Sustainability

Waste Oil Kills Sewage Plant
Lube dumped in Castlegar’s sewage system could have destroyed wildlife in the river that runs through the town and its livelihood. ©Alexandre Rosa / Shutterstock

Waste Oil Kills Sewage Plant

July 24, 2024

Operators shutdown a sewage plant in Castlegar, a town in British Columbia, Canada, after illegally dumped engine oil in ...

Cold Blending Is a Step Toward Sustainability

Cold Blending Is a Step Toward Sustainability

July 1, 2024

How can a novel blending process reduce the carbon footprint of lubricant manufacturing operations?

ATIEL and UEIL Form Joint Sustainability Committee 

ATIEL and UEIL Form Joint Sustainability Committee 

June 27, 2024

Two European lubricants associations, ATIEL and UEIL, have formed a sustainability committee to address the industryR ...

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STLE Forms Sustainability Committee

June 19, 2024

The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, one of the foremost lubricant technical associations in North Ame ...

EPA Ups Emissions Reporting for Oil and Gas Industry 

EPA Ups Emissions Reporting for Oil and Gas Industry 

May 9, 2024

US Oil and natural gas facilities must up the accuracy of emissions data of face fees.

Environmental Protection Laws Tighten Either Side of the Atlantic

Environmental Protection Laws Tighten Either Side of the Atlantic

April 30, 2024

The EU and the Biden Administration are working on new laws to curb emissions from industry.

Lube Industry Getting Immersed in Coolants

Lube Industry Getting Immersed in Coolants

April 1, 2024

What new opportunities could the quest for more energy-efficient data center cooling solutions offer to lubricants indus ...

Can Mining and Decarbonization Coexist?

Can Mining and Decarbonization Coexist?

April 1, 2024

Shell’s Elitza Terzova explains the role that lubrication can play in helping miners to decarbonize their operations a ...

Stormy Times in the Wind Power Business

Stormy Times in the Wind Power Business

April 1, 2024

Can the wind power business recover from last year’s roadblocks, and how will its struggles affect the lubricants indu ...

Turn the Lights Back On

Turn the Lights Back On

April 1, 2024

Apu Gosalia examines the repercussions of Earth Hour, a worldwide climate and environmental protection campaign.

EU’s CSDDD Implementation Stalls

EU’s CSDDD Implementation Stalls

March 15, 2024

MEPs signalled they would block a vote on the CSDDD, believing it would place too great a burden on SMEs.

Summer in Berlin

Summer in Berlin

March 5, 2024

The Earth has been getting progressively hotter since the pre-industrial era. Apu Gosalia explains what is being done to ...

Indonesia Disputes EU Fatty Acid Duties

Indonesia Disputes EU Fatty Acid Duties

February 13, 2024

Indonesia requested World Trade Organization dispute consultations with the European Union over its imposition of anti-d ...

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

February 10, 2024

Discover how extended producer responsibility in India might affect rerefining in the country, how the automotive indust ...

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

February 7, 2024

Discover how extended producer responsibility in India might affect rerefining in the country, how the automotive indust ...

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

February 6, 2024

Discover how extended producer responsibility in India might affect rerefining in the country, how the automotive indust ...

Standardizing Sustainability Efforts

Standardizing Sustainability Efforts

February 1, 2024

How was API TR 1533 developed, and how is it helping the industry in its sustainability endeavors?