Miscellaneous

Shell Acquires Panolin’s Biolubes Business

Shell Acquires Panolin’s Biolubes Business

Lube Report EMEA - November 8, 2022

Shell agreed to acquire the environmentally considerate lubricants business of Switzerland-headquartered independent lub ...

Oil Majors Invest in Battery Cooling

Oil Majors Invest in Battery Cooling

Lube Report EMEA - November 1, 2022

Shell and TotalEnergies have both announced partnerships to develop electric vehicle battery immersion cooling fluids, s ...

Specialty Lube Sales Up for Moresco

Specialty Lube Sales Up for Moresco

Lube Report Asia - October 14, 2022

Moresco Corp. reported an 11% increase in sales revenue for its specialty lubricants segment and a 4% decline in sales f ...

Developing Ultrafast Battery Charging

Developing Ultrafast Battery Charging

Lube Report EMEA - October 4, 2022

Castrol and electric vehicle propulsion specialist Sprint Power will jointly develop ultra-fast battery packs cooled by ...

Moresco’s Specialty Lube Sales Increase

Moresco’s Specialty Lube Sales Increase

Lube Report Asia - July 22, 2022

Japanese specialty lubricant producer Moresco Corp. reported improved sales for its specialty lubricants for its first f ...

API Drafts Sustainable Practice for Lubes

API Drafts Sustainable Practice for Lubes

Lube Report Americas - July 20, 2022

A special committee of the American Petroleum Institute is drafting a recommended practice for calculating the environme ...

Repsol Boosts Startup Nuspec

Repsol Boosts Startup Nuspec

Lube Report EMEA - July 19, 2022

Nuspec Oil, a United Kingdom-based company developing biobased base oils and advancing commercialization of novel rapese ...

Thailand Develops Palm Transformer Oil

Thailand Develops Palm Transformer Oil

Lube Report Asia - July 15, 2022

Thailand’s National Energy Technology Center is heading a consortium working to develop biobased transformer oils form ...

Perstorp Boosts 2-EHA Production

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 ...

Fuchs Buys Stake in Battery Electrolyte Startup

Fuchs Buys Stake in Battery Electrolyte Startup

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 20, 2022

German independent lubricant maker Fuchs Petrolub bought a 28% stake in E-Lyte Innovations GmbH, a start-up that develop ...

Cosmo Product Gains Biomass Mark

Cosmo Product Gains Biomass Mark

Lube Report Asia - June 10, 2022

Cosmo Energy Holdings Co. announced recently that its Carboneut-brand 10W-30 diesel engine oil became the first engine o ...

Bio-based and Sustainable: When They’re Synonyms and When They’re Not

Bio-based and Sustainable: When They’re Synonyms and When They’re Not

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

Bio-based and sustainable lubricants are not always one and the same. What are the nuanced differences between them?

Synthetic Base Stocks Blow in the Winds of Change

Synthetic Base Stocks Blow in the Winds of Change

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

What makes metallocene polyalphaolefins particularly well suited for use in wind turbine lubricants?

GM and Honda to Develop Affordable Electric Vehicles

GM and Honda to Develop Affordable Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles InSite - April 14, 2022

GM and Honda will develop affordable electric vehicles that will cost around $30,000, placing them well below Tesla’s ...

Additive

Report: EV Uptake Will Depend on Policies

Lube Report Americas - April 6, 2022

The global share of electric vehicles in new vehicle sales could increase to 25%-30% in 2030 and as high as 90% in 2050 ...

Is Hydrogen the Transport Wildcard of the Future?

Is Hydrogen the Transport Wildcard of the Future?

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles Amidst the hubbub surrounding battery electric vehicles, there is a small yet growing ...