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ExxonMobil has launched two new products - one for the food industry and one in its base stock portfolio
Global refining is set for turbulent times, not helped by oil producers apparently losing interest in lubes, according to analysts.
Innovation from bioengineers in California could have literally reduce the impact machinery on lubes
The World Petroleum Congress believes the oil sector needs to work harder to bring young people into the industry
Jordan deals with China and Estonia to develop world's largest shale oil power plants.
Bio-lubes producers Cosan and Amyris have formed a partnership, which Canada's Clean Power reveals new enviro-brands.
European desire for small cars reduces emissions; self-healing starfish could prolong oil life; Indian collaboration on biofuels; 'lip gloss' for high speed trains; and Tedd Biddle gains Excellence honour.
EPA announces renewables standards - receives qualified welcome; biofuels benefit from industrial waste and E.Coli; European buyers take low emissions options; new 'bike and LNG oils; and an interesting take on particulate traps.
State of the Union gains positive welcome; US cautiously accepts Copenhagen; Wind and Water lubes technology boost; Castrol Marine go to China; and Australia boosts India's lubricants academics.
World's heavy-duty vehicle suppliers and Middle East motoring experts focus on green issues; US Energy Department boosts bio funding; new innovation in ethanols; Canadian transport cleans up and majors launch new products.
Asia's PAO manufacturer announces a new high-performance product; Lubrizol launches a flex fuel protector; Volvo and Mack are near zero-emission certified; new bio products and designations for industry and agriculture; and Valvoline offers a "fuel proof guarantee".
Classification and labelling for chemicals, automatic transmissions are set for a market boost, while Allison and Cat offer new heavyweight transmissions and worms like synthetic oil.
Big promises at the Climate Change conference, but what impact on fuel and lubes? Algae based fuel for the US Navy; new fluid power research shows promise; and there are innovations in lubricants and transmissions.
President Obama's efficiency and energy legislation gains mixed support, whilst carbon capture and storage causes heated debate. New wood dissolving methods could help biofuels and Volvo looks set for battery power.
Drivetrains and transmissions lead this month's innovation including an gasoline engine with diesel efficiency and a GKN LSD for the Mazda 'hot hatch'. Dow launches its biodegradable range and Petronas' Urania goes global.
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