Volume 11 Issue 16

China Diesel Oil Spec Nears Adoption

China is close to approving D1, the nation’s first diesel engine oil performance specification, a speaker from China National Petroleum Corp. said at the Technology Innovation and Industry Development Forum held in Guangzhou on April 11

South Korea Base Oil Exports Flat

South Korea’s base oil export volume was flat in March, although the reported value of the exported base oil declined 11%, according to data released this week by a government agency.

ExxonMobil Enlists EMB for South China

ExxonMobil has reached an agreement for its base stocks to be distributed in South China by EMB, a joint venture that already performs similar functions for the energy giant in Australia and Malaysia.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Castrol, Safety-Kleen Team on Circularity

Chile Rerefinery Gains Approval

Poland Demand Dipped in 2023

Briefly Noted

Sales of four-wheel automobiles in Southeast Asia fell 14% to 239,225 in February, compared to 279,379 in the same month last year, the Asean Automobile Federation reported.