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.
Lubes production plants win global Zero Waste validation Silver standard.
The UNITI Conference provided thought-provoking insights into the future of the European and global automotive and lubricants industries - from multiple propulsion solutions to ultra-thin engine oils.
The University of Pennsylvania and ExxonMobil studied the nanoscale properties and mechanisms of lubricant films and uncovered the molecular mechanisms behind a common anti-wear additive.
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
Exxon opens and OEM-focussed tech centre in Germany, as chemical specialist Lubrizol breaks ground on new operation to meet Brazil's domestic surfactant product demand as
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 oil major aims at capturing China’s growing renewable energies market
A survey has revealed the importance of industrial lubricants in the optimized operational performance of gas engines in power generation applications.
Global lubricants demand is set to rise beyond pre-economic crisis levels by 2016, while oil will continue to drive the energy market to 2040 according to latest reports.
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.
ExxonMobil is undertaking a major cleanup operation after pipelines leaked Canadian heavy crude oil in Arkansas and trains derail in US and Canada.
-ExxonMobil and Rosneft have signed a Declaration on Protection of the Environment and Biodiversity for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development on the Russian Arctic Continental Shelf.
ExxonMobil has launched two new products - one for the food industry and one in its base stock portfolio
Shell sells the majority of its downstream Chilean business to Quinenco and Exxon is set to sell businesses across six countries.
ExxonMobil sets a new drilling record and plans expansion in Black Sea exploration.
ExxonMobil believes that strong partnerships and innovative technology and practice are the way forward to meet environmental pressures.
ExxonMobil will continue as GM's US lubes supplier for the next five years as Mobil1 gains global DEXOS licence, but Chevron and CITGO will not go for dexos licences.
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