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July 3, 2018

Volume 1 Issue 27

Serbian Fam Opens Chemicals Plant

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Serbian lube marketer Fam recently opened a corrosion inhibitor and degreaser production unit. The government is now seeking a foreign investor following years of scandal and financial struggles under its previous owners. read more

Oxea to Add NPG Capacity

Oxea will increase its European production capacity for neopentyl glycol – a polyalcohol that can be used as a building block in lubricants – by early 2020 through a debottlenecking project now underway at its factory in Oberhausen, Germany, the company announced last week. read more

Briefly Noted

Gazpromneft-Lubricants will supply Russian Fishery, a commercial fishing enterprise, with more than 850 metric tons of marine oils in 2018, up 25 percent from 2017.  United Kingdom-based Univar Specialty Consumables Ltd. extended its agreement to distribute industrial lubricants and greases for Castrol Oil Co.