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Petronas launches advanced range of electric vehicle fluids

Petronas launches advanced range of electric vehicle fluids

Petronas Lubricants International (PLI), the global lubricants manufacturing and marketing arm of Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company Petronas, introduced an advanced range of electric vehicle (EV) fluids. “We believe that ...

21.11.2021 15:30:00
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Evonik Oil Additives announces new distributor in South Africa

Evonik Oil Additives announces new distributor in South Africa

The Oil Additives business line has appointed Umongo Petroleum (PTY) Ltd. The distribution setup will take effect in January 2022. The Oil Additives business line of Evonik has restructured its distribution setup for its products in South ...

4.11.2021 15:54:00
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Anderol B.V. launches hazard label free compressor oil

Anderol B.V. launches hazard label free compressor oil

Anderol B.V. has added a high performance synthetic diester based compressor and vacuum pump oil free of any hazard labelling to their product portfolio. The hazard label free Anderol® Syncomp DE HSL 100 meets the most demanding safety and ...

27.10.2021 14:07:00
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Lanxess expands production capacities in Asia

Lanxess expands production capacities in Asia

Lanxess, based in Cologne, Germany, is expanding its production capacity for light-color aminic antioxidants at its Taiwan site by several kilo tons. The specialty chemicals company is investing an upper single-digit million Euro amount to expand ...

16.10.2021 15:25:00
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Infineum launches broad portfolio of dedicated e-fluids globally

Infineum launches broad portfolio of dedicated e-fluids globally

Infineum has announced the launch of a broad portfolio of dedicated e-mobility fluids, covering all of the major hybrid and full battery electric vehicle models and tailored for every type of electrified transmission application. The automotive ...

1.10.2021 15:28:00
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Air Nostrum selects NYCO turbine oil for its mixed fleet

Air Nostrum selects NYCO turbine oil for its mixed fleet

NYCO announces that Air Nostrum Engineering & Maintenance SLU, the leading regional airline headquartered in Spain and operating as a franchisee of Iberia as Iberia Regional, has extended the strategic partnership with NYCO to continue operating its ...

1.10.2021 15:21:00
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Global Lubricant Week will be held online on 20-21 October

Global Lubricant Week will be held online on 20-21 October

Each year the most influential players and decision makers of the international lubricant industry meet at the “Global Lubricant Week” (Moscow). We invite you to join them at this event, that will be held ONLINE ...

30.9.2021 16:23:00
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Lukoil and Daimler AG strengthen global partnership

Lukoil and Daimler AG strengthen global partnership

Lukoil Group and Daimler AG, one of the world's largest car manufacturers, expand their partnership in Lukoil lubricants first fill supplies for engines of the brand's premium passenger cars in Europe and Eastern Asia. Lukoil expands the product ...

14.9.2021 13:47:00
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Petronas Lubricants International announces partnership with Treedom

Petronas Lubricants International announces partnership with Treedom

The EMEA business region of PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), a leading lubricants manufacturer, today announces a new partnership with Treedom; the first web-based platform in the world for planting trees remotely and follow the project ...

28.7.2021 12:09:00
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The Duckhams brand was launched in the UAE

The Duckhams brand was launched in the UAE

The Duckhams brand was launched in the celebrated city of Dubai today. Emirates for Universal Tyres LLC, part of Abdulla Al Masaood & Sons Group, appointed as Exclusive Distributor of Duckhams in UAE. Founded in 1899 by British chemist Alexander ...

23.7.2021 14:16:00
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SK Lubricants to use recycled containers for all best-selling products

SK Lubricants to use recycled containers for all best-selling products

As a part of its practical ESG management efforts to fulfill the financial story, SK Lubricants announced on the 21st that the company decided to expand the use of “eco-friendly” recycled plastic containers for its lubricant products, ...

22.7.2021 14:07:00
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Fuchs extends its carbon neutrality scope

Fuchs extends its carbon neutrality scope

With global operations in the lubricants sector, the FUCHS Group has already been operating on a carbon-neutral basis at all manufacturing subsidiaries since 2020. For 2021, all non-production subsidiaries and all joint ventures will now also be ...

19.7.2021 17:08:00
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Valvoline launches All-Terrain heavy duty diesel engine oil

Valvoline launches All-Terrain heavy duty diesel engine oil

Valvoline Inc. announced the launch of ValvolineTM All-Terrain, a new engine oil specially formulated for off-highway, heavy-duty diesel engines operating in severe conditions and extreme duty cycles. "Not all heavy-duty engines are ...

