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Base Oil Report: Trends
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Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2022

Which biobased base stocks are popular right now, and which ones might step in as viable alternatives in the future?

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U.S. to Seize Sime Darby Palm Products

Lube Report Americas - February 9, 2022

The United States Customs and Border Patrol agency has directed the nation’s ports to seize shipments of palm oil and ...

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2022

The lubricants industry is constantly looking for sustainable replacements for traditional mineral oils. How does soybea ...

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Indonesia JV to Supply Palm Catalysts

Lube Report Asia - January 29, 2021

PT Pertamina Lubricants and two other Indonesian companies have formed a joint venture aimed at developing catalysts tha ...

The Green Trend Chips into Metalworking Fluids

The Green Trend Chips into Metalworking Fluids

Lubes'n'Greases - July 2, 2020

There's no regulatory requirement for MWFs that meet Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant standards, but formulating gre ...

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Malaysian Palm Industry Wants to Reopen

Lube Report Asia - April 10, 2020

Two industry associations urged the Malaysian state of Sabah this week to allow oil palm plantations and mills to reopen ...

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Biobased Grows, as do Hurdles

Lubes'n'Greases - May 17, 2014

Researchers continue to bolster the durability and performance of seed oil based lubricants. Now if they can just get cu ...