Petronas launches new high-end motor oil in China

PLI, a lubricant unit of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), announced in Shanghai that the Syntium 7000, its latest high-end oil product, has reached markets in China and parts of the world simultaneously.

The company’s China head showed that the company aims to be one of the top five in the next five years, up from being in the top 10.

Syntium 7000 is a fully synthetic lubricant with high fuel economy characteristics, low SAPS technology (sulfated ash, phosphorus and sulfur), providing optimum engine protection in all climate conditions. It is available in SAE 0W-40 viscosity grade.

Syntium 7000 is a leap into the future compared with conventional products on the market. Its particular formulation offers fuel economy characteristics that exceed the current requirements of ILSAC GF-4, high engine protection against wear that considerably exceeds the new API SM standards, improvement in cold starting protection, 20% reduction of the accumulation of ash in the particulate filter, specific protection to prevent valve scoring, prevention of the formation of deposits on the pistons and reduction of oxidation and oil consumption.

(April 11, 2013)

Vicky Denton


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