Last Update June 21, 2023


  • Aircraft, Helicopter, UAV, Spacecraft & related equipment
  • Mechanical, Electro-mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic components
  • Services (R&D, training, engineering, consultancy, …)

AVI-OIL INDIA PVT. LTD., is a joint venture of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Balmer Lawrie and Co. Ltd. (both PSUs) and NYCO of France established for the indigenous production / supply of aviation and allied high performance lubricants to the Defence Services, Civil Aviation and the Industrial sector.

The products of AVI-OIL include a wide range of lubricants, mostly synthetic, designed to meet the stringent requirements of operation in aircraft / equipment, over a wide temperature range and often hostile environment.

Until the advent of AVI-OIL, such products were being imported. To achieve self-reliance in this strategic area, the Company was established in 1993 with Indian Oil Corporation providing the marketing infrastructure, Balmer Lawrie with their strength in project engineering setting up the manufacturing facilities and NYCO providing the technical know-how on a continuous basis. A wide range of products for aircraft, military and industrial equipment, as well as synthetic ester basestocks are now produced at the plant located at Village Piyala, District Faridabad, Haryana, 45 kms. from New Delhi.

AVI-OIL has been supplying aero-engine oils, hydraulic fluids, greases, protectives and specialties to the Indian Defence Services since 1994. For military aircraft applications, these critical products are ‘Type Approved’ by the Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC), Ministry of Defence, DRDO. AVI-OIL is registered with the Directorate General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DGAQA) Ministry of Defence, as an eligible manufacturer of aviation lubricants.

For supplies to Civil Aviation, AVI-OIL is approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) under the CAR Series E Category D&E requirements.

AVI-OIL has established a modern state-of-the-art laboratory at its plant for Quality Assurance of the products and to provide technical support to the customers.

This service enhances the reliability of operation of the equipment and provides confidence to the users. AVI-OIL`s Quality Management System is certified for compliance with the latest International Standards ISO 9001:2008 and Aerospace Standard SAE AS 9100, Rev. C.

AVI-OIL is dedicated towards the conservation and protection of the environment and markets a range of bio-degradable ester base stocks and lubricants such as fire resistant hydraulic fluids, non-flammable dielectric liquids and oils for the eco-friendly refrigeration compressor systems.

Development of new products for the Defence and Industry is a continuous process at AVI-OIL, through the efforts of its Research and Development Unit, which is recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology.

The emergence of AVI-OIL compliments the efforts of the aerospace industry by providing the strategic products for self-reliance and the industrial sector`s need for efficient, energy conserving and eco-friendly lubricants.

Avi-Oil India Pvt. Ltd.

  • 608, Surya Kiran Building, 19, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, 110001, New Delhi, India
  • +91 112 373 0607, +91 112 373 0608, +91 112 373 0609
  • +91 112 335 7671, +91 112 373 1226
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