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Singapore: Gulf Oil International to acquire Ocean Tankers lube oil blending facility

09 Dec 2020

Hinduja Group-owned global marine lubricant supplier, Gulf Oil International Ltd on Tuesday (8 December) said it has reached an agreement to acquire the lubricant blending plant with wharf access, storage tank farm and terminal facility from Ocean Tankers (PTE) Ltd, located in the Tuas region of Singapore.

The facility will be acquired and continue to operate as a going concern, noted the company. 

“This facility provides a strategic opportunity for Gulf to invest further in the Marine segment and grow its market share in Marine lubricants and other services,” said Mike Jones, CEO of Gulf Oil International. 

“It will also provide a regional hub to accelerate our business development plans in South East Asia within the automotive sector, with a focus on Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as Oceania.

“In addition, we will continue to support and grow the existing customer base of Ocean Tankers (PTE) Ltd. We are excited to welcome the associated employees to the global Gulf family and engage with all stakeholders post-closing.”

Gulf Oil noted the agreement is subject to closing conditions.

Photo credit: Gulf Oil International
Published: 9 December, 2020

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