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ExxonMobil Launches Series of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants

September 12, 2013

Photo: ExxonMobil

Photo: ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Marine Limited, an affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), introduced Mobil SHC Aware, a new comprehensive series of synthetic, environmentally acceptable lubricants.

Mobil SHC Aware synthetic lubricants are formulated to help marine operators enhance vessel reliability, minimize maintenance costs and reduce potential environmental impact. Developed through extensive laboratory and in-service testing, theMobil SHC Awarerange includes Mobil SHC Aware H hydraulic fluids, Mobil SHC Aware ST stern tube lubricants; Mobil SHC Aware Grease EP 2 multipurpose grease and Mobil SHC Aware Gear range of gear oils.

Mobil SHC Aware lubricants meet the stringent requirements for environmentally acceptable lubricants as outlined in the 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Set to go into effect on December 19, 2013, the new VGP regulations will impact all commercial vessels longer than 79 feet and impose strict limits on incidental discharges (including lubricants) for vessels operating within three miles of U.S. coastlines and in the Great Lakes.

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