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Shell Helix becomes the title sponsor of Turkey Rally Championship

Shell Helix becomes the title sponsor of Turkey Rally Championship

Shell, maintaining its position as the leader in both Turkish and the global lubricants market for 12 consecutive years, has become the title sponsor of the Turkey Rally Championship 2020 with its Shell Helix brand. The Shell Helix 2020 Turkey Rally ...

16.3.2020 15:54:00
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Turkish chemical industry breaks all-time export record

Turkish chemical industry breaks all-time export record

Turkish chemical industry broke the record with 18.8 billion dollars of exports in the first eleven months of 2019, according to Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters' Association (IKMIB) data. The chemical sector, which is the second ...

24.12.2019 09:55:00
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Petroyağ enters Turkey’s “Best Managed Companies” list

Petroyağ enters Turkey’s “Best Managed Companies” list

Implemented in 20 countries by Deloitte Private and held in Turkey for the first time last year, the Best Managed Companies program winners were announced for 2019. The companies that applied to the program were meticulously evaluated by a jury ...

19.11.2019 14:36:00
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Tupras becomes the top Turkish industrial organization in HORIZON 2020

Tupras becomes the top Turkish industrial organization in HORIZON 2020

Tupras became the most successful Turkish industrial organization within the scope of HORIZON 2020, which is the most important research and innovation program in Europe and the world's highest budget grant program, which was established by the EU ...

10.9.2019 12:18:00
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Opet Fuchs opens new plant in Izmir, Turkey

Opet Fuchs opens new plant in Izmir, Turkey

Opet Fuchs, one of the leading brands in the lubricant industry, has started operation at its new plant in Aliağa, Izmir, Turkey. Realized with an investment of EUR 24 million, the plant was opened with a ceremony attended by Fikret ...

4.9.2019 09:38:00
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Petroyağ continues its investments with international growth strategy

Petroyağ continues its investments with international growth strategy

Petroyağ Lubricants, having completed 26 years in the field of industrial oils, is one of the leading manufacturers in Turkey with more than 21 percent market share. The company continues to create added value for the national economy. Petroyağ ...

22.7.2019 16:53:00
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SOCAR and BP explore the creation of a new petrochemicals joint venture

SOCAR and BP explore the creation of a new petrochemicals joint venture

BP and SOCAR Turkey today announced that they have signed a heads of agreement (HoA) to evaluate the creation of a joint venture that would build and operate a world-scale petrochemicals complex in Turkey. The proposed facility, in Aliaga in ...

20.12.2018 17:26:00
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Murat Bayram is elected as President of TOBB Non-Fuel Products Committee

Murat Bayram is elected as President of TOBB Non-Fuel Products Committee

TOBB Turkey Petroleum and Petroleum Products Industry Assembly convened on July 11th. At the meeting, Murat Bayram, Technology and Technical Services Manager at Petrol Ofisi, was elected as the President of Non-Fuel Products Committee. The ...

10.9.2018 17:14:00
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Chemical industry is getting prepared to step into international markets

Chemical industry is getting prepared to step into international markets

Chemical industry that attracts attention as the third sector, increased exports by 24.25% in July 2018 compared to last year and is getting prepared to open up to new international markets on 8-10 November 2018 at TURKCHEM Eurasia Exhibition that ...

29.8.2018 16:50:00
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Tupras and Koc Holding’s visit to Opet Fuchs factory construction area

Tupras and Koc Holding’s visit to Opet Fuchs factory construction area

An important visit was made by Koç Holding and Tüpraş to the new plant of Opet Fuchs Madeni Yağ A.Ş., which is under construction in İzmir Aliağa. When the construction works are completed, Opet Fuchs will produce all its lubricant ...

12.7.2018 12:12:00
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LUKOIL sets bigger goals in its 10th anniversary in Turkey

LUKOIL sets bigger goals in its 10th anniversary in Turkey

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year in Turkey, LUKOIL Lubricants is proud to have achieved great success in this short period of time. Vladimir Davidovich, General Manager of LUKOIL Lubricants Middle East, says they have come a long way in 10 ...

7.6.2018 13:59:00
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Castrol introduced “ONYX InSight” platform at ICCI

Castrol introduced “ONYX InSight” platform at ICCI

Castrol introduced ONYX InSight at the 24th International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference (ICCI 2018). Developed by Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricant manufacturer, in collaboration with Romax Technology, ONYX InSight is ...

