About Shailendra Gokhale

Shailendra Gokhale is a highly experienced lubricants professional with a broad global experience and with major strengths in Value Engineering and international trade management. He is globally renowned and recognized expert in the global value chain of lubricants and currently he advises some of the best Lubricants companies globally. He is a much sought-after speaker,having participated in various international conferences of base oils and lubricants. He has a significant experience in dealing with base oils,additives and lubricant companies both in India and in the world. 

Shailendra has in excess of 25 years experience in the Lubricants and Additives industry. After working with Lubrizol India for 5 years, he moved to BP/Castrol India. Later he moved to UK, as a member of global leadership team in their Lubricants division. After working for 17 years at senior leadership positions, Shailendra left BP in 2014 to start his own consultancy to work in the lubricants sector. Shailendra has to his credit consultancy assignments with Energy Major like Petronas,ENOC,Infineum,BP/Castrol,Brenntag, HPCL,Morris and few MNCs. He is an external advisor to Boston Consulting Group ( BCG). Shailendra has a degree in mechanical engineering and a diploma in international trade management. Shailendra is also a member of Energy Institute, London.

Blogs by Shailendra Gokhale

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Mr. Shailendra Gokhale, Director, Rosefield Energy Tech Pvt Ltd on Castor Oil

According to ILMA, in 2019, about 90% of the 450 million pounds of grease manufactured in the U.S. used castor oil derivatives as a key ingredient or a grease thickener. India is a major global suppli...

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Changing Face of Indian Lubricants Industry in new normal world by Shailendra V. Gokhale

During September 2020, I was a speaker at ICIS Asian Base oils and lubricants virtual conference,where I talked about V-shaped recovery of Indian Economy and its favourable impact on Lubricants indust...

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Auto Sales Sag in China, India

SINGAPORE – Declining automotive sales in China and India are expected to impact demand for base oils, industry experts said at a conference last month. “The transportation sector is still the bi...

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Industrial Oil Suppliers Well-suited for EVs

SINGAPORE – Asia’s electric vehicles growth will create new market opportunities for marketers of industrial lubricants, not just automotive lubes, a consultant said here last month. “We should...

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"Future of Crude Oil in the world of Electric Vehicles – An Outlook" by Shailendra V. Gokhale

I wrote a blog a year back that it is unlikely for crude oil to touch $100/barrel and rather it would start coming down to the level of $60, when most of the analysts from top investment banking/FII...

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