Volume 7 Issue 15

Drones Attack Taneco Refinery

A Ukrainian drone last week struck the Taneco refinery in Nizhnekamsk, which has an API Group II and Group III base oil plant – the third attack on a Russian refinery producing base oils and lubricants.

Lukoil Builds Grease and Additives Plant

Lukoil broke ground recently on a grease, metalworking fluids and lubricant additives production facility in Volgograd.

Big Growth Seen for Immersion Cooling

Data center density and accompanying energy consumption continue to rapidly grow, highlighting needs for more efficient power consumption and thermal heat management, which is where data center immersion cooling – still in its formative stages – is playing a growing role, according to consultancy Kline & Co.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Japan Bans Motor Oil Exports to Russia

CNOOC to Add Blending Plant in Taizhou

U.S. Naphthenic Output Tanked in January

Briefly Noted

Germany’s Fuchs SE and Mercedes-Benz Global Customer Service & Parts signed a collaboration contract on March 28. The partnership will provide tailormade lubrication solutions for Mercedes-Benz customers.

As part of its growth commitment in India, the Middle East and Africa, Lubrizol announced that Nitin Mengi will join the company as vice president, Lubrizol Additives, IMEA and as chairman and managing director, Lubrizol India Pvt Ltd.