VBASE® Base Oils

You need a sustainable lubricant offering, but your brand is built on quality and performance so you can't compromise. 


Built for sustainable and circular practices, VBASE® Oil Company produces proprietary synthetic ester base oils and lubricants that outperform traditional products but are biobased, biodegradable, non-toxic, and non-bioaccumulating.


Available across a range of viscosity grades (ISO 32-100), VBASE® base oils provide miscibility with all major base oils, easy formulation, and excellent solvency.

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VBASE at STLE 2022

Are you trying to build an environmentally friendly lubricant that doesn't compromise on performance? Come see us to learn how new VBASE base oils can get you there. We're excited to be presenting, exhibiting, and connecting with industry professionals at ...

VBASE at ILMA Engage

VBASE Oil Company is proud to participate in ILMA Engage hosted by ILMA (Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association) in Fort Lauderdale this week. Reach out to Zach Hunt to meet up at the event or connect with our team here at vbaseoil.com to learn more about our ...

NHA’s Waterpower Week

VBASE Oil Company President, Jeff DiMaio, will be at the National Hydropower Association's Waterpower Week in DC this week. Waterpower Week 2022 brings asset owners, developers, and other waterpower industry organizations face-to-face with those affecting the resource to discuss waterpower’s role ...

Press Release: EU Ecolabel LuSC-List Approves VBASE 68SLV

March 30, 2022 (Pendleton, SC, USA) – VBASE® Oil Company is pleased to announce our base oil has been added to the LuSC-list, indicating it is safe for the environment. We received the Letter of Compliance from the Netherlands Competent ...

VBASE Oil Company Joins Sustain SC

VBASE® Oil Company is proud to be among the newest members of the Business Member Network in Sustain SC. Launched in 2021, Sustain SC seeks to connect businesses who want to advance the state of South Carolina’s economy, environment, and ...

Press Release: VBASE Oil Company Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

Pendleton, SC. — VBASE Oil Company has earned the right to display the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label on our oils. This label provides verification of the percentage of biobased content in a product. Third-party verification ...

VBASE/Tetramer Sustainable Hydropower Lubricant Development Featured by the National Hydropower Association (NHA)

Tetramer Principal Investigator Zach Hunt was interviewed by Nate Rivi, Junior Communications Analyst, U.S. Department of Energy, for an article entitled, "Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants: Advancing to Commercialization." Featured in this week's National Hydropower Association's Powerhouse newsletter, Mr. Hunt detailed the ...

VBASE Oil Co. at Booth 1327 – NHA Clean Currents Oct 20-22

  VBASE Oil Co. will be introducing the fully formulated hydropower turbine oil, VBASE Hydro T-EL, at the National Hydropower Association's Clean Currents Oct. 20-22 in Atlanta.

VBASE Oil Company STLE Member

VBASE Oil Company is a proud corporate member of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (stle.org). The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) is the premier technical society serving the needs of more than 13,000 individuals and 250 ...

VBASE is proud to announce membership in National Hydropower Association (NHA)

VBASE Oil Company is proud new member in the National Hydropower Association (NHA). NHA is a nonprofit national association dedicated exclusively to preserving and expanding clean, renewable, affordable hydropower and marine energy. NHA VISION: Hydropower, in all its forms, is valued as ...

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    VBASE® Base Oil Spec Sheet

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    VBASE® Hydro T-EL™ Comparison Data

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As a base oil, VBASE® is available across a range of viscosity grades (ISO 32-100) and provides miscibility with all major base oils, easy formulation, and excellent solvency. VBASE® lubes and base oils provide superior lubricating performance without compromising the need for bioderived, biodegradable, and non-toxic products.

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