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Gazprom Neft has started to supply St. Petersburg Metro with lubricants

14 JUNE 2016
Gazpromneft – Lubricants Ltd. as an operator of Gazprom Neft oil business has started to supply lubricants to be used in machinery and equipment of St. Petersburg Metro.

The start of deliveries was preceded by testing of Gazpromneft oils in escalators and other equipment of the Metro. According to the test results, oils for traction chains of escalators Gazpromneft Slide Way-68, as well as hydraulic oils Gazpromneft Hydraulic HLP - 46 manufactured by Gazpromneft – Lubricants Ltd. have proved their high quality which even outdid their foreign analogues used before in performance properties. Gazpromneft Slide Way - 68 Oils are designed to be used in modern foreign and Russian metal-working machines, injection molding machines and other equipment that requires improved anti-wear properties.

Gazpromneft Hydraulic HLP - 46 Oils are specifically designed to be used in hydraulic systems of machine tools, automated transfer lines, heavy presses, and other equipment. Application of these oils helps reduce the costs for maintenance and repair of hydraulic system units.

Annual scope of supply will amount to 15 tons.

“We are consistently implementing the Import Substitution Programme within the framework of the agreement signed with the Government of St. Petersburg a year ago. In the meantime, we have formed an efficient mechanism of interaction with leading enterprises of the City and selected a high-quality substitute for imported oils in particular equipment,” Alexander Trukhan, CEO of Gazpromneft – Lubricants Ltd., says. “Prompt products delivery, provision of quality control services and a package of services in the field of installation of prompt oil change stations give us an undeniable competitive advantage and ensure the trust of our partners.”


The company “Gazpromneft - Lubricants” (Gazpromneft-SM Ltd.) is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft specialized in production and sale of oils, lubricants and process fluids. It was established in November 2007. Gazpromneft – Lubricants has 5 production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. The total output is 500 thousand tons of high-quality oils, lubricants and process fluids per year. The Omsk Lubricants Plant (OZSM) has the most advanced in Russia complex for mixing, filling and packaging of oils with the total annual mixing and packaging capacity of 300 thousand tons. The management system of Gazpromneft – Lubricants Ltd. and its production assets meets the requirements of the following international standards: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949 and OHSAS 18001. The company supplies its products to Russian conveyors of DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, KZ ROSTSELMASH, DERWAYS JSC, KAMAZ, AVTOTOR (Hyundai conveyor), AZ GAZ, UAZ (Sollers), BELAZ. Consumers of products by the company “Gazpromneft – Lubricants” are “Severstal”, “Sibur”, “Gazprom”, “Evraz”, MMK, TMK, NLMK, Rusal, Alrosa, Russian Railways, and other major industrial enterprises. The product range includes 500 types of oils and lubricants for all sectors of the market (more than 1,200 commodity items). The company’s products have more than 250 approvals of leading machinery manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, Avtovaz, Bosch Rexroth, and others. The company occupies 15% of the market of lubricants in Russia, as well as works in the CIS and Baltic states, in Europe, Central and South East Asia, Africa, and others. In general, the company’s products are represented in almost 60 countries worldwide.

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