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Scheme plans plastic recycling as lube waste increases

Lubes industry brands fight packaging waste as part of a scheme in New Zealand despite global growth in lube product demand

Tags: Australasia, Castrol, Environment, Lubes marketing

29th June, 2018        

Bloodhound blasts to 200mph

The Bloodhound Supersonic Car has reached another milestone as it blasted to more than 200mph (322kmh) in its first rolling tests in the UK.

Tags: Africa, Castrol, Europe, magna, Mobil1, motorsport, OEM Equipment

9th November, 2017        

Alibaba uses big data to track fake motor lubes in China

E-commerce giant Alibaba is helping Chinese police keep tabs on wholesalers suspected of importing fake motor lubricants from Malaysia and selling them online.

Tags: Asia, Castrol, China, China Internet Marketing, Internet marketing, Mobil1, Shell

2nd May, 2017        

Castrol promotes innovative cutting fluid

Premier lubes brand Castrol markets Hysol SL 35 XBB fluid in China

Tags: additives, Castrol, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

28th May, 2016        

Asia Pac core growth area for lubes producers

Majors will benefit from regional growth, but will face strong local competition

Tags: APAC, Asia, Castrol, India, Lubes marketing

3rd January, 2016        

Aston's 90 second oil change

The Nexcel removable container packages oil and filter into one unit and takes only 90 seconds for an oil change.

Tags: automotive industry, Castrol, motorsport, OEM Equipment

27th November, 2015        

Taicang lubes base continues to attract investment

Foreign and domestic majors are increasing their presence in the port town

Tags: BP, Castrol, China, China Lubes Tech, CNPC, ExxonMobil, Lubes tech

31st October, 2015        

Big Deals : Big Consequences

The RPS Downstream Consulting team examine what might happen if ExxonMobil decided to acquire BP. According to Sargeant and Speding this is a real possibility.

Tags: BP, Castrol, ExxonMobil, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, Shell, white papers

12th May, 2015        

Castrol Magnatec ad a hit in China

After signing a major deal with NBA China, Castrol releases an innovative new video

Tags: BP, Castrol, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

19th April, 2015        

View From the Bridge, China - February 3rd

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

Tags: Castrol, Chevron, China, e-commerce, ExxonMobil, Shell, View from the Bridge

25th January, 2015        

Castrol in joint venture with TechSolve

Castrol, has announced that it has entered into a new joint venture with TechSolve, a specialized US-based manufacturing consultancy to form OPTIS.

Tags: Castrol, OEM Equipment, white papers

10th November, 2014        

Great Wall "most-sold" lubricant online in H1 2014

Tmall statistics show Great Wall lubes best international rivals Shell and Castrol in sales

Tags: Castrol, China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing, Shell, Sinopec

27th July, 2014        

BP merges its marine lubricants with Castrol

Castrol will become the sole brand for the BP group’s marine lubricant.

Tags: BP, Castrol, Lubricants, marine, OEM Equipment

24th June, 2014        

World Cup marketing goes digital

Castrol are among the sponsors of the 2014 FIFA World Cup that will be using digital marketing to cash in on the 'beautiful game'.

Tags: Brazil, Castrol, Lubes marketing, S America

10th June, 2014        

Police uncover fake lubes operation in Shanghai

12 people arrested in connection with a multi-million dollar counterfeit lubricants ring

Tags: Castrol, China, China Lubes Tech, ExxonMobil, Lubes tech, Shell

21st May, 2014        

Chinese lubes majors feel the pinch

Sinopec and CNPC are under increasing pressure from foreign and domestic oil producers

Tags: BP, Castrol, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, ExxonMobil, Fuchs, Lubes marketing, Shell, Sinopec

21st May, 2014        

Sinolub releases Q1 online sales rankings

Online lubes retailer shows domestic brands still favoured over international counterparts

Tags: Castrol, China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing

13th April, 2014        

Marine lubes - speciality, not commodity

Marine lubricants face increasingly complex challenges and have become a speciality product according to Total

Tags: Castrol, Lubes tech, marine, Total

4th April, 2014        

Castrol to partner Bloodhound supersonic car project

Castrol has signed up as a partner to the Bloodhound supersonic car project which aims to set a new land speed record of 1000mph.

