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Poland Demand Dipped in 2023
A worker repairs a loading machine in a copper mine owned by KGHM Polska Miedz in Lubin, Poland. © Dziurek / shutterstock.com

Poland Demand Dipped in 2023

April 16, 2024

Poland’s demand for lubricants dropped by 1% in 2023 as the country’s economy stagnated, reflecting a broader declin ...

Motul, Valvoline Top Poland Motor Oil Survey

Motul, Valvoline Top Poland Motor Oil Survey

June 27, 2023

Motul and Valvoline were the top-rated brands in Poland last year according to a survey conducted throughout the year by ...

Poland May Exempt Recyclers from Licensing

Poland May Exempt Recyclers from Licensing

June 20, 2023

As part of an effort to combat illicit trade and tax dodging, Poland’s government plans to begin requiring licenses fo ...

Poland Market Contracted in 2022

Poland Market Contracted in 2022

April 4, 2023

Poland’s lubricant market contracted 2% in 2022, impacted by a European energy crises amplified by the war in Ukraine ...

PKN Orlen Earmarks Funds for Group II, III

PKN Orlen Earmarks Funds for Group II, III

February 21, 2023

PKN Orlen S.A. announced a $312 million investment to complete construction of its API Group II and III base oil plant i ...

Lotos Lube Sales Rose, Base Oils Fell

Lotos Lube Sales Rose, Base Oils Fell

August 9, 2022

The former Lotos Oil sold 92,927 metric tons of finished lubricants last year, up from the 77,243 tons sold in 2020, by ...

Poland Demand Jumped 10% in 2021

Poland Demand Jumped 10% in 2021

April 26, 2022

After a pandemic-induced recession in 2020, lubricant demand in Poland rebounded last year as passenger cars returned to ...

Lotos Discloses Group II Capacity

Lotos Discloses Group II Capacity

January 4, 2022

Poland’s Lotos Group recently awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract for an upgrade and expansi ...

Orlen to Recycle Plastics into Polymers

Orlen to Recycle Plastics into Polymers

September 14, 2021

Polish oil major PKN Orlen and KBR, an engineering and technology company based in Houston, recently signed a letter of ...

Poland’s Lotos to Add Group II, III

Poland’s Lotos to Add Group II, III

August 3, 2021

Lotos Group will spend 1.4 billion Poland zloty on investment projects in 2021, one of which includes modernization of i ...

Polish Market Shrank 7% in 2020

Polish Market Shrank 7% in 2020

May 11, 2021

Poland consumed almost 220,000 metric tons of lubricants in 2020, down 7% from the year before due to the COVID-19 pande ...

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BP Sales Rebound in Poland

September 15, 2020

BP Polska, the British oil major’s subsidiary in Poland, said recently that its lubricant sales in the country have be ...

Poland Proposal Would Encourage Rerefining

Poland Proposal Would Encourage Rerefining

August 18, 2020

Poland’s government will introduce a waste oil management bill to encourage that used lubricants be recycled into base ...

Orlen-Lotos Merger Gets EU Sign-off

Orlen-Lotos Merger Gets EU Sign-off

July 21, 2020

The European Commission granted conditional approval last week for the merger of PKN Orlen and Lotos, Poland’s two mai ...