A balancing act

A balancing act

Dwindling Group I capacity spells problems for lubricant producers relying on bright stock and heavy neutrals for their products. Can naphthenics help balance supply and demand? “Bright stock and heavy neutrals are the collateral damage of the ongoing shift in the paraffinic pool due to the rationalization of Group I production. Capacities of 550 ktpa for bright stock and 2 million tpa for heavy neutrals are at stake over the period 2016-2021,” says Gaia Franzolin, Marketing Manager of Nynas Naphthenics. The production shift away from Group I is likely to lead to shortages for both grades. Faced with such disruption, the market will have to find ways of balancing supply and demand, and options include everything from reformula...
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