16.7.2021 11:24:00
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Total Specialties USA and Mighty Distributing System enter new partnership

Total Specialties USA and Mighty Distributing System enter new partnership

Total Specialties USA announced a new partnership with auto parts wholesaler, Mighty Distributing System (Mighty Auto Parts), a leader in automotive aftermarket products and services. The TotalEnergies range of lubricants will be available ...

9.7.2021 17:14:00
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Total is transforming and becoming TotalEnergies

Total is transforming and becoming TotalEnergies

At the Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, shareholders approved today, almost unanimously, the resolution to change the company’s name from Total to TotalEnergies, thereby anchoring its strategic transformation into a ...

4.6.2021 14:07:00
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Lubricant Expo to take place on 6-8 September 2022 at Messe Essen Germany

Lubricant Expo to take place on 6-8 September 2022 at Messe Essen Germany

The inaugural Lubricant Expo will now take place on the 6 – 8 September 2022. In response to unprecedented interest from the industry and key customer groups, Lubricant Expo has announced it is now extending to be a 3-day event, expanding in ...

21.5.2021 13:09:00
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Anderol B.V. launches new extreme long life synthetic screw compressor lubricant

Anderol B.V. launches new extreme long life synthetic screw compressor lubricant

Anderol B.V. has launched a new synthetic compressor lubricant with extreme long life properties. Available for food grade and industrial applications, Anderol® SYNcom (FG) HiPerf 46 is a high performance screw compressor lubricant specially ...

18.5.2021 15:57:00
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Base oils and lubricants producers meeting in Moscow and online

Base oils and lubricants producers meeting in Moscow and online

On 19-20 of May base oils and lubricants producers from Russia and the CIS countries will meet at the CIS Base Oils & Lubricants conference. CIS Base Oils and Lubricants conference is the platform to meet those who produce, sell and use base oils ...

11.5.2021 14:11:00
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BASF increases price of lubricant components

BASF increases price of lubricant components

Effective immediately, or as existing contracts permit, BASF will increase prices for products in its lubricant components portfolio (lubricant oil additives and base stocks) globally by up to 10 percent. The price adjustment is in response to ...

30.3.2021 13:48:00
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Rymax Lubricants expands to 13 new countries in 2020

Rymax Lubricants expands to 13 new countries in 2020

Despite the reality of COVID-19 holding the world in a firm grip, Rymax Lubricants has been able to realize impressive growth to 13 new countries in 2020. The Dutch lubricants specialist is now active in almost 60 countries and looks back at the ...

9.3.2021 12:47:00
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NYCO invites you to attend their forth webinar on synthetic esters on March 16th

NYCO invites you to attend their forth webinar on synthetic esters on March 16th

NYCO announced their new webinar on synthetic esters. The webinar “Understanding and balancing interactions between esters and elastomers” will take place on March 16th, Tuesday at 3:00 pm CEST (Paris time). It will address various ...

22.2.2021 12:13:00
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SGS acquires SYNLAB Analytics & Services

SGS acquires SYNLAB Analytics & Services

SGS, the leading global testing, inspection and certification company, announced the acquisition of SYNLAB Analytics & Services (A&S), a leading European environmental, food testing and tribology services company. “The acquisition of A&S ...

15.1.2021 10:37:00
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Evonik opens Asia Pacific Oil Additives Performance Test Lab

Evonik opens Asia Pacific Oil Additives Performance Test Lab

Evonik announced the opening of a new Asia Pacific Oil Additives Performance Lab in Shanghai. This new performance test lab, housing state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and testing services, aims to serve customers in the lubricant industry in ...

12.1.2021 10:01:00
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Rethinking virtual events

Rethinking virtual events

At 9am CET on Tuesday January 19th 2021, up to 500 attendees will convene for the launch of ACI’s European Base Oils & Lubricants Online series. They will, however, not be settling in for the two days of formal presentations and interactive ...

11.1.2021 17:38:00
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Windrose Airlines selects NYCO turbine oil for its mixed fleet

Windrose Airlines selects NYCO turbine oil for its mixed fleet

NYCO announces that Windrose Airlines, a Ukrainian airline based in Kiev, selected Turbonycoil® 600, a synthetic turbine oil, to lubricate the engines of its whole fleet. Windrose Airlines’ fleet is composed of Airbus A320 and A321 powered ...

