Volume 1 Issue 12
Europe enjoyed a reasonably active week, and the United States is not a bad place for a ship to be seeking employment either. Asian markets, however, are still not fully functioning after the lunar holidays.-by Adrian Brown
In April, the United Kingdom Lubricants Association Metalworking Fluid Product Stewardship Group and the countrys Health and Safety Executive will launch the Good Practice Guidance for Managing Metalworking Fluids.
Russian Gazpromneft-Lubricants last year increased sales of its flagship G-Energy branded motor oil products by 12 percent to 46,000 tons. It also boosted sales in foreign countries by 5 percent to 96,000 tons, in line with a strategy to expand abroad.
Automobile factories are sprouting across East Africa - developing a new industry for the region. Lubricant industry insiders expect it to increase lubricant consumption and to speed adoption of higher quality engine oil, sources said, but they disagree on the amount of impact and pace of change.