Volume 3 Issue 30

Wind Energy Lube Demand Forecast to Stall

Global lubricant demand for wind energy is likely to hit a speed bump in the current economic climate but should rebound in subsequent years, an industry consultant said in a recent webinar.

Isla Refinery Talks Fail Again

Negotiations between Refineria di Korsou and Klesch Group collapsed last week, leaving the tiny island nation once again searching for an operator to take over its deteriorating fuels and base oil refinery.

ILMA Supports Infrastructure Investment

The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association joined a manufacturing coalition urging Congress to advance a long-term infrastructure bill to help keep products moving efficiently to customers.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Orlen-Lotos Merger Gets EU Sign-off

GP to Restructure in Face of Pandemic

Indonesia, Honda JV Tangle over Lube Tie-in

Briefly Noted

German lubricants manufacturer Tipp Oil expanded its lubricant sales in Ecuador, South America, and plans to establish several distribution locations in the country, with direct sales to end users by December.  Marine lubricant supplier Total Lubmarine opened a new laboratory in Chicago, Illinois. The lab’s services include standard analyses for engine oils, non-engine oils, drain oils, thermal oils, stern tube oils and environmentally acceptable lubricants.