31.12.2020 12:33:00
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Nynas successfully exits reorganisation

Nynas successfully exits reorganisation

The District Court of Södertörn today decided that the Nynas company reorganisation is now complete, following a creditors meeting where the previously submitted composition proposal was accepted.  “I am happy to announce this ...

2.12.2020 18:27:00
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NYCO to host a webinar on syntetic esters on December 1st

NYCO to host a webinar on syntetic esters on December 1st

NYCO is organizing a free webinar "Lubrication in Environmentally Sensitive Areas: Making the Right Choice with Esters". This will be the third session of the webinars hosted by NYCO. The webinar will adress lubricating applications in ...

26.11.2020 18:21:00
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Evonik and MCC signed distribution partnership agreement for North America

Evonik and MCC signed distribution partnership agreement for North America

MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc. (MCC) announced that it has been selected by Evonik Oil Additives to be their distribution partner in the United States and Canada. MCC will now offer Evonik’s superior quality VISCOPLEX® viscosity ...

4.11.2020 17:29:00
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Biosynthetic® Technologies launches a new line of oleo derived additives

Biosynthetic® Technologies launches a new line of oleo derived additives

Biosynthetic® Technologies announced the launch of their new product line of novel additives for the metalworking fluids market called Biocea™. These products will be available globally, effective immediately. Biosynthetic Technologies ...

3.11.2020 11:00:00
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Infineum invests $40M in NDG plant to enhance supply reliability for customers

Infineum invests $40M in NDG plant to enhance supply reliability for customers

Infineum, a joint venture between ExxonMobil and Shell, announces the on-site arrival of a third Magnesium Sulfonate reactor at Port-Jérôme for installation and use at a lubricant additive plant operated by ExxonMobil Chemical France on ...

2.11.2020 13:37:00
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Formal exit from Nynas reorganisation initiated

Formal exit from Nynas reorganisation initiated

A composition proposal as well as an administrators’ report have today been distributed to the creditors, by Nynas AB and the administrators. The composition proposal considered below is a result of the ongoing negotiations between the major ...

30.10.2020 12:15:00
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Lubrizol Additives Division announces changes to executive leadership team

Lubrizol Additives Division announces changes to executive leadership team

Lubrizol Additives Division President, Tom Curtis, recently announced changes to his leadership team. “In my 30 years at Lubrizol, I’ve never been more energized by the mission of our company to help the world Move Cleaner, Create ...

24.10.2020 14:44:00
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Brugarolas updates its facilities

Brugarolas updates its facilities

After months of works, and with the forced stoppage in the first moments of the Covid-19 pandemic, the new Brugarolas facilities are now a reality. The new warehouse, attached to the factory, has allowed the transfer of all the references that were ...

16.10.2020 17:06:00
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Valvoline announces going big with greases

Valvoline announces going big with greases

Valvoline Inc., a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, has made a serious move into the market of greases. Since the 2019 acquisition of a respectable manufacturer of greases and industrial oils in ...

12.10.2020 16:21:00
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Cerflon announces exclusive worldwide distribution partnership with IMCD

Cerflon announces exclusive worldwide distribution partnership with IMCD

Cerflon® Technologies, the global leader for the research and development of FluoroCeramic™ engineered chemistry under the CERFLON® trademark – and IMCD N.V., a market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty ...

11.10.2020 10:03:00
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CONDAT acquires KEMNO

CONDAT acquires KEMNO

CONDAT SA and KEMNO have reached the closing date of the agreement giving CONDAT possession of the Italian based company KEMNO. Established in 1854 and headquartered in France (near Lyon), CONDAT formulates and produces a wide range of lubricants. ...

10.10.2020 11:41:00
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Petronas Track Lab contributes to the world of motorsports

Petronas Track Lab contributes to the world of motorsports

As Title partner, PETRONAS co-engineered PETRONAS Fluid Technology Solutions™ which includes PETRONAS Primax fuel, PETRONAS Syntium engine oil and PETRONAS Tutela functional fluids, in close collaboration with the technical team at Mercedes ...

