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Shell uses plastic waste to produce chemicals

Shell uses plastic waste to produce chemicals

Shell announced it has successfully made high-end chemicals using a liquid feedstock made from plastic waste. The technique, known as pyrolysis, is considered a breakthrough for ...

4.12.2019 10:10:00
Worldwide     85
Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

The UAE-based airline announced it will power 50 new A350-900 aircraft with Trent XWB engines.   Emirates confirmed an order for 50 A350-900 aircraft powered by Trent XWB ...

27.11.2019 15:02:00
Worldwide     104
ICIS flagship meeting will take place on 17-21 February 2020

ICIS flagship meeting will take place on 17-21 February 2020

Each year, the same week in February is firmly etched into the base oils and finished lubricants markets' calendars. A week that provides the industry with their most important ...

21.11.2019 16:13:00
Worldwide     70
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 ...

19.11.2019 14:36:00
From Turkey     150
Journal bearing design criteria IV - Bearing clearance

Journal bearing design criteria IV - Bearing clearance

Elements that carry power transmission elements such as gear wheel, belt and pulley or chain wheel mechanisms are called shafts. Shafts that assume this carrying task are ...

11.11.2019 12:02:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     197
Fossil resources: Environment and climate change

Fossil resources: Environment and climate change

The cost of providing welfare and comfort in our lives by using coal, oil, natural gas, and the products made from these fossil resources is very high for our planet. Therefore, ...

11.11.2019 11:56:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     164
ACEA highlights the need for accelerating efforts towards zero-emission mobility

ACEA highlights the need for accelerating efforts towards zero-emission mobility

At the start of a new EU political term, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is urgently calling for a comprehensive plan to enable the transition to ...

11.11.2019 11:44:00
Facility Review     248
PETDER publishes 2018 Sector Report

PETDER publishes 2018 Sector Report

PETDER published the 2018 Sector Report, which includes detailed information and data on the oil sector. According to the report, lubricant consumption decreased by 14.04 percent ...

10.11.2019 11:29:00
Articles     211
Naphthenics help solve the “lithium problem”

Naphthenics help solve the “lithium problem”

With an electric car revolution on its way and an ever-growing appetite for mobile phones, computers and other gadgets, the world needs to find solutions to increase supply and ...

9.11.2019 11:18:00
Product Review     235
Petrol Ofisi Lubricants is ready for the future needs of customers

Petrol Ofisi Lubricants is ready for the future needs of customers

Highlighting the fact that Petrol Ofisi is the traditional leader of fuels as well as the lubricants and chemical product markets in Turkey, Petrol Ofisi Lubricants Director ...

8.11.2019 10:46:00
Interview     290
Groupe Renault, BP & Castrol deepen their strategic partnership

Groupe Renault, BP & Castrol deepen their strategic partnership

Groupe Renault and BP with its global lubricant business Castrol have decided to enlarge their strategic partnership from 1 January 2020, building upon the successful ...

4.10.2019 17:35:00
Worldwide     448
Fire at Lubrizol’s Rouen factory contained

Fire at Lubrizol’s Rouen factory contained

The early morning of September 26, a large fire broke out at Lubrizol’s factory in Rouen, France. A large number of firefighters tackled the fire, which is now brought ...

28.9.2019 17:34:00
Worldwide     411
NYCO increased its flagship products’ shelf life

NYCO increased its flagship products’ shelf life

NYCO announces the shelf life and re-test dates of some lubricating oils and greases have been modified to bring solutions to our customers to reduce waste and inventory costs, ...

12.9.2019 17:34:00
Worldwide     727
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 ...

10.9.2019 12:18:00
From Turkey     257
Evonik’s 4th Distributor Days held with the theme “efficiency and growth”

Evonik’s 4th Distributor Days held with the theme “efficiency and growth”

4th Distributor Days of Evonik Oil Additives Business Line was held in Germany on 2-4 September this year. Following Frankfurt in 2016, Krakow in 2017 and Milan in 2018, the ...

6.9.2019 10:32:00
Worldwide     725
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, ...

4.9.2019 09:38:00
From Turkey     751
“We continue to develop our product range with R&D works”

“We continue to develop our product range with R&D works”

Petrol Ofisi carries out important studies in the industrial field and performs extensive research and development activities to expand its product range to meet every demand. We ...

3.9.2019 17:08:00
Facility Review     644
Alpet Lubricants develops special products for the iron and steel industry

Alpet Lubricants develops special products for the iron and steel industry

Alpet Lubricants develops special projects and conducts product studies for the iron and steel industry, which is among the most important industries of Turkey. The company aims ...

3.9.2019 16:50:00
Interview     719
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 ...

3.9.2019 16:46:00
Product Review     621
One in every two vehicles uses Total

One in every two vehicles uses Total

According to the Automotive Manufacturers Association data, Total lubricants or antifreeze are used in one out of every two vehicles manufactured in Turkey. The company, operating ...

3.9.2019 16:22:00
Articles     724
Journal bearing design criteria III / Oil galleries

Journal bearing design criteria III / Oil galleries

The main purpose of lubrication is to form an oil film between the two surfaces, which has sufficient thickness and is resistant to operating conditions. It aims to transform the ...

2.9.2019 16:30:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     454
Journal bearing design criteria - II

Journal bearing design criteria - II

Bearing selection and design processes can be summarized as: -Selecting the optimum bearing type, -Calculating bearing sizes that will ensure safety, -Reviewing the performance ...

21.8.2019 16:33:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     714
Only 8 weeks left for Global Lubricant Week 2019!

Only 8 weeks left for Global Lubricant Week 2019!

Each year the most influential players and decision makers of the international lubricant industry meet at the “Global Lubricant Week” (October 8-11, 2019, Radisson ...

9.8.2019 16:50:00
Worldwide     1007
INEOS to invest $2bn in Saudi Arabia

INEOS to invest $2bn in Saudi Arabia

INEOS announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Aramco and Total, France, to build three new plants as part of the Jubail 2 complex in the Kingdom of Saudi ...

29.7.2019 15:51:00
Worldwide     1310
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 ...

22.7.2019 16:53:00
From Turkey     1594