D.S. Nag

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Greases Make MR Fluid Technology Stick

Greases Make MR Fluid Technology Stick

Magnetorheological fluids are being used in an increasing number of applications, but this relatively new technology sti …

Conserving Energy Through Greases

Conserving Energy Through Greases

Matching the proper grease formulations to the right applications in automotive engines and drivelines can help conserve …

High-performance Base Stocks Set to Gain Traction in India

High-performance Base Stocks Set to Gain Traction in India

India is a big country with a big thirst for base oils. This traditionally Group I market is continuing its shift toward …

India Copes with Coronavirus

India Copes with Coronavirus

Castrol India and Gulf Oil Lubricants India each temporarily closed its lubricant plants as the government tries to stop …

India Divesting BPCL Stake

India Divesting BPCL Stake

India’s government invited bids to buy its almost 53 percent stake in Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd., an oil and gas comp …

Hi-Tech Posts Quarterly Profit

Hi-Tech Posts Quarterly Profit

Hi-Tech Lubricants Ltd. rebounded with a profit in its second quarter, as higher other income, as well as lower expenses …

GP to Invest $14M for New Plant in India

GP to Invest $14M for New Plant in India

United Arab Emirates-based GP Global said it plans to invest Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion or U.S. $14 million) to build a …

Mixed Results for Companies in India

Mixed Results for Companies in India

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. and Maximus International Ltd. each reported increased profits, while GP Petroleums and C …

India Auto Sales Drop Amid Weak Demand

India Auto Sales Drop Amid Weak Demand

Domestic automobile sales in India declined nearly 14 percent year-on-year to 23.1 million units in 2019, according to d …

ExxonMobil Mulls Lube Plant in India

ExxonMobil Mulls Lube Plant in India

The worlds second-largest lubricant supplier is considering building a blending plant in the worlds third-largest market …

A Windier India as Turbine Capacity Ramps Up

A Windier India as Turbine Capacity Ramps Up

India has the worlds fourth-largest installed wind turbine capacity. This translates into a substantial market for compa …

Mumbai: Indias Top Base Oil Gateway

Mumbai: Indias Top Base Oil Gateway

Mumbai is the leading point of entry for base oil imports into India – one of the worlds largest importers of such produ …

India Consumes Growing Amounts of Group II, III

India Consumes Growing Amounts of Group II, III

The Indian market has undergone a large shift in recent years toward API Group II and III base stocks, and with the coun …

Barriers Impede EV Uptake in India

Barriers Impede EV Uptake in India

Amid worries over pollution and climate change, India is trying to speed the uptake of electric vehicles, but penetratio …

Quicker Rollout Possible for GF-6 in AMEA

Quicker Rollout Possible for GF-6 in AMEA

Compared to previous engine oil standards, Asia, Middle East and Africa regions may see a quicker rollout of ILSAC GF-6 …

Quicker Rollout Possible for GF-6 in AMEA

Quicker Rollout Possible for GF-6 in AMEA

Compared to previous engine oil standards, Asia, Middle East and Africa regions may see a quicker rollout of ILSAC GF-6 …

Outlook Robust for Transformer Oil in India

Outlook Robust for Transformer Oil in India

The outlook for transformer oil demand in India remains robust because of expected growth in the countrys power demand a …

Taking Advantage of Crude Price Volatility

Taking Advantage of Crude Price Volatility

A consultant told an industry conference that lubricant companies can benefit from crude oil price volatility if they ca …