Volume 6 Issue 51

SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

Editors Note: This will be the final SSY Base Oil Shipping Report to appear in Lube Report, where it has run for 11 years. See article for more information.It has been a quiet week out of the U.S., with most December requirements having already been covered. Europe is rather slow, while in Asia there are long lists of December cargoes but no available space.-by Adrian Brown

ExxonMobil Mulls Lube Plant in India

The worlds second-largest lubricant supplier is considering building a blending plant in the worlds third-largest market, according to an executive in the industry.

Banerjee: Growth, Technical Challenges Ahead

Balmer Lawrie & Co.s Sreejit Banerjee sees opportunity for volume growth for Indias lubricant suppliers but challenges, too, due to regulations and rising performance demands.

Wind Turbine Growth Continues in China

China is a key driver of increasing installed wind turbine capacity, which is expected to help boost demand for wind energy lubricants, an industry insider said at a conference in Singapore last month.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Briefly Noted

Pertamina Lubricants began construction of its lubricants technology center in Jakarta, Indonesia.