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March 26, 2019

Volume 2 Issue 13

Low-vis Oils Called Challenge to Industry

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The trend towards lower-viscosity engine oils has base oil suppliers and additive companies facing ever increasing needs for more investment in technology, an industry insider said. read more

Nynas Launches Biobased Tire Oil

Nynas AB announced this month the introduction of a biobased rubber process oil, saying that it wants to accommodate the tire industry’s growing desire for sustainable products. read more

Briefly Noted

Kia Motors Italy and Shell Italia signed an extension through 2021 to their agreement for Shell to continue to provide its lubricating oils products to Kia's service center network.  South Africa's Competition Tribunal gave final approval for the merger between Glencore South Africa and Chevron South Africa.