Under the Gazpromneft-Lubricants field Partnership Conference in Hungary, appr. 40 delegates from the CIS, Europe, Asia and Africa learnt about the know-how of the Russian manufacturer in the area of technical and marketing collaboration in motorsports.
During the business section of the event, the partners were shown the up-to-date strategy of the Gazpromneft-Lubricants business development and the work plan for 2016. The specialists in oil production told about new promotion programs of the premium products, announced expansion of engineering and technical services.
The practical session was arranged at the site of the World Rally Championship, where the Russian team “G-Energy Team” is participating with the support from Gazpromneft-Lubricants. The partners learnt about the method of the G-Energy products testing under extreme off-road races, got consultations on oils use from technical specialists and racing drivers, got information on racing car design.
“We give particular emphasis to testing of our oils under rally raids extreme conditions, since such testing at the highest international level confirms the quality of our products, allows us to improve the formulation on the basis of modern vehicle on-the-road requirements”, as stated by Deputy General Director for Marketing and Business Development Roman Zimovets. - “The site to hold the Partnership Conference was chosen with particular care, since except for technical collaboration, motor racing offers outstanding marketing opportunities, which is actively used by the leading world companies.”
LTD Gazpromneft - Lubricants (Gazpromneft-SM LTD) is a subsidiary enterprise of Gazprom Neft, specializing in the production and sales of oils, lubricants and technical liquids. It was established in November 2007. Gazpromneft - Lubricants has 5 production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. Total production volume is 500 thousand tons of high-quality oils, lubricants and technical liquids per year. In 2014 the second phase of high-technology complex for blending, filling and packaging of engine oils was put into operation at the Omsk Lubricants Production Plant. This production, which is the most modern in Russia, is designed for output of 300 thousand tons of oils, lubricants and technical liquids. The management system of Gazpromneft - Lubricants and its production assets meet the requirements of the international standards of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949 and OHSAS 18001. The company supplies its products to the Russian conveyors of Mercedes Benz Trucks Vostok, KZ ROSTSELMASH, DERWAYS JSC, KAMAZ, AVTOTOR (for Hyundai cars). The consumers of Gazpromneft-Lubricants industrial production are Severstal, Sibur, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK and other large manufacturing enterprises. The range includes 500 types of oils and lubricants for all sectors of the market (more than 1 000 commodity items). The company’s products have more than 250 approvals of leading equipment manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Caterpillar, MAN, Scania, KAMAZ, Bosch Rexroth and others. The company holds 14% of lubricants market in Russia, as well as it works in the Mediterranean countries, the Balkans, Eastern and Northern Europe, CIS, Baltic States, Central and South-East Asia, Africa and others. In general the company’s production is represented in more than 50 countries of the world.