Volume 3 Issue 34

Total's Sales Jumped in 2019

Global lubricant sales by French energy giant Total S.A. jumped more than 20% in 2019, according to a report that the company published recently.

Russian Firm Expands Fatty Acids Plant

Russian specialty chemical producer Vyazemsky Plant for Synthetic Products expanded its capacity to manufacture fatty acid esters, a feedstock for a variety of applications including lubricants used in refrigeration.

Nigerian Official Urges More Exports

An official with Nigeria’s petroleum department exhorted the country’s lubricant blenders recently to increase the volume of products that they export to other markets, stating that they play a key role in the nations’ economy.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Vietnam Struggles to Enforce Lube Standard

SK Explores Sale of SK Lubricants

Aftermarket Motor Oil Sales Fall

Briefly Noted

Under a partnership announced Aug. 18, Dynamic Fuels will market and distribute Emirates National Oil Co.’s marine lubricants in Spain, specifically in the ports of Las Palmas, Gibraltar and Algeciras.