News source: Fuels and Lubes Daily, 2019
Chevron enhances Group II base oil availability in Australia.
Chevron Products Company, a division of Chevron U.S.A Inc. announced that it has signed a base oil distribution agreement with Hilditch Pty, a privately owned international trading business headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, effective 1 October. Hilditch was selected because of their in-depth market experience backed by a full range of logistics and technical support services. In-region availability of Chevron premium base oils, supported by Hilditch’s consulting services, will help lubricant manufacturers optimise formulations that meet the latest ACEA, API and OEM specifications, as well as provide the opportunity to blend industrial lubricants with longer oil life and lower additive treat rates.
‘Hilditch’s commitment to service, a robust customer support structure and alignment with Chevron’s operational excellence values make them an ideal distributor for us in Australia. We are particularly impressed by Hilditch’s strong import, supply chain, and bulk storage capabilities, as well as their technical expertise.’
Initially, Hilditch will keep in their inventory Chevron Neutral Oils 150R and 600R in Port Kembla, New South Wales, which is conveniently located for many lubricant blenders… read more.