AUTO1 launches LUKOIL Lubricants in Kuwait
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.