A group company of UAE-based Gulf Petrochem Group, GP Petroleums Ltd, has launched Repsol brand of diesel engine oil. This is the first time that the company has launched a diesel engine oil in India. Diesel engine oils account for 55 per cent of lubricant sales in the country. With the launch of the diesel engine oil, the company will be targeting vehicles that are on the road for the last five to eight years. The diesel engine oil was developed in the Group’s global R&D centre at Spain, and will be manufactured in India. The specification of the diesel engine oil was not mentioned by the company in its media release.