Base oils


Neste Oil is a global producer of premium-quality base oils for modern engine lubrication technologies. Our high-quality VHVI base oils enable engines to deliver high-level performance and power without compromising fuel economy or environmental standards. Neste Oil's base oils are marketed under NEXBASE® trademark and they are available in hydroisomerized API Group III base oils.

Our extensive NEXBASE formulation portfolio is developed to meet the most demanding OEM requirements and the diversified needs of customers in different markets.

 For more information see our Base Oils brochure.


Neste Oil Observations Blog

Neste Oil Observations is Neste Oil's base oil blog, where our experts share their views on topical themes.


From PAO to the best possible base oil

12 January 2015

Senior advisor Henrik Holmqvist, who has worked for Neste Oil for almost 35 years, is an internationally recognized expert in the base oil industry. His input has been crucial in creating the world's best Group III class base oil.


Neste Oil enhances product availability in the U.S. with packaged NEXBASE base oils

11 November 2014

Neste Oil is enhancing its product availability by making repackaged NEXBASE Group III base oils available for customers in the U.S. This is the first time that NEXBASE base oils will be available for purchase in drums or totes in the U.S.


The best lubrication, period

31 October 2014

Cooperation between Neste Oil and Pentosin ensures that leading manufacturers get the top-notch lubricants they need.


New engines expect a lot from lubricants

21 October 2014

Smaller, more powerful engines offering lower fuel consumption and lower emissions. That’s quite a combination. But it’s a challenge that lubricants based on Neste Oil’s Group III base oils can handle very well.


Working in Base Oils: Katleen Seyen

Katleen Seyen, Sales Administrator, tells why Neste Oil's base oils customer service is so special and why she likes working there.