5.10.2020 16:38:00
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Ownership change in Nynas

Ownership change in Nynas

Neste announced that it has sold its entire shareholding in Nynas to Bitumina Industries Ltd, a global bitumen company active in more than 100 countries. This is an important step in the ongoing company reorganisation of Nynas. As a result of the ...

24.9.2020 14:29:00
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ADIPEC 2020 to be held virtually

ADIPEC 2020 to be held virtually

dmg events, organizer of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), and with the support of its strategic partner and host, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has announced that the ADIPEC Strategic and ...

21.9.2020 11:38:00
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New Chicago lab extends Total Lubmarine’s technical services reach

New Chicago lab extends Total Lubmarine’s technical services reach

Total Lubmarine has extended the global reach of its technical support services with the opening of a new Diagomar Plus Laboratory in Chicago, USA. The new lab opening means the marine lubricant specialist now has 5 centers around the world – ...

6.9.2020 15:40:00
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ACI’s European Base Oils & Lubricants Summit to take place in November

ACI’s European Base Oils & Lubricants Summit to take place in November

ACI’s European Base Oils & Lubricants Summit regularly attracts a targeted audience of 100-150 who come together to focus purely on the European market for two days. We will discuss the most pressing challenges, exciting opportunities & ...

10.7.2020 11:34:00
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Airbus concludes ATTOL with fully autonomous flight tests

Airbus concludes ATTOL with fully autonomous flight tests

Following an extensive two-year flight test programme, Airbus has successfully concluded its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. In completing this project, Airbus has achieved autonomous taxiing, take-off and landing of a ...

2.7.2020 09:33:00
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ExxonMobil and INNIO sign long-term global lubricants collaboration agreement

ExxonMobil and INNIO sign long-term global lubricants collaboration agreement

ExxonMobil and INNIO have signed a long-term extension to their global lubricant collaboration agreement for INNIO’s Jenbacher Type 2, 3, 4, 6 and 9 natural gas engines. Working side by side, the companies will draw on their joint expertise in ...

1.7.2020 10:10:00
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Nynas exits US sanctions

Nynas exits US sanctions

The US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) announced today that Nynas is no longer being blocked pursuant to the Venezuela Sanctions Regulations. As a result of a corporate restructuring of the ownership of Nynas AB ...

14.5.2020 17:59:00
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FUCHS Group says it will continue with planned investments in 2020

FUCHS Group says it will continue with planned investments in 2020

In 2019, FUCHS continued its investment program started in 2016 for the fourth year. As planned, investments, primarily in property, plant and equipment, rose to the record level of EUR 154 million in the reporting year.The region Europe, Middle ...

7.5.2020 10:51:00
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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 manufacturing industries.  According to Kline’s study, Opportunities ...

20.3.2020 11:52:00
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Mobil-branded lubricants and fluids to be used in Porsche Formula E race car

Mobil-branded lubricants and fluids to be used in Porsche Formula E race car

ExxonMobil is expanding its global business and technical partnership with Porsche by teaming with the luxury German automaker on its Formula E series car for the 2019/2020 season. The new partnership represents ExxonMobil’s first entry into ...

20.12.2019 17:00:00
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Petronas to dedicate 75% of R&T expenditure in CO2 emissions reduction projects

Petronas to dedicate 75% of R&T expenditure in CO2 emissions reduction projects

PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), the global lubricants manufacturing and marketing arm of PETRONAS, today organised the inaugural Electric Vehicle (EV) Fluids Symposium at its Global Research and Technology (R&T) Centre here. Attended ...

11.12.2019 16:35:00
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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 hard-to-recycle plastics and advances Shell’s ambition to use one ...

4.12.2019 10:10:00
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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 engines. As it approaches five years in service, the Trent XWB, the ...

27.11.2019 15:02:00
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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 global platform to conduct their internal and external business ...

21.11.2019 16:13:00
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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 collaboration which began in 2017 through a Formula 1 partnership. BP and Castrol ...

4.10.2019 17:35:00
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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 fully under control. It is indicated that the fire impacted the ...

28.9.2019 17:34:00
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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, and more importantly to provide our customers more sustainable ...

12.9.2019 17:34:00
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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 meeting was held for the fourth time this year in Darmstadt, where the ...

6.9.2019 10:32:00
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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 Royal Hotel, Moscow). We invite you to join them at this event, now in ...

9.8.2019 16:50:00
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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 Arabia. A new state-of-the-art 425,000 tonne acrylonitrile plant will ...

29.7.2019 15:51:00
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ExxonMobil to enhance Group II base stocks supply

ExxonMobil to enhance Group II base stocks supply

ExxonMobil announced that it has completed an expansion at its Singapore refinery to upgrade its production of EHC™ Group II base stocks, strengthening the global supply of high-quality base stocks and enhancing the integrated facility’s ...

11.7.2019 11:05:00
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Nynas launches base oil compliant with FDA regulations

Nynas launches base oil compliant with FDA regulations

Pure and crystal clear, NYNAS® S 3B is the latest base oil that Nynas is adding to its portfolio. Distilled from selected crude streams with unrivalled know-how of high purification technology and hydrotreatment, the product is unique in the ...

9.7.2019 15:44:00
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HOP! selects Turbonycoil 600 for its fleet of Embraer, CRJ and ATR

HOP! selects Turbonycoil 600 for its fleet of Embraer, CRJ and ATR

NYCO announces that HOP!, Air France regional subsidiary, recently selected Turbonycoil® 600, a synthetic standard turbine oil, for use in its mixed fleet. HOP!’s current fleet consists of 13 Embraer 170 and 10 Embraer 190 powered by GE- ...

24.5.2019 18:00:00
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Ingevity opens a dedicated lubricants laboratory in the Asia-Pacific region

Ingevity opens a dedicated lubricants laboratory in the Asia-Pacific region

Ingevity has established a dedicated lubricants laboratory in Shanghai, China, to better serve customers in the Asia-Pacific region with new technologies and innovations. The facility is Ingevity’s second lubricants-focused technical center ...

15.5.2019 10:53:00
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AMINOL to produce 4 LL oil for diesel locomotives

AMINOL to produce 4 LL oil for diesel locomotives

Azerbaijani lubricant brand AMINOL announced that it received “Fundamental Approval” from the world giant General Electric (GE) for the AMINOL M-14D2 lubricating oil. AMINOL lubricating oils are produced with advanced German technology ...

25.4.2019 16:32:00
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New Orleans to host ACI’s 2019 US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit in August

New Orleans to host ACI’s 2019 US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit in August

ACI’s 2019 US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit will take place in New Orleans, LA on the 28th & 29th of August.  The two day event will bring together professionals across the lubricant supply chain to address current industry issues, ...

10.4.2019 16:35:00
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6th ICIS & ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference to take place in Amsterdam

6th ICIS & ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference to take place in Amsterdam

The 6th ICIS & ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference will take place in Amsterdam on 18-19 June with the theme "strengthening lubricant performance by focusing on innovative formulation". It is an ideal meeting place for those in the ...

9.4.2019 17:30:00
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Gazpromneft oil brand to be approved for food processing equipment

Gazpromneft oil brand to be approved for food processing equipment

Gazpromneft-Lubricants, the operator of Gazprom Neft’s oil business, has recently got an international non-profit organization NSF International * H1 category (accidental contact with food) certificate for Gazpromneft White Oil T product line, ...

9.4.2019 16:47:00
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Moscow will host the 4th International MWFIL Conference

Moscow will host the 4th International MWFIL Conference

The 4th International Conference “Metalworking Fluids and Industrial Lubricants in Metallurgy, Mechanical Processing and Machine Building 2019 will take place on May 28 in Moscow, Russia. The event will be held within the 20th International ...

22.3.2019 15:16:00
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”Michael 50” exhibition opens at Ferrari Museum

”Michael 50” exhibition opens at Ferrari Museum

Fans and representatives of Scuderia Ferrari Clubs from all over Europe are flocking to the Ferrari Museum today for the opening of the ‘Michael 50’ exhibition on the occasion of the champion’s 50th birthday. Maranello has put ...

18.1.2019 14:03:00
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23rd ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference to take place on 18-22 February in London

23rd ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference to take place on 18-22 February in London

Innovative technologies and industry disruptors: What do they mean for the lubricants business? For over two decades, the ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference has been the pinnacle conference within the industry’s calendar. With ...

23.11.2018 10:20:00
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NYCO attended MRO Europe, premier aviation event of the region

NYCO attended MRO Europe, premier aviation event of the region

NYCO teams participated in MRO Europe, the premier event in this region for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry.   MRO Europe, which took place between October 16 and 18 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, was a great ...

