Volume 1 Issue 42
Adrian Brown is away. His column will reappear in the Oct. 23 edition of Lube Report EMEA.
Economic problems in Russia helped halt the rising penetration of synthetic engine oils in the country, an industry insider told a conference in Moscow last week.
Total unveiled its new lubricants blending plant in Kaluga, Russia, Monday, saying it will reduce reliance on imports and cut delivery times both domestically and in neighboring markets such as Belarus and Central Asian countries.
11 PLC, formerly known as Mobil Oil Nigeria, says it is expanding and modernizing its lubricant blending plant in Lagos after a Nigerian company acquired the Apapa lubricant plant and the Mobil fuels and lubricants businesses in the country from ExxonMobil in April 2017. 11 PLC declined to disclose the cost or scope of the project.