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Gazprom Neft engine oils now used in first-filling at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant (UAZ)

Gazprom Neft Lubricants — operator of the Gazprom Neft lubricants business — has begun supplies of engine oils under the Gazpromneft brand at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant (UAZ) production line, part of the Sollers group.

All automobiles coming off the production line are now being filled with Gazpromneft Standard 10W-40 all-season oil, produced with additives ensuring its suitability for all kinds of UAZ gasoline engines.

The company has been producing Gazpromneft branded lubricants since 2013. The company’s own-brand products ensure reliable engine protection throughout the entire period of application, with improved cleaning and anti-corrosion properties, suitable for use in both high and low temperatures. All oils are fully compliant with all international standards and are endorsed by major automotive producers. More than 60 products are produced under the Gazpromneft brand, mainly targeted at the mass market.

Gazpromneft Lubricants CEO Alexander Trukhan commented: “Our company is constantly extending our collaboration with Russia’s most significant equipment manufacturers, supplying them with high-quality, cutting-edge products, developed for Russian weather conditions, and providing highly qualified technical support.”

Notes for editors

The Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant (UAZ), an automobile manufacturer based in Ulyanovsk, Russia and established in June 1941, is part of the Sollers automotive group. UAZ PJSC is a major Russian manufacturer of all-wheel-drive vehicles, SUVs, utility trucks and minibuses. UAZ vehicles enjoy considerable demand throughout Russia, and are exported to more than 20 countries.

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 2007, Gazpromneft Lubricants Ltd has five 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 second phase of a new high-technology complex for the mixing, dispensing and packaging of motor oils was commissioned at the company’s Omsk Lubricants Plant in 2014. This new high-tech facility is the largest in Russia, able to produce up to 300,000 tonnes of motor oils, lubricants and engine fluids. Management policies at Gazpromneft Lubricants and its production assets are fully compliant with international ISO standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949 and OHSAS18001. The company supplies its products for production lines at Mercedes-Benz Trucks Vostok, Rostelmash, Derways Automobile Company, KAMAZ, and the Avtotor group of companies (producing General Motors and Hyundai vehicles). The company’s products are used by corporate organisations including Severstal, SIBUR, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK (OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works), and other major industrial enterprises. The company’s product range includes 500 branded oils and lubricants across all market sectors (more than 1,000 branded items 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, Caterpillar, MAN, Scania, KAMAZ, Bosch Rexroth and others. The company currently commands a 14-percent share of the Russian lubricants market, as well as operating in the markets of the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Eastern and Western Europe, the CIS, the Baltics, Central and South—Asia, Africa, and others. The company’s products are sold in more than 50 countries worldwide.