Karachi—Chevron Pakistan Lubricants (Private) Limited (CPLPL) added another feather to its cap with a groundbreaking ceremony at its West Wharf Lubricants Blending Plant here on Tuesday. Chevron’s regional and in-country lubricants leadership inaugurated the project at Dockyard Road, Karachi.
The groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of Chevron Lubricants’ latest investment in Pakistan, which when completed, will provide state-of-the-art infrastructure including the installation of fully automated high-tech blending equipment and new blending control system. The investment will also include construction of new bulk storage tanks, additive decanting bay and bulk filling facility.
“Chevron is committed to grow its Lubricants business in Pakistan, and this investment is a testament of its intent. Over the years, our Pakistan lubricants business has shown significant growth and it is important that we invest today, for a brighter tomorrow,” said Farrukh Saeed, Vice President Asia Pacific. Earlier this year, Chevron Pakistan Lubricants announced confirmed plans to spend over Rs2 billion in Pakistan in the next 3 to 4 years, to upgrade and expand its Lubricants Blending Plant in West Wharf as well as other facilities across Pakistan, which will make them state-of-the-art establishments.