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Chevron Adds Second Group II Base Oil Hub in South America – YPF to provide in-region storage, logistics and technical support in Argentina
Chevron Products Company, a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., announced that it has signed a base oil distribution agreement with YPF S.A. (YPF), a vertically integrated Argentine energy company headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.Read more
New UKLA Member
UKLA is pleased to welcome Dasilad Ltd as its newest member.Read more
STLE Elects Paul Hetherington from Petro-Canada Lubricants as 2020-2021 President
STLE has announced that Paul Hetherington, CLS, manager, technical services, Canada, for Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc., will assume the role of 2020-2021 president for a one-year term.Read more
Nynas exits US sanctions
The US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) announced today that Nynas is no longer being blocked pursuant to the Venezuela Sanctions Regulations.Read more
Greases and Grease Thickener Systems
Dr. George S. Dodos of ELDON’S S.A. provides an overview of current lubricating grease technologies, exploring developments in formulation, and in additives used, to ensure modern greases meet current targets for efficiency and sustainability.Read more
In conversation with Peter Vickers
Read the extended interview with Peter Vickers, Chairman and outgoing Managing Director of Vickers Oils, who talks to Lube Magazine about his career in the family business and what the future holds for the company as he hands over the Managing Director role to his successor.Read more
Developments in marine lubricant specifications
Join Dr. Raj Shah, Mr. Jack Jiang and Mr. Anson Law as they make an in-depth exploration of the continuing developments in marine lubricants in order to meet new targets for reduced nitrogen and sulphur emissions, whilst still retaining the material properties such as the right viscosity, basicity and surfactancy necessary for the lubricant to function in marine applications.Read more
Corona versus Climate?
Sebastian Dörr of Lubtrading GmbH looks at the relationship between the situation with Coronavirus in relation to ongoing environmental concerns facing industry, asking if methodology to deal with one situation can be applied to the other, and posing the question of the role different age groups play in relation to both crises.Read more