18 Apr 2024 20:35

Uzbekistan's Saneg starts producing lubricants and greases at plant in Italy under own brand

TASHKENT. April 18 (Interfax) - Saneg Oil Italy, a subsidiary of Uzbekistan's largest privately-held oil and gas company Sanoat Energetika Guruhi (Saneg), has started producing lubricants and greases for industrial applications using the Saneg Oil brand, the Uzbek company said in a press release.

The range of industrial lubricants includes 21 products, including hydraulic, gear, compressor, circulation and other lubricants for use in various industries. The range of greases consists of 15 products - comprising multi-purpose lithium complex, lithium-calcium and sulphonate greases.

Saneg products meet modern European standards and are intended for sale in the EU and other countries, the press release says.

Saneg Oil Italy plans to launch its range of lubricants for passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the second half of 2024. These products will be sold in both European Union and Central Asian markets. The company has already started supplying synthetic and semi-synthetic engine oils for diesel engines under the SEG Motol brand to the Uzbek market. It time is plans to roll out the widest possible range under the Saneg brand.

Saneg at the beginning of April started to deliver synthetic and semi-synthetic SEG Motol Diesel 10W-40, API CI-4/SL oils to the domestic market from the company's production plant in Bari, Italy. The production of these oils commenced after Saneg's recent acquisition of CGC Lubricants Italy S.p.a., later renamed Saneg Oil Italy S.p.a. The lubricants are for diesel engines, construction and quarrying and off-road vehicles.

Saneg has the rights to 103 oil and gas fields and produces around 80% of Uzbekistan's oil.

The company produces oil and gas, gasoline, diesel, motor oil, aviation kerosene and several other products. Processing is carried out at the Fergana Oil Refinery, which has been part of Saneg since May 2022.