As the base oils industry continues to evolve, your needs and challenges change. But our commitment to ensuring product integrity and reliable supply remains the same as ever.
We demonstrate this ongoing commitment through significant investments in new manufacturing capacities that help accommodate demand shifts and keep base stocks products close to where you need them. Expansion projects at our Baytown (Texas), Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Jurong (Singapore) refineries within the past several years allow us to offer you enhanced base stock solutions to the lubrication and base oil challenges you face today and tomorrow.
We began construction at our Jurong refinery in July 2017 to increase production of high-quality EHC™ base stocks designed to meet new and upcoming finished lubricant specifications, including ILSAC GF-6, API SP and API CK-4/FA-4. Completion is scheduled for 2019. The goal of this advancement in quality and volume is to help our Asia Pacific customers grow their businesses.
Q4 2018 completion
A new hydrocracker is being installed at out Rotterdam refinery to produce EHC™ Group II base stocks. Scheduled for start up late 2018, the refinery expansion makes us the only Group I and Group II base stocks producer with significant assets on three continents.
Our commitment to your success is proven by steel in the ground – and by ongoing advancements across the value chain. We will continue to invest in developing the next generation of base stocks and in reliably supplying these consistent, high-quality products to you now and in the future.