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January 16, 2018

Volume 1 Issue 3

Sinopec Gets Boost for South African Bid

South Africa’s Competition Commission has endorsed Sinopec’s bid to acquire a controlling stake in Chevron’s downstream operations in the country, the latest step in a back-and-forth competition for the business. read more

Central, Eastern European Markets Looking Up

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The economies of countries in Central and Eastern Europe have been relatively buoyant in recent years, making their small and fragmented lube markets worthwhile to outsiders, an official with Hungarian lube maker Mol-Lub Ltd. said at a recent conference in Antwerp. read more

Briefly Noted

Total Lubricants announced a new partnership agreement with Ratingen, Germany-based automotive parts and accessories purchasing company Temot International. The three year partnership will make Total a fully referenced supplier, allowing it to reach more regions. Durban-based Habot Marine will distribute ExxonMobil’s marine lubricants in the South African and Mozambican markets.