ExxonMobil enters UK wind market

Leatherhead-based ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company is to announce its entry into the UK wind turbine power generation market


Leatherhead-based ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company is to announce its entry into the UK wind turbine power generation market at the British Wind Energy Association (BWEA) conference.



The company already has more than 15 years experience in the development of high performance lubricant products and services for the European and worldwide wind turbine industry. Globally the company is responsible for the lubricant needs of more than 10,000 wind turbines.



ExxonMobil’s lubricant range aimed at the wind turbine market includes include Mobilgear SHC XMP, a synthetic wind turbine gear oil, and Mobil SHC Grease 460 WT, which is designed specifically for wind turbine applications. All products also have OEM builder approvals.



Bob Eddings, head of ExxonMobil’s UK wind power generation team, said: ‘Globally we have a proven track record in developing solutions that reduce operating costs and deliver improved productivity, reliability, output and equipment life. Backed by significant ongoing annual investments in R&D and a 40 year track record in synthetic lubrication, our UK wind power generation team will give turbine operators access to this expertise, as well as a range of market leading products and services that will enable them to optimise operating efficiency.’