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The 15th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference 15-17 October 2018, Dubai
Over the years, the ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference has established itself as THE annual industry meeting point in the Middle East, and this year is no different. Stakeholders are asking questions around bringing about change and transformation within the region, the evolution of Group II, cross border trade and the logistics of base oils trading and shipping within the Gulf. The topical agenda means that this 15th annual meeting remains one of the most important dates in the global industry’s diary.
This year, the conference will focus on “Supporting market transformation and commercial development in the Middle East, on a global platform”, and will offer perspectives General Motors, APSCO, ICIS and many more. Download the brochure to view the latest information.
Thought-leading topics include: The evolution of Group II within the Gulf, Middle East base oil market, a trader’s perspective, Establishing a harmonised, lubricants quality standard within the Middle East and Disruptive transport technology in the UAE and many more…
Expert speakers include: General Motors, Alhamrani Fuchs Petroleum Saudi Arabia ltd., Chevron Oronite, ICIS and many more…
There are still places available! Register on www.icisevents.com/middleeastbaseoils with code MEBO18ONLU.Read more
API welcomes Debra Phillips as vice president of API’s global industry services division
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is pleased to announce the appointment of Debra Phillips as API Vice President of Global Industry Services (GIS).Read more
Vickers Oils appoints new Business Development Manager and Marketing Communications Manager
Vickers Oils are pleased to welcome Ian Bower, Business Development Manager and Esther Murray, Marketing Communications Manager to the family as part of their strategic expansion plans to develop new markets.Read more
Oil Spill Response Ltd announces enhanced air freight capability for capping stacks
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) has reached another important milestone in the development of its subsea capping and containment response capabilities – successfully completing an air transport test flight of a fully assembled subsea capping stack for the first time.Read more
ExxonMobil to reveal latest research and product technology at WindEnergy Hamburg
At this year’s WindEnergy Hamburg, ExxonMobil discussed the results of its investigation into the causes of white etching cracking (WEC), in collaboration with leading bearing manufacturer Schaeffler Technologies.Read more
The use of Group III in Heavy Duty Diesel Engine oils in Europe
When EURO VI emissions legislation was introduced in 2013 (and then mandatory in 2014) it saw an 80% reduction in NOx emissions from 2.0 g/kWh to 0.4g/ kWh and a halving of the particulate matter from 0.02 g/kWh to 0.01g/Kwh (figures 1 and 2) compared to EURO V. Overall since the introduction of EURO 0 in 1990 this is a reduction of over 99% in particulate matter and a 97% reduction in NOx.Read more
Bosch Rexroth – Fluid Rating: Validated hydraulic fluids increase the service life of the hydraulic system
Over the past few years, the efficiency of hydraulic systems has again risen considerably. This also increases the demands that are made on the hydraulic fluids that are used, since they can have a crucial effect on the wear properties of hydraulic components. Relevant standards only define the minimum requirements of hydraulic fluids. They do not reflect further technical developments…Read more
TBN, What’s in It for Me?
Modern motor oils are high-tech products required
to meet stringent specifcations regarding their physicochemical properties and actual performance…
ReMade in Italy
Viscolube is the Italian market leader and one of the main European operators in the regeneration of waste oils. Viscolube also operates in two other different businesses: the collection of industrial hazardous waste (Viscoambiente) and the industrial waste solvent recovery and valorization (Bitolea)…