Volume 9 Issue 27

TotalEnergies Buys Rerefiner Tecoil

TotalEnergies announced this week that it purchased Finnish rerefiner Str Tecoil Oy, another move reflecting Big Oil’s growing interest in used lubricant recycling.

VLS Refers Silverhook Complaints

Industry watchdog Verification of Lubricant Standards reported recently that it has lodged complaints with United Kingdom and European Union authorities about an engine oil with what it described as inaccurate and improper performance claims.

Ola Blends for ExxonMobil in Morocco

ExxonMobil entered an agreement to have its lubricants toll blended in Morocco by Ola Energy, the latter company announced last month.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

India Market Still Growing

Lucas Close to Opening Grease Unit

China Shifts from Lithium Thickeners

Briefly Noted

Two British companies, Altilium and Enva, entered an alliance to collect and recycle electric vehicle batteries in the United Kingdom. Lithium is among the key materials that the pair will attempt to recover. Altilium promotes clean technology while Enva is a recycling specialist.