4.5.2018 14:49:00
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Reksoil received two awards at the Stars of Export Award Ceremony

Reksoil received two awards at the Stars of Export Award Ceremony

Reksoil Petrokimya was awarded with two prizes at the Stars of Export Award Ceremony, organized by the Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ Association (İKMİB) to award its members with the highest volume of exports. Reksoil ...

24.4.2018 10:49:00
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Koçak Petrol supports the policy of localization in the defense industry

Koçak Petrol supports the policy of localization in the defense industry

Since 2007, Koçak Petrol domestically produces and sells lubricants and greases for the weapons, vehicles, machinery and equipment used by the Ministry of National Defense, Naval Forces, Land Forces and Air Force Base Commands. This supports ...

19.4.2018 14:45:00
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New president of IKMIB is Adil Pelister

New president of IKMIB is Adil Pelister

Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ Association (IKMIB) election results are announced for presidency. 1273 delegates participated in the elections and 1154 votes were valid. Adil Pelister, Chairman of the Board of BETA Kimya, ...

17.4.2018 14:43:00
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IKMIB rewarded the stars of chemical exports

IKMIB rewarded the stars of chemical exports

The chemical sector, which is one of the top three sectors in Turkey's exports, reached 16.1 billion USD exports in 2017. Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Association (İKMİB) rewarded its top exporting members for their achievements in the ...

9.4.2018 16:22:00
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Dow Turkey awarded for its “Chemistry of Teaching” project

Dow Turkey awarded for its “Chemistry of Teaching” project

Dow Turkey won a prize in the Effectiveness category for its “Chemistry of Teaching” project carried out in cooperation with ÖRAV. At the 2018 TİSK “Corporate Social Responsibility” awards ceremony, held with the ...

3.4.2018 12:21:00
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Petroyağ celebrates 25th anniversary with a glorious ceremony

Petroyağ celebrates 25th anniversary with a glorious ceremony

Founded in 1993 and moved to its plant in Gebze Organized Industrial Zone with an investment of 15 million Euros, Petroyağ is today a leading industrial oil company in Turkey. The company celebrated its 25th anniversary with stakeholders at Esma ...

19.3.2018 14:11:00
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Petrol Ofisi to travel across Turkey with Maxima-Masters meeting

Petrol Ofisi to travel across Turkey with Maxima-Masters meeting

Petrol Ofisi Lubricants started the great reunion journey in İstanbul. The event will be held all around Turkey for the shop owners in industrial areas with the participation of Petrol Ofisi distributors, which form the basis of the company’s ...

15.3.2018 14:58:00
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Adil Pelister announces candidacy for President of IKMIB

Adil Pelister announces candidacy for President of IKMIB

As the elections approach for the Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ Association (IKMIB), a key figure from the sector, Beta Kimya A.Ş. Chairman of the Board Adil Pelister announced his candidacy for president of ...

23.2.2018 15:26:00
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Shell Lubricants is the market leader for 11th consecutive year

Shell Lubricants is the market leader for 11th consecutive year

Shell has maintained its leadership in Turkey and the global lubricants market in for 11 years. According to the Petroleum Industry Association (PETDER) report on Turkey market, Shell & Turcas Petrol A.Ş. has been recognized as the leader ...

16.2.2018 10:56:00
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Serhan Ulga appointed as CFO at Petrol Ofisi

Serhan Ulga appointed as CFO at Petrol Ofisi

Petrol Ofisi announced that it has added a new name to its senior management. Serhan Ulga, an experienced and outstanding figure in his field, is appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Having 30 years of experience in Turkey and the USA, Ulga ...

9.2.2018 13:17:00
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Alpet Lubricants participates in AgroExpo

Alpet Lubricants participates in AgroExpo

Agroexpo International Agriculture Greenhouse and Livestock Fair, the largest agricultural fair in Turkey and the 4th largest in Europe, started in Fair Izmir on February 1st. The fair is organized for the 13th time this year, and brings ...

2.2.2018 16:15:00
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Koçak Speedol is awarded R&D Center Certificate

Koçak Speedol is awarded R&D Center Certificate

As a manufacturer of lubricants and greases for automotive and industrial purposes, Koçak Petroleum was awarded the R&D Center Certificate by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology at the R&D and Design Centers Summit Certificate ...

1.2.2018 15:38:00
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Aegean’s export star is Petkim once again

Aegean’s export star is Petkim once again

Turkey’s first and only integrated petrochemical complex Petkim received the “Top Exporter in the Aegean” and the “Top Exporter in the Chemical Industry” awards. SOCAR Turkey’ subsidiary Petkim is awarded in two ...

