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Business News of Monday, 30 July 2018

Source: Nii Ogbamey Tetteh

Leading engine performance lubricant X-1R introduced to Ghanaian market

Some X-1R products in the market Some X-1R products in the market

Leading global engine and oil additives performance brand, X-1R has been launched on the Ghanaian market with a number of lubricants for a variety of vehicles and heavy machinery.

X-1R which is known to be endorsed by US Space agency, NASA and also used extensively by racing giants and car maker Ferrari, was introduced in the market by Bluessoil Investment Limited in Accra.

X-1R performance products are oil additives for vehicles, heavy machinery, amongst others. X-1R was invented in the Philipines and perfected in the US with the corporate head office based in Florida, USA. The product range introduced on the Ghanaian market includes Engine treament, Petrol System treatment, Diesel System treatment, Engine flush Automatic transmission, Manual transmission and Octane booster .

Marketing Manager of X-1R for Bluessoil Investment Limited, Carine da Silveira said at the launch that since the first oils were used in the the first internal combustion engines there have been oil additives that have all fallen short of the elevated performance requirements that were being demanded from the world's leading engineering organisations.

Ms. Da Silveira added that "utilizing the latest innovations in lubrication research, the X-1R Corporation formulated what is regarded as the third generation engine treatment as well as other oil additives ; since the introduction of X-1R, it has proven a resounding success in laboratories, proven in industry and proven in NASA research institutes.

It has been proven time and time again to be the most effective oil additives available on the markets of several countries across the world" , she said.

She added that, as a show of confidence in the product range, a product liability insurance policy of up to 1 million US dollars has been placed on X-1R.

"We are delighted to introduce this product onto the Ghanaian market and to support users of vehicles and heavy machinery to derive the best out of their vehicles and equipment and thus reduce costs and increase productivity", said Ms. Da Silveira.

Isaac Ato Sagoe, a Chemical Engineer with Bluessoil Investment Limited, said the company has put in a lot of work to develop the ideal solution for underperforming engines using the latest technology on offer.

"What we have here are a range of products that have gone through enhancement based on research and we have tested these in labs and in work conditions to ensure that what X-1R says it will deliver, is what it does".

Bluessoil Investment Limited is the sole distributor of X-1R in Ghana. X-1R office can be located at Labone adjacent Zen Gardens.


Bluessoil Investments Limited is a home-grown Ghanaian firm operating in general commodities. Bluessoil offers unique pack of services with major operations in the area of financing the importation and distribution, from upstream as well as downstream. Among other things, we are engaged in are inland trucking of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO DIESEL) and Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).

Since our inception in April 2011, we have been engaging in the supply of commodities on spot deals as well as medium and long-term contracts basis.