Africa’s largest economy and its biggest producer of crude oil could become the continent’s number-one lubricants market. But Nigeria faces several obstacles to get to the top slot.
Issue 106: April 2018 Lubes'n'Greases EMEA Magazine
While global lubricants and base oil demand is static, consumption in the Middle East is rising – albeit not as rapidly as other emerging markets in Asia.
India is poised for exciting times ahead as the lure of mergers and acquisitions attracts domestic and foreign lubricant companies to forge new relationships.
Testing the tribological characteristics of greases is a tricky business. A new oscillating device shows promising results that more closely emulate real-life conditions.
When two industries are dependent on the same materials for their products, one will dominate supplies. With the accelerating push for e-mobility, it looks like the battery business may prevail.
Lubes'n'Greases EMEA is the first independent regional business magazine for and about the lubricants, base oil, additives and lube packaging industries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It reports on marketing and technology trends, raw material supplies, regulations and OEM specifications, and the challenges faced by end users of lubes and greases and the solutions that meet their needs. Every issue includes breaking news, in-depth features and informed opinions.
LNG EMEA has separate content from its sister magazine, Lubes'n'Greases, but offers the same reliable, unbiased and vital reporting each month.
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