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ENEOS / JX Nippon Oil & Energy USA Inc to support PQIA work to assure the quality and integrity of lubricants in the marketplace

Press Release
For Immediate Release
October 2, 2019

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ENEOS / JX Nippon Oil & Energy USA Inc to Support PQIA Work to Assure the Quality and Integrity of Lubricants in the Marketplace

METUCHEN, NJ – The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is pleased to announce JX Nippon Oil & Energy USA – the producers of ENEOS Motor Oil – has joined PQIA’s growing list of supporters that are working to help assure the quality and integrity of engine oils, transmission fluids, and other lubricants in the market.
 
JX Nippon Oil & Energy USA (JX) is the subsidiary of JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation is a fully integrated petroleum products company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It is the largest oil company in Japan and offers petroleum products and services throughout the world, including factory fill for the majority of Asian automakers. The company uses its research and development with some of the world’s largest auto makers to blend its premium line of synthetic motor oils and transmission fluids in the US under the ENEOS brand. ENEOS brand lubricants are available throughout North America. In the US, JX has offices in the Chicago and Los Angeles areas.
 
“Our organization has a long history of developing high-quality, industry-leading lubricant solutions, most recently providing insight to help develop standards for 0W-16 and lower-viscosity motor oil,” said Toshiyuki (Terry) Hasebe, President and CEO of JX Nippon Oil & Energy, USA. “It is a natural fit for us to join more formally with PQIA to support product quality and standards.”
 
PQIA President Thomas F. Glenn says “We welcome JX Nippon Oil’s support and its commitment to lubricant quality and integrity. The company and its lubricants are well respected by consumers throughout the world. The ENEOS brand is the world’s leading OE lubricant supplier for Asian automakers. It is with the support of JX Nippon and our many other quality minded lubricant and additive manufacturers, marketers and distributors that PQIA can advance our shared mission to help assure the quality and integrity of lubricants in the market.”
 
The Petroleum Quality Institute of America is an independent organization that practices random sampling, has samples analyzed by an independent laboratory, publishes the results of its findings, and makes all data public. To date, PQIA has identified more than 25 different brands of packaged motor oils and ATFs on retail shelves that can cause damage to car engines or transmissions. In addition, dozens more brands have been found that fail a claimed specification, or are labeled with false or misleading claims.
 
About JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation is a fully integrated petroleum products company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. JXTG offers petroleum products and services throughout the world. Through partnerships with world-class customers, JXTG produces technologically advanced motor oils and transmission fluids that reduce carbon emissions, improve fuel economy and reduce wear on critical components. For more information please visit  https://www.noe.jxtg-group.co.jp/english/
 
JXTG OEM STORY
JXTG is a long-time supplier of products to Japanese auto makers, using in-house research and technology to create synthetic motor oil and transmission fluids in conjunction with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), specifically designing lubricants for the tighter tolerances of Asian vehicles.
 
Reducing the viscosity of motor oil without losing performance and protection is another long-term project, which is conceived in collaboration with OEMs and assists global standards organizations such as the American Petroleum Institute. Working closely with racing teams and their OEMs to create engine oils that provide a “secret advantage” for the driver is another ENEOS activity. 
 
JXTG creates high-performance products that are trusted for factory fill by the world’s largest automotive manufacturers.

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