Welcome to Gandhar Oil Refinery India Limited

Gandhar Oil Refinery (India) Limited is a well-known name and an established player in Specialty Oils and Lubricants industry. Our range of speciality oils and lubricants include liquid paraffin, industrial oil and greases, transformer oils, automotive lubricants, petroleum jelly and rubber processing oils which we sell under our flagship brand “Divyol”.

Established in 1992 by visionary Ramesh B. Parekh as a manufacturing and marketing of Specialty Oils & Lubricants company, today, Gandhar Oil also has a Coal Division which importsnon-coking coal from Indonesia and South Africa for supply to various domestic industries including power, steel, paper, cement etc. Gandhar Oil is also acting as a consignment stockist and Del-Credere agent for Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) for sale of various polymer products.

For our speciality oils and lubricants products, we import raw materials i.e. base oil primarily from South Korea and Middle East, additives are procured locally from select multi-national corporations and waxes are procured locally and also imported from China and Thailand. We manufacture speciality oils and lubricants products using compositions, including those developed by our in-house research and development team. Our domestic and international customers are spread across multiple industries, including pharmaceutical, FMCG, chemicals, steel, rubber and tyre, automotive and power.

We have two manufacturing facilities situated at Silvassa in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Taloja in Maharashtra with an annual production capacity of 128,000 KL and 104,000 KL, respectively. Our manufacturing facilities also have modern research and development centres equipped withstabinger viscometer SVM 4001, automatic mini AV instrument, automatic mini AV instrument, spectrum two FT-IR spectrometers, crank case viscometer, TNTS (Total Nitrogen, Total Sulphur), HTHS tapered bearing simulator and oil insulation test kit BDV apparatus to offer customized formulations, while ensuring quality consistency for our products. Further, our research and development centre at Silvassa facility has been recognized as in-house R&D unit by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology.

Our manufacturing facilities at Taloja and Silvassa is ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2008 certified for manufacture of certain of our speciality oils and lubricants products, reflecting our commitment towards quality and sustainable environment. In addition, our Taloja facility is GMP certified for good manufacturing practices system for the manufacture of products including light and heavy liquid paraffin and white petroleum jelly and our Silvassa facility is OHSAS 18001:2007 certified in relation to occupational health and safety management systems for our products. Our products are manufactured to maintain international quality and are approved by various authorities, including FDA (Government of Maharashtra and UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli) for products including liquid paraffin and petroleum jelly and BIS for new insulating oils (commonly known as transformer oil). Our products also undergo testing at various laboratories, including ERDA and CPRI. We have storage tanks for base oil and warehouse facility for storage of speciality oils and products, additives and waxes at both our manufacturing facilities. Our combined in-house storage capacity for base oil is 24,650 KL. We also have warehouses with combined storage capacity of 2,560 KL for our finished products and other raw materials being additives and waxes spread across an area of 27,770 square feet.

We export a significant portion of our speciality oils and lubricants products and have a reach in around 100 countries. We have a strong distribution network involving over 150 distributors, three branch offices and 17 depots (consisting of three Company operated depots and 14 C&F agent operated depots). We sell our speciality oils and lubricants products under our flagship brand “Divyol” through:

  • Retail packs: Ranging from 175ML to 25L packs that are sold in plastic packets, HDPE containers and pails for our retail customers;
  • Wholesale packs: Ranging from 26L to 235L that are sold in HDPE containers and tin containers for our wholesalers and our institutional customers; and
  • Institutional sales: For bulk supply of our products in the tankers to institutional customers, subject to their requirements.

For our non-coking coal and logistics support services segment, we import non-coking coal, which is used for power and heat generation, from countries like Indonesia and South Africa and supply them to various domestic customers in power, steel, pharmaceutical, paper, cement, textile, oil, chemicals, sugar and tyre industries. We supply noncoking coal to our domestic customers through our onshore supply chain network of logistics support services for timely delivery of non-coking coal by engaging with various third parties. Our overseas subsidiaries Gandhar Oil & Energy DMCC is also involved in trading of non-coking coal, petroleum products, polymer and gypsum. We also undertake, on select basis, consignment agency and del credere agency businesses.

Application Areas

paraffin Oils & Jelly

Transformer Oils

Industrial Fuels & Steam Coals


Latest News

Gandhar Oil participating in Beautyworld Middle East Exhibition (26-28 may 2015 in Dubai)

May 2015

Gandhar Oil wins FIEO Export Niryaat Shri Award

December 2014

Gandhar Oil wins CHEMEXCIL First Award for Export Performance

August 2013

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