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Mixed response to global all-electric announcements

The UK has followed France in setting 2040 as the date to go all electric and China is considering the same, but the oil industry remains unconcerned.

Tags: China, electric vehicles, Europe, Lubes marketing, oil prices

11th September, 2017        

View from the Bridge - February 2016

Overall gobal economic momentum remains positive. While 2015 was bad news for the oil majors and machinery manufacturers, consumers are making the most of low oil prices.

Tags: Asia, China, Lubricants, oil prices, View from the Bridge

30th January, 2016        

Macroeconomic Factors Impacting The Global & European Lubricants Industry

Fuchs' Head of Global Competitive Intelligence, Apu Gosalia, examines how macro-economics is impacting global lubes demand. 19th ICIS Base Oil Conference presentation.

Tags: Fuchs, Lubricants, oil prices, white papers

11th March, 2015        

Falling oil prices could boost US autos

A recent report indicates that the low oil price will have a positive effect on the US automotive market.

Tags: base oil, Lubes marketing, N America, oil prices

6th March, 2015        

Exxon tweaks Chinese lubes pricing

Amid falling oil prices and increasing lubes tax, ExMo rethinks its pricing strategy

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, ExxonMobil, Lubes marketing, oil prices

21st January, 2015        

Trading oil is a guessing game in China

With limited official information, oil traders are turning to alternative sources for data

Tags: BP, China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Lubes marketing, oil prices, Sinopec

3rd November, 2013        

Oil prices plunge on slow China GDP growth

OPEC and Brent prices take a hit on China's growth news.

Tags: China, China lubes news, Lubes news, oil prices

23rd April, 2013        

China looks to sell crude futures by year end

National commodity derivatives including oil set to go on sale to foreign investors.

Tags: China, Environment and Regulatory watch, Forecasts, oil prices

25th June, 2012        

BP publishes 2011 Statistical Review

BP World Energy Review shows energy consumption rebounding with China overtaking the US as the world's largest consumer.

Tags: BP, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards, oil prices

10th June, 2011        

View from the Bridge - Bulletin 123 (April 11)

The Japanese environmental disaster, combined with a slowing global economy and short-term auto production slowdown, could still benefit the lubes industry.

Tags: Asia, automotive industry, GDP, Japan, Lubricants, North America, oil prices, View from the Bridge, white papers

4th April, 2011        

View from the Bridge - Bulletin 122 (March 11)

Political instability in North Africa and the Middle East puts oil dependency into sharp relief, while the ICIS Conference offers plenty of thoughts on other oil-related issues.

Tags: Africa, Middle East, oil prices, View from the Bridge

7th March, 2011        

IEA report says oil and gas outlook uncertain

An International Energy Agency report say the outlook for oil and natural gas markets remains uncertain in the mid-term.

Tags: base oil, Environment and Regulatory watch, oil prices, OPEC

1st July, 2010        

Upstream News - Bulletin 106 (Oct 09)

US base oil and Opec production falls; BP find strength in depth; Libya has a new oil minister and China talks to Uganda.

Tags: BP, oil prices, OPEC

3rd October, 2009        

Upstream News - Bulletin 104 (Jul 09)

As oil prices rose throughout June, there was drama caused by a 'rogue' speculator and an interesting exchange of views on mid-term oil investments between OPEC and IEA's former Deputy Executive.

Tags: Lubricants, oil prices, OPEC

14th July, 2009        

Upstream News - Bulletin 103 (Jun 09)

A sudden spike in oil prices elicits various opinions, but tension still remains in the finished lubes sector; Nigeria voices concerns over sub-standard lubes and Kurdish oil comes on stream.

Tags: Kurdish oil, Nigerian oil, oil prices

7th June, 2009        

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