18.10.2018 12:05:00
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Total opens new state-of-the-art lubricant plant

Total opens new state-of-the-art lubricant plant

Total has inaugurated its new state-of-the-art lubricants oil blending plant, strategically located in the Kaluga region of the Russian Federation. The grand opening ceremony took place today, October 15th, in the presence of Anatoly Artamonov, ...

16.10.2018 17:13:00
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Global Lubricant Week to take place on October 9-12 in Moscow

Global Lubricant Week to take place on October 9-12 in Moscow

Each year the most influential players and decision makers of the international lubricants industry meet at the “Global Lubricant Week” in Moscow. The event has a reputation as the leading conference in the Russian lubricants ...

25.9.2018 10:45:00
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Great prize for TANAP on the Day of Oilmen

Great prize for TANAP on the Day of Oilmen

On the Azerbaijan Day of Oilmen, the only festival dedicated to the petroleum and gas industry in the world and being celebrated in Azerbaijan since 2001, an official decision undersigned by President of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev is issued to ...

20.9.2018 14:49:00
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FUCHS will invest appr. EUR 50 million in the expansion of the Mannheim site

FUCHS will invest appr. EUR 50 million in the expansion of the Mannheim site

FUCHS PETROLUB SE, the world's largest independent manufacturer of high-quality lubricants and related products, announces the purchase of two large properties in the immediate vicinity of its current location in Mannheim, Germany. The two ...

18.9.2018 11:21:00
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Kimi Räikkönen to race for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team

Kimi Räikkönen to race for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team

The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team is delighted to announce that Kimi Räikkönen will join the team from 2019. The 2007 Formula One World Champion has signed for the next two seasons. In his career, Kimi Räikkönen has secured 20 ...

13.9.2018 15:03:00
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Bentley breaks record at Pikes Peak with Mobil 1

Bentley breaks record at Pikes Peak with Mobil 1

Bentley Bentayga demonstrated its outstanding performance credentials by claiming the outright record for a production SUV at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday 24th of June, 2018 in Colorado, USA. Driven by two-time champion Rhys ...

18.7.2018 10:58:00
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ExxonMobil completes acquisition of Indonesian PT Federal Karyatama

ExxonMobil completes acquisition of Indonesian PT Federal Karyatama

ExxonMobil has completed the acquisition of PT Federal Karyatama (FKT), one of Indonesia’s largest manufacturers and marketers of motorcycle lubricants, from PT Mitra Pinasthika Mustika Tbk. and its affiliate. The acquisition, first announced ...

2.7.2018 13:44:00
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Infineum officially started the construction of its Global Centre of Innovation

Infineum officially started the construction of its Global Centre of Innovation

Infineum, one of the world leaders in the formulation, manufacture and marketing of petroleum additives for fuels and lubricants, recently held a Ground-breaking Ceremony at their Headquarters in Milton Hill. This was to mark the start of their ...

21.6.2018 16:15:00
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15th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference to take place on 15-19 October in Dubai

15th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference to take place on 15-19 October in Dubai

With new capacity coming online over the past year, and a shift in base oil groups and lubricant grades, the region is continuing to cement itself as a major player in the global market. As we move forward, and the Middle East undergoes a period of ...

31.5.2018 15:40:00
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Esso Italiana reaches agreement to sell Augusta Refinery to SONATRACH

Esso Italiana reaches agreement to sell Augusta Refinery to SONATRACH

Esso Italiana today announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of its Augusta refinery, three fuel terminals in Augusta, Palermo and Naples, and related pipelines, to the Algerian state oil company SONATRACH. Esso Italiana shareholders ...

16.5.2018 12:39:00
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ICIS&ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference to be held in Amsterdam on June 19–20

ICIS&ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference to be held in Amsterdam on June 19–20

The 5th ICIS & ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference will be held in Amsterdam on June 19 and 20. The industrial lubricants market is an evolving one, focused heavily on producing higher quality and better performing lubricants that are meeting ...

2.5.2018 09:21:00
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Commercial vehicle registrations in EU declined in March

Commercial vehicle registrations in EU declined in March

Brussels, 24 April 2018 – In March 2018, new commercial vehicle registrations in the European Union declined by 2.5%, totalling 260,810 units. Demand fell across all commercial vehicle segments and in all major EU markets except for France ...

