The Lube portfolio, through its different channels, offers a European perspective on the global lubrication industry. The Lube portfolio distributes a compelling view of the lubricants industry over multiple platforms, including print, digital, web and events. Many of the issues facing the Lubricants industry have a global impact. The Lube portfolio aims to bring news, debate, stories and ideas and is the European commentator on the global phenomenon of lubrication.
Lube media works in conjunction with Lube magazine and the European Lubrication Industry Directory (ELID).
Lube industry already key to sustainability: Industry
25 May 2022Read more
Lubricants are key to reducing friction and heat, which corresponds to 30pc of all energy wasted, chemical distributor Multisol’s chief executive David Hopkinson has said.
Lubricant industry needs carbon measurement standard
25 May 2022Read more
An industry standard is required for the lubricant sector to become more transparent and measure and analyse its carbon footprint in a clear way, Chevron technical product manager Mika Kettunen said.
Chevron finalises acquisition of NEXBASE™ brand, business from Neste Corporation
1 April 2022Read more
Chevron Global Energy Inc. has announced that it has closed its agreement with Neste Corporation to acquire its NEXBASETM brand, associated qualifications and approvals, and related sales and marketing business.
New Italian Packaging Law
On the 20th September 2020, the Italian government issued a new law governing the labelling of packaging on all imports and that are used in the domestic market.Read more
The regulation, which comes into force on the 1st January 2023, makes environmental labelling of packaging mandatory and comes in addition to the requirements in the European Union to comply with the Classification of Labelling & Packaging regulation.
In conversation with Catherine Macklam
Catherine Macklam is Sales & Operations Manager and Director for Q8OilsRead more
leading its activities across the UK & Ireland, as well as Vice-President of the
United Kingdom Lubricants Association. She began her career in Total in a
variety of customer service and marketing roles before moving to Q8Oils where
she has spent the past fifteen years in various management roles including
customer service, logistics, sales & marketing and more recently as UK Sales and
Operations Manager responsible for the entire Q8Oils UK business.
Lube Sustainability Conference 2022 review
Held on the 25th May at the Institute of Directors, London, the first Lube Media Sustainability Conference saw leading industry speakers and participants inform and inspire through speeches, presentations, and open and frank discussions around sustainability, and how business can and are helping to drive industry towards a more sustainable future.Read more
Reducing product carbon footprint of lubricants by using biomass balanced basestocks: The importance of biogenic carbon modelling in LCA
Dr. Christian Krüger, Simon Rauch, Prof. Dr. Peter Saling and Dr. Sabrina Stark of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, provide an in-depth, technical exploration of the ways in which products’ carbon footprints can be minimised in a carbon-dependent industry such as lubrication.Read more
In conversation with Marc Hong & Gabriella Twining, Argus Media
Argus Base Oils is a weekly, global market report including global base oils spot prices, posted prices, market commentary, news and analysis for key markets. Argus also publishes a monthly report called the Outlook which includes a 12-month price forecast and analysis.
We spoke to Marc Hong and Gabriella Twining at Argus about their work.Read more