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International Energy Agency models show long-term global decline in oil use, but increase in petrochemical opportunities. Refiners will need to integrate more closely with end-producers.
Lubes production plants win global Zero Waste validation Silver standard.
Tougher EU emissions targets to 2030 have polarised opinions and have not been well received by the auto industry.
ExxonMobil researchers believe crucial grease tests need updating for modern relevance
The Japanese Automobile Manufacturers' Association (JAMA)'s Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) Working Group has announced a target release date for ILSCA GF-6B specification, ahead of ILSAC GF-6.
Kline Report says OEM genuine oil consumption is projected to grow as a result of consumer brand loyalty and automakers aiming to increase aftermarket service share.
Lubes industry brands fight packaging waste as part of a scheme in New Zealand despite global growth in lube product demand
Lubrizol and Lanxess are amongst the latest lubes and additive suppliers to announce new product as the industry faces the challenge of rising development costs to meet the low-viscocity trend.
Technology leads this months VFTB from bio-tech and sequence testing to digitisation and the challenges of voice-access data.
Tata partners with Valvoline Cummins for exclusive product range, while Saudi Aramco and Hyundai Heavy Industries subsidiaries announce a deal to give Aramco broader downstream growth.
Contined testing and communication issues delay ACEA 2018 sequences further.
A generally volatile market has led to slightly depressed numbers for most of the oil majors at the start of the year, but their CEOs are confident of being able to manage the volatility.
Larvae feeding on human waste, and old tyres and plastics are creating the latest biolubes and fuels in the Southern Hemisphere.
With Artificial Intelligence set to change many aspects of oil exploration, lubes and fuel production and marketing, voice analysis could be the most significant challenge according to OATS.
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