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Chevron Oronite S.A.S. Selects Gapuma UK Limited as Nigerian Distributor

SAN RAMON, Calif., December 02, 2019 – Chevron Oronite S.A.S. recently announced the selection of Gapuma UK Limited (Gapuma), supported by its local Nigerian subsidiary, GLB Chemical Services Limited (GLB), as its authorized distributor for the Nigerian market beginning January 1, 2020. The agreement includes the sale of OLOA® additives and PARATONE® viscosity modifiers, as well as the requisite technical support to customers.

“Gapuma and GLB have received extensive training, and will operate within the Oronite culture of building enduring relationships through a total commitment to serve Nigerian customers,” said Alain Robert, general manager, Sales and Marketing, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Chevron Oronite S.A.S.

Remarking that GLB will primarily assist with products in the automotive, specialties and industrial application market segments, Daren A. Barnes, IEng, MIMMM, MIET., account manager, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Chevron Oronite S.A.S., said, “GLB is a trusted partner of Oronite through their association with Gapuma. They have a team of experts that have been working within the petroleum/additive sector in Nigeria for many years.”

Leveraging a committed team of professionals that offer technical and logistical solutions, Gapuma and GLB promise to maintain a strong customer focus. For more information, please visit the GLB website at

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.

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