Lubricant production including mixing from readymade components
totalled 1.238 million tonnes in 2011. Branded lubricant production was 316,000
tonnes in 2011, representing an increase of 13% from 2010.
The number of different oils & lubricants and other vehicle
chemicals made at LUKOIL’s russian refineries increased from 230 to 261 in 2011
compared with 2010. outputs include motor and transmission oils for all types of
transport, lubricants for industrial equipment, and base oils (used as inputs
for production of ready-to-use oils, lubricants and
LUKOIL carries out sales of lubricants in more than 40 countries
worldwide and its sales geography is constantly expanding. In 2011 the Company
began lubricant sales in Afghanistan, Mongolia and China.
In a major breakthrough for LUKOIL’s lubricant business the
Company obtained its first-ever contracts in 2011 for lubricant supplies to
newly-built ships, winning a tender for first-filling of 71 vessels. MAN
limitations on maximum size of engines suitable for LUKOIL lubricants were
lifted. Approvals were obtained from Japanese marine engine manufacturers,
Daihatsu and Yanmar, and also from the biggest South Korean shipbuilder, Hyundai
Heavy Industries. LUKOIL began supplying lubricants to the global shipping
companies, Sovcomflot, Maersk, Happag Lloyd and ZIM. The Company’s ship
lubricants were available in 550 ports in more than 62 countries worldwide by
the end of 2011 and the share of LLK Marine on the global market reached
LUKOIL motor oils meet
international requirements of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the
American Petroleum Institute (API), the European Automobile Manufacturers
Association (ACEA) and the Russian Association of Automobile Engineers (AAE).
Our oils are produced using the latest technologies and contain high-quality
additives supplied by Russian and foreign producers.
High performance qualities of LUKOIL lubricants have been
acknowledged by major automotive manufacturers in Russia and abroad. Company
motor oils have passed tests at western certification centers on engines made by
DaimlerChrysler, BMW, Volkswagen, MAN, Porsche, Volvo, Renault trucks and
Cummins, and have been approved for use in these engines. A total of 38 new
lubricant products were brought into production in 2011 and 48 manufacturer