History

Company History

One of the original Seven Sisters – the world's pre-eminent oil companies – Gulf, in its current new-economy business avatar, is one of the largest independently-owned oil companies worldwide.

Gulf - An Iconic Brand

The Gulf Orange Disc logo is one of the most widely recognized trademarks. It is a unique brand that has become an integral part of communities and popular culture in many parts of the world.

Gulf Logo

Worldwide Since 1901

Gulf Oil International is one of the world's leading producers of lubricants and currently operates in over a 100 countries. We have been serving the needs of vehicle owners and industries for more than a century, since 1901.

Today, as an integral part of the renowned Hinduja Group, India's 1st transnational conglomerate, Gulf operations and products are successfully meeting the needs of individual and institutional customers across automotive, agricultural, industrial, construction and marine segments.

Gulf operations encompass lubricants, retail fuel station networks, allied products like filters, car care products and merchandising. Gulf operates internationally with a "new economy" business structure, consisting of wholly owned entities, joint ventures, licensees, distributors and fuel retail licensees.