Volume 3 Issue 49

Mandated Marine Lubes Differ Widely

Government requirements for environmentally acceptable lubricants are relatively simple, but performance properties of products available to the shipping industry can vary widely, according to speakers at a recent online event.

Middle East Oil Slammed by Pandemic

The end of the worst part of the COVID-19 pandemic may be in sight, but it could still be some time before the Middle East oil industry recovers from the damage done by the disease.

Russian State Plans Tiny Rerefinery

The government of a sparsely populated Russian district is promoting development of a tiny waste oil rerefinery as part of an effort to ensure that used lubricants are recycled.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Synthetics Gain as China Car Parc Evolves

Petrobras Proceeds with Sales, Group II Project

S&P Global, IHS Markit Merge

Briefly Noted

Finland-based Wartsila selected Shell as its test oil partner for engines during the factory testing process at its engine manufacturing facilities, which make engines used in marine and energy sector applications around the world. Shell also supplies other products that are part of Wartsila’s factory production process, including hydraulic and gear oils.