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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
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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
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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
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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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Lubricants and biodiversity

Lubricants and biodiversity

Soil and water pollution caused as a result of production, transportation and consumption of lubricants throughout their life cycle and dispersion, leakage and spillage of ...

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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 ...

10.7.2020 11:34:00
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Petronas releases transmission fluids for 5 different vehicle categories

Petronas releases transmission fluids for 5 different vehicle categories

Petronas, one of the world's leading oil companies, is also a key player in the lubricant market. To improve the performance and efficiency of the mechanical parts, to protect the ...

8.7.2020 14:58:00
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Metalworking fluid emulsion stability and base oil properties

Metalworking fluid emulsion stability and base oil properties

Prof. Thomas Norrby Nynas AB, Naphthenics TechDMS Dr. Pär Wedin Nynas AB, Naphthenics Research Ms. Linda Malm Nynas AB, Naphthenics TechDMS Emulsion stability is key to ...

8.7.2020 10:50:00
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Product selection for food industry lubricants

Product selection for food industry lubricants

The use of lubricants in the food processing industry constitutes a hygiene risk, and food contamination may have serious consequences, as illustrated by instances of expensive ...

8.7.2020 10:44:00
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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 ...

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. ...

1.7.2020 10:10:00
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Transformation of lubricants in an era of electric vehicles

Transformation of lubricants in an era of electric vehicles

“Transformation of lubricants in an era of electric vehicles” webinar, the second of the webinars organized by Lubricant World Magazine, took place on Friday, May 29. ...

24.6.2020 17:55:00
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Lubrication solutions to increase efficiency in your business

Lubrication solutions to increase efficiency in your business

The first of the webinar series, which was launched to increase the knowledge of the sector and contribute to its development, was held with ExxonMobil. The webinar titled ...

23.6.2020 14:51:00
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Lubricant World started hosting webinars

Lubricant World started hosting webinars

The times are changing and as a long-established international printed and digital news platform, Lubricant World has diversified the ways it works. The coronavirus outbreak has ...

19.6.2020 19:03:00
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