ConocoPhillips Introduces Synthetic Engine Oil

Houston, Texas-based ConocoPhillips Company recently introduced Triton� ECT 5W40 Full Synthetic, a premium tier API CJ-4 diesel engine oil, made from synthetic stocks and a state-of-the-art advanced additive for use by customers who want enhanced engine performance from equipment operating in a wide range of temperature and service conditions.

This new heavy-duty engine oil is designed for lubrication of modern low-emissions diesel engines with after-treatment devices and back serviceable for use in older engines specifying the previous categories of engine oils. Triton ECT 5W40 Full Synthetic will be available to ConocoPhillips Lubricants customers who buy products under the Conoco, Phillips 66 and 76 Lubricants brands, according to Reginald Dias, director, commercial products, ConocoPhillips Company.

“We are pleased to offer our customers a new wide-grade full synthetic diesel engine oil that combines advantages of the synthetic stocks and performance of an advanced additive to deliver undiminished protection for heavy-duty engines operating in extreme applications that range from high to low in temperature and service,” said Dias. “Triton ECT 5W40 Full Synthetic has the potential to improve fuel economy relative to a 15W40 oil, benefiting customers through reduced fuel usage. As the performance requirements and market conditions elevate the demand for superior quality heavy-duty engine oils, ConocoPhillips Company is dedicated to offering newer products that meet industry specifications while exceeding our customers' needs.”

Triton ECT 5W40 Full Synthetic provides soot control, wear protection and low temperature oil pumpability for engines operating in extreme service conditions. Triton ECT 5W40 Full Synthetic meets lubrication requirements of engines compliant with 2007 low emissions regulations and meets heavy-duty engine oil specifications for Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Mack, and Volvo.

For more information, visit http://www.conocophillips.com.