GP Petroleums Ltd, a BSE-listed subsidiary of UAE-based Gulf Petrochem Group, has introduced the Spanish oil major Repsol’s diesel engine oil in India.
GP Petroleums has a licence agreement with Repsol S A Spain to manufacture and market REPSOL brand of lubricants in India.
Orlando Carbo Conte, Global Director of Repsol has launched the product at an event in Jaipur along with M Hari Prakash, CEO of GP Petroleums
The Diesel Engine Oil (DEO) range follows the successful launch of Repsol’s Motor Cycle Oil (MCO) and Passenger Car Motor Oils (PCMO) recently.
A wide range of products have been launched in various categories including CI 4 plus, which will soon be followed by the CH4 category as well.
Hari Prakash, CEO, GP Petroleums Ltd, said, “We received a positive response from our customers to REPSOL’s MCO and PCMO launch and that boosted us further to launch the DEO category in quick succession.
Prakash said the Diesel Engine Oil contributes to 55 percent of the sales of lubricants in the country and with this launch we now cater to all product categories in automotive lubes segment.
Currently, the company is targeting vehicles that are on road for the past 5-8 years. REPSOL lubricants for India are developed in the state of the art global R&D centre in Spain and produced by GP Petroleums in their manufacturing plants in India.