25.4.2018 10:13:00
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Russia’s largest metalworking show Metalloobrabotka to be held on May 15

Russia’s largest metalworking show Metalloobrabotka to be held on May 15

The 3rd International Conference “Metalworking Fluids and Industrial Lubricants in Metallurgy, Mechanical Processing and Machine-Building 2018” will take place on May 15, 2018 at Expocentre Exhibition Center, Moscow, Russia. The event is ...

20.4.2018 14:27:00
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Formula 1: A race of lubricant brands

Formula 1: A race of lubricant brands

Prior to the Grand Prix to be held in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, lubricant suppliers, which play a significant role in the success of the teams, continues to be assertive. Renowned motorsports journalist Jon Wilde elaborates on the agreements ...

18.4.2018 17:14:00
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”Decisions around lubricant compounds have huge impact on performance”

”Decisions around lubricant compounds have huge impact on performance”

For our featured story on Formula 1, we interviewed Jon Wilde, Director of Partnership Development with Sports Marketing & Communications Agency PHG International as well as a key motorsport journalist. Wilde shared with us the deals between Formula ...

11.4.2018 10:24:00
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Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union launched

Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union launched

The Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union (ALMU) officially launched with the inaugural meeting of its general membership at the Four Seasons Hotel in Macao, Southern China. Upon the need for a single collective voice in Asia, the Asian Lubricant ...

28.3.2018 11:42:00
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Dow announces senior level appointment

Dow announces senior level appointment

A senior level appointment has been announced by Dow, one of the leading chemical companies in the world. Onur Terkeşli is appointed as the Country Leader for Azerbaijan and Georgia. He became a part of the Dow Turkey family in 2014 as Business ...

27.2.2018 10:37:00
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Brenntag to acquire majority stake in Raj Petro Specialities

Brenntag to acquire majority stake in Raj Petro Specialities

Brenntag has signed an agreement to enter into a 65/35 joint venture with Raj Petro Specialities Pvt Ltd, India. The company, headquartered in Mumbai and Chennai, distributes its own-blended brands of petroleum-related products to diverse customer ...

12.2.2018 15:34:00
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The largest base oil and lubricants conference in Russia will be held in Moscow

The largest base oil and lubricants conference in Russia will be held in Moscow

The 6th annual conference “CIS Base Oils and Lubricants” will be held in Moscow on the 22nd -24th of May. Over the last few years this key industry event has become not only a major business-forum but also a favourite networking platform ...

29.12.2017
10512
Maintenance work can now be performed on site in paperless mode

Maintenance work can now be performed on site in paperless mode

The EfficiencyManager application, developed by Klüber Lubrication-one of the leading manufacturers of specialty lubricants, provides companies with a comprehensive overview of all the machines and equipment relevant to the production process, ...

18.12.2017
7821
Azerbaijan names new energy minister

Azerbaijan names new energy minister

According to the announcement made by the Azerbaijan Presidency, Parviz Shahbazov is appointed as the new Energy Minister of Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on October 12 appointing Parviz Shahbazov as the new energy ...

30.10.2017
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BP and Bridas to form integrated energy company

BP and Bridas to form integrated energy company

BP announced that it has agreed with Bridas Corporation (Bridas) to form a new integrated energy company by combining their interests in the oil and gas producer Pan American Energy (PAE) and the refiner and marketer Axion Energy (Axion) in a ...

11.10.2017
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UEIL Annual Congress to take place with the theme ‘Innovation and Sustainability’

UEIL Annual Congress to take place with the theme ‘Innovation and Sustainability’

Union of the European Lubricants Industry’s Annual Congress will take place on 25-27 October. Gathering key players in the European and global lubricants industry, the Annual Congress is a great opportunity to meet and network, strengthen ...

11.10.2017
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Mobil helps gold mine save 1.1 million USD

Mobil helps gold mine save 1.1 million USD

ExxonMobil helped a gold mine in the US save more than 1.1 million USD by switching to its Premium hydraulic oil Mobil DTE 10 Excel™ 46. The lubricant helped optimize the performance of two 250 ton capacity Terex excavators, helping to boost ...

10.10.2017
7468
BASF listed in DJSI World for 17th consecutive year

BASF listed in DJSI World for 17th consecutive year

BASF has succeeded to be listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index that evaluates the sustainability efforts of global companies. It is recognized for innovation management and sustainability reporting. BASF has again been included in the ...

