Volume 4 Issue 16

Petronas Triples Lube Capacity in China

Petronas Lubricants International on April 7 opened its second lube blending unit in Weifang, Shandong Province, bringing its total annual capacity there to 150,000 metric tons.

Fire at Chongqing Plant Kills Three

Three people were killed after a fire broke out on the morning of April 6 at a Yate Lubricant Co. factory in the Bishan District of Chongqing, China.

Group I Outlook Positive in India

The global shift to API Group II and III will continue in coming years, but India is one market that will be slower to let go of Group I, an official told an industry conference in Mumbai earlier this month.

JAMA Proposes SAE 0W-8 Spec

Members of the Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association want to continue pioneering lower-viscosity oils by developing a specification for SAE 0W-8 engine oils by April 2019 for the countrys passenger vehicle market.

UKs Morris Lubricants Enters India

United Kingdom-based Morris Lubricants has expanded its operations in India by establishing a subsidiary in Mumbai and signing a local distribution partner.