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August 20, 2019

Volume 2 Issue 34

Romanian Engine Oil Demand on the Rise

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Engine oil demand in Romania increased by 8.8 percent in 2018, compared to the year before, as used car sales spiked over the same period of time, according to Ziarul Financier, a Romanian business publication. read more

Hydrodec's Australian Assets Destined for UK

United Kingdom-based Hydrodec Group this week unveiled details of the sale of its Australian hydrotreater – to its biggest shareholder, who will have the plant dismantled and shipped to the U.K. read more

Mixed Results for EU Vehicle Sales

Commercial vehicle registrations across the Europe Union grew 5.8 percent to almost 1.4 million vehicles over the first six months of this year, while passenger car registrations declined 3.1 percent to 8.2 million registrations, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association. read more

Briefly Noted

Petronas named Charc as its lubricants distributor in Portugal.  Detlef Stulzebach joined the management of Freudenstadt, Germany-based Georg Oest Mineralolwerk GmbH & Co.'s lubricants business.