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April 5, 2019

Volume 6 Issue 14

Another CTL Base Oil Plant Slated for China

A joint venture between a coal company and a base oil distributor is planning yet another coal-to-liquids base oil plant in China – this one a 200,000 ton per year plant scheduled to open in 2022. read more

Chinese Marketers Eye Chinese Standards

Chinese lubricant marketers generally follow lubricant specifications developed in North America or Europe, but one of the market’s leading suppliers foresees a time when they rely at least partly on the country’s own standards. read more

Briefly Noted

Elena Scaltritti assumed the position of division leader of industrial chemicals for Songwon Industrial Co., which includes its lubricants business.  Mumbai-based Tata Motors and Valvoline Cummins Private Ltd. will manufacture and sell co-branded lubricants exclusively for Tata passenger vehicles after the two companies entered into an agreement.