Gazpromneft Lubricants has launched the annual testing program for G-Energy Racing sports engine oils in European Truck Racing Championship. The range of activities includes sampling and monitoring of the oil used by means of the mobile laboratory at all stages of the championship.
The first testing took place was held in Italy within Grand Prix Misano when G-Energy racing oil was filled to the engine of G-Energy sports truck. Under the supervision of Gazpromneft-Lubricants technical specialists was performed a procedure to flush the engine oil system and G-Energy Racing SAE 10W-60 oil was topped up. Then in the end of each day of competition the engineers sampled the used oil for the further extended laboratory analysis.
European Truck Racing Championship is held at the famous racing trucks such as Nurnburgring, Le Mans, Misano and is ranked as the one of the strongest in this type of races. The participants of the European Championship are sports team from various countries, driving trucks of such leading international manufacturers as MAN, Mercedes, Iveco, Freightliner. Truck racing vehicles are assembled from serial components and assemblies, but undergo further refinement and tuning of the electronic system.
"The truck racing feature is speed races, when engines operate at high speeds and with high power output, - says Roman Zimovets, Deputy General Director for Marketing and Strategic development, Gazpromneft-Lubricants. - These modes are extreme in normal truck operation, performance under such conditions helps to show maximum capacity and high-quality of G-Energy Racing oils and will allow us to move further on the way to improve products."
Gazpromneft-Lubricants Ltd is a subsidiary company of Gazprom Neft PJSC specializing in production and sales of a wide range engine, transmission, hydraulic and industrial oils, greases and technical fluids. It was established in November 2007. The company has 6 production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. Overall production is 500K tones of high-quality oils, greases and technical fluids per year.
Omsk Lubricants Plant owns the Russia’s most modern complex for oil blending, canning and packaging with 300K tones of total annual capacity of.
Gazpromneft-Lubricants management and productive assets system is certified for compliance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949 and OHSAS 18001. The company supplies its products to the Russian conveyors of ROSTSELMASH, GAZ, UAZ (Sollers), BELAZ. The consumers of Gazpromneft-Lubricants industrial products are Severstal, Sibur, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK, TMK, NLMK, Rusal, Alrosa, JSC RZD and other largest industrial companies. The product range includes 500 oil and grease items for all market segments (more than 1200 commodity items).
The company’s products have more than 250 approvals of leading equipment manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, Avtovaz, Bosch Rexroth and others.
The company is also engaged in the marine oil production and sales, supplying products to the vessels of Sovcomflot, Rosmorport, Rosnefteflot, Norilsk Nickel and other Russian and foreign shipowners. Due to the integration into the Chevron global logistics network, the company's clients have the opportunity to acquire marine oils in more than 800 ports around the world.