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December 21, 2018

Volume 5 Issue 51

Hengli Starts Group II/III Plant

Hengli Petrochemical Co. announced this month the start-up of a Northeast China refinery that includes a 540,000 metric ton per year API Group II and III base oil plant. read more

Thailand’s PTT Lubricants Revamps

State-owned PTT Oil and Retail Business Co. is preparing for listing on The Stock Exchange of Thailand next year and expects to grow its lubricant business. read more

Malaysia to Produce Graphene-based Lubricants

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Malaysia’s Micratto Technologies Sdn. – founded by researchers at Sunway University – will produce graphene-based lubricants for automotive applications next year, the company told Lube Report. The graphene is used as an additive to help reduce friction and wear. read more

Briefly Noted

Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina Lubricants will supply lubricants for operational activities to palm oil company Bumitama Gunajaya Agro under an agreement signed Wednesday.