Volume 3 Issue 9

Lubrizol Vows to Fight Charges

Lubrizol will vigorously defend itself against charges of lax safety standards and pollution filed by French prosecutors last week, a company spokesperson told Lube Report Monday afternoon.

Grease Plant Opens in Greece

Lubricants and Petroleum Corp. recently opened a grease plant at its blending facility in Aspropyrgos, Greece, part of an effort to cement its position as one of the largest lube suppliers in Southeastern Europe.

Motor Oil Hellas, Naftal Partner in Algeria

Greek petroleum refiner Motor Oil Hellas announced a €30 million investment to establish a joint venture blending plant in Algeria that will have capacity to produce 55,000 metric tons per year of lubricating oils and 5,000 t/y of greases.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Briefly Noted

Idemitsu and Enoc Group signed an agreement allowing Enoc to produce and distribute Idemitsu lubricants in the United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries.