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c/o Phillips 66 Company

Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
c/o Phillips 66 Company
Houston, TX 77210

Website(s): www.phillips66lubricants.com

Built on more than 130 years of experience, Phillips 66 is a growing energy manufacturing and logistics company with high-performing Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses. This diverse portfolio enables Phillips 66 to capture opportunities in a changing energy landscape. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 13,500 employees who are committed to operating excellence and safety.

Pioneering leaders and groundbreaking product lines have helped Phillips 66 Lubricants evolve into the fourth-largest finished lubricants supplier in the U.S. It manufactures and markets four premier brands: Conoco®, Phillips 66®, 76® Lubricants and Kendall® Motor Oil. These premier brands reach across every key lubricants market, including automotive, trucking, agriculture, aviation, power generation, mining and construction.
SOURCE: Phillips 66 Lubricants Website


The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is an independent resource for information and insights on the quality of lubricants in the marketplace. Our mission is to serve the consumer of lubricants by randomly sampling and independently testing lubricants taken from the field. Test results are posted along with the brand names on the PQIA website. This webpage provides an analysis on the brand detailed below.

The following are the test results for the sample examined.

CONOCO SAE 10W-30 Synthetic Blend
Super All Season Motor Oil

Product: CONOCO Super All Season Synthetic Blend
Viscosity Grade: SAE 10W-30
Labeling: API SN/ILSAC GF-5

Distributed By: Conoco c/o Phillips 66 Company, Houston, TX

Purchased at: Julesburg, CO

Date of purchase: 4/12/2016


Website(s): www.phillips66lubricants.com

Test Results and Assessment:

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories.

bottle icon Physical Properties pass
Elemental Analysis pass
Labeling warning

Note: Although laboratory tests alone cannot be used to establish if engine oil meets an API Service Category, they can be used to determine if it doesn't.

PHYSICAL TESTS (click for test details) - a Standard CONOCO
TBN, mg KOH/g (ASTM D2896) 7.95
Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 9.3 to <12.5 10.42
Viscosity @40ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 65.15
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 148
Viscosity @-25ºC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293) 7,000 Max 4,166
Volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250ºC (ASTM D5800) 15 Max -c 14.7
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS (click for test details) - a, b
Calcium 2,302
Magnesium 10
Phosphorus, ppm 600 to 800 744
Zinc, ppm 798
Molybdenum,  ppm 16
Barium, ppm <1
Boron, ppm 199
Silicon, ppm 5
Potassium, ppm <5
Manganese, ppm <1
Titanium, ppm <1
Copper, ppm <1
Sodium, ppm <5
Vanadium, ppm <1
Silver, ppm <1
Aluminum, ppm 2
Chromium, ppm <1
Iron, ppm <1
Nickel, ppm <1
Lead, ppm <1
Antimony, ppm <1
Tin, ppm <1
  1. Standards, shown in yellow are established by API, SAE and others.
  2. Test Method for metal analysis is ASTM D5185.
  3. This specification is expressed to two significant figures, therefore results up to 15.5 are considered on specification.