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Gazpromneft – Lubricants and BELAZ sign a memorandum on strategic cooperation

25 MAY 2016
Gazpromneft – Lubricants and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of earthmoving equipment, BELAZ OJSC – the management company of BELAZ-HOLDING – have signed a memorandum on strategic cooperation. The agreement envisions the following key areas of joint activity: supplying lubricants to the BELAZ dealership network, cooperating in the field of science and technology, and developing new lubricants that factor in the harsh conditions in which BELAZ equipment operates. In 2016, the parties intend to launch the production and sale of BELAZ G-Profi oils.

“Together with BELAZ, we’re planning to conduct ambitious research work on the development of new BELAZ G-Profi lubricants, intended for the servicing of BELAZ equipment in different countries worldwide,” says the General Director of Gazpromneft – Lubricants, Alexander Trukhan. “I am confident that our company’s strong scientific base, modern production facilities and individual approach to the delivery of top-notch technical support will allow us to cultivate a productive long-term partnership.”

“BELAZ is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of earthmovers and other heavy hauling equipment for the mining industry,” says the Deputy Director of the Marketing Center for BELAZ Technical Service, Sergey Lesin. “Ensuring the reliable operation of the components and units of BELAZ equipment is a critically-important task for the manufacturer, one that largely depends on the quality of the lubricants it chooses to use.”

Gazpromneft – Lubricants (Gazpromneft – Lubricants LLC) is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft that specializes in the production and sale of oils, lubricants and technical fluids. Established in November 2007. Gazpromneft – Lubricants has 5 production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. Our total production volume amounts to 500,000 tons of high-quality oils, lubricants and technical fluids every year. The Omsk Lubricant Plant (OZSM) is Russia’s most state-of-the art complex for the mixing, filling and packaging of oils with a total annual mixing and packaging capacity of 300,000 tons. The management system in place at Gazpromneft – Lubricants and its production facilities conform to the stringent requirements of the international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949 and OHSAS 18001. The company supplies its products to the Russian assembly lines of DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, KZ ROSTSELMASH, DERWAYS AC, KAMAZ, AVTOTOR (Hyundai assembly line), AZ GAZ, UAZ (Sollers), and BELAZ.
Consumers of Gazpromneft – Lubricants products include Severstal, Sibur, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK, TMK, NLMK, Rusal, Alrosa, RZD and other leading industrial enterprises. The company’s product range encompasses 500 different oils and lubricants for all market sectors (over 1,200 individual commodities). The company’s products have earned the approval of more than 250 leading equipment manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, Avtovaz, Bosch Rexroth, and others. The company controls 15% of the Russian lubricant market and also operates in the CIS and the Baltics, Europe, Central and Southeast Asia, Africa, and beyond. In all, the company’s products are sold in more than 57 countries worldwide.

BELAZ OJSC – the management company of BELAZ-HOLDING – was founded in 1948.
Specializes in the manufacture of earthmoving equipment and other sector-specific vehicles. Is one of the world’s top-three largest manufacturers of earthmoving equipment. Over the course of its nearly 70-year history, the enterprise has developed more than 500 modifications and produced over 130,000 earthmovers with a hauling capacity of from 25 to 450 tons. Every year, BELAZ equipment is exported to more than 30 countries worldwide, and over the entire course of its history, the enterprise’s supply geography has encompassed 76 countries on 6 continents.

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