FuelBuddy forays into the Lubricant market in partnership with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., a Maharatna Company

The MOU was signed at the FuelBuddy office in the presence of senior leaders from HPCL & FuelBuddy (1)

India, 6th December, 2022: FuelBuddy, India’s first and largest legal doorstep fuel delivery service today announced its foray into the Lubricants markets in partnership with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a Maharatna Oil & Gas company for the marketing of automotive and industrial grade Lubricants PAN India. All new and existing customers of FuelBuddy can now easily place orders of Lubricants as per their requirement on the FuelBuddy App, post which the physical delivery of Lubricants will be fulfilled through authorised Distributors of HPCL at their doorstep. With this association, the start-up aims to gain a strong foothold in the Lubricant market across the country.

A leading Lubricant marketer in India and an essential component of HPCL, HP Lubricants sells more than 350 grades of Lubricants, specialties, and greases manufactured in India, dispersed throughout the country. Usage of the grades produced by HP Lubricants can be found, among others, in the Automotive, Industrial, Mining & Construction, Agricultural, Fishing, Military and Rail industries. Since all industrial oil users fall under this category, HP Lubricants particularly dominates it and holds the largest market share. Emerging as a vital cog in the energy and fuel ecosystem in India, FuelBuddy, through this initiative aims to strengthen its solutions for its partners and customers, in the process of becoming a one-stop Doorstep Fuel delivery platform for fulfilling all their energy requirements.

Mr, Sanjay Kumar, Executive Director, Lubricants SBU, HPCL, added by saying, “With India’s vision of becoming a technology-first nation, organisations like FuelBuddy are aiding the consumers to achieve that. With a customer-centric approach, where constant ratings and feedback are taken into account at quick intervals of time, HPCL is happy to have partnered with such an organisation. With FuelBuddy’s holistic approach in providing energy services to the users, and our cumulative network across the country, this is a win-win deal for both parties and the consumers.”

Sharing his thoughts on this MOU with HPCL, Neeraj Gupta, CEO-India Business, FuelBuddy said, “We are extremely elated to have joined hands with HPCL, one of the largest Oil & Gas marketing companies in the country. With HPCL’s Lubricants and FuelBuddy’s existing customer base, this association will come as a bonus to our consumers as fuel and Lubricants go hand in hand when it comes to providing efficient energy delivery services. While the fuel burns in the engine for vehicle transportation systems, effective Lubricants improve vehicle fuel efficiency, helping to reduce fuel consumption. This partnership is another step toward our efforts to democratise and digitise fuel availability/distribution in India. We are looking at expanding our services portfolio pan India and this partnership reflects our commitment towards achieving higher customer satisfaction while also providing convenience.”

Along with being able to track their fuel orders on the FuelBuddy app, consumers will now also be able to track their Lubricant delivery in real time while giving instant feedback for the services provided. The Delhi-based start-up in its bid to democratise access to fuel is expanding its distribution network across the country. The company is also growing in team size, from just 5 employees in their year of initiation in 2016 to 200 + employees currently while providing their services to 130+ cities and 4500+ clients across the country.