Volume 1 Issue 32

SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

It may be summer, but a tiny improvement in demand was registered in the markets in the United States and Asia, and even the European domestic market last week.-by Adrian Brown

Fuchs Buys Glass Container Lubes Maker

Mannheim, Germany-based Fuchs Petrolub SE acquired Belgian glass container lubricants manufacturer VDV Lubricants to expand its product offering in the sector.

Diesel Car Sales Drop in EU

Half of the European Unions passenger cars use gasoline driven engines, 45 percent use diesel, and almost 5 percent use alternative power such as electricity, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Associations latest pocket guide.

Total Confirms Bid for Petrolube Plant

French giant Total is seeking regulatory approval to acquire a blending plant from Tanzanian lubricant manufacturer Petrolube.

Profits Rise for Fuchs, Fall at BP

Independent lubricants blender Fuchs Petrolub SE increased profits and sales, and BPs lubricants business reported a decline in profit for the second quarter, compared to 2017s second quarter.

Publishers Note: Lubricants Industry Factbook

Editors at Lube Reports sister publication, LubesnGreases magazine, have just capped off a decade of producing our yearly Lubricants Industry Factbook. The 10th edition of this valuable guide is packed with eye-opening information about lubricant industry trends, statistics and standards.

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