ARG expands hydrotreated base oil product line

BRADFORD, Pa. – American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) announced this week the expansion of its hydrotreated base oil product offerings.

ARG President and Chief Operating Officer Jon Giberson said, “We are pleased to introduce a selection of new hydrotreated base oils with improved color, oxidative stability, and reduced sulfur content.”

ARG’s line of new hydrotreated base oils includes Kendex® 0070, 0100, 200H, 250H, 300H, 325H, 500H and 600H.

Giberson said, “American Refining Group stands for unrivaled quality in refined products. From our reliable ARGold Legacy™ and the well-received ARGold™ bright stocks, to Kendex® 0060HT and 0150H, these new hydrotreated base oils add still more versatility to the ARG product line that our customers rely on and trust.”

Giberson added that the new hydrotreated base oils may be of particular interest to blenders of industrial lubricants such as process oils, hydraulic and gear oils, as well as elastomer, rubber and plasticizer applications.

Made in Pennsylvania, ARG’s products are regionally sourced and widely distributed to various industries. To learn more, visit and reach out to an ARG salesperson with any questions via the product inquiry form.

Established in 1881, ARG’s unique facility is situated on approximately 131 acres in Bradford, Pennsylvania, the heart of McKean County and the birthplace of the U.S. domestic oil industry more than 100 years ago. The refinery has a rated capacity of 11,000 barrels per day and processes light, sweet, paraffinic crude. This type of crude is available domestically, and ARG purchases most of its crude from sources in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia.

ARG feedstocks are converted into high-quality waxes, lubricant base oils, gasoline and fuels, as well as a wide variety of specialty products. American Refining Group’s state-of-the-art blending and packaging facilities produce a full spectrum of finished lubricants. These products are available in a broad range of package sizes, including bulk, and can be delivered by rail or truck. The facility’s commitment to quality is proven through its packaging plant and refinery’s certifications to ISO 9001:2015 and Made in USA standards.

For more information about ARG, visit or follow the refinery on social media.


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