PETRONAS has developed a wide range of base oils to provide solutions for every lubricant need delivering higher efficiency and lower environmental impact. Our products are manufactured from the highest quality feedstock by using a proprietary hydrotreatment, wax isomerization process and hydro finished to a colorless liquid.
Base Oil - ETRO+
ETRO+ is an innovative Group III+ base oil formulated to satisfy the ever-increasing demand for better efficiency, better fuel economy and lower emission engines for a sustainable mobility and a cleaner future for everyone.
Frequently Asked Questions ETRO+
The ETRO+ grades are PETRONAS lubricant base stocks produced at PETRONAS Melaka Group III (MG3) plant from PETRONAS-owned feedstock. PETRONAS ETRO 4+ and ETRO 6+ are able to meet the superior VI of minimum 130 (API Group III+).
The ETRO+ grades combine excellent volatility and stability with superior high-and low-temperature performance for blending very low-viscosity engine oils at optimised product costs.
The superior quality of ETRO+ grades is introduced over the regular ETRO grades to enable further improvement in engine oil production costs for our customers and to help meet ever more stringent environmental and legislative requirements for the automotive industry.
By using the ETRO+ quality for product blending, very low-viscosity engine oils can be formulated in an economic way by partly or fully replacing expensive components (e.g. PAO). Lower product blending costs with the ETRO+ stocks may also be obtained by reduction of polymer content and optimising the number of components in the blend.
ETRO+ base stocks are stored and distributed by a fully PETRONAS-operated transport system for reliable supply to the storage hubs in our global network:
- Melaka and Port Klang, Malaysia
- Antwerp, Belgium
- Santos, Brazil
- Tianjin, China
- New Orleans, United States
- Mumbai, India.
Supplies to customers can be accommodated by bulk vessels, barges, tank trucks, isotanks, rail car, flexibags and drums
The ETRO+ grades are presently available to customers from the hubs in our network
ETRO+ base stocks carry approvals for API/ILSAC/ACEA and OEM lubricant specifications. With the support of our global R&T facilities, these wiII be maintained to cover the latest industry updates. Technical details are available from our local representatives.
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