Volume 5 Issue 36

Russian Market Remains Crucial to Fuchs

In case anyone interpreted June comments by Fuchs Petrolub SE as indication that it was drawing down its operations in Russia, the German company said last week that it is ramping up sales in the market, which it considers too important to leave.

Nynas Launches Rerefined Transformer Oil

Nynas AB announced last week that it has started to rerefine used electrical transformer oils at its base oil plant in Nynashamn, Sweden, using the recycled fluids to make new transformer oils marketed as having a small greenhouse gas footprint.

Analyzing Biofuels’ Impact on Marine Lubes

Biofuels are one key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping supply chain, and initial trials highlight the importance of testing to understand how the fuels impact wear and cylinder combustion condition that may require adjustments in cylinder lubricant oil usage, a speaker said at an online webinar last week.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Japan Lube Consumption Falls

Container Recycling Pilot Program Launched

U.S. Base Oil Production Down in June

Briefly Noted

India’s Maximus International Ltd.’s wholly owned subsidiary, Maximus Global FZE, entered into a three-year supply arrangement for 5 million liters of bulk white oils and base oils with Neo Lubritech FZ-LLC UAE, which has been a distributor and wholesaler for Maximus Global FZE in the Middle East and North African region.