Industry Facts

  • Venezuela has the largest oil reserve with 298.35 billion barrels
  • Approximately 50% of the oil consumed in the U.S. is for the transportation industry
  • Oil was first successfully drilled in the U.S. in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in 1859
  • The U.S. has over 200,000 miles of oil pipelines within its borders

PCS equipment is used to test the frictional properties and film thickness of base oils and additives in a wide range of applications such as gear, marine and engine oil, textile lubricants and metalworking fluids. Industry recognised test methods have been developed and used by market leading additive and base oil manufacturers in conjunction with fully formulated oil providers to produce world class products. PCS’ instruments allow a wide range of conditions to be tested throughout all three lubrication regimes which enables them to be suitable for a wide range of applications.

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