France

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 ...

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Survey Studies Impacts of Rouen Fire

Lube Report EMEA - August 31, 2020

France’s public health agency is conducting a survey to assess health and quality of life impacts of a September 2019 ...

Total’s Sales Jumped in 2019

Total’s Sales Jumped in 2019

Lube Report EMEA - August 23, 2020

Global lubricant sales by French energy giant Total S.A. jumped more than 20% in 2019, according to a report that the co ...

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Shepherd Chemical Expands Additives Facility

Lube Report EMEA - January 22, 2019

Shepherd Chemical Co., a producer of metal-based lubricant additives, announced a multi-million dollar expansion that co ...

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Veolia, Total Team to Recycle Used Oil

Lube Report - December 13, 2006

Veolia Environnement and Total on Nov. 30 announced the creation of Osilub, a joint venture to develop a sustainable use ...