Volume 9 Issue 36

China’s Carbon Ambitions May Boost mPAOs

China aims to reach carbon neutrality by 2060, which will likely offer opportunities for metallocene polyalphaolefin as a base stock in lubricants for wind energy turbines, electric vehicles and engine oils designed to reduce emissions, a speaker from a Hangzhou-based MPAO startup said at an industry conference in Suzhou.

Jalos Studies Lube Test Methods

Japan Lubricating Oil Society recently reported results of studies that it completed into the accuracy of test methods for friction, wear and load-bearing capacity of lubricants. The testing is part of the organization’s ongoing effort to improve lubricant quality.

PV Oil Lube’s Profits Rebound

PV Oil Lube JSC’s profit after tax jumped by more than 70% for the first six months of this year, likely benefiting from acceleration in Vietnam’s economic recovery that the World Bank attributed to rebounds in manufacturing and services.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Tractor Hydraulic Fluid Settlement Reached

Nynas Launches Rerefined Transformer Oil

Analyzing Biofuels’ Impact on Marine Lubes

Briefly Noted

Oily Lubricants Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. starting this month will distribute Hungary’s MOL Lubricants’ products to businesses in Malaysia, covering the transportation sector, branded and independent automotive service providers, the agricultural sector and industrial companies. Over time, the lubricants will be available throughout the country via a dedicated network of distributors.