SAE 5W-30 and SAE 60 Added to BRAD PENN® Line of PENN GRADE1® High Performance Engine Oils

September 21, 2012 – American Refining Group, Inc. (ARG) (the former Kendall Refinery), manufacturer of quality Brad Penn® Lubricants, announced the addition of Penn Grade 1® Partial Synthetic SAE 5W-30 and SAE 60 to its High Performance "The Green Oil®" line.

The Penn Grade 1® Partial Synthetic SAE 5W-30 High Performance Oil is targeted to the racing market for ‘crate engines’ as well as the classic car market and is available in 12/1 quart bottles and 55 gallon drum.

"The Penn Grade 1® Partial Synthetic SAE 5W-30 contains strong detergent, dispersant and ZDDP anti-wear additive (1500 PPM) to help protect critical engine parts."

The Penn Grade 1® SAE 60 will be aimed at fulfilling the need for both racers and older Harley Davidson® motorcycles that require an SAE 60 High Performance Oil. The SAE 60 is also available in 12/1 quart bottles and 55 gallon drums.

The Penn Grade 1® SAE 60 High Performance Oil also contains 1500 PPM ZDDP additive, which assists in providing vital protection to flat tappet and roller cams and safeguards various "hot spots" in the engine.

According to Ken Tyger, Sr. Technical Service Representative for Brad Penn® Lubricants, "The Penn Grade 1® SAE 60 is suitable for use in gas, alcohol and nitro methane fueled engines where this viscosity is desired. The high viscosity of this oil allows excessive dumping of fuel into the lubrication fluid while maintaining critical protection for expensive, high performance racing engines and their components. The SAE 60 is suited for the heavier viscosity lubrication needs of the early classic motorcycles / engines like Harley Davidson®, Flathead®, Knucklehead®, Panhead®, Shovelhead®, etc and others."

"Our ever popular Penn Grade 1® High Performance Oils have really taken off since their introduction in 2001. Our customers recognize the benefit to using a product refined from Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil that enables us to produce a unique base oil that clings on engine parts and contains elevated Zinc and Phosphorous levels. The vast knowledge from years of experience in formulating high performance oils is reflected in the outstanding formulation of the Penn Grade 1® High Performance Oil line," stated Jennifer Taylor, Marketing Specialist for Brad Penn® Lubricants.

Visit the BRAD PENN® High-Performance Oils & Lubricants page for more information about their complete product line available from Burke Petroleum.

About BRAD PENN / American Refining Group (ARG)
In 1997, American Refining Group, Inc. purchased the Kendall® / Amalie® refinery located in Bradford, PA, from Witco Corporation. As a result of the sale of the Kendall® and Amalie® brands to a third party, a new name was given to the products produced at the site-Brad Penn® Premium Pennsylvania Grade Lubricants.

The Bradford, PA refinery blending and packaging operations are ISO 9001:2008 certified and were the first in the U.S.A. to become ISO 9002 certified. The refinery stretches over 2 ½ miles and contains a fully automated state-of-the-art packaging facility. The refinery is the oldest, continuously operated lube oil refinery in the world and the only refinery processing 100% Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil. It is truly the last MADE IN THE U.S.A. major lubricant refinery. For more information, visit the BRAD PENN Website. (opens in new window)

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