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New EPA Risk Regs Add Red Tape
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New EPA Risk Regs Add Red Tape

Lube Report Americas - September 14, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed changes to its Risk Management Program that put more emphasis on c ...

China’s Carbon Ambitions May Boost mPAOs

China’s Carbon Ambitions May Boost mPAOs

Lube Report Asia - September 9, 2022

China aims to reach carbon neutrality by 2060, which will likely offer opportunities for metallocene polyalphaolefin as ...

California to Phase Out New ICE Vehicle Sales

California to Phase Out New ICE Vehicle Sales

Lube Report Americas - September 7, 2022

The California Air Resources Board last month approved a rule that establishes a roadmap to end the sale of new internal ...

A New International Vegan Certification

A New International Vegan Certification

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2022

Find out how a new international vegan certification might affect food-grade lubricants.

Metalworking Lubricants Co. Pays Fine

Metalworking Lubricants Co. Pays Fine

Lube Report Americas - August 10, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and an Indiana state government agency have reached a settlement with Metalwork ...

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Australia Bill Puts Emissions Targets into Law

Lube Report Asia - August 5, 2022

Australia’s new government administration introduced a bill last week that would for the first time enshrine into law ...

Pump Up the Policy

Pump Up the Policy

Lubes'n'Greases - August 1, 2022

Lawmakers, regulators and standards agencies around the world are driving the transition to a low-carbon economy through ...

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Chevron Lanka Criticizes Government

Lube Report Asia - May 27, 2022

The CEO of Chevron Lubricants Lanka recently criticized the government’s management of the lube industry, questioning ...

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Teflon Recycler Copes with PFAS Spill

Lube Report Americas - May 11, 2022

A Kentucky town is still dealing with the fallout over a spill of “forever chemicals” three years after it was first ...

The Science Behind New Lubricant Testing

The Science Behind New Lubricant Testing

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

New engine oil performance categories mean renewed attention to the testing protocols that accompany them. Discover how ...

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Report: EV Uptake Will Depend on Policies

Lube Report Americas - April 6, 2022

The global share of electric vehicles in new vehicle sales could increase to 25%-30% in 2030 and as high as 90% in 2050 ...

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EPA Penalizes Blender Over Pollution Reports

Lube Report Americas - March 23, 2022

Lubricant producer Champion Brands LLC was slapped with a $130,243 fee by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...

Vietnam Weighs Tax Cut for Lubes

Vietnam Weighs Tax Cut for Lubes

Lube Report Asia - March 18, 2022

Vietnam plans to reduce its environmental protection tax for greases, lubricants and other oil products, effective April ...

U.S. to Tighten Heavy-duty Emissions

U.S. to Tighten Heavy-duty Emissions

Lube Report Americas - March 9, 2022

The United States Environmental Protection Agency unveiled on Monday proposals to implement more stringent nitrous oxide ...

Bridging to Category II Cylinder Oils

Bridging to Category II Cylinder Oils

Lube Report EMEA - February 15, 2022

Maritime emissions regulations introduced in 2020 caused ship operators to transition to cylinder oils with lower base n ...

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Tianhe, Wei Penalized for IPO

Lube Report Asia - January 28, 2022

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission sanctioned Tianhe Chemicals Group Ltd. and its executive director this w ...

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Malaysia Updates Biodiesel Timeline

Lube Report Asia - January 14, 2022

Malaysia aims to fully switch to B20 diesel by the end of this year, according to a Reuters report, completing a transit ...