Sydney Moore

sydney@lubesngreases.com

Managing Editor, Lubes’n’Greases magazine - Sydney Moore joined the LNG editorial team in July of 2019 as assistant editor for Lubes’n’Greases and was promoted to managing editor in March of 2021. She began her professional career in 2015 as a part-time editing and technical writing intern at the University of Idaho’s Idaho Falls Center. Upon earning a Bachelor’s degree in English from Idaho State University in May of 2018, her internship with UI turned into a full-time technical writing and editing position. After a total of four years with UI, she accepted her current position at LNG.

Recent Articles

Rekindling the Flame

Rekindling the Flame

U.S. Base Oil Production Continues on the Path to Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on United States base …

When Disaster Strikes

When Disaster Strikes

From the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic to frequentsevere weather, the past few years have presented noshortage of …

Lubrication with a Bang

Lubrication with a Bang

Like many people, I took up a slew of new hobbies during the height of the coronavirus pandemic to fill my extra time. …

Supply Chain Meets Quality

Supply Chain Meets Quality

The lubricant supply chain is both long and complex, and no group is more aware of that than lubricant distributors. Be …

Solving Subpar Surface Finish

Solving Subpar Surface Finish

Editor’s Note: The terms metalworking fluid and metal removal fluid are used synonymously throughout this story. &nbs …

Two Is Better Than One

Two Is Better Than One

In the world of business, change is both fast and inevitable, and no group is more aware of that than the lubricants in …

Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

The COVID-19 pandemic—and other factors, like severe weather—forced temporary shutdowns in a variety of industries. …

Sustainability Bridges the Gap

Sustainability Bridges the Gap

After a tumultuous year in 2020, lubricant industry players may be wondering whether sustainability is still a priority …

The Proof Is in the Earnings

The Proof Is in the Earnings

The pandemic affected different companies in the lubricants industry differently. Which ones emerged triumphant, and&nb …

United States Base Oils Bounce Back?

United States Base Oils Bounce Back?

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the United States base oil market during 2020. It was, as industry veteran Steph …

Is Latin America Down for the Count?

Is Latin America Down for the Count?

Last year, governments around the globe scrambled to dodge the economic effects of stay-at-home orders, increased unemp …

U.S. Base Oil Output Off 9% in 2020

U.S. Base Oil Output Off 9% in 2020

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the United States’ base oil market during 2020. For the en …

No Base Oil Plant Is an Island

No Base Oil Plant Is an Island

There are approximately 120 large fuels refineries worldwide that produce base oils as part of their overall product sl …

Pandemic Erects Transportation Obstacles

Pandemic Erects Transportation Obstacles

The COVID-19 pandemic has birthed various challenges within the North American transportation sector, many of which affe …

Mexican Standard Modernizes Requirements

Mexican Standard Modernizes Requirements

Mexico’s new engine oils standard launched in mid-June introduced test methods and technical requirements to help ensu …

When Will EVs Freeze Out ICEs?

When Will EVs Freeze Out ICEs?

Electrification of the global vehicle parc is coming, but will it swoop in like a blizzard or creep in at a glacial pac …

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

PAOs, Past and Present

Polyalphaolefins will be in the spotlight at the next National Inventors Hall of Fame inducti …

Making a Clean Transition

Making a Clean Transition

Today’s lube manufacturers blend hundreds of different products on the same equipment, necessitating periodic flushing …