About Us

Tide Water Oil is one of the leading manufacturers and marketers of lubricants in India. It has been catering to the automotive and industrial segments since 1928. Our brand name is Veedol. Tide Water Oil Co. (India) Ltd. is a part of the multi divisional Andrew Yule group and its registered office is at Kolkata, West Bengal.


With a pan-India distribution network, Tide Water Oil has the spread and penetration to provide its products to every nook and corner of the country. The extensive distribution network consists of 50 distributors and over 650 direct dealers servicing over 50,000 retail outlets. The network is fed by 5 plants and 55 depots located strategically across the country.


Its repertoire of automotive products includes engine oils for trucks, tractors, commercial vehicles, passenger cars, and two/three wheelers. It also produces gear oils, transmission oils, coolants, and greases for automobiles. For industrial application, it manufactures industrial oils, greases, and specialty products like metal working fluids, quenching oils, and heat transfer oils. Tide Water Oil has tie-ups for genuine oils with a number of renowned OEMs in the automotive and industrial equipment segments.


Tide Water Oil has always kept abreast with advancement in engine design, environmental concerns, and lubricant technology, and has pioneered the introduction of new performance level products to meet the changing needs of the customers. It has two R&D centres where new products are developed as per market needs and field trials are conducted. It has been a pioneer in the manufacture of latest engine oils that exceed JASO FC, API SM, and API CI-4 Plus performance levels in India.


In October 2011, Tide Water Oil had acquired 100% shares of Veedol International Limited (VIL) from BP plc (BP). VIL is registered in Glasgow, U.K., and has global rights on a wide portfolio of registered trademarks for the master brand – Veedol – as well as its associated product sub-brands and iconic logos.


Brand Veedol has a long history in several important lubricant markets all over the world. We can proudly say that millions of motorists across countries, who have used Veedol Lubricants for their vehicles, have enjoyed the experience.

Tide Water Oil maintains the highest quality in its products and services. The product range offers appropriate choices for various applications and performance levels keeping pace with OEM’s latest technical requirements.

Joint Venture with JX-NOE

Tide Water Oil Co. (India) Limited (TWOIL) has formed a 50:50 joint venture company with JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation (JX-NOE), the largest petroleum conglomerate in Japan. The joint venture company, JX Nippon TWO Lubricants India Private Limited (JXTL), is leveraging the capabilities of both its parent companies – the technical know-how of JX-NOE and the distribution strength of TWOIL – to serve its customers most effectively.
JXTL is responsible for selling, marketing, distributing, and manufacturing ENEOS brand of lubricants. JXTL has entered into an agreement with TWOIL for manufacturing ENEOS products. JXTL is using the distribution network of TWOIL for distribution of ENEOS products.

Genuine Oils for OEMs

Tide Water Oil manufactures and supplies genuine oils to some of the most reputed brands, which include:

  • Royal Enfield
  • SML Isuzu Limited
  • L&T Komatsu Ltd.
  • Hero MotoCorp Ltd.
  • Honda Motor Cycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Honda Motor India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Honda Cars India Ltd.
  • Honda Siel Power Products Ltd.
  • India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.
  • George Maijo Industries Pvt Ltd. (Yamaha Outboard Motors Distributor)
  • Kobelco Construction Equipment India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kobelco Cranes India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kubota Agricultural Machinery India Pvt. Ltd.
  • ISUZU Motors India Private Limited
  • Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Limited
  • Toyota Boshoku Automotive India Pvt. Ltd.
  • KYB Motorcycle Suspension India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Yanmar India Pvt Ltd.