Volume 2 Issue 41

Greif Opens IBC Plant in Russia

Greif, an American manufacturer of industrial packaging, expanded its operations in Russia with a second intermediate bu...

Oleic Acid Production Planned in Italy

NextChem announced yesterday it was contracted by Sogis Chemical Co. to build a plant that will make oleic acid from res...

Kenya Urged to Cut Import Duties

Ola Energy urged the Kenyan government last week to lower its import duties on base oils and lubricant additives to allo...

Briefly Noted

CepsaandExxonMobilrenewed an agreement for Cepsa to manufacture and distribute Mobil-brand lubricants in Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar.Quaker Houghton closed its previously announced acquisition of the operation divisions of Coventry, United Kingdom-based Norman Hay, whose Surface Technology division provides dry-film lubricant coatings that provide friction control.