fleet owners. Thanks to its integration with the global Chevron supply network, the company’s clients are able to obtain marine lubricants at more than 800 ports worldwide. The company currently commands a 15-percent share of the Russian lubricants market, as well as operating in the markets of the CIS and the Baltic States, Europe, Central and South—East Asia, Africa, South America and elsewhere.

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