Transportation Base Oils

The Base Oils of Choice for Transportation Applications

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Long recognized as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Bright Stock, our Tulsa refining operations also produce one of America’s broadest ranges of high quality base stocks. In addition, our base oils have an outstanding quality component. They are refined from Oklahoma and Texas sweet crudes with characteristics making them the most desirable for lubricant production. We refine them into the Group l+ grade that makes them ideal for the manufacture of outstanding lubricants for Transportation Applications. Couple this with HollyFrontier’s unique situation atop or adjacent to, a constant source of crude, plus a storage capacity of over 1 million barrels, and you are assured not only of consistent specs, but of an uninterrupted source of supply. We also have expert technical support to help you formulate for most applications in:

  • Additives
  • Automobile
  • Construction
  • Grease
  • Logging
  • Mining
  • Marine
  • Railroad

For Group II, II+ and Group III Base Stocks please visit Petro-Canada Lubricants Base Oils, a HollyFrontier Business.

These characteristics will help you compound outstanding industrial lubricants:

  • Solvency
  • Low volatility
  • Low sulfur
  • Saturates
  • High oxidative stability
  • Low wax
  • Good low temperature properties

Our Group I+ Base Oils are Unique

Consistently on-spec, they have the highest saturate levels of Group l oils, and low volatility as measured by NOACK. Couple that with their relatively low sulfur content and you have the potential to compound your finished lubricants at lower cost than by using other Group I or Group ll oils for the same purpose.

High Saturates

Knowing that saturate content is a key driver of lubricant quality, we only produce base stocks with a precise, optimum saturate range. While Group l base stocks typically range from 69-89% saturate levels, our Group l+ base stocks are produced exclusively between 85-89% saturates. It’s a consistency and quality you can count on.

For Group II, II+ and Group III Base Stocks please visit Petro-Canada Lubricants Base Oils, a HollyFrontier Business.

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Base Oils

HollyFrontier Base Oils: The Base Oils of Choice™


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