Spain

Sigaus Reduces Fee to Members
A truck driver oversees collection of used oil at a site in Navarra, in northern Spain. Photo courtesy of Sigaus

Sigaus Reduces Fee to Members

Lube Report EMEA - October 23, 2023

Sigaus, a non-profit organization that manages Spain’s recycling of used lubricants, last month decided to reduce the ...

Spain Maintains Waste Lube Recycling Rate

Spain Maintains Waste Lube Recycling Rate

Lube Report EMEA - May 16, 2023

Spain in 2022 once again rerefined more than three-quarters of its collected used oil back into base stocks, according t ...

Spain Demand Declined in 2022

Spain Demand Declined in 2022

Lube Report EMEA - March 28, 2023

Spain’s lubricant demand decreased 2% in 2022, remaining short of the country’s pre-pandemic level of consumption, t ...

Used Oil Collection Flat in Spain

Used Oil Collection Flat in Spain

Lube Report EMEA - February 21, 2023

The collection of used oil in Spain was flat in the first nine months of this year, virtually unchanged from the same pe ...

Repsol Boosts Startup Nuspec

Repsol Boosts Startup Nuspec

Lube Report EMEA - July 19, 2022

Nuspec Oil, a United Kingdom-based company developing biobased base oils and advancing commercialization of novel rapese ...

Packaging Recycled on Spanish Islands

Packaging Recycled on Spanish Islands

Lube Report EMEA - May 24, 2022

The Spanish Association of Lubricants and Sigaus, a non-profit waste oil collector, have formed a joint venture to manag ...

Spain’s Lube Demand Up in 2021

Spain’s Lube Demand Up in 2021

Lube Report EMEA - March 1, 2022

Spain’s lubricant demand increased 11% in 2021, compared to the same month in 2020, though it fell 3% shy of the count ...

Grant Supports SKF Processing Plant

Grant Supports SKF Processing Plant

Lube Report EMEA - February 1, 2022

The European Commission awarded Swedish company SKF a €1.6 million grant to install and operate a stand-alone processi ...

Spain Sales Slid in Third Quarter

Spain Sales Slid in Third Quarter

Lube Report EMEA - November 30, 2021

Lubricant demand in Spain slipped 12% in the third quarter, compared to the same period in 2020, and was also down 14% c ...

Spain’s Demand Nears Pre-pandemic Levels

Spain’s Demand Nears Pre-pandemic Levels

Lube Report EMEA - July 13, 2021

Lubricant demand in Spain this year through May was up 33% from the same period in 2020 – during which pandemic restri ...

In Spain Demand Fell, Waste Program Spread

In Spain Demand Fell, Waste Program Spread

Lube Report EMEA - May 11, 2021

Spain’s lubricant consumption dropped 13% to 397,074 metric tons in 2020, according to Sigaus, a non-profit entity tha ...

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Joint Ventures Fuel Repsol’s Growth

Lube Report EMEA - March 30, 2021

Repsol said recently that a joint venture strategy has helped its lubricant business grow by 40% over the past five year ...

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Pandemic Dented Demand in Spain

Lube Report EMEA - February 16, 2021

Lubricant demand in Spain fell 12.7% in 2020 due to impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, based on data compiled by the Sp ...

Europe Motorcycle Oil Demand to Stay Flat

Europe Motorcycle Oil Demand to Stay Flat

Lube Report EMEA - October 13, 2020

The global motorcycle oils market is projected to grow by a compound annual rate of 1.5% to 2% during the next four year ...

European Energy Use Expected to Fall

European Energy Use Expected to Fall

Lube Report EMEA - September 15, 2020

The European Union’s energy demand is forecast to decline by as much as 30% by 2050, depending on how quickly policy m ...

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Spain’s Market Shrank in First Half

Lube Report EMEA - September 8, 2020

Lubricant demand in Spain fell 21% during the first six months of 2020, compared to the same period of 2019, according t ...

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Spanish Market Shrank Before Pandemic

Lube Report EMEA - August 31, 2020

Spain’s lubricants consumption began fading last fall and then declined sharply earlier this year due to the impacts o ...