Pennzoil met ILSAC GF-6 standards at the first licensed date of May 5, 2020. GF-6 is the name of the next-generation International Lubricants Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC) standard for passenger car motor oils.



Pennzoil Platinum® helps to extend engine life and protects for up to 15 years or 500,000 miles, whichever comes first*. Guaranteed. How do we do it? Well, Pennzoil Platinum® is Made from Natural Gas, meaning its base oil is 99.5% free of engine clogging impurities.


Escaping the Ring

Helio Castroneves Completes Stellar Season

Pennzoil powers Helio Castroneves through a memorable IndyCar season. 

Pennzoil Platinum Base Oil 99.5 Percent Pure

Here's why PurePlus® base oil is so important to your car engine.

Mario Karting Reimagined

See how Pennzoil partnered with Nintendo to showcase Mario Karting Reimagined, inspired by Mario Kart 8 for Wii U.

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Pennzoil Offers Carbon Neutral Lubricants in North America

 Learn about the Carbon Neutral products within the Pennzoil Platinum line of full synthetic motor oils contributing toward Shell’s target to be a net-zero emissions energy business.


Pennzoil met ILSAC GF-6 standards at the first licensed date of May 5, 2020. GF-6 is the name of the next-generation International Lubricants Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC) standard for passenger car motor oils.

Performance That’s Undebatable

Racing Drivers Joey Logano, Sebastian Vettel and Josef Newgarden have one thing in common: Pennzoil Synthetics.

Delivering Efficiency Gains for Scuderia Ferrari

Shell is proud to announce that Shell V-Power race fuel and Pennzoil® with PurePlus™ Technology race lubricant delivered 23.3% of the total efficiency gain of Scuderia Ferrari’s power unit since the end of the 2014 season.

365 Days of Performance

Take a look back at the automotive performance powered by Pennzoil in 2017, including our farewell to the Dodge Viper and record-breaking racing.

Driving Matters for Dodge & Pennzoil Synthetics

For the thrill of driving, Dodge bucked this trend to pursue a divergent goal – pure performance.

Summer of Motorsports ‘17

The summer solstice. Think of it as nature’s version of “Start your engines” – because it’s officially road trip season.

The Lineage of The Last Viper

Pennzoil gives the Dodge Viper ACR the sendoff worthy of its status as an iconic American supercar.

Introducing The Pennzoil 400

Starting March 2018, Pennzoil will sponsor its own NASCAR race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Pennzoil Powers Championship Performance

For our partners Don Schumacher Racing, Team Penske, Bryce Menzies and Rhys Millen, 2016 was a year of dominance. 

Winter Performance Tips

Here’s 5 tips to help power you through winter.

Pennzoil is Making the Switch to All Yellow Bottles

Next time you look for a motor oil to bring out an unrivaled performance from your engine, there’s only one color on the shelf that brings the promise of Pennzoil with the packaging to match.

Team Penske Made the Switch – And Swept the Podium

As we reach the end of this year’s IndyCar Season, three drivers have proven themselves to be that rare breed of top finishers – and they’re all on the same team. 

Five Things You Need to Know about the Making of JOYRIDE Tundra

In the last installment of the JOYRIDE film series, Pennzoil PurePlus® Technology powered a BMW M6 Coupe to soar to new heights to take on the freezing temperatures of the tundra – where the extreme conditions demand peerless performance.

Bryce Menzies to Launch Into Era of Next Level Performance, Literally

Bryce Menzies takes performance to the next level, literally, when he attempts to break the offroad truck jump record.

Blasting Through Baja

Pennzoil puts its motor oil to the test in the rugged terrain of San Felipe, Mexico, for the second installment in its JOYRIDE film series. 

Penske50: Q&A With Roger Penske

Over 50 years, Team Penske has grown into one of the most successful racing teams in the world. We caught up with “The Captain” himself, Roger Penske, to talk more about what Team Penske’s 50th anniversary means to him and to learn more about how the organization is looking to the future for even more success.  

Shell, Pennzoil Power Scuderia Ferrari Performance Gain

Shell V-Power race fuel and Pennzoil PurePlus® Technology motor oil delivered an unparalleled 25% of total performance gain to the SF15-T Formula 1 power unit of Scuderia Ferrari in 2015.

265.5 MPH Venom GT Spyder

Pennzoil helps Hennessey push the limits of performance in record-setting fashion.

Bryce Menzies Wins 2016 Red Bull Frozen Rush

Pennzoil Synthetics power Bryce Menzies to second Red Bull Frozen Rush title

Career-Year for Joey Logano

Joey Logano turned in his best performance yet in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

The Importance of Motor Oil in NHRA Drag Racing

Motor oil is never more important than when a 10,000 horsepower engine shoots down the NHRA track at 300 miles per hour in fewer than four seconds.

Daily Updates From 2015 SEMA Show

Pennzoil has the latest news and updates from the 2015 SEMA Show. 

Hennessey Performance Brings a Ton of Horsepower to SEMA

Pennzoil Synthetics is behind 2,875 combined horsepower in three Hennessey performance cars at SEMA Show 2015.

Pennzoil Synthetics Power Team RLL

Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ takes the BMW Z4 GTLM V8 engine to the next level.

Hennessey Returns to Jay Leno's Garage

Buckle up and take a peek into Jay Leno's garage with John Hennessey. 

Logano Looking for First Sprint Cup Title

Joey Logano and no. 22 Shell-Pennzoil team have momentum heading into NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Bob Is the Oil Guy Q&A With Shell Technical Team

The experts at Bob Is The Oil Guy and Shell answer your motor oil questions. 

Joey Logano 'Paints' His Masterpiece

Watch Joey Logano perform 4,680° of tire-burning donuts in one minute.

Connecting with Jeep Enthusiasts

Pennzoil celebrates Jeep at the 2015 Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival.

Benefits of Pennzoil Synthetics

Learn the difference between synthetic and conventional motor oils, and how Pennzoil® Synthetics provide Complete Protection in five vital areas.

Pennzoil Goes Off-Road with Bryce Menzies

We caught up with Bryce and some off the Menzies Motorsports crew at their Las Vegas headquarters. 

Hennessey Performance Sets Mustang Speed Record

Hennessey Performance makes another entry into the record books as the first 2015 Ford Mustang to break the 200 mph mark.

Hennessey VelociRaptor on Top Gear

Supercharged Hennessey truck splashes onto BBC"s Top Gear.