Sustainability

Shell Expands Indonesia Plant
A high-speed filling line at Shell Indonesia’s expanded Marunda lubricant blending plant. Photo courtesy of Shell Indonesia

Shell Expands Indonesia Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 11, 2022

Shell completed an expansion that more than doubles the size of its lubricant blending plant on Indonesia’s Java islan ...

COP27, Copying Chaos or Coping with Climate Change?

COP27, Copying Chaos or Coping with Climate Change?

Sustainability InSite - November 7, 2022

The 27th United Nations climate change conference, known as COP27, begins today. The 12-day summit brings together worl ...

Why Base Oils Matter for Greater Lubricant Sustainability

Why Base Oils Matter for Greater Lubricant Sustainability

Lubes'n'Greases - October 31, 2022

There are numerous ways that lubricant makers can improve their sustainability profiles. Base stock selection could be a ...

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World Met @ World Met: Atmospheric Methane at Record High

Sustainability Blogs - October 31, 2022

Concentrations of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide in the atmosphere are the highest they’ve been since syste ...

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SusDAYnability!

Sustainability Blogs - October 26, 2022

Sustainability Day helps raise awareness of sustainability and learn what can be done to promote a sustainable future.

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New Guidance for German Supply Chain Act

Sustainability Blogs - October 18, 2022

In August, Germany’s Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) issued guidance on the Supply ...

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Warm Wind Computing Climate: New Supercomputer Helps Study Climate Change

Sustainability Blogs - October 13, 2022

A new supercomputer to study climate change was unveiled in Germany in September to play a vital role in climate modelli ...

Mainstreaming Waste Oil Rerefining

Mainstreaming Waste Oil Rerefining

Sustainability InSite - October 10, 2022

Mainstreaming waste oil rerefining is almost a given, especially as legislators focus attention on the circular economy.

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European Energy Efficiency Extraordinaries!

Sustainability Blogs - October 6, 2022

The European Union has grappling with all-time high energy prices in 2022, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Decarbonizing Dark Data

Sustainability Blogs - October 3, 2022

Companies generate vast amounts of digital data. More than half of it is collected, processed, stored and never used aga ...

The Benefits of Double Separation Technology

The Benefits of Double Separation Technology

Lubes'n'Greases - October 3, 2022

Lubricant filtration has become more sophisticated. Now double separation technology has enabled the removal of contamin ...

Measuring Environmental Impact

Measuring Environmental Impact

Lubes'n'Greases - October 3, 2022

Companies around the globe are endeavoring to minimize their environmental impact, but there are still uncertainties abo ...

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Industry Launches Chemical Product Carbon Footprint Guideline

Sustainability Blogs - September 27, 2022

An industry group of 37 companies launched a chemical product carbon footprint guideline to help consumers calculate th ...

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Watchdog Wants Oil Extraction Advocate on Exxon Board

Sustainability Blogs - September 22, 2022

A self-appointed ethics watchdog wants an extraction advocate on the Exxon board and is using a new SEC rule to do it.

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Charter to Cover Climate Crisis Comprehensively!

Sustainability Blogs - September 21, 2022

A new media charter to cover the climate crisis more comprehensively may not stop climate change but will raise much-nee ...

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Three Fingers Up! The Fifth World Cleanup Day

Sustainability Blogs - September 16, 2022

September 17 is the annual World Cleanup Day, a day of global social action aimed at combating the world’s solid waste ...

Podcast: Is Everything Going to Be OK?

Podcast: Is Everything Going to Be OK?

Sustainability InSite - September 14, 2022

Special sustainability contributor Apu Gosalia talks about why corporate sustainability should focus on carbon.