Miscellaneous

The Growing Use of Group II Base Stocks

The Growing Use of Group II Base Stocks

Lube Report - August 18, 2004

Base stocks are crucial components of all finished lubricants. With the base stock percentage of a finished lubricant ra ...

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Advonex Aims for Biobased Lube Production

Lube Report - August 18, 2004

Biochemical company Advonex International anticipates bringing its biobased feedstock to commercial scale by 2019 after ...

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New Cars, Old Cars Increase in U.S.

Lube Report - August 11, 2004

Of almost 253 million passenger cars on the road in the United States, the average vehicle age is 11.4 years, an IHS Aut ...

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CP Chem to Boost NAO Capacity

Lube Report - August 11, 2004

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP plans to expand normal alpha olefin production capacity at its Cedar Bayou plant in Bay ...

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BASF to Build PAG Lubes Plant

Lube Report - July 14, 2004

BASF will construct a new polyalkylene glycol-based lubricants manufacturing facility in Ludwigshafen, Germany and start ...

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Biolubes Could Grow if Costs Come Down

Lube Report - September 3, 2003

Reducing production costs is the major driver for biolubes market growth, with legislation that mandates biolube usage a ...

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Engine Oils Join Feds Biolubes List

Lube Report - February 20, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agricultures BioPreferred program finalized its 10th round of procurement regulations, which spec ...