Corrosion Inhibitors

Perstorp Boosts 2-EHA Production
Perstorp’s production site in Stenungsund, Sweden. Photo courtesy of Perstorp

Perstorp Boosts 2-EHA Production

Lube Report EMEA - July 12, 2022

Perstorp Group announced on July 7 that it has increased production capacity of 2-ethylhexanoic acid at its plant in Ste ...


Indian Oil to Make Maleic Anhydride

Lube Report Asia - November 5, 2021

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. said this week that it will build a large maleic anhydride plant at its oil refinery in Panipat, I ...


Huntsman Boosts Amines Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - August 31, 2021

Huntsman Corp.’s Performance Products division will expand its manufacturing facility in Petfurdo, Hungary, to meet gr ...

U.S. Lube Additive Volumes Dipped

U.S. Lube Additive Volumes Dipped

Lube Report Americas - July 28, 2021

Lubricant additive sales volumes in the United States took a slight downturn in June, although volumes for the first hal ...


ECHA Starts 2021 HazMat Consultation

Lube Report EMEA - March 23, 2021

The European Chemicals Agency started public consultation March 9 on eight proposed substances proposed for designation ...


Swedish Surfactants Plant Expands

Lube Report EMEA - September 3, 2019

Nouryon announced Aug. 27 that it will double capacity at its surfactants plant in Stenungsund, Sweden, through a 12-mil ...


A Concrete Solution

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2019

As a construction boom spans the globe, use of post-tensioning systems for concrete is also soaring. The right grease ho ...

Aramco Agrees to Buy Control of Sabic

Aramco Agrees to Buy Control of Sabic

Lube Report EMEA - April 2, 2019

Saudi Aramco reached an agreement last week to buy a 70 percent stake in Sabic, one of the worlds largest chemical compa ...

Lanxess Expands Corrosion Inhibitor Capacity

Lanxess Expands Corrosion Inhibitor Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - March 5, 2019

Lanxess completed a 15 percent expansion to its global production capacity of corrosion inhibition additives, which are ...


DCHA and the Trade War

Lube Report Americas - August 29, 2018

An industry association said this month that U.S. tariffs on China were constraining availability of DCHA, a corrosion i ...


Serbian Fam Opens Chemicals Plant

Lube Report EMEA - July 3, 2018

Serbian lube marketer Fam recently opened a corrosion inhibitor and degreaser production unit. The government is now see ...


Verdezyne DDDA Plant Underway

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Verdezyne Inc. began constructing a commercial-scale, palm-based dodecanedioic acid manufacturing facility in Iskandar, ...


Ingevity Absorbs Georgia-Pacifics Pine Chemicals

Lube Report - August 30, 2017

Ingevity Corp. will acquire Georgia-Pacifics pine chemicals business – including tall oil fatty acids used in meta ...


Water Where?

Lubes'n'Greases - August 24, 2017

Water ingress is the enemy of greased components. Pinpointing the proper formulation can minimize the damage.


JV to Produce Tall Oil Fatty Acids

Lube Report - July 19, 2017

Orgkhim and Ilim set up a 50-50 joint venture to produce chemical products, including tall oil fatty acids and their der ...


Growth Forecast for Amines

Lube Report Asia - July 11, 2017

The global amines market will grow at a compound annual rate of more than 5 percent from 2017 to 2021, with China and In ...


Metalworkings Utility Knife

Lubes'n'Greases - March 17, 2017

The versatility of pine chemicals can allow formulators to clean out the toolbox in favor of a multipurpose additive.