Gazpromneft - Lubricants Ltd. became a leader of deliveries of marine oils on the Russian market in 2015, after more than tripling its sales as compared to 2014, from 2.5 thousand tons to 8 thousand tons, bringing its market share to 26%.
The number of clients grew by 1.5 times after contracts were signed with leading consumers of marine oils: Sovcomflot, Nornikel and leading shipping companies - Far Eastern Sea Shipping Company, FSUE Rosmorport, CJSC Rosnefteflot, and others.
Development of cooperation with large shipping companies became possible thanks to creation of effective product delivery channels virtually to every sea and river port. In 2015 Gazpromneft -Lubricants Ltd. began operating in Novorossiysk, Rostov-on-Don, Murmansk and Kaliningrad.
Gazpromneft - Lubricants Ltd. manufactures marine oils unde the Texaco brand by license of Chevron Marine Lubricants (CML) on the company’s own plants in Italy and Russia. Texaco marine oils are based on Russian oils approved by CML laboratories, with Chevron Oronite additives according to CML technologies. All the products of the Texaco line have been developed in compliance with new ecological requirements for shipping companies.
They have been certified and attested as compliant with Russian and international standards, approved and recommended for use by leading international manufacturers of ship engines and systems, including MAN-B & W, Sulzer, Wartsila, Caterpillar, Deutz, ABB, Rolls-Royce and others. Gazpromneft Lubricants Ltd. became the first Russian company to enter Chevron global network of oils delivery. Today Texaco marine oils are represented in more than 600 ports worldwide and in all major Russian ports.
“The business of marine oils is growing in accordance with the long-term development strategy of our company. We expand our production capacities, introduce new technologies, and receive approvals of leading equipment manufacturers,” says Alexander Trukhan, General Director of Gazpromneft - Lubricants Ltd. “Our service programs are in demand by consumers, and the speed of delivery and impeccable quality of our products guarantee long-term partnerships with leading players on the market.”