The United States remained the world's top producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons in 2015, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates. U.S. petroleum...

The U.S. Energy Information Administration's recently released International Energy Outlook 2016 (IEO2016) projects that world energy consumption will grow by 48% between 2012 and ...
INFINEUM FLO gasoline-175122

Infineum has published the results for the Southern Hemisphere data set from its biannual Winter Diesel Fuel Quality Survey, which includes analysis of samples collected at service...

As part of its “One Total” company project, the Total SA, based in Paris, presented a wide-ranging new organisation plan to employee representatives on April 19, 2016. Total sp...

The future of powertrain technologies is a prevalent discussion not only within the automotive industry, but also in the public domain.

Modern lubricants must satisfy progressively stringent performance criteria, such as low temperature, engine deposit and long drain performance.

The world is entering a Third Industrial Revolution set to change the way that industries are formed and products are designed, built and sold.

Base oil refineries are gradually shifting from producing Group I to Groups II or III due to higher yields and value.

Viscosity modifiers (VMs) are used in lubricants to decrease the oil’s viscosity dependence on temperature and allow the formulation of multi-grade engine oils that meet both the high and low temperature requirements of SAE J300.

The usefulness of chlorinated paraffins (CPs) as an extreme pressure additive in metalworking and in a vast number of other applications for over 80 years is undisputed. But why is there renewed interest in CPs worldwide? It is easier to understand why, when several simple questions are answered.

by Alison Gaines “Nobody really understands European passenger car specifications outside of Europe,” said Richard van den Bulk, OEM liaison for passenger cars for European OEMs at Chevron Oronite Technology B.V., based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. “Even in Europe it’s hard to understand.” He refers not only to the European …
FLD Subscribe | 920×125 / 728×90

Motul strikes deal with Italian motorcycle manufacturer
Italian motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta has signed a wide-ranging global partnership with French lubricant company Motul. The agreement involves the use of the company’s extensive range of products at all levels in the Italian marque’s factory, as well as factory fill and service fill for all motorcycles bearing the  brand’s …

Singapore Lube Park officially opens
Singapore Lube Park, the first shared lubricants facility in the world, has officially opened in Tuas, Singapore. The facility’s shared facilities include an import-export jetty, pipelines and a tank farm with a capacity of 159,000 cubic metres, which will support the joint-venture partners’ separate lubricant blending and grease manufacturing facilities, …


Ferguson, specialist provider of DNV certified containers, tanks, refrigeration, accommodation and workspace modules to the offshore energy industry, has further strengthened its commitment [...]

Gulf Oil International is delighted to able congratulate its global football partner, Manchester United on winning the FA Cup – regarded by most football fans as the world’s most renowne[...]

Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. (PCLI), a Suncor business, has announced its 2016 partnership with Truck Sport Lutz Bernau; now entering its fourth year. [...]

San Ramon, California, USA (May 24, 2016) – Chevron Oronite, a proven leader in additive engine oils for marine, rail and power generation, will be exhibiting and presenting at the CIMAC W[...]

WILMINGTON, Del., May 24, 2016 – DuPont is pleased to announce that Allied Energy has selected DuPont™ IsoTherming® hydroprocessing technology for its ultra-low diesel (ULSD) project at[...]

SCHENECTADY, NY – May 23, 2016 – SI Group, Inc., a leading global developer and manufacturer of chemical intermediates, specialty resins, and solutions, announced today the appointment o[...]