Chevron acquires NEXBASE™ brand

Chevron Global Energy Inc, today announced that it signed an agreement with Neste Oyj to acquire its NEXBASE™ brand, associated qualifications and approvals, and related sales and marketing business. The transaction is expected to close within four to six months, subject to customary antitrust regulatory approvals and other closing conditions.

“We expect the addition of the NEXBASE™ brand and associated business to provide value to our customers through improved logistics, reduced complexity and optimized solutions,” said Alicia Logan, general manager of Chevron Base Oils. “This acquisition is poised to satisfy our customers’ growing needs to meet increasingly stringent lubricant standards driven by evolving vehicle specifications, and maintains the technology leading positions of our past base oil investments. Coupled with our investment in Novvi to bring renewable base oils to the market, this acquisition positions Chevron to be the supplier of choice to meet customers’ needs both today and into the future.”

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