Volume 4 Issue 35
Huntsman Corp.’s Performance Products division will expand its manufacturing facility in Petfurdo, Hungary, to meet growing demand for polyurethane catalysts and specialty amines – including amines used in metalworking fluids – the company announced today. The multi-million U.S. dollar investment project is expected to be completed by mid-2023.
Gazpromneft-Lubricants reported larger automotive and industrial lubricant sales volumes for the first half of this year, driven by the positive market dynamic in the beginning of 2021 as the pandemic’s economic impacts abated and demand for lubricants rebounded.
Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources is collaborating with the Standards Organization of Nigeria to curb supply of substandard lubricants in the country. The agency made the point recently while unveiling a downstream remote monitoring system that it is requiring petroleum product retail outlets to adopt by the end of this year.