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History

SK lubricants, a company that takes a step ahead of others

2016

Currently - 2010 Started commercial production at the
lube base oil plant in Spain in full-scale (’14) Started commercial production at the lube base oil plant in Spain in full-scale (’14)

06. Launched 'SK ZIC Racing,' a high-performance lubricant oil for racing
2015
09. Launched New SK SK ZIC
2014
10. Started full-fledged production at a lube base oil plant in Spain which was
built in partnership with Repsol, a global energy company.
2013
06. Started the HBO process in Ulsan successfully.
2012
11. Started the construction of Cartagena LBO.
06. Established a London office.
05. Started industrial production at Yubase Manufacturing Asia Co., Ltd.
04. Completed the construction of a lubricant oil blending plant in Tianjin, China.
03. Completed the construction of the third LBO unit in Ulsan.
02. Created SK Sugar Gliders (a women's handball team).
2011
05. Established an SK lubricants India Co., Ltd.
01. SK energy is divided into 4 companies including SK inovation.
2010
10. Acquired the shares of PT Patra SK (investment: USD 59.45 million)
09. Established Yubase Manufacturing Asia Co., Ltd.
07. Decided to build a base oil production plant
(investment: about KRW 598.7 billion)
2009

2009-2000 Created the brand value of SK ZIC (finished products) and
Yubase (base oil products) through globalization. 2009-2000 Created the brand value of SK ZIC (finished products) and Yubase (base oil products) through globalization.

10. Launched SK lubricants.
08. Established SK lubricants Japan Co., Ltd. in Tokyo.
2008
10. Launched SK ZIC OW.
09. Established a direct operation system in the American region.
06. Established SK lubricants Netherlands in Amsterdam.
04. Completed the construction of Dumai LBO and launched Yubase Plus.
2007
07. SK inovation, which was newly separated from SK Co., Ltd., took the
lubricant oil business.
2006
12. Established a Moscow office.
11. Established Patra SK based on a JV with Petamina.
2005
07. Launched SK ZIC XQ5000.
2004
09. Completed the construction of the second LBO unit in Ulsan.
2003
03. Established a lubricant oil sales corporation in China.
2001
12. Exported Yubase to the U.S.
10. Launched SK ZIC XQ.
1997

1999-1980 Developed its own brand (`89) and
advanced into the base oil market (`95) 1999-1980 Developed its own brand (`89) and advanced into the base oil market (`95)

07. Established SK lubricants U.S.A. in Houston.
1995
10. Launched SK ZIC.
10. Completed the construction of the first LBO unit in Ulsan and
launched Yubase.
03. Terminated the agreement with ESSO.
1989
10. Launched SK's own brand.
1985
09. Introduced lubricant technologies from ESSO.
1968

1979-1960 Started SK's lubricant blending plant (`68) 1979-1960 Started SK's lubricant blending plant (`68)

12. Started a lubricant blending plant.