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 About The Lubricants Committee

The Lubricants Group is responsible within the American Petroleum Institute for matters pertaining to the performance, applications, and dissemination of information on lubricants. The committee’s functions include the following: 

a.    Provide guidance on the API Engine Oil Licensing and Certification System (EOLCS) and guidelines for engine oil licensing and certification and EOLCS administration and enforcement.

b.    Develop, approve, and maintain standards and recommended practices on lubricants matters.

c.    Maintain liaison with ASTM International, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American Chemistry Council (ACC), Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA), Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Alliance), National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI) and other technical or professional groups involved in lubricant activities.

d.    Sponsor and manage cooperative lubricants research projects as required by government regulations, trends in lubricants technology, and marketing practices, and licensing and certification requirements.         

e.    Educate the Marketing Subcommittee on the effects of federal, state, and local government regulations and legislation on lubricant manufacturing, application and performance.

f.     Develop recommendations for consumers on matters related to quality, performance and application of lubricants.  Disseminate appropriate educational materials and publications.


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 Active Committee Documents

Folder: 2016 Lubricants Standard2016 Lubricants

 Past Years Committee Documents

Folder: 2015 Lubricants Standard2015 Lubricants
Folder: 2014 Lubricants Standard2014 Lubricants
Folder: 2013 Lubricants Standard2013 Lubricants
Folder: 2012 Lubricants Standard2012 Lubricants
Folder: 2011 Lubricants Standard2011 Lubricants
Folder: 2010 Lubricants Standard2010 Lubricants
Folder: 2009 Lubricants Standard2009 Lubricants
Folder: 2008 Lubricants Standard2008 Lubricants
Folder: 2007 Lubricants Standard2007 Lubricants
Folder: 2006 Lubricants Standard2006 Lubricants
Folder: 2005 Lubricants Standard2005 Lubricants
Folder: 2004 Lubricants Standard2004 Lubricants
Folder: 2003 Lubricants Standard2003 Lubricants
Folder: 2002 Lubricants Standard2002 Lubricants


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Ballot Information

NameBallot for Sequence IIIH Limits in API SL
Start Date3/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
Closing Date4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
AssociateDennis Bachelder
CoordinatorAdia Stockton
ProposalBallot for Sequence IIIH Limits in API SL
ResultsIn Progress
Comments ResolutionIn Progress

Ballot Summary
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Total Responses21 
Total Ballots21 
Response Rate100.00%Must be > 50%
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