11.1.2018
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Automechanika Istanbul lubricants section continues to expand

Automechanika Istanbul lubricants section continues to expand

Automechanika İstanbul, organized by Hannover Fairs Turkey and Messe Frankfurt, will take place on 5-8 April 2018 at in TÜYAP Fair, Convention and Congress Center. Bringing together 1217 exhibitors from 33 countries last year, the fair hosted ...

29.12.2017
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Turkey's second largest company: Petrol Ofisi

Turkey's second largest company: Petrol Ofisi

Petrol Ofisi, leading company in Turkish fuel and lubricants industry, took the second place with turnover of $ 30.8 billion in the Capital 500 list, which ranks 500 of the largest corporations in the Turkish private sector.  This year the ...

29.12.2017
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Tüpraş-ODTÜ alliance for Data Analysis Center at ODTÜ TEKNOKENT

Tüpraş-ODTÜ alliance for Data Analysis Center at ODTÜ TEKNOKENT

Tüpraş, ODTÜ and ODTÜ TEKNOKENT signed a protocol on November 6, 2017 for carrying out joint studies within the framework of university-industry cooperation. Tüpraş, which has already been collaborating with the Chemical ...

22.12.2017
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Petrol Ofisi appoints Beril Alakoc Orhonoglu as CMO

Petrol Ofisi appoints Beril Alakoc Orhonoglu as CMO

Beril Alakoc Orhonoglu was appointed as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), which is a new position established on December 1, 2017 as part of the restructuring process at Petrol Ofisi. Throughout her career spanning almost 20 years, Orhonoglu achieved ...

20.12.2017
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Petrol Ofisi appoints Selim Şiper as the new CEO

Petrol Ofisi appoints Selim Şiper as the new CEO

Selim Şiper was appointed as the CEO and a Member of the Executive Board of Petrol Ofisi A.Ş. Following the acquisition of Petrol Ofisi by Vitol Group, Şiper was appointed to manage the restructuring of Petrol Ofisi's business strategy and to ...

19.11.2017
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Project of the Century Kars-Tbilisi-Baku Railway opened

Project of the Century Kars-Tbilisi-Baku Railway opened

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his wife Emine Erdoğan, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mihriban Aliyeva, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakitcan Sagintayev, Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov, and Prime Minister of ...

31.10.2017
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EMRA delegation visits STAR Refinery

EMRA delegation visits STAR Refinery

Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) President Mustafa Yılmaz, assembly members and bureaucrats visited the STAR Refinery, one of the biggest oil operations of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region and also one of the biggest ...

20.10.2017
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Burak Kuntay commented on the visa crisis

Burak Kuntay commented on the visa crisis

“Krizin uzamamasını umut ediyoruz” Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Müdürü - Hükümet ve Liderlik Okulu Başkanı ve DEİK Türkiye-ABD İş Konseyi Üyesi ...

19.10.2017
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Shell’s new Global Marketing Manager Burçin Toktamış

Shell’s new Global Marketing Manager Burçin Toktamış

Burçin Toktamış is appointed the Global Marketing Manager for Sectors and Channels – Commercial Fleet of Shell, a leading international energy company. Burçin Toktamış has a part of the Shell family for 23 years. Toktamış ...

5.10.2017
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Gedik Welding named the ‘Star of Export’

Gedik Welding named the ‘Star of Export’

Steel Exporters Association awarded successful exporter companies at the Stars of Export Award Ceremony, held Swiss Bosphorus Hotel on September 18. Gedik Welding was selected as the number one company in the category of “Medium Scale ...

20.9.2017
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Koçak Petroleum is now an approved R&D Center

Koçak Petroleum is now an approved R&D Center

Koçak Petroleum Company, a manufacturer of automotive and industrial lubricants and greases, has become the 496th R&D Center approved by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology according to the Law No. 5746. The company is constantly ...

25.8.2017
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Petrol Ofisi - BÜYEM partnership, a first in the lubricants sector

Petrol Ofisi - BÜYEM partnership, a first in the lubricants sector

Petrol Ofisi Lubricants has collaborated with Boğaziçi University Lifelong Learning Center (BÜYEM) to organize an ‘Executive Development Program’ for all PO distributors across Turkey. The training program aims to support ...

23.8.2017
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Evonik’s support to the “Green Campus” project

Evonik’s support to the “Green Campus” project

The importance of sustainability and environmental protection efforts is increasing every day, and the “Green Campus” project launched by Istanbul Technical University constitutes a great example in this regard. Established in 1773 and ...

14.8.2017
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Mineral fuel and oil exports increased by 62 percent

Mineral fuel and oil exports increased by 62 percent

The chemical industry has maintained the upward trend in the first half of the year, and remained at the third place with the highest contribution to Turkish economy. According to İstanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ ...

