The Italian asset of Gazpromneft-Lubricants consisting of the Company's office in Rome and lubricant plant in Bari (Italy) has summed up its work on environment sustainability and ecology in 2016.
Over the past year two major projects have been initiated and launched– the plant’s wastewater treatment and a partnership agreement with ECOPLEN Sustainable Innovations Ltd. – a leader in the recycling of used polyethylene and manufacturing of various types of packaging, including plastic cans for oil packaging.
Both projects are aimed at the environment protection and the ecological sustainability. The Company intends to proceed with the development of these projects in 2017.
Besides, there is one more social initiative of the Italian asset – assistance to the victims of the earthquake in Central Italy. On behalf of the Company to the address of the Regional Fire Department at no charge basis G-Profi MSI Plus 15W-40 oils and Extra Gazpromneft Antifreeze Coolant were given for use in heavy equipment in the rubble.
"Safety and sustainability are the key values of the Gazprom Neft company and they are actively promoted by the Italian asset, says Mauro Nocelli, Managing Director of Gazpromneft Lubricants Italia S. P. A. – We use the best European experience in the plant modernization, so that our company could meet the highest international standards and best practices in the field of industrial and environmental safety".
"Social initiatives of our Italian colleagues are the reason for the company to be very proud of - notes Alexander Trukhan, General Director of Gazpromneft-Lubricants. - Launched in 2016, the projects are an example of the efficient organization of safety manufacturing and respect for natural resources."
Gazpromneft-Lubricants (Gazpromneft-Lubricants Ltd.) is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft specializing in the production and sale of oils, greases and technical fluids. Established in November 2007, Gazpromneft-Lubricants operates six production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. Total production volume amounts is 500,000 tons of high-quality oils, greases and technical fluids per year. The company’s product range features 500 different oils and greases in all market sectors (over 1,200 individual article names). The company’s products have earned the approvals of over 250 leading equipment manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, Avtovaz, Bosch Rexroth, and others. All in all, sales cover more than 60 countries worldwide.
G-Energy is Gazprom Neft’s premium brand of engine oils. G-Energy engine oils are designed for the latest European, American, and Japanese passenger vehicles. The unique adaptive technology ACF used in the oil provides enhanced performance characteristics depending on how the engine is used by activating the necessary additives as needed. In 2013, Gazpromneft-Lubricants was the first on the Russian market to issue a product range of G-Energy Racing 100% synthetic oils, developed for professional racecars and state-of-the-art sport cars. G-Energy Racing engine oils provide maximum protection against engine wear, and efficiently guard engine parts against the formation of deposits. They maintain their performance characteristics even under the peak-load conditions that are typical of racing.