Volume 3 Issue 50

Russian Survey Highlights Top Oils

Shell, Lukoil and ExxonMobil remained the most popular motor oil brands in Russia in 2020, as they were two years ago, according to a recent survey of Russian motorists.

French Market Continues Recovery

Lubricant sales in France totaled 47,979 metric tons in October, according to data released today by the Professional Lubricants Center, the second consecutive month that this year’s sales bettered the corresponding month of last year.

Oest Expands Raw Materials Storage

German lubricants producer Oest Group has installed tanks with capacity to store 480,000 liters of raw materials at its blending plant in Freudenstadt.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Richful Builds Additive Plant After IPO

Korean Base Oil Exports Up in October

Base Oil Prices Rode Rollercoaster in 2020

Briefly Noted

Russia’s Lukoil became the main supplier of lubricants for Man’s European plant in Nuremberg, Germany. All diesel engines for commercial vehicles assembled at the plant will be filled with Lukoil engine oils, which are manufactured at the company’s plant in Vienna, Austria.