Which SENTRON Natural Gas Engine Oil is right for your operation?

Which SENTRON™ Natural Gas Engine Oil is right for your operation?

SENTRON™ Natural Gas Engine Oils are formulated for the demanding needs of gas plants, compressor stations and power generation facilities.

To select the SENTRON product that's right for your operation, first choose the appropriate SENTRON Natural Gas Engine Oil for the ash level you require.

SENTRON Natural Gas Engine Oils

What level of ash do you require?

Recommendations

SENTRON Ashless 40

(0.04% wt ash)

  • Designed for large 2-stroke gas engines; however, it has been used successfully in certain 4-stroke cycle gas engines in continuous, very low load conditions. Check with your Petro-Canada™ Technical Services Advisor.
  • Minimizes combustion chamber, port, piston top and spark plug deposits that could lead to pre-ignition.
  • Excellent corrosion protection.
  • OEM's engine field tests such as Ajax, Clark, Cooper and Waukesha 7042G have been verified.
  • Suitable for engines with catalytic converters.
SENTRON Ashless 40

Do you operate with non-traditional gas sources (i.e. bio, sewage, landfill, etc.)?

Do you pre-treat gas (<200 ppm H2S, no halogens and siloxanes)?

Recommendations

SENTRON LD 8000

(0.52% wt ash)

  • SENTRON LD 8000 Natural Gas Engine Oil (NGEO) helps operations extend drain intervals by up to 300% longer when compared to leading global conventional NGEOs
  • SENTRON LD 8000 is a premium low ash SAE 40 lubricant, suitable for use in 4–stroke engines operating on natural pipeline gas, pre-treated sewage/bio-gas and selective pre-treated process gases
SENTRON LD 8000

SENTRON LD 5000

(0.57% wt ash)

  • Provides greatly extended protection to natural gas engines operating under regular, high temperature, and severe conditions.
  • Extends drain intervals – up to 200% or longer compared to leading conventional competitive natural gas engine oils.
  • For use in Caterpillar, Caterpillar Power systems GmbH (MWM), MAN, MTU, Waukesha, and other turbocharged naturally aspirated, stoichiometric or lean burn engines, which require a low ash natural gas engine oil.
  • GE Jenbacher approved in engine types 2, 3, 4, 6 (all versions) and 9 with Gas Type A including Formaldehyde Catalyst approval.
  • Caterpillar G3600 engine verified and Waukesha L 7044GSI & L 7042GSI verified.
  • Less used oil generated due to extended drain capability.
  • Excellent piston cleanliness for reduced oil consumption and longer equipment life at extended drain intervals.
  • Suitable for engines with catalytic converters and for severe service applications.
SENTRON LD 5000

Recommendations

SENTRON CG 40 PLUS

(0.52% wt ash) for severe service contaminated gas operations

  • For 4-stroke gas engines running in severe service high halogen landfill gas, bio-gas, digester gas and sewage gas operations.
  • Designed specifically for engines that are more sensitive to ash levels in untreated gas applications. Provides excellent control of deposits and excellent Total Base Number (TBN) retention characteristics to neutralize harmful acids.
  • GE Jenbacher approval for Engine Types 2, 3, 4 and 6 in Type B and C Gas Classifications.
  • Caterpillar (G3500-downward) verified.
  • Suitable for engines with catalytic converters.
SENTRON CG 40 PLUS

Do you need extra cold start-up capability and pumpability performance or the need for ash pounding protection?

Recommendations

SENTRON LD Synthetic Blend

(0.51% wt ash)

  • The SAE 15W-40 multi-grade synthetic blend formulation is formulated using high quality Group III base oil and premium additives to extend drains.
  • Provides greatly extended protection to natural gas engines operating under regular, high temperature, and severe conditions.
  • Low temperature starting capabilities down to -20°C/-4°F with a pour point of -45°C/-49°F.
  • Less used oil generated due to extended drain capability.
  • Excellent piston cleanliness for reduced natural gas engine oil consumption and long equipment life at extended drain intervals.
  • Excellent performance to reduce "Ash Pounding" in certain engine designs and conditions.
  • For use in Caterpillar, Waukesha and other turbocharged or naturally aspirated, stoichiometric or lean burn engines, which require low ash natural gas engine oil.
  • Suitable for natural gas engines with catalytic converters.
SENTRON LD Synthetic Blend

Are you interested in higher performance engine cleanliness and extended drain intervals beyond the conventional?

Do you have stoichiometric engines in high nitrating conditions?

Are you interested in high performance engine cleanliness, extended drain intervals beyond your current oil or do you want to consolidate to one oil for both high and low nitrating engines?

