Volume 5 Issue 26

SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

Adrian Brown is away. His column will reappear in the July 6 edition of Lube Report Asia.

EVs to Impact Lubricant Performance

Electric vehicles are on the rise, but internal combustion engines will continue to dominate vehicle populations for the foreseeable future, meaning lubricant suppliers need to expand product portfolios, industry insiders said at a conference this week.

ExxonMobil Expanding Again in Singapore

ExxonMobil announced Tuesday that it is planning a multi-billion dollar expansion at its Singapore refining complex, which will increase output of API Group II base stocks and clean fuels. This project would be in addition to the expansion currently underway at its existing Group II plant there.

Oronite Moves Ahead on China Plant

Chevron Oronite announced Tuesday its final investment decision to build a wholly-owned additive manufacturing plant in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, with commercial production anticipated to begin in 2021.

New Zealand Lube Suppliers Talk Rubbish

New Zealands biggest lubricant brands have joined forces to recover and recycle waste packaging.

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