Rosnefts Novokuibyshevsk oils and additives plant recently started producing marine lubes under BPs Castrol brand for the Russian market.
Under the agreement Rosneft signed with Baltic Petroleum in January, Rosneft, the worlds largest crude oil producer will use BPs key brand in the next two years and is expected to produce 2.6 million liters of marine lubricants annually. Its the first time the plant is producing customized lubricants for a leading global energy company, Rosneft said in its April 19 announcement. Baltic Petroleum is a subsidiary of British oil major BP. A BP spokesperson confirmed to Lube Report that production was underway.
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