AUTO1 launches LUKOIL Lubri­cants in Kuwait

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AUTO1, a sub­sidiary of KAPICO Group, the lead­ing Au­to­mo­tive Af­ter­mar­ket player in the Mid­dle East and Africa un­veiled the LUKOIL Lubri­cants range amidst me­dia guests, in­ter­na­tional and lo­cal part­ners and select cus­tomers in the State of Kuwait. The of­fi­cial launch cer­e­mony held at the Sym­phony Style Ho­tel, Kuwait, was presided over by Ahmed Ab­du­laziz Al-Ghan­nam, Chair­man, KAPICO Group along with Vik­tor Zhu­ravskiy, CEO Lukoil Ma­rine Lubri­cants; June Manoha­ran (Re­gional Di­rec­tor, Ma­rine lubes MENA and Asia re­gion); Wil­liam Gil­bert Dsouza (Sales Di­rec­tor, Au­to­mo­tive and In­dus­trial Lubri­cants for the re­gion) and the ex­ec­u­tive man­age­ment of the KAPICO Group.

In keep­ing with its busi­ness growth ob­jec­tives, KAPICO Grouphave re­cently part­nered with LUKOIL for mar­ket­ing its range of au­to­mo­tive oils and lubri­cants in Kuwait. LUKOIL is the leader of the Rus­sian oil in­dus­try in ex­plo­ration, pro­duc­tion, re­fin­ing and mar­ket­ing of pe­tro­leum prod­ucts, and is listed in London, New York, Frank­furt and Hong Kong stock ex­changes.

LUKOIL is one of the world’s largest pri­vate oil com­pa­nies by proven hy­dro­car­bon re­serves and the 2nd­largest pro­ducer of base oils world­wide. For years LUKOIL has been a lead­ing base oil sup­plier to ma­jor global lu­bri­cant man­u­fac­tur­ers. Fur­ther­more, oils and lubri­cants pro­duc­tion and sales is an im­por­tant part of LUKOIL busi­nesses. In 2005 LLK-In­ter­na­tional (LUKOIL Lubri­cants), a com­pany 100% owned by LUKOIL, was formed, and lubri­cants be­came an in­de­pen­dent global busi­ness unit.

To­day, LUKOIL Lubri­cants con­trols the man­u­fac­ture of more than 40% of all lubri­cants pro­duced in Rus­sia, amount­ing to ap­prox­i­mately 1.2 mil­lion tons. The com­pany sells more than 1,000 dif­fer­ent kinds of lubri­cants for the au­to­mo­tive sec­tor, heavy-duty trans­port, min­ing, power gen­er­a­tion and gen­eral en­gi­neer­ing in more than 40 coun­tries across the globe.

LUKOIL’s ex­haus­tive prod­uct range in­cludes Pas­sen­ger car oils, Diesel en­gine oils, Mo­tor­cy­cle oils, Gear oils, Greases,Coolants, ATF, In­dus­trial oils, Hy­draulic oils, Metal work­ing flu­ids, Ma­rine lubri­cants, Trans­mis­sion oils, Tur­bine lubri­cants, Cir­cu­lat­ing oils, Brake fluid and In­dus­trial oils. In ad­di­tion to hav­ing ap­proved by API, LUKOIL lubri­cants have OEM ap­provals from all lead­ing OEM’s like Porsche, BMW, MAN, MACK, Mercedes Benz, SCANIA, Cum­mins, Volk­swa­gen, FORD, Gen­eral Mo­tors, Re­nault, SIEMENS, WARTSILA, ZF, Detroit Diesel and many more.

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