BP has entered a joint venture to boost its retail presences across three Chinese provinces as Shell looks to automation technology to help its retail across the region.
Shell Neft is set to incras productions at it's Russian plant as research shows positive consumer sentiment and improved lubes markets
New in-car monitor and app could warn motorists of problems and improve servicing.
Shell has opened a 10-hectare integrated lubricants and grease production facility in Tuas, Singapore.
Gazprom's Omsk refinery continues to develop while Shell is set to double its retail sites.
E-commerce giant Alibaba is helping Chinese police keep tabs on wholesalers suspected of importing fake motor lubricants from Malaysia and selling them online.
Kline research keeps Shell at the top of the lubes market for 2015, but will this remain the case for 2016?
While most mining companies appreciate the value of lubes, many shutdowns are still caused by wrong lubes or lube management.
What if the current oil price is the new reality? The effect of low prices on the global economy, lubes producers and off-highway manufacturers. Plus artificial intelligence in providing lubes information.
Shell is collaborating with Professor Gordon Murray and Osamu Goto to produce a practical city car.
Falling oil prices are prompting lubes producers to revise product costs, but hard discounting can prove as troublesome as maintaining high prices in China's online marketplace
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.
30 years of OATS has seen plenty of change in the global and Chinese lubricants markets. Now China's oil majors are under pressure from smaller domestic producers and larger overseas competitors. 2014 is a time of convergence both nationally and internationally.
The Dutch oil giant is set to offload the majority of its Australian downstream operations to another Dutch-owned lubes major.
Is corporate acquisition necessarily a good thing for either party? Are we set for another major oil industry re-structure and are the BRICS nations really in a position to lead the world out of its economic doldrums?
Kelley Blue Book is specifying the use of Quaker State oils in all of its long-term test vehicles.
The drive for US gas is affecting the energy majors' profitability, but the lubes sector is running a tighter ship. The internet is forcing an omni-channel model in the retail sector and OATS is re-aligning its Bulletin from next month.
A new government in Greenland may constrain oil and mineral exploration, while Shell is banned from Arctic exploration.
Shell technologists are calling on the lubes industry to think differently when it comes to commercial vehicle specs
Shell is set to close blending and distribution operations but open a new blending plant and save a Petroplus refinery.
Auto manufacturers are increasingly turning to lubes R&D to help drive fuel efficiency according to Shell.
Shell sells the majority of its downstream Chilean business to Quinenco and Exxon is set to sell businesses across six countries.
Shell completed the sale of its Greek downstream businesses, while Saudi Aramco has clinched $8.5bn funding for a new refinery.
Aramco expands its Yanbu refinery; Shell and BP consolidate in Africa; Chevron contracts but expands in Sri Lanka; better news for Fuchs; Ford sells Volvo to China; Renault-Nissan join forces with Daimler; and Afton buys Polartech.
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