Mobil Jet Oil 387 Now Approved for Pratt & Whitney Purepower Geared Turbofan 1500G Engines

Mobil Jet Oil 387 Now Approved for Pratt & Whitney Purepower Geared Turbofan 1500G Engines

SPRING, Texas, February 21, 2017 – ExxonMobil today announced that Mobil JetTM Oil 387, a synthetic High Performance Capability turbine engine oil, has been approved by Pratt & Whitney for use in its PurePower® Geared TurbofanTM 1500G engines.


As a result, all Mobil Jet-branded turbine oils, including Mobil Jet Oil 387, Mobil JetTM Oil II and Mobil JetTM Oil 254, are now fully approved for use in a variety of Pratt & Whitney 1500G engines, including the 1519G, 1521G, 1521G-3, 1524G, 1524G-3, 1525G and 1525G-3.    


Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower 1500G engines are the exclusive power plant for the Bombardier C-Series, a family of narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliners.  


The approval process for Mobil Jet Oil 387 consisted of performance evaluations in various PurePower PW1500G engine models. Test results showed that Mobil Jet Oil 387 helps provide outstanding engine protection for all Pratt & Whitney 1500G engine models.


“Created entirely by ExxonMobil lubricant formulators, Mobil Jet Oil 387 has custom-made esters and unique additives that help deliver a combination of benefits that have never before been achieved with an HTS/HPC turbine oil, including exceptional elastomer compatibility, outstanding thermal and oxidation stability and advanced deposit control,” said Vipin Rana, global aviation lubricants sales manager at ExxonMobil.  “As the performance of Mobil Jet Oil 387 continues to be recognized by leading manufacturers, like Pratt & Whitney, we anticipate that more airlines will choose it to support their fleets’ current and future engine maintenance needs.”


According to Rana, having the ability to use any Mobil Jet-branded turbine oil offers an array of benefits to operators using aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower 1500G engines, such as:


·         Increased flexibility – Operators have the convenience of choosing any Mobil Jet turbine oil to protect a variety of P&W PurePower 1500G engines as well as many other engine technologies;

·         Streamlined inventory management – The potential opportunity to use a single oil throughout a fleet can help operators reduce complexity and lubricant storage requirements;

·         Proven high performance capabilities – Mobil Jet turbine oils have proven track records of helping operators improve the efficiency of their fleet maintenance programs, by delivering exceptional oxidation stability, seal compatibility, and wear performance.


Mobil Jet turbine oils are produced at the state-of-the-art Port Allen aviation lubricants plant in Baton Rouge, La.  The 90,000-square foot facility, which recently commenced operations, is equipped with advanced production technologies designed to raise the bar in product quality and integrity, including in-line blending, high-speed quart line and flow-through racking systems. 


About Mobil Jet Oil 387

Introduced globally in 2012, Mobil Jet Oil 387 is the most advanced turbine engine oil that ExxonMobil has produced in its more than 120-year history of serving the aviation industry. Mobil Jet Oil 387 is approved for use by engine manufacturers in a wide range of models and components. It also meets a range of demanding industry specifications, including SAE AS5780 High Performance Capability and U.S. Military Specification MIL-PRF-23699-HTS.


About Mobil Jet Oil II

For more than 50 years, Mobil Jet Oil II has been one of the aviation industry’s most popular gas turbine oils.  Today, Mobil Jet Oil II is used in more than 50 percent of aircraft in operation.  


About Mobil Jet Oil 254

Mobil Jet Oil 254 is a synthetic gas turbine lubricant engineered to meet the performance requirements for gas turbine engines used in commercial and military aircraft. It is formulated to deliver outstanding engine protection against a wide range of severe operating conditions. 


To learn how using Mobil Jet oils can help your business, visit


To receive social media updates from ExxonMobil Aviation, follow us on our LinkedIn page.


About ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry- leading inventory of resources, is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter


About High Performance Capability Oils


The High Performance Capability (HPC) classification represents the highest aviation industry standard for aviation turbine engine oils. To meet the HPC classification, oils must deliver exceptional overall performance, high levels of oxidation resistance and outstanding deposit control. Mobil Jet Oil 387 is certified as a HPC oil.