Volume 6 Issue 30
Chevron said Sunday that it began making 4 centiStoke API Group III base stocks this month at its refinery in Richmond, California – a facility that has made 6 cSt Group III oils since 2019.
A new ASTM international standard provides explanations of microbial contamination and biodeterioration and suggests methods to detect and control such conditions in turbine oils and turbine oil systems.
The Special Report on Electric Vehicles examines the greasing and heat management needs of this new category of automobiles plus some lessons gleaned from an electrified racing circuit.
Increased selling prices helped lead to increased operating profit for Afton Chemical’s petroleum additives business for the quarter ending June 30, despite a decline in sales, while WD-40’s net income and net sales jumped for the quarter ending May 31.