Vestas approves first fill agreement for Castrol synthetic gear oil


Castrol has signed a global three-year deal with Denmark-based Vestas Wind Systems to deliver first and service fills for all of its new builds and existing turbines.

It is projected that Castrol will deliver in excess of 1.5 million liters per year under this deal. The agreement follows the full product approval for global use, which came after a three-year trial.

“This agreement is the result of a close collaboration with Vestas using  our extensive expertise to deliver the best result for the company,” John Carey, vice president for  Castrol Lubricant’s business for aviation, industrial, marine, and energy said. “At Castrol, working alongside our customers is key to developing solutions that are able to meet their needs, and Castrol Optigear Synthetic CT gear oil has been formulated specifically for use in wind turbine gear box applications.”