news release

chevron oronite announces new 

distributor in Brazil

SAN RAMON, Calif., September 08, 2020 – Chevron Oronite Brasil Ltda. (“COB”) has signed an agreement naming quantiQ Distribuidora Ltda. as their distributor in Brazil. The agreement involves not only OLOA® lubricant additives, OGA® gasoline additives, and PARATONE® Viscosity Modifiers (VM), but quantiQ will also distribute Oronite chemicals which include a diverse product line of raw materials, intermediates, and components, including: PIBSA, inhibitors, detergents, dispersants, alkylphenol, alkylate, phenate, sulfonate, pentamer, and tetramer.


“The team at quantiQ, is highly experienced in the lubricants, base oils, additives, and chemicals businesses, which makes them a welcome addition to the Oronite distributor network,” says Marcos Santos, sales manager, Latin America, Chevron Oronite. “The agreement compliments an existing partnership with Chevron in base oils distribution, providing a complete solution for the lubricant market.”


quantiQ acquired the rights of distribution of Goaltech Produtos Químicos Ltda. who had been Chevron Oronite’s distributor in Brazil for lubricant and fuel additives. As the latest addition to a strong distributor network, the agreement with quantiQ further reinforces Oronite’s commitment to supporting lubricant providers in Latin America with the right products, services and technology solutions.


"We had a successful and long-term partnership with Goaltech and we thank them for their hard work. At the same time, we welcome our newest network source with quantiQ, which has a broad commercial and logistics structure and will continue to support our growth in the lubricant market in Brazil,” said Santos.

About Chevron Oronite

Chevron Oronite is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of fuel and lubricant additives, helping provide solutions to customers globally. Headquartered in San Ramon, California (USA), Chevron Oronite maintains regional offices in Houston (Americas Region), Paris (Europe-Africa-Middle East Region), and Singapore (Asia-Pacific Region); operates manufacturing sites in Belle Chasse, Louisiana (USA), Gonfreville (France), Singapore, and Mauá (Brazil); an affiliated blending and shipping plant in Omaezaki, Japan; technology centers in the USA, France, the Netherlands, Japan and China and has interests in additive companies operating in other locations, including India.


Chevron Oronite is comprised of numerous affiliates that are indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Chevron Corporation. For simplicity in this news release, the terms “Chevron Oronite” and/or “Oronite” are used as abbreviated references to Chevron Corporation affiliates that are part of the Chevron Oronite business unit. Nothing in this document is intended to override or supersede the corporate separateness of these entities.

About Chevron

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. To advance a lower-carbon future, we are focused on cost efficiently lowering our carbon intensity, increasing renewables and offsets in support of our business, and investing in low-carbon technologies that enable commercial solutions.