Iran population is about 80 million and its area is 1,648,195 sq km, number of diesel trucks are about 750.000 and number of passenger cars are about 18 million. The annual growth rate of trucks in Iran is about 12/000units. From 1990 onwards the Consumption of Multi-grade engine oil is increasing (20W50, 10W40, 15W40 are main Grades).
Total Market Size for engine oil in Iran
Total Market Size for engine oil in Iran is about 1,000,000 MT per year; we estimate 600,000 MT is diesel engine oils and400,000 MT is passenger car motor oils, Grease consumption is about 20,000 MT, mainly arecalcium, lithium and bentonite base greases. Industrial Oils consumptions are about120,000 MT including Hydraulics, Metalworking, Gear, Turbine, Compressor, Transformer and etc. Total finished oils export is around 5000 MT/Y and total base oil export is around 340.000 MT/Y.
Lubricant consumption overview in Iran is 53% diesel engine oil, 35% passenger car motor oil, 2% greases and 10% industrial oils.
Performance Standards Market Share – Bazaar:
The percentage of quality level of engine oils consumption in Iran’s market for passenger cars are SE and Lower – 67%, SG – 26%, SJ and above – 7%; for diesel engine oils are CF and Lower – 96.5%, CG-4 and above – 3.5%.
Main lubricant domestic brands in Iran in public sector are Behran Oil, Iranol,Pars Oil, SepahanOil, in private sector is GhatranKaveh.Foreign Brands are TOTAL, SHELL, CASTROL, AGIP, FUCHS