Tags: Africa, And finally, Castrol, Europe, motorsport

7th March, 2014        

Castrol Marine to launch new cylinder oil

Castrol Marine has developed a new cylinder oil to reduce corrosion in modern two-stroke engines.

Tags: Castrol, Lubes tech, marine

6th December, 2013        

Honda & Castrol tie supplier and tech deal

Honda Motor Europe has inked a deal with Castrol to co-brand a new range of low-viscosity lubricants.

Tags: automotive industry, Castrol, Europe, hybrids, Lubes marketing

25th October, 2013        

Higher BNs could save millions claims Castrol Marine

Castrol Marine has presented evidence to CIMAC about cold corrosion and the effect of low Base Number lubes

Tags: Castrol, Lubes tech, marine, N America

14th October, 2013        

Dongfeng Castrol unveils new lubes products

A tech-sharing joint venture produces higher quality lubes for China's domestic market

Tags: Afton Chemical, BP, Castrol, Chevron, China, China Lubes Tech, ExxonMobil, Lubes tech, Lubrizol

13th October, 2013        

Citroën scales down WRC victories as reality bites

Citroën has unveiled a scale model of Sebastian Loeb's nine World Rally Championship victories, but real life bites back.

Tags: And finally, Castrol, Europe, motorsport

8th March, 2013        

BP biofuels rise to Olympic-sized challenge

BP provides a range of biofuels, including the highest-ever octane for the London 2012 Olympics.

Tags: bio fuels, BMW, BP, Castrol, Europe, innovation

14th August, 2012        

Castrol goes bio

Castrol has launched a new biolube range for the industrial sector.

Tags: bio lubes, Castrol, Lubes news, Lubricants, North America

9th July, 2012        

Castrol Offshore in Bangladesh

BP's specialist arm has linked up with a key distributor to take on the Bangladesh market

Tags: Castrol, India, Lubes news

8th June, 2012        

Castrol research reinforces need for marine range

Wide-ranging research has convinced Castrol that a range of marine cylinder oils is essential as it launches a new 80BN product.

Tags: Castrol, innovation, marine

7th June, 2012        

Ford reveals new EcoBoost lubes spec

Ford increased awareness of its new 'bespoke' lubes standard for its EcoBoost engine.

Tags: automotive industry, BP, Castrol, Europe, Ford, innovation

8th March, 2012        

Castrol urges Polar marine clarification

Castrol is calling for clearer guidelines on marine lubrication for the polar region to reduce pollution.

Tags: Asia, Castrol, Environment and Regulatory watch, marine, Russia

21st November, 2011        

Mixed results for Castrol India

A Q2 slip in profits, but half year shows marginal improvement for Castrol's India operations.

Tags: Castrol, Corporate News, India

22nd August, 2011        

Castrol closes India plant

Castrol closes its production plant in Chennai.

Tags: Castrol, India, Lubes news

4th August, 2011        

Indian lubes growth "not huge" predicts Castrol

Growth in the Indian lubes market will be driven by the automotive sector but won't be "huge" according to Castrol India's COO.

Tags: automotive industry, Castrol, China, Forecasts, India, Lubes news, Lubricants

15th April, 2011        

Castrol in cricket link

Castrol has become the official performance partner for international cricket.

Tags: And finally, Asia, Castrol

1st November, 2010        

Castrol and VW stay united

Castrol has extended its lubes OEM and service contract with VW.

Tags: automotive industry, Castrol, Lubes news, Volkswagen

18th May, 2010        

Castrol Biolubes for new Korean vessels

Castrol are providing Biolubes for five new Korean-built chemical ships.

Tags: Asia, Castrol, Inovation and environment, marine

5th May, 2010        

Castrol's Virtual Vessels for marine lubes

Castrol have develop a 'Virtual Vessel' to simplify marine lubricants selection

Tags: Castrol, Inovation and environment, marine

5th May, 2010        


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