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Waste Oil Collection Declines in Turkey
A view of the Tayras API Group II base oil rerefinery in Turkey. Photo courtesy Tayras

Waste Oil Collection Declines in Turkey

Lube Report EMEA - January 31, 2023

Of the waste automotive lubricants generated in Turkey in 2021, just 11% was collected for further use, according to a r ...

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Custom Content – Within the space of just three years, Valvoline Europe has significantly grown its industrial lubrica ...

BP Forecasts Huge Jump in Electric Vehicles

BP Forecasts Huge Jump in Electric Vehicles

Lube Report EMEA - January 31, 2023

The share of electric vehicles in the global vehicle parc could rise to 30-35% by 2035 and 80% by 2050 according to BP f ...

Liqui Moly Sales Up for 2022

Liqui Moly Sales Up for 2022

Lube Report EMEA - January 24, 2023

German lubricants and aftermarket additive manufacturer Liqui Moly reported that its sales revenue rose 10% in 2022 to ...

Turkish Lube Consumption Up 14% in 2021

Turkish Lube Consumption Up 14% in 2021

Lube Report EMEA - January 24, 2023

Lubricant consumption in Turkey increased 14% in 2021 as the country’s economy rebounded from early impacts of the COV ...

New Price Caps Planned for Russian Products

New Price Caps Planned for Russian Products

Lube Report EMEA - January 24, 2023

A coalition of the G-7 group of leading industrial nations, Australia and the European Union agreed Friday to introduce ...

Report: Occupiers Take Over Azmol, Agrinol

Report: Occupiers Take Over Azmol, Agrinol

Lube Report EMEA - January 17, 2023

Azmol and Agrinol, the largest lubricant producers in Ukraine, were taken over by forces aligned with Russia’s occupat ...

France Lube Consumption Fell in November

France Lube Consumption Fell in November

Lube Report EMEA - January 17, 2023

Lubricant consumption in France fell 9% to 41,317 tons in November, compared to the same month last year, Paris-based Pr ...

Jet Lubes Said to Contribute to Pollution

Jet Lubes Said to Contribute to Pollution

Lube Report EMEA - January 10, 2023

Researchers found synthetic aviation engine oils to be a significant source of fine particles polluting the air around a ...

Lubricant Demand in Germany Falls

Lubricant Demand in Germany Falls

Lube Report EMEA - January 10, 2023

Domestic lubricant demand in Germany during October declined 7% compared to the same month last year, to 52,234 metric t ...

Withdrawn Brands Still Popular in Russia

Withdrawn Brands Still Popular in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - January 3, 2023

Western oil companies may have pulled out of Russia, but they remain among the country’s most recognized motor oil bra ...

Castrol, Schaeffler to Make Wind Turbine Greases

Castrol, Schaeffler to Make Wind Turbine Greases

Lube Report EMEA - December 27, 2022

Castrol and German bearings and drive technologies supplier Schaeffler signed a global contract to develop and manufactu ...

Russian Base Oil Exports Said to Be Down

Russian Base Oil Exports Said to Be Down

Lube Report EMEA - December 27, 2022

Russian refiners are bracing for the impact of the European embargo for their petroleum products including base oils and ...

France Lube Demand Falls

France Lube Demand Falls

Lube Report EMEA - December 20, 2022

Lubricant consumption in France declined 8% to 43,869 metric tons in October, compared to the same month last year, Pari ...

Gazprom Group II and III Plant Nearly Complete

Gazprom Group II and III Plant Nearly Complete

Lube Report EMEA - December 20, 2022

Gazpromneft-Lubricants’ new 220,000 metric tons per year API Group II and III base oil plant is almost completed, with ...

Panolin Changes Name to Laemmle Chemicals

Panolin Changes Name to Laemmle Chemicals

Lube Report EMEA - December 20, 2022

Swiss lubricants company Panolin announced last week a name change to Laemmle Chemicals AG and that it will change its o ...

Dussur Buys Stake in Italmatch

Dussur Buys Stake in Italmatch

Lube Report EMEA - December 13, 2022

Saudi investment firm Dussur has agreed to buy a minority stake in Italmatch Chemicals, a growing Italy-based company th ...