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bp has been in Korea for more than 30 years
Local website (in Korean / 한국어 웹사이트)


Since the establishment of its marine lubricant business in 1977, bp has extended its activities to ‎industrial and automotive lubricants. By acquiring Castrol in 2000, bp extended its reputation as a ‎premium lubricant producer and supplier in the automotive, industrial and marine businesses to a wide ‎range of customers in its respective markets. bp is currently working with Korean major companies.‎


We have offered automotive lubricants such as engine oils, grease, fluids, etc, in the Korea market for more ‎than 30 years. We have very good partnerships with car manufacturers in Korea, and about 30 ‎distributors work closely with us in the local automotive market.


bp has a global network of technical service, customer service and distributor partner teams with a Castrol ‎presence in over 820 ports and 82 countries. Our bp team works tirelessly to ensure its customers can ‎access the lubricants and technical services they need – from LA to Lisbon and from Singapore to ‎Stockholm. Together, bp can optimize customer’s fleet’s performance and find efficiencies. bp’s key ‎customers in Korea include shipping companies, shipyards and trading companies.‎


Castrol Industrial is the only company that has a full product range that covers all the industrial ‎applications. We are providing products and service through super distributors to auto, heavy ‎industry, machines, robotics, wind and power plants and we are successfully contributing lubricant ‎solutions to various customers including the global OEM and local industrial manufacturers such as ‎SKF, ZF, Schaeffler, Siemens, Vestas, Samsung, HMC and KIA.‎

For more information about the lubricants business of bp Korea, visit www.castrolkorea.com.


Liquefied natural gas (LNG)‎

bp supplies LNG to Korea from its global LNG trading portfolio and invested LNG projects. Supplies are ‎from various countries including the US, Trinidad and Tobago, Indonesia and Australia. bp has maintained ‎close business relationships with gas and power utilities, refineries and petrochemical companies in Korea.‎



bp has built many vessels including oil tankers, ‎LNG carriers, drilling ships and offshore production facilities in Korean shipyards such as Hyundai Heavy ‎Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). ‎Most recently, the construction of bp’s Mad Dog 2 Argos floating production unit was completed by ‎SHI in 2021, and bp took deliveries of 6 Partnership class LNG carriers from DSME in 2019.‎


Community engagement

bp Korea particularly focuses its support on education program for the local community.‎

Scholarship for university students from unemployed families

Our employees voluntarily contribute a certain amount of money to support this scholarship every ‎month, and bp matches these donations. The combined fund has been used to provide scholarships to ‎university students from unemployed families since 2006. bp Korea also supports the Race for the Future ‎programme of the Partners for the Future Foundation, which is part of the American Chamber of Commerce ‎in Korea.

Please use the contact details below to email or write to us in South Korea. We aim to deal with enquiries as quickly as possible.

bp Korea

19F., 302, Teheran-ro


Seoul 06210


Phone: 1577 1904
Email: bpkorea@uk.bp.com