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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2587

Lubricant leader Chevron’s new Lankan plant goes live

Colombo, 03 DEcember, (Asiantribune.com):

Sri Lanka’s largest lubricant player, Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC kicked off operations of its new state of the art blending plant at Lindel Industrial Estate, Sapugaskanda in the presence of Colleen Cervantes (President of Chevron Lubricants) on 04 December.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen who arrived at the inauguration event met and discussed with President of Chevron Lubricants Ms Cervantes just prior to the ceremonial opening. “Sri Lanka is greatly served by Chevron Lubricants and we extend a warm welcome to you!” said Minister Bathiudeen, addressing President of Chevron Lubricants Ms Cervantes at the plant.

• ‘Our market share 50%+’ –Chevron’s Kishu
• ‘Great service!’-Rishad
• State-of-the-art new plant

“Chevron has generously contributed to national health, road safety, sports and education to empower Sri Lankans through its effective CSR policies. 100% of its Lankan operations are manned by Lankan staff and the Company has also shared its Humar Resources with other countries, giving its staff exposure and earning foreign currency” said Kishu Gomez (MD/CEO of Chevron Lubricants Lanka and added: “With more than 50% of local market share of lubricants, we are the dominant player. The new building facility is semi-automated with the capacity to produce 45 MML per annum and also equipped with modern laboratory facility and on site base oil and finished lubricants storage farm. The modern warehouse is also equipped with an efficient racking system of 1.4 million litre storage capacity for raw material and finished products. The plant is conceptualized and designed by US experts in par with latest global technology.”

Chevron Corporation is one of the world's largest integrated energy giants doing business in more than 180 countries worldwide. Headquartered in California – USA, it is also a leading global manufacturer for premium lubricants across the globe. Under the parent umbrella, Chevron Sri Lanka engages in blending, manufacturing, importing, distributing, and marketing lubricant oils, greases, brake fluids, and specialty products in Sri Lanka and offers lubricant solutions for industrial, commercial, and consumer applications.

- Asian Tribune -

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Kishu Gomez (MD/CEO of Chevron Lubricants Lanka-second from left), Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-third from left), Dr. Sarath Amunugama (Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning), Anura Priyadharsana Yapa (Petroleum Minister), A.H.M. Fowzie (Minister - Urban Affairs) and President of Chevron Lubricants Ms Colleen Cervantes (far right) at Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC’s new plant located within Lindel Industrial Estate, Sapugaskanda on 04 December.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-left) greets President of Chevron Lubricants Ms Colleen Cervantes as Bandula Egodage (Chairman & CEO-EDB-at centre) looks on at Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC’s new plant located within Lindel Industrial Estate, Sapugaskanda on 04 December.
Kishu Gomez (MD/CEO of Chevron Lubricants Lanka-second from left), Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-third from left), Dr. Sarath Amunugama (Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning), Anura Priyadharsana Yapa (Petroleum Minister), A.H.M. Fowzie (Minister - Urban Affairs) and President of Chevron Lubricants Ms Colleen Cervantes (far right) at Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC’s new plant located within Lindel Industrial Estate, Sapugaskanda on 04 December.
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