Mark Townsend

MarkTownsend@lng.com

Recent Articles

Is Iran About to Emerge from the Shadows?

Is Iran About to Emerge from the Shadows?

Irans oil companies are optimistic that an agreement with the U.S. and its allies will ease sanctions and improve busine …

Saudi Arabia to End Driving Ban on Women

Saudi Arabia to End Driving Ban on Women

Last month Saudi Arabia lifted its longstanding ban on women drivers, fuelling speculation the landmark decision will tr …

Who Will Market Ruwais Base Oils?

Who Will Market Ruwais Base Oils?

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Finnish refiner Nestes role in the sales and marketing of API Group II & III base oils …

Middle East Flexes its Muscle

Middle East Flexes its Muscle

DUBAI, U.A.E. – Oil-producing countries of the Middle East will join China and other emerging markets as the main source …

Bahrain Fires Up Group III Plant

Bahrain Fires Up Group III Plant

The Persian Gulf is set to become a significant new source of API Group III base oils following the commissioning phase …

Africa Lubes Market Sparks Interest

Africa Lubes Market Sparks Interest

DUBAI – Africa has long been largely neglected by the lubricants industry, but it is beginning to attract more attention …