Volume 3 Issue 15

Gulf Oil Auto Lube Now Compliant

Quality assurance organization Verification of Lubricant Specifications announced this week that it upheld a complaint of false 2018 performance claims for Gulf Formula CX 5W-30 engine oil – claims that the lubricant marketer had removed by the time it was contacted by VLS.

UEIL Opposes Tax Proposal

The European Commission is once again considering a proposal to bring lubricants into its Excise Movement and Control System, and the Union of the European Lubricants Industry is once again working to block the bid.

Poland Lube Demand Fell in 2019

Poland consumed more than 226,000 metric tons of lubricants in 2019, down 3.5 percent from the year before, and the slight decrease is attributed to weakening of the automotive industry and other sectors such as the metallurgy and mining, according to a Polish trade organization’s report.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

India Asked to Ship Castor Chemicals

Malaysian Palm Industry Wants to Reopen

API Invokes Provisional Licensing

Briefly Noted

Vicenza, Italy-based Athena will distribute bicycle and motorcycle lubricants, among other products, for ResolvBike after the two companies reached an agreement.