Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd (GOLIL), part of the Hinduja Group, is an established player in the Indian Lubricants Industry. Gulf Oil International (GOI), parent of GOLIL, owns the Gulf brand globally (except USA, Spain & Portugal). Previously a part of Gulf Oil Corporation Limited, today, GOLIL, as part of the parent company GOI, enjoys a presence in over a 100 countries.
With operations primarily in the Automotive and Industrial segments, and a leading presence in the open market through a stellar distributor network, we supply directly to OEMs and other B2B customers (Industries, Infrastructure, Mining & Fleet Customers, State Transport and Government Undertakings).
What Differentiates Us?
We are the Fastest Growing Lubricant Player by consistently outperforming the industry growth rate YOY. With 11% CAGR volume growth in the last 8 years, GOLIL has recorded 3x-4x times growth of the lube industry.
Our Comprehensive Product Portfolio covers Automotive, Industrial and Marine applications, with approvals from bodies like API, JASO, ACEA and leading global OEMs.
Gulf in India is the pioneer of the ‘long drain interval’ platform and has several industry firsts to its credit, helping us establish strong positions in the commercial vehicles sector (Diesel Engine Oil and 2-Wheeler Motor Oil segments).
We collaborated with Top OEM’s and B2B customers like Ashok Leyland, Mahindra, Swaraj Volvo Penta, MAN, Bharat Benz Whitmore, Schwing Stetter and Bajaj. These significant partnerships have helped us adapt and pioneer many go-to-market models in the automotive industry like co-brand oils, genuine oils and approved oils.
The ‘Gulf Oil’ brand enjoys a position among the Top 3 lubricant brands with regards to brand awareness, purchase consideration and other parameters.
Our brand is known for our rich history and association with the world of sports, and we are proud to have the modern legend, Mahendra Singh Dhoni as our Brand Ambassador.
We also have a rich history of partnering with multiple sports in the past, we have sponsored and partnered with Manchester United Football Club, multiple teams in World Endurance Championship (WEC) and World Super Bike Racing (WSBK). And currently we are in partnership with McLaren in F1 racing, M S Dhoni & Hardik Pandya in Cricket. We are also associated with The Chennai Superkings in IPL.
We have a Robust Production & Distribution Centre facilitated by:
- A fully automated certified Blending Plant in Silvassa (Western India) with a capacity of 90000 KL and a world class R&D centre.
- A 2nd lubricant plant at Ennore, Chennai (South India) is in the works with a capacity of 40000 – 50000 KL (operations to start in Q3 FY18).
- A Pan India network of 320 Auto Distributors, 30 Industrial Distributors and over 50000 Retailers, backed by the logistics support of 33 depots, 5 regional offices and a corporate office in Mumbai.