November 01, 2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Nov XX, 2016: EPPCO Lubricants, a joint venture between Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) and Chevron, has signed a one-year exclusive partnership with Bilal General Transport to be the exclusive provider of premium lubricants to its fleet of vehicles.
Bilal General Transport operates a fleet of 1,500 vehicles and machinery, including tipper trailers, on-road and off-road dump trucks, flat-bed trailers, cement bulkers, excavators, bulldozers, graders, fuel trucks, and mobile service trucks
Commenting on the partnership, His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group Chief Executive Officer of ENOC, said: "This partnership brings together two companies that are born and bred in the UAE. Through this partnership, we hope to facilitate the development of ambitious construction projects, and contribute to building infrastructure of this great country. As the largest producer of finished lubricants in the country, we hope to strengthen our market share with this new venture."
EPPCO Lubricants markets an extensive range of ENOC and Caltex lubricants, greases, coolants and specialty product offerings to meet the performance requirements of heavy duty vehicles and applications. It's product range is packaged in bulk, drums and small pack cartons to customers in the UAE.
Products sold by the company are used across industries including transport and construction, and are blended at ENOC's state-of-the-art 250 MT capacity Lubricant & Grease Manufacturing Plant (ELOMP) in Fujairah. EPPCO Lubricants also provides its customers with services like used-oil analysis, maintenance planning and lubricants surveys.
Commenting on the venture, Mohamed Aisatou, General Manager, Bilal General Transport said: "As one of the largest providers in the transportation and construction sectors across the UAE and African region; our main focus is to ensure that we offer best in class service for our growing customer base. The demand for our diverse fleet of vehicles requires a partner that can understand the operating requirements of vehicles and machineries. We are pleased to partner with EPPCO Lubricants as they offer high quality lubricants which in turn adds value to our business. We hope to that our fruitful partnership can contribute to the success and growth of the construction sector in the UAE."
Established in UAE, 1994, the Bilal Group is a conglomerate of six major related businesses in UAE, Africa and Pakistan with complementary operations in Madagascar, Nigeria, South Africa and Pakistan. Bilal General Transport provides construction services including the transportation of rocks, aggregates and sand to major projects in the UAE. A division of Bilal Group, the company also leases specialised plant, equipment, road trucks and trailers to clients in the country.