Peter Young

Peter Young
Lubrication Consultant
26/18 Macarthur Parade, Main Beach QLD 4217 Australia
Ph: +61 (0)7 5532 7747 mobile: 042 466 4704

Work history

1976-78 Industrial Chemist – BP Oil New Zealand
1978 Marketing Assistant – BP Oil New Zealand
1979-1981 Sales Representative – BP Oil New Zealand
1982-1984 Technical Assistant – BP Oil New Zealand
1984-1992 Sales Engineer – BP Oil New Zealand
1992-1994 Lubricants Sales Manager – BP Oil New Zealand
1992-1996 Technical Manager – BP Oil New Zealand
1996-1999 Technical Support Manager – BP Oil Australia
1999-2002 Self Employed Technical Consultant
2002-2005 Senior Fuels and Lubricants Engineer – Shell Oil New Zealand
2005-2013 Part-time Self Employed Technical Consultant
2005-2009 Secretary Marlborough Golf Club
2009-2012 Maintenance Coordinator Marlborough Golf Club
2006-2012 Director Redwood Developments


2004 Shell Failure Investigation Course
1996 Australian Laboratory Services Used Oil Analysis Course
1995 Diploma in Management – University of Auckland
1975 Diploma in Business Administration – University of Canterbury
1972-1974 Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Physics) – University of Canterbury

Areas of Expertise

Peter Young has 37 years’ experience in the Oil Industry working for BP and Shell. A qualified Industrial Chemist with sales experience, Peter has both the theoretical and practical knowledge to assist you.

With extensive work experience in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Indonesia, this knowledge can be utilised to solve your technical problems or improve your profitability.

Peter Young has extensive experience in Road Transport, Automotive, Mining, Forestry, Dairy, Sugar, Steel and Marine. He has also provided expert witness testimony for court cases.

Young Lubricant Consultants have developed a program/service that provides detailed lubrication management direction for the maintenance and reliability disciplines. In addition, Peter has taught many lubrication classes and presented papers at conferences.