10.8.2017
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BASF’s project endears children to love chemistry

BASF’s project endears children to love chemistry

BASF Kids’ Lab is a free event which aims to endear 6-12 age group kids to chemistry and science, allowing them to conduct interactive and entertaining experiments with harmless materials under supervision of private tutors. This year, ...

1.6.2017
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BP Castrol Drama Club staged “Kadında Bırak”

BP Castrol Drama Club staged “Kadında Bırak”

BP Castrol Drama Club staged the play “Kadında Bırak” at Istanbul Ataşehir Zübeyde Hanım In-service Training Institute on May 8. Serpil Göral was the director of the play watched by BP and Castrol Turkey employees as well ...

1.6.2017
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Lubricant consumption increased by 5.7 percent

Lubricant consumption increased by 5.7 percent

T he Petroleum Industry Association (PETDER) has published data on lubricant consumption and collected waste motor oil for the January-December period of 2016. The report indicates that lubricant consumption increased by 5.70 percent in 2016 ...

16.5.2017
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Demirören acquired the entire MOil

Demirören acquired the entire MOil

T he Demirören family had bought 70 percent share of Milan Petrol (MOil), a rapidly growing company in the fuel sector, from the Bölünmez family in June 2010. As of February, Demirören Holding acquired the remaining 30 percent of ...

1.5.2017
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China’s efficiency ambitions will drive growth for major lubricant suppliers after COVID-19, according to Kline

China’s efficiency ambitions will drive growth for major lubricant suppliers after COVID-19, according to Kline

China’s push to improve efficiency as part of its efforts to clean up air and reduce greenhouse gas emissions is set to drive upgrades in both the automotive and ...

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Shell Helix becomes the title sponsor of Turkey Rally Championship

Shell Helix becomes the title sponsor of Turkey Rally Championship

Shell, maintaining its position as the leader in both Turkish and the global lubricants market for 12 consecutive years, has become the title sponsor of the Turkey Rally ...

16.3.2020 15:54:00
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Moscow to host Global Lubricant Week for the 11th time

Moscow to host Global Lubricant Week for the 11th time

Recognized as the leading event in the Russian lubricant industry as well as the lubricant market of CIS and Eastern Europe, Global Lubricant Week is held for 15 years and it will ...

16.3.2020 15:32:00
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Motul once again becomes the main sponsor of Motobike Istanbul

Motul once again becomes the main sponsor of Motobike Istanbul

Motobike Istanbul, the most comprehensive event of the motorcycle and bicycle industry, will take place between February 20-23, 2020 at Istanbul Expo Center. Main sponsor of the ...

13.3.2020 16:31:00
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Undisputed leader of Turkish lubricants market: Petrol Ofisi

Undisputed leader of Turkish lubricants market: Petrol Ofisi

Petrol Ofisi has maintained its leadership in the Turkish lubricants and chemicals market in the 10th year since 2010 with 28.6 percent* this year. It also achieved leadership in ...

13.3.2020 15:12:00
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Journal bearing design criteria - VI Oil flow in bearing and leak flow at bearing edges

Journal bearing design criteria - VI Oil flow in bearing and leak flow at bearing edges

Sufficient amount of oil should enter the bearing in order to form a hydrodynamic oil layer with the bearing operation parameters (such as speed, lead, oil viscosity, bearing ...

13.3.2020 14:53:00
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Lubricant packages

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“The Lubricant Packaging Market 2019 In-Depth Analysis of Industry Growth Trends & Forecast up to 2024” indicates that plastic dominated over seventy percent of the ...

1.1.2020 11:01:00
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A state-of-the-art production site: NYCO’s Tournai Plant

A state-of-the-art production site: NYCO’s Tournai Plant

Over more than 60 years, NYCO has acquired strong know-how in the engineering and manufacturing of high quality esters, oils, greases and specialty products. The company ...

25.12.2019 10:20:00
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Turkish chemical industry breaks all-time export record

Turkish chemical industry breaks all-time export record

Turkish chemical industry broke the record with 18.8 billion dollars of exports in the first eleven months of 2019, according to Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products ...

24.12.2019 09:55:00
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The traditional leader in the fuel, lubricants and chemicals markets: Petrol Ofisi

The traditional leader in the fuel, lubricants and chemicals markets: Petrol Ofisi

Petrol Ofisi, one of Turkey's most established brands, takes the lead in many areas today. Founded in 1941, the company has contributed to the development of both the country and ...

23.12.2019 09:47:00
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