Paris, France January 04, 2019 – Repsol Lubricants, a member of the Total Lubmarine network for over 50 years, has formally committed to its relationship with Total Lubmarine for a further three years. The partnership with Repsol Lubricants ensures Total Lubmarine can continue to best serve its maritime and power plant customers in Gibraltar, Peru and Spain.
The Total Lubmarine network is made up of a range of partners who are able to manufacture in strategic locations and help enable lubricants to be delivered to over 1000 ports worldwide.
Announcing the contract renewal, Robert Joore, General Manager at Total Lubmarine said: “Total Lubmarine is pleased to have reached an agreement with Repsol Lubricants to extend our long-standing partnership for a further three years. This renewed agreement will continue to ensure quality products for our customers in Spain, Gibraltar and Peru.”
Francisco Javier Miranda, Lubricants Director at Repsol, added: “this is particularly good news for our shipping customers calling at Gibraltar and Algeciras, two of the Mediterranean’s most important bunkering hubs. Our relationship with Total Lubmarine is as strong as ever, and we are very optimistic that the partnership will continue to be extremely productive.”
The partnership increases Total Lubmarine’s competitiveness in each region. In Peru, Total Lubmarine will now be using a regional supply chain instead of a European one, harnessing more local knowledge to fulfill customer’s requirements. In Spain and Gibraltar to the partnership with Repsol ensures that the customers continue to receive the best value in a competitive market.
The relationship between the two companies was first established in 1962.
Repsol is a global company, present along the entire energy value chain. It is active in 37 countries and employs more than 25,000 people, and its products are sold all over the world. It produces some 700,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, and has one of Europe’s most efficient refining systems.
The company is well-positioned for the energy transition with its focus on developing production of gas, low-carbon businesses and a multi-energy offering for consumers. In terms of technology—one of the pillars of the company—its cutting-edge projects in various fields have made it a point of reference for innovation, sustainability, and efficiency in the energy industry.
About Total Lubmarine
Total Lubmarine, a division of Total Lubrifiants S.A., provides the shipping industry with pioneering marine lubricants and greases. The company is dedicated to partnering with its customers to provide turnkey solutions to their lubricant needs. A genuinely local partner, with sales and technical support based in 100 countries, Total Lubmarine provides one of the world’s largest delivery hub networks – supplying to over 1,000 ports worldwide. www.totallubmarine.com
Total is a major energy player, which produces and markets fuels, natural gas and low-carbon electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.
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