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Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Association receives ILMA endorsement

One of the major revelations at the recently concluded F+L Week 2017 was the establishment of an Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ALMA). CEO of F&L Asia, Vicky Villena-Denton, formally introduced ALMA at the Appreciation Dinner during the annual fuels and lubes industry event in Singapore.
 
Finished lubricants and base oils market: Supply continues to outstrip demand

Global demand for finished lubricants has essentially been flat over the past decade, only recently rebounding from pre-global financial crisis levels. In 2015, worldwide lubricant...
F4 - Plan (Fossil Fuel Free Future) proposed by the European Commission

Last November, The European Commission (EC) presented a 4,300-page dossier defining measures to keep the European Union (EU) competitive while it transitions to become a leader in ...
Closing the gap

For several decades now, the world, led by Europe and the United States have been trying to decrease emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon dioxide (CO2), particulate matter (P...

Market Realities: Lessons from California
California gasoline is unique. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has required the sale of reformulated gasoline since 1992. California Reformulated Gasoline (CaRFG) regulations are for the most part more restrictive than U.S. federal regulations. The state’s specification is contained in Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Sections 2250-2273.5, which was last amended on October 9, 2012.
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An Arabic term for “permissible,” halal is often used to describe food, which is deemed suitable according to Islamic laws. In Arabic, however, it refers to anything permissible under Islam, in contrast to “haraam,” that which is forbidden. While the term certainly applies to food, it encompasses much more than …

Compiled from staff reports During the 10th International Symposium on Fuels and Lubricants (ISFL-2016) held in Delhi, India, in April, two most discussed topics were the forthcoming emission norms of BS VI, which is equivalent to Euro VI, in 2020 and the fuel economy mandates for passenger cars which start …

by Hank Hogan Motorcycles could face an easier road ahead, thanks to the late April release of a new lubricant specification, JASO T 903:2016. A product of the Japanese Standards Organization (JASO), the new specification replaces a 2011 version. Among other changes, the 2016 spec implements improved testing to categorise …