Research and Development

Tide Water Oil has always had a sharp focus on Research and Development. Tide Water Oil’s manufacturing facilities are backed by in-house R&D centres that ensure the products match the most stringent international standards as well as Original Equipment Manufacturers’ requirements. Products are developed keeping in mind the high performance requirement of modern engines, the extreme operating conditions, and the emerging environmental regulations and new technologies. Strict quality control adhering to stipulated standards is maintained at the plants. It has been a pioneer in the manufacture of latest engine oils that exceed JASO FC, API SM, and API CI-4 Plus performance levels in India. The R&D centre for lube-oils is located at Turbhe in Navi Mumbai and the R&D centre for greases is at Oragadam, near Chennai. These R&D centres are approved by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.