Gazprom Neft to launch marine lubricants range

12 Nov 2017
Gazprom Neft is entering the marine lubricants market with Gazpromneft Ocean

Gazprom Neft is entering the marine lubricants market with Gazpromneft Ocean

Gazprom Neft is to enter the marine lubricants business with the launch of the Gazpromneft Ocean brand, comprising a range of 15 lubrication oils for various fuel types used on all sorts of vessels.

The products are manufactured at the Omsk and Moscow lubricant plants and the company plans to expand production locations and product storage facilities next year to provide smooth supply to major ports.

Alexander Trukhan, CEO of Gazprom Neft lubricant division Gazpromneft-Lubricants, noted: "The launch of our own marine lubricants brand is an important step for the development of the company's global operations. We encounter significant business challenges requiring qualified approach and technological solutions.

“We intend to use all the advantages of the expertise that we have gained in the marine lubricants market, and to scale the experience of building the supply chain obtained in foreign markets over the past five years in order to become a significant player in the global industry.”