Recommendations

SENTRON LD 8000

(0.52% wt ash)

  • SENTRON LD 8000 Natural Gas Engine Oil (NGEO) helps operations extend drain intervals by up to 300% longer when compared to leading global conventional NGEOs
  • SENTRON LD 8000 is a premium low ash SAE 40 lubricant, suitable for use in 4–stroke engines operating on natural pipeline gas, pre-treated sewage/bio-gas and selective pre-treated process gases
SENTRON LD 8000

Recommendations

SENTRON 590

(0.59% wt ash)

  • A low ash, premium performance natural gas engine oil specifically formulated to enhance nitration control in smaller engines, typically in Stoichiometric engines.
  • Combined with Petro-Canada's engine optimization recommendations, and under severe nitrating conditions, SENTRON 590 can deliver up to 200% longer oil life.
  • Field tested on Caterpillar G3300 and G3500 turbocharged engines.
  • Suitable for engines with catalytic converters and for severe service applications.
SENTRON 590

Are you interested in high performance engine cleanliness and extended drain intervals beyond LD 3000 and LD 5000?

Recommendations

SENTRON LD 8000

(0.52% wt ash)

  • SENTRON LD 8000 Natural Gas Engine Oil (NGEO) helps operations extend drain intervals by up to 300% longer when compared to leading global conventional NGEOs
  • SENTRON LD 8000 is a premium low ash SAE 40 lubricant, suitable for use in 4–stroke engines operating on natural pipeline gas, pre-treated sewage/bio-gas and selective pre-treated process gases
SENTRON LD 8000

Recommendations

SENTRON LD 5000

(0.57% wt ash)

  • Provides greatly extended protection to natural gas engines operating under regular, high temperature, and severe conditions.
  • Extends drain intervals – up to 200% or longer compared to leading conventional competitive natural gas engine oils.
  • For use in Caterpillar, Caterpillar Power systems GmbH (MWM), MAN, MTU, Waukesha, and other turbocharged naturally aspirated, stoichiometric or lean burn engines, which require a low ash natural gas engine oil.
  • GE Jenbacher approved in engine types 2, 3, 4, 6 (all versions) and 9 with Gas Type A including Formaldehyde Catalyst approval.
  • Caterpillar G3600 engine verified and Waukesha L 7044GSI & L 7042GSI verified.
  • Less used oil generated due to extended drain capability.
  • Excellent piston cleanliness for reduced oil consumption and longer equipment life at extended drain intervals.
  • Suitable for engines with catalytic converters and for severe service applications.
SENTRON LD 5000

Recommendations

SENTRON LD 3000

(0.47% wt ash) for 4-stroke engines

  • For use in 4-stroke and some larger 2-stroke gas engines.
  • Extends drain intervals versus conventional Group I based competitor oils.
  • Ideal for high output, turbocharged engines that prefer a low ash natural gas engine oil, delivering excellent control of engine deposits.
  • Excellent high temperature control of varnish deposits to minimize valve sticking issues. Caterpillar verified (G3600, G3500 and lower).
  • Waukesha verified (L 7044GSI, L 7042GSI).
  • Suitable for engines with catalytic converters and for severe service applications.
SENTRON LD 3000

Do you operate with non-traditional gas sources (i.e. bio, sewage, landfill, etc.)?

Recommendations

SENTRON CG-40

(0.93% wt ash)

  • A mid ash oil suitable for 4-stroke gas engines running in severe service conditions in bio-gas, digester gas, sewage gas, sour gas or low contaminant landfill gas operations.
  • Not for use in ash-sensitive catalytic converter systems.
  • OEM approved by MAN and MTU.
  • Exceptional performance in turbocharged, naturally aspired rich and lean burn gas engines.
SENTRON CG-40

Recommendations

SENTRON MID ASH 40

(0.80% wt ash)

  • For use in older performance 4-stroke gas engines requiring a natural gas engine oil with a medium ash content.
  • Most commonly used in older slip stream engines in gas compression service.
  • Excellent valve recession protection due to ash content.
  • Extended drain intervals versus the standard OEM recommendation have been observed in non-slip stream applications. OEM Engine field tests such as Cameron's (Superior's 8GT 825) have been verified.
  • Not for engines fitted with catalytic converters.
SENTRON MID ASH 40

Recommendations

SENTRON VTP 0W-30

(0.57% wt ash)

  • A multi-grade natural gas engine oil specially designed for small 4-stroke cycle natural gas engines that are difficult to start in severe winter conditions. For extreme cold starts (less than -35°C/-31°F).
  • A low ash, synthetic blend formulation that provides all-season reliability in most applications.
  • Provides low temperature performance down to -35°C through ease of start-up and reduced wear.
  • Excellent cleanliness by reducing valve stem sticking, providing less downtime.
  • SENTRON VTP products may be suitable for use in engines equipped with certain on-road catalytic convertors — check with your Petro-Canada Technical Services Advisor.
SENTRON VTP 0W-30

SENTRON VTP 10W-40


  • A multi-grade natural gas engine oil specially designed for small 4-stroke natural gas engines and converted gasoline engines that are difficult to start in winter conditions. For starts as cold as (-30°C/-22°F).
  • A low ash NGEO to minimize spark plug ash fouling. Wide operating temperature range for the most demanding conditions.
  • Suitable for use in applications where Cummins CES 20074-2012 is specified.
  • Outstanding anti-wear protection.
  • SENTRON VTP products may be suitable for use in engines equipped with certain on-road catalytic convertors — check with your Petro-Canada Technical Services Advisor.
SENTRON VTP 10W-40

Consult with a Petro-Canada Technical Services Advisor to confirm you have selected the most appropriate lubricant for your specific application.