Volume 2 Issue 1
Adrian Brown is away. His column will reappear in the January 15 edition of Lube Report EMEA.
The European Unions revised Ecolabel standard for lubricants that took into effect in early November provides new criteria to include functionality instead of composition and establishes sub-groups for lube products, according to a European Commission official.
Uzbekistans national oil and gas company said it met with a Chinese construction firm last month to discuss adding a base oil plant to a large gas-to-liquids project that the country is developing.
In English, square is slang for old-fashioned and out of touch, but in Russia Gazpromneft-Lubricants says that square tanks are an innovative way to improve efficiency in base oil and lubricant storage.