Tide Water Oil Co. India Ltd. is one of the leading manufacturers and marketers of quality lubricants in India. It has been catering to the automotive and industrial segments since 1928. Tide Water Oil Co. (India) Ltd. has its registered office in Kolkata, West Bengal. Standard Greases and Specialities Ltd. and Andrew Yule & Co. Ltd. are the two largest shareholders of the company.
With a pan-India distribution network, Tide Water Oil has the spread and penetration to make its products available at every nook and corner of the country. The extensive retail distribution network consists of more than 700 direct distributors, dealers servicing over 50,000 retail outlets and workshops. The network is timely fed by 5 state of the art manufacturing plants and more than 40 depots located strategically across the country.
Its repertoire of automotive products includes high performance engine oils for HCVs, buses, tractors, Medium / Light commercial vehicles, passenger cars, and two / three wheelers. It also produces gear oils, transmission oils, coolants, and greases for all automotive applications. The entire product range offers appropriate choices for various applications and performance levels keeping pace with OEM’s latest technical requirements.
For industrial application, it manufactures various types of conventional and speciality application oils, greases, and customised products to meet typical application requirement Tide Water Oil has also got tie-ups for genuine oils with a number of renowned OEMs in both automotive and industrial equipment segments.
Tide Water Oil has always kept abreast with advancement in engine design, environmental concerns, and modern lubricant technology. We have pioneered the introduction of new performance level products to meet the changing needs of the customers through our two inhouse R&D centres which are duly recognised by DSIR, Govt Of India. Extensive field trials are being conducted in association with leading OEMs in India and abroad for new product introduction. We have got various firsts like manufacturing of latest engine oils that exceed JASO FC, API SM, and API CI-4 Plus performance levels in India.
In October 2011, Tide Water Oil had acquired 100% shares of Veedol International Limited (VIL) from BP plc (BP). VIL is registered in Glasgow, U.K., and has global rights on a wide portfolio of registered trademarks for the master brand – Veedol – as well as its associated product sub-brands and iconic logos. Veedol Lubricants is now present in more than 65 countries across the globe.
Brand Veedol has a long history in several important lubricant markets all over the world. We can proudly say that millions of motorists across countries, who have used Veedol Lubricants for their vehicles, have enjoyed the product experience. Tide Water Oil maintains the highest quality in its products and services and we help the Industry Run and Vehicle Moves.
Tide Water Oil Co. (India) Limited (TWOIL) has formed a 50:50 joint venture company with JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation (JX-NOE), the largest petroleum conglomerate in Japan. The joint venture company, JX Nippon TWO Lubricants India Private Limited (JXTL), is leveraging the capabilities of both its parent companies – the technical know-how of JX-NOE and the distribution strength of TWOIL – to serve its customers most effectively. JXTL is responsible for selling, marketing, distributing, and manufacturing ENEOS brand of lubricants. JXTL has entered into an agreement with TWOIL for manufacturing ENEOS products. JXTL is using the distribution network of TWOIL for distribution of ENEOS products.
Tide Water Oil manufactures and supplies genuine oils to some of the most reputed brands, which include: