27th ICIS World Base Oils and Lubricants Conference 2023

2023 Partners

Platinum Partner

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is one of the world's leading energy producers and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the Abu Dhabi economy. With a production capacity of more than 3.5 million barrels of oil per day and 10.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day, we operate across the entire hydrocarbon value chain. We have a network of fully-integrated businesses for exploration, production, storage, refining, and trading, as well as the development of a wide range of petrochemical products.

Founded in 1971, ADNOC has been responsible for harnessing the UAE’s energy resources by meeting the demands of an ever-changing energy market and ultimately transforming our nation. Since our foundation, we have worked tirelessly to honor the legacy of the UAE’s founding father by thinking creatively, challenging convention, and striving for excellence in all that we do.

Our work plays a crucial role in Abu Dhabi’s global emergence. We have enabled our people to realize their remarkable potential, helped create thousands of jobs, driven economic growth, and invested in education and research for the future.

Our diverse family comprises more than fifty thousand people who originate from the UAE and beyond, with over 100 different nationalities represented across the company. Backed by their unique perspectives and wide-ranging skillsets, our people share a collective responsibility to accelerate progress, both here in the UAE and across the globe.

With an ambitious outlook for the future, we continue to look for innovative ways to maximize the value of our resources, while applying the latest technology, developing mutually-beneficial partnerships, and driving In-Country Value. Together, we are committed to sustaining our positive impact in the communities where we operate and the Abu Dhabi economy for generations to come.

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Refreshments Sponsor


We are born to bring about a change for the better, Tajchem was founded back in 1989 to give manufacturers the best chemicals and raw materials. Today it continues to be a leader in chemical distribution and customised solutions. Creating growth avenues through synergies, today it ranks among the top 10 chemical distributors in the MEA region and strives to expand its horizons, setting foot in the USA and European markets.

Tajchem lubricant department is major supplier for base oils and lubricant additives in MEA Region. Base oil scope covers GI, GII, GIII and synthetics.

Tajchem is the worldwide distributor for TAMMECH lubricants additives and also hold MENA exclusive distribution rights for KUSA lubricants additives.

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Delegate Bag Sponsor


Sinolook is one of the largest professional distributors of base oils and petrochemical products in Asia, actively extending our global network. We are well known as the exclusive seller of ADNOC Group III base oils in China and have a firm long-term relationship with many refineries worldwide. Sinolook has long-experienced teams and operates global branches in China (mainland and Hongkong), Singapore, the U.S.A, and Europe. We provide tailor-made service solutions, from products to logistics and finance, to lubricant blenders globally, including many Top 500 enterprises.

Our products include Group I, II, and III base oils, naphthenic base oils, PAO, brake fluids, lubricant additives, MEG, PTA, petroleum coke, fertilizer, LAB, naphtha, benzene, and others.

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Lunch Sponsor


Penthol is a global organization in the distribution of base oils, oil products and petrochemicals. Penthol was founded in 2002 based on an experience of 30 years and has steadily grown with global reach having offices in Amsterdam, Geneva, Houston, Abu Dhabi and lately in Cape Town. Penthol is the exclusive distributor of ADNOC ADbase base oils in North America. ADbase base oils are available in viscosities of 3Cst, 4Cst, 6Cst and 8Cst via Penthol’s storage facilities located in New Orleans and Houston.

Penthol is also a seller and distributor of Group I, II and III base oils globally being active in South America, Europe, South Africa, Turkey and India, serving the industry from its storage tanks in several locations. In addition to base oils, Penthol is active in oil products, solvents, waxes,  specialty chemicals and methanol acting as a major distributor of the latter.

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