Volume 2 Issue 25
Adrian Brown is away. His column will reappear in the June 25 edition of Lube Report EMEA.
Finnish refiner Neste announced the settlement of a previously undisclosed dispute with Bahrain Petroleum Co. and Nogaholding, its partners in a joint venture API Group III base oil project in Sitra, Bahrain.
Demand for engine oil used in natural gas engines is projected to grow over the next few years as governments push for cleaner fuel alternatives, according to a market report by consultancy firm Kline & Co.
Norway-based classification society DNV GL will update its shaft alignment design rules to differentiate between environmentally acceptable lubricants and mineral oils in stern tubes effective July 1, adding a viscosity influence parameter to existing lubrication rule criteria for the aft most propeller shaft bearings.