The $6.6 billion truck leasing, logistics and maintenance company has switched its 200,000-plus trucks to lightweight SAE 10W-30 engine oil. Here's why.
Volume 21, Issue 4: April 2015 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
Are lubricants actually "the golden nugget" of the downstream petroleum industry? Despite flat volume growth, gross margins continue to glitter.
The Kremlin-backed state oil company -- Russia's second-largest lubricants marketer -- opens up about its goals at home and abroad.
Formerly a small, independent refiner, the company invested big to play in the finished lubricants arena, and says it isn't done yet.
Supplies of this unique blending component are unlikely to grow, but with proper stewardship, experts say the outlook need not be dim.
Global trading in base oils and lubricants is helping propel demand for this cost-saving shipping option, despite some unease about the risks.
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