September 23, 2020 2 min read

Updated April 14, 2021

Castrol rejoins BMW's as a oil supplier in 2021 after Shell took over from Castrol beginning in 2015. After 5 years with Shell, Castrol regained their status with the Bavarian automaker. 

 

-- April 3, 2021
Dealer documentation and promotional materials have been updated to reflect the products and distributed.


--March 6, 2021
Castrol Americas (bp) Press Release - BP Awarded BMW Genuine Oil Contract In 2021.

Available here.

Press Release Overview
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bp (February 15th, 2021), a world leading supplier of high-performance lubricants, and the manufacturer of the Castrol Oil Brands, is proud to announce it has been selected as the engine oil partner for BMW and MINI authorized dealers across the US, Canada, and Mexico. This new five-year agreement re-establishes a long-standing partnership between these two premium brands as Castrol had been the engine oil supplier over a 14-year span
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WHAT ARE THE AVAILABLE VISCOSITY GRADES OF BMW GROUP ENGINE OIL?
The four available viscosities for the BMW Group Engine Oil are: 10W-60, 0W-20, 0W-30 and 5W-30
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ARE BMW GROUP ENGINE OILS FULL SYNTHETIC?
Yes. In order to meet the critical performance, protection and fuel economy specifications of these high output engines, premium group III base oils were required. All BMW Group Engine Oils are full synthetic.
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-- Updated February 23, 2021

We are now shipping the updated product lines across all channels.

-- Updated Jan 29, 2021

Additional details:

New part numbers will be assigned for the new Castrol produced Products:

BMW TwinPower Turbo LL01 5W-30
MINI Original Engine Oil LL01 5W-30

BMW TwinPower Turbo LL04 5W-30 - Diesel

BMW TwinPower Turbo LL-17 FE+ 0W-20
MINI Original Engine Oil LL-17 FE+ 0W-20

BMW TwinPower Turbo LL-01 FE 0W-30

BMW M TwinPower Turbo 10W-60


Central, Southern & Western Regions: Starting Feb 1, 2021
  • Castrol starts the supply of all bottle & drum products in the three regions

Eastern region:

  • Shell continues to supply all bottle, drum & bulk tank products - only to the Eastern region

 

 Updated Bottled Products: 

BMW 5W30 New Product  BMW 10W60 1 Liter 2021