Darryl Purificati has 27 years of experience working in the oil and energy sector as a technical advisor. He joined Petro-Canada in 1994 to support its lubricants business and the Petro-Canada Lubricants brand (later acquired by Suncor Energy in 2009) from Ryerson University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science (hon) in applied chemistry. In 2017, Petro-Canada Lubricants was acquired by HollyFrontier and is part of the Lubricants and Specialties segment, where Darryl continues to provide technical expertise.
Darryl has successfully undertaken various roles including Lubricants Research and Development, OEM Sales, Fuels Quality, and Technical Services. Since 2012, Darryl’s expertise has been utilized across the industry in his role as industry liaison and technical advisor for OEM and driveline products. Darryl is also widely involved within the industry as an active member of the American Petroleum Institute (API), ASTM International, and the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE).