Supreme Performance (PAO) Industrial Refrigeration Compressor Oil

PETRONAS Compressor R SYN PAO Series are supreme performance compressor oils specially developed for use refrigeration compressors using ammonia or process gas.

Formulated with high viscosity index Polyalphaolefin (PAO) synthetic base oils enhanced with advanced pour point depressant, anti-oxidant, anti-rust and anti-foam additives, PETRONAS Compressor R SYN PAO oils provide excellent varnish and deposits control, very low pour point and excellent thermal and oxidation stability for up to 3x longer lasting performance vs conventional mineral refrigeration compressor oils.

PETRONAS Compressor R SYN PAO Series meets or exceeds key industrial specifications.


PETRONAS Compressor R SYN PAO Series are recommended for use in:

  • ammonia compressors with evaporator temperatures as low as -39°C
  • process gas rotary screw and reciprocating compressors

Note: PETRONAS Compressor R SYN PAO Series are compatible with mineral compressors oils.


Excellent varnish and deposits control

Maintains excellent internal surface cleanliness, controls varnish formation providing longer equipment life

Excellent thermal and oxidation stability

Maintains performance levels under high temperatures and pressure, enabling long oil drain intervals

Very low pour point

Avoids deposits formation in the evaporator

Excellent low volatility

Reduces maintenance and oil consumption