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ExxonMobil first petrochem company to win validation

Lubes production plants win global Zero Waste validation Silver standard.

Tags: ExxonMobil, Lubes marketing, N America, waste

7th January, 2019        

China - an automotive accident waiting to happen?

Thatcham Research Future Vehicle Engineer, Andrew Hooker, examines the tensions for automakers in the Chinese market. In particular challenge of low-grade metals and lube recycling on the country's accident repair industry.

Tags: automotive industry, China, electric vehicles, Environment, Lubricants, waste, white papers

24th December, 2014        

Australian government proposes vital oil recycling subsidy cut.

The Australian oil recycling industry is waiting to hear whether the government is going to slash a vital subsidy.

Tags: Australia, Europe, Lubes marketing, N America, Russia, waste

6th June, 2014        

Californian Biolube Bill opposed

Motor oils sold in California after Jan. 1, 2017 must have at least 25 percent “biosynthetic” content, according to a controversial new Bill opposed by lubes producers

Tags: bio lubes, ILMA, Lubes tech, N America, waste

8th April, 2014        

Clean diesel technology revealed for off-highway

Lower emissions and better fuel efficiency have been met by manufacturers in diesel technology.

Tags: hydraulics, N America, OEM Equipment, waste

8th April, 2014        

Scrap plastic into fuel

Vadxx Energy is investing $20 million in coverting plastic into fuel.

Tags: Lubes tech, N America, waste

8th April, 2014        

Russian recycling regs change

Russia, along with Belarus and Kazakhstan, is set to change the rules on oil recycling.

Tags: Lubes tech, Russia, waste

4th September, 2013        

Eco Ultra Synthetic Blend Motor Oil awarded Dexos1 licence

Universal Lubricants announced that its Eco Ultra Synthetic Blend Motor Oil has been awarded a dexos1 licence as new CEO takes up the reins.

Tags: bio lubes, Dexos, GM, North America, OEM Equipment, waste

2nd September, 2013        

Universal Lubricants and Brakes Plus in new partnership

Brakes Plus And Universal Lubricants to recycle used motor oils.

Tags: innovation, Lubes tech, North America, waste

9th August, 2013        

Hydrodec has agreement with G&S Technologies Group

Hydrodec has reached agreement with its U.S. partner G&S Technologies Group, to expand capacity at its rerefinery in Canton, Ohio.

Tags: North America, OEM Equipment, waste

12th June, 2013        

Expansion of engine oil treatment capacity in France

Veolia Environnement and Total Inaugurate Osilub Recycling Plant in Normandy (France)

Tags: Europe, Lubes news, Lubes tech, Total, waste

22nd April, 2013        

US Re-refining industry forecast looks promising

Suggestion of a "golden decade" for the re-refining industry thanks to legislation and improved quality.

Tags: Environment and Regulatory watch, Europe, India, Lubes tech, N America, waste

8th March, 2013        

Waste fuel to reach new heights

A pilot will attempt an intercontinental world first in an aircraft powered only by household plastic waste

Tags: Australia, Aviation, Europe, Middle East, piston engine aircraft, waste

6th March, 2013        

Nano collaboration could reduce fuel waste

Collaborative research could identify nanocrystal dispersion as a source of fuel saving.

Tags: innovation, nanocatalysts, North America, waste

12th November, 2012        

Clean Harbors seals the deal on Safety-Kleen

Waste management companies tie the knot after difficult engagement period.

Tags: Environment and Regulatory watch, marine, North America, waste

8th November, 2012        

Used oil exchange launched

An online market for trading in used oil has been launched in the US with global aspirations

Tags: Environment and Regulatory watch, Lubricants, N America, waste

9th October, 2012        

US lubes consumption set for slow growth

A new report states that North American lubes commercial lubes consumption will only grow marginally over the next five years.

Tags: Kline, Lubes news, North America, waste

11th September, 2012        

AVISTA takes on North as Prista enters re-refinng JV

German based recycled oil producer further increases its control of Dutch recycler while Prista enters Uzbeck re-refining JV.

Tags: base oil, Environment and Regulatory watch, Europe, waste

11th September, 2012        

Wildlife regs could change US drilling

Proposed state regulations to save wild birds could change drilling practices.

Tags: Environment and Regulatory watch, N America, waste

6th October, 2011        

Biodiesel boost for Zhengzhou

Zhengzhou is planning to boost the use of biodiesel over the next five years using local oil waste.

Tags: China, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards, waste

17th June, 2011        

Cuba turns to recycled oil for industry

Cuba is focusing on recycled oil as a means of fuelling industrial ovens.

Tags: Inovation and environment, S America, waste

5th January, 2011        

UK plastics to become diesel

A UK recycling company is set to generate millions of litres of diesel from waste plastic

Tags: Europe, Inovation and environment, waste

9th November, 2010        

Putin pledges Arctic clean-up

Russian Prime Minister Putin pledges a clean up of post-Soviet fuel and lubricants waste in the Arctic

Tags: Environment and Regulatory watch, Russia, waste

5th May, 2010        


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