France

France’s Lube Demand Slows

France’s Lube Demand Slows

Lube Report EMEA - September 14, 2021

Although lubricant demand slowed in France in June – declining from the same month in 2020 for the first year-on-year ...

Condat Partners for Sustainable Tunnels

Condat Partners for Sustainable Tunnels

Lube Report EMEA - September 14, 2021

French lubricant marketer Condat has entered a technology partnership with construction chemicals supplier Chryso to dev ...

France Lube Sales Jumped in May

France Lube Sales Jumped in May

Lube Report EMEA - August 10, 2021

France’s lubricant consumption grew 20% in May, compared to the same month last year, reflecting continued recovery fr ...

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Rouen Fire Puts Focus on Industrial Sites

Lube Report EMEA - July 6, 2021

France’s Ministry of Ecology last week implemented a system giving increased regulatory scrutiny to industrial sites t ...

France’s Lube Sales Ascend in April

France’s Lube Sales Ascend in April

Lube Report EMEA - June 29, 2021

Lubricant consumption in France jumped 61% in April, compared to the same month in 2020, likely reflecting a rebound fro ...

French Lube Sales Fell in February

French Lube Sales Fell in February

Lube Report EMEA - May 18, 2021

France’s lubricant consumption decreased by 3% in February compared to the same month in 2020, the second consecutive ...

Total Pulls Plug on Gonfreville

Total Pulls Plug on Gonfreville

Lube Report EMEA - April 13, 2021

Total has decided to permanently close a base oil plant at its refinery in Gonfreville, France, as part of a project to ...

Slow Start for France’s Lube Sales

Slow Start for France’s Lube Sales

Lube Report EMEA - April 6, 2021

France’s lubricant consumption fell by more than 10% in in January, compared to the same month in 2020, ending a strea ...

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After Fire, Rouen Adopts Alert System

Lube Report EMEA - March 23, 2021

A year and a half after a fire at a local lubricant additive factory, the northern France city of Rouen has adopted a sy ...

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France Demand Recovered in 2020

Lube Report EMEA - March 16, 2021

Lubricant sales in France in 2020 were virtually unchanged from the previous year, according to new data from an industr ...

France Data Again Suggests Rebound

France Data Again Suggests Rebound

Lube Report EMEA - January 19, 2021

Lubricant sales in France were 2% lower in November than in the same month of 2019, according to data released recently ...

French Market Continues Recovery

French Market Continues Recovery

Lube Report EMEA - December 15, 2020

Lubricant sales in France totaled 47,979 metric tons in October, according to data released today by the Professional Lu ...

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France Lube Demand Rose in September

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Lubricant demand in France jumped to 46,040 metric tons in September, exceeding consumption in the same month of 2019 as ...

Capacity Rising for Infineum Detergents

Capacity Rising for Infineum Detergents

Lube Report EMEA - November 3, 2020

A lubricant additive factory that ExxonMobil operates on behalf of Infineum is wrapping up an expansion of a facility th ...

Condat Acquires Italian Firm

Condat Acquires Italian Firm

Lube Report EMEA - October 6, 2020

French lubricant company Condat SA last week finalized the acquisition of Kemno, a specialist lubricant and coolant comp ...

Total Acquires Lubrilog

Total Acquires Lubrilog

Lube Report EMEA - September 29, 2020

French energy major Total announced last week that it had acquired Lubrilog SAS, thereby strengthening Total’s presenc ...

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France Market Makes Strong Rebound

Lube Report EMEA - September 22, 2020

Lubricant demand in France rebounded after bottoming out in April and in June actually ran ahead of sales from the same ...