5.10.2017
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Lukoil launches its Genesis motor oils in UAE market

Lukoil launches its Genesis motor oils in UAE market

Lukoil has launched its flagship Lukoil Genesis synthetic motor oils range in United Arab Emirates in partnership with Al Habtoor Motors LLC. “We see a large growth potential in the Middle East market. In order to be successful in the premium ...

28.8.2017
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Klüber released a new lubricating paste against unwanted noises

Klüber released a new lubricating paste against unwanted noises

Klüber Lubrication recently introduced a new paste to prevent undesirable noises during vehicle brake operation. Such noises are often produced in the brake pad guides, where the base plates of the pads are subject to very high loads and have ...

16.8.2017
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Largest market actor sold: Vitol to acquire Petrol Ofisi for € 1.4 billion

Largest market actor sold: Vitol to acquire Petrol Ofisi for € 1.4 billion

Following months of negotiations, Petrol Ofisi’s new owner is finally announced. As mentioned in recent weeks, Saudi Arabia’s public-owned energy company Saudi Aramco, and Azerbaijani SOCAR were heading in the competition for the sale of ...

1.5.2017
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Petronas launches advanced range of electric vehicle fluids

Petronas launches advanced range of electric vehicle fluids

Petronas Lubricants International (PLI), the global lubricants manufacturing and marketing arm of Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company Petronas, introduced an advanced ...

21.11.2021 15:30:00
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Automechanika Istanbul begins today after a break of 2 years

Automechanika Istanbul begins today after a break of 2 years

After a long break of more than 2 years because of the pandemic, Turkey’s Leading International Trade Fair for the Automotive Industry, Automechanika Istanbul Plus has begun ...

18.11.2021 14:17:00
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Airbus foresees demand for 39,000 new passenger & freighter aircraft by 2040

Airbus foresees demand for 39,000 new passenger & freighter aircraft by 2040

In the next 20 years, Airbus forecasts demand for air transport to progressively shift from fleet growth to the accelerated retirement of older, less fuel-efficient aircraft, ...

18.11.2021 13:07:00
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Tüpraş made 888 million TL investment and 20 million tons of sales in 9 months

Tüpraş made 888 million TL investment and 20 million tons of sales in 9 months

Turkey’s leading industiral company, Tüpraş, announced the financial results for the third quarter of 2021. Tüpraş accelerates its sustainability investments in ...

5.11.2021 13:41:00
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Evonik Oil Additives announces new distributor in South Africa

Evonik Oil Additives announces new distributor in South Africa

The Oil Additives business line has appointed Umongo Petroleum (PTY) Ltd. The distribution setup will take effect in January 2022. The Oil Additives business line of Evonik ...

4.11.2021 15:54:00
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How to measure and control lubricant contamination

How to measure and control lubricant contamination

Lubricant forms a thin film between metal surfaces, and with its additive formulation, it ensures the continuity of the system by providing various properties such as cleaning, ...

1.11.2021 15:15:00
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For a climate resilient Turkey

For a climate resilient Turkey

We, as the Sustainable Consumption and Production Association (SPCA), held the 7th Istanbul Carbon E-Summit on September 28, 2021 on a digital platform with the main support of ...

1.11.2021 15:10:00
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Upcycling brings supply security in base oils and second prime of life for waste oils

Upcycling brings supply security in base oils and second prime of life for waste oils

TAYRAŞ Used Lube Oil Refinery, Turkey's first Group II+ base oil refinery and the technology leader in this field, offers second useful life for used lubricating oils. In ...

1.11.2021 15:04:00
Interview     210
Options in Group I replacement strategies with naphthenics?

Options in Group I replacement strategies with naphthenics?

Group I base oils are solvent-refined base oils with a viscosity index range of 80 to 120. They have long been the cheapest base oils on the market but have shown considerable ...

1.11.2021 14:56:00
Articles     142
Total Turkey Pazarlama introduced its Ceran grease portfolio in Iskenderun

Total Turkey Pazarlama introduced its Ceran grease portfolio in Iskenderun

TotalEnergies reported that its new generation grease product group, Ceran, will meet the high performance requirements of equipment in industries such as iron & steel, cement, ...

28.10.2021 15:18:00
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