Ultramar lubes biz acquired by Total

MONTREAL — One of the world’s largest oil companies has acquired Ultramar’s lubricants business.

The alliance between Total and Ultramar means that Total branded lubricants will be sold throughout the Ultramar Network.

Ultramar customers will also benefit from Total’s full line of advanced automotive and industrial products, which include synthetic, fuel efficient and biodegradable lubricants.

Ultramar’s company-operated stations will be offering Total lubricants to their customers as well as its business partners.

"With this new partnership, Total continues its development plan in Canada and North America. We are convinced that our technology will provide real added value to our mutual customers in the automotive and industrial sectors and we are looking forward to pursuing our development together in Canada”, Olivier Goutal, President of Total Lubricants Canada, said of the partnership.

Total operates a blending plant in Montreal with a capacity of 35,000 tons, which was built in 2000 and is certified ISO 9001. The company employs 54 persons in its offices and plants in Montreal, Quebec, Toronto and Calgary. 

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