France

France Demand Rose in May

France Demand Rose in May

Lube Report EMEA - July 26, 2022

France’s lubricant consumption rose 9% to 45,368 tons in May, compared to the same month last year, according to data ...

France Lube Demand Slips

France Lube Demand Slips

Lube Report EMEA - June 28, 2022

Lubricant consumption in France decreased 8% to 44,086 metric tons in April, compared to the same month last year, accor ...

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Azelis Acquires India Distributors

Lube Report Asia - June 3, 2022

Specialty chemicals distributor and service provider Azelis reached agreements to buy two related distributors in India ...

Oqema Acquires French Distributor

Oqema Acquires French Distributor

Lube Report EMEA - April 26, 2022

German chemicals distributor Oqema acquired the Orosolv Group, a French distributor of lubricants and other products, to ...

Cyclevia Boosts France’s Used Oil Sector

Cyclevia Boosts France’s Used Oil Sector

Lube Report EMEA - April 19, 2022

A French association of lubricant suppliers this month announced the formation of Cyclevia, a nonprofit organization tas ...

France’s Lube Demand Declines

France’s Lube Demand Declines

Lube Report EMEA - April 19, 2022

France’s finished lubricant consumption declined to 42,319 metric tons in February, a 7% decline from the same month l ...

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Mixed Actions of Lube Suppliers in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - April 12, 2022

Seven weeks into Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the number of foreign businesses vowing to leave Russia or scal ...

France Lube Sales Up in 2021

France Lube Sales Up in 2021

Lube Report EMEA - March 15, 2022

Lubricant sales in France were up slightly for 2021 and in December, compared to the same periods in 2020, according to ...

France Lube Demand Rises

France Lube Demand Rises

Lube Report EMEA - January 18, 2022

Lubricant demand in France was up year over year in November 2021 for the first time since August and only the second ti ...

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Agency Ties Mood Disorders to Rouen Fire

Lube Report EMEA - January 11, 2022

Residents in proximity to Lubrizol’s lubricant additive plant in Rouen, France, experienced elevated incidence of mood ...

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SK Capital Buys Control of Seqens

Lube Report EMEA - January 4, 2022

Investment firm SK Capital has completed its purchase of a controlling stake in Seqens, a French producer of chemicals f ...

France Demand Down Again

France Demand Down Again

Lube Report EMEA - December 21, 2021

France consumed 46,886 metric tons of finished lubricants in October, once again running behind the same month of 2020, ...

France Sales Fell in September

France Sales Fell in September

Lube Report EMEA - November 23, 2021

France’s lubricant demand dropped more than 10% in September, compared to the same month in 2020, but was up sequentia ...

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Lehvoss Adds Western Europe Distributor

Lube Report EMEA - October 26, 2021

Lehvoss Group, a producer and distributor of raw materials for lubricant additives and base oils based in Hamburg, Germa ...

France August Lube Sales Rise

France August Lube Sales Rise

Lube Report EMEA - October 19, 2021

Lubricant demand in France showed a moderate year-over-year increase in August, but several lubricant segments posted th ...

Total: EVs Require New Lubes, Fluids

Total: EVs Require New Lubes, Fluids

Lube Report EMEA - October 12, 2021

Multipurpose fluids play a key role for electric vehicle motors as evolving technologies raise cooling and lubrication p ...

France Demand Slowed in July

France Demand Slowed in July

Lube Report EMEA - September 28, 2021

Although lubricant demand in France slowed year on year for the second consecutive month in July, the sales volume was t ...