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Russia sees oil majors development in refining and retail.

Gazprom's Omsk refinery continues to develop while Shell is set to double its retail sites.

Tags: Gazprom, Lubes tech, Russia, Shell

7th September, 2017        

Russian engine oil market to grow along with buoyant luxury and used market.

The latest research shows motor lubes demand is set to grow as Daimler announces a new Russian factory and the used car market flourishes.

Tags: ACC, BP, Gazprom, Russia, Total

6th May, 2017        

Russian producers set to boost base oil quality

The Russian majors are looking to increase Group II and III production at the facilities over the next three years.

Tags: base oil, Gazprom, Lubes tech, Rosneft, Russia

30th December, 2016        

Gazprom marine goes 24/7 as CAT sets up Asian marine hub

Murmansk bunkering is to provide round-the-clock supply as Caterpillar sets up a Singapore marine hub.

Tags: Asia, Gazprom, marine, Russia

22nd August, 2016        

Rosneft signs RUSAL deal, as Russian lube export tax announced

RUSAL and Rosneft have signed an agreement for the supply of petroleum coke and natural gas to RUSAL's plants. The Russian Energy Ministry plans to introduce a complex export tax formula for different grades of base oil.

Tags: ExxonMobil, Gazprom, Lubes marketing, Russia, Shell, Total

8th July, 2014        

Gazprom expands lubes marine manufacturing

Gazprom is set to further expand its operations in Finland with a new production plant.

Tags: Gazprom, Lubes marketing, Russia, Scandinavia

17th April, 2014        

New lubes alliances in Africa

Tata Motors has formed a partnership with Total Lubrifiants and Egypt's GB Auto has a distributorship agreement with Gazprom Neft Lubricants.

Tags: Africa, Gazprom, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, Middle East, Russia

24th January, 2014        

Global report keeps US & Shell on top

Despite a shifting lubricants market, Shell and the US retain top billing, although re-refining is starting to influence according to Kline.

Tags: Europe, ExxonMobil, Fuchs, Gazprom, Kline, Lubes marketing, N America, Shell

4th December, 2013        

US gasoline exports threaten European market in West Africa

European refiners' dominance in West Africa under threat as US producers increase fuel output.

Tags: Africa, Europe, Gazprom, marine, North America

6th August, 2013        

Plains states have twice as much oil as previously thought

Williston Basin has twice as much oil and three times as much gas as previously estimated.

Tags: fracking, Gazprom, Lubes news, North America, shale

7th May, 2013        

FAW and GAC report heavy losses despite government contracts

China's major automakers fail to beat off competition in 2012 to post heavy losses.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Gazprom, OEM and automotive

23rd April, 2013        

Greenland elections warning: Shell suffers Arctic setback

A new government in Greenland may constrain oil and mineral exploration, while Shell is banned from Arctic exploration.

Tags: Gazprom, North America, Shell

18th March, 2013        

Terrorist attack in Algeria - details still sketchy

Details of the siege at the In Amenas gas facility are still being investigated after 37 overseas employees, including senior execs were killed.

Tags: Africa, BP, Corporate News, Europe, Gazprom, North America, Statoil

24th January, 2013        

Gazprom plant construction close as Russian output hits record highs

Gazprom starts work on its new blending plant in Finland as Eastern European nations expand and Russian crude output hits record levels.

Tags: additives, base oil, Europe, Gazprom, Lubes news, Lubes tech, Russia

4th January, 2013        

Serbian refinery upgrade planned

NIIS is set to build a new refinery to boost Eastern European base oil production.

Tags: base oil, Europe, Gazprom, Russia

12th September, 2012        

Gazprom gets busy in oil, LNG and marine

Russian energy giant has a busy month announcing lubes deals and a new plant.

Tags: Europe, Gazprom, Lubes news, marine, Russia

4th April, 2012        

Questions over Arctic safety after rig sinks

Environmental and safety groups are questioning the reality of Arctic drilling after fatal sinking of Russian rig.

Tags: Environment, Environment and Regulatory watch, Gazprom, Russia

28th December, 2011        

Refinery fires in China and Russia

CNPC refinery catches fire in Liaoning Province and a furnace explodes at Gazprom's Omsk plant.

Tags: China, CNPC, Environment, regulatory and standards, Gazprom, Russia

25th July, 2011        

Energy talks looking positive for Russia and China

Gas negotiations are set for a positive outcome while oil pipeline prices are agreed.

Tags: China, Environment, regulatory and standards, Gazprom, Russia

16th June, 2011        

Busy time for BASF

Chemical specialist BASF received good news from the EU over Cognis and is set to help Gazprom

Tags: BASF, Corporate News, Europe, Gazprom, Russia

22nd December, 2010        

Gazprom launches stylish synthetics

Russian oil giant Gazprom has launched a stylish new range of synthetic lubricants into the Russian and European market.

Tags: Gazprom, Inovation and environment, Russia

13th May, 2010        


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