SPRING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil today announced that Mobil JetTM Oil 387, a synthetic High Performance Capability turbine engine oil, has been approved by Pratt & Whitney for use in its popular series of PW4000 engines.
First introduced in 1984, Pratt & Whitney’s PW4000 engines are used to power some of the world’s most widely used aircraft, such as the Airbus A300, A310 and A330, and Boeing’s 747, 767, 777 and KC-46.
“This latest approval for Mobil Jet Oil 387 exemplifies how leading engine builders and airlines continue to recognize the benefits that this high-performance oil has to offer,” said Vipin Rana, global aviation lubricants sales manager at ExxonMobil. “We know that many airlines are excited to see Mobil Jet Oil 387 garner this approval from Pratt & Whitney, and we’re confident that they will value the opportunity to use it to protect their aircraft powered by PW4000 engines.”
The most advanced turbine engine oil that ExxonMobil has ever produced, Mobil Jet Oil 387 is known for its ability to deliver outstanding deposit control, oxidative stability and seal compatibility. It meets demanding industry specifications, including SAE AS5780 High Performance Capability and U.S. Military Specification MIL-PRF-23699-HTS, and is approved for use by engine manufacturers in a wide range of models and components.
The approval process for Mobil Jet Oil 387 consisted of multi-year evaluations in various PW4000 engine models. Test results validated that Mobil Jet Oil 387 can help provide outstanding protection for all engines within the PW4000 series.
All Mobil Jet turbine lubricants, including Mobil Jet Oil 387, are produced at ExxonMobil’s state-of-the-art Port Allen aviation lubricants plant in Baton Rouge, LA. The 90,000 square foot facility, which commenced operations in 2016, features advanced equipment and technologies that enable ExxonMobil to produce reliable supply of Mobil Jet oils and meet the increasing demands for high-performance synthetic aviation lubricants.
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About High-Performance Capability Oils
The High Performance Capability (HPC) classification represents the highest aviation industry standard for aviation turbine engine oils. To meet the HPC classification, oils must deliver exceptional overall performance, high levels of oxidation resistance and outstanding deposit control. Mobil Jet Oil 387 is certified as a HPC oil.