Base oils are used to manufacture products including lubricating greases, motor oil and metal processing fluids. Different products require different compositions and properties in the oil. One of the most important factors is the liquid’s viscosity at various temperatures. Whether or not a crude oil is suitable to be made into a base oil is determined by the concentration of base oil molecules as well as how easily these can be extracted.

Base oil is produced by means of refining crude oil. This means that crude oil is heated in order that various distillates can be separated from one another. During the heating process, light and heavy hydrocarbons are separated – the light ones can be refined to make petrol and other fuels, while the heavier ones are suitable for bitumen and base oils.

There are large numbers of crude oils all around the world that are used to produce base oils. The most common one is a type of paraffinic crude oil, although there are also naphthenic crude oils that create products with better solubility and very good properties at low temperatures. By using hydrogenation technology, in which sulfur and aromatics are removed using hydrogen under high pressure, extremely pure base oils can be obtained, which are suitable when quality requirements are particularly stringent

Chemical substances – additives – are added to the base oil in order to meet the quality requirements for the end products in terms of, for example, friction and cleaning properties. Certain types of motor oils contain more than twenty percent additives

Base oil SN 150 -300 -500 are known as a light grade base oil at the lower end of the specifications for Grade I light base oils. It is mostly used in lubricant and lubricant additives production. It is a Group I base oil which has undergone solvent refining processes

Base oils are used to manufacture products including motor oil, Industrial oil, Grease, and etc.

  • Motor oil
  • Industrial oil
  • Lubricating greases
  • Metal processing fluids
  • Additives
  • Hydraulic oils
  • Transformer oils
  • Coating
  • Medicine
  • Paints

Exploration Energies is offering Paraffin Wax with different grades based on Oil Content and Melting Point.


Product : Iranian Diesel Fuel – D2
Packaging : Bulk
Price : Negotiable
Payment terms : Negotiable, T/T
Delivery Terms : FOB
Min order : 3000 MT
Origin : Iran