Lisa Tocci has retired. Well, almost. She’ll continue to write a few stories, so you’ll see her byline from time to time in coming months, but she has stepped away from day-to-day responsibilities at LNG Publishing Co.
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Nancy DeMarco is a cofounder of LNG Publishing Co. Prior to her retirement in 2014, she was publisher of the Lubes’n’Greases family of publications.
At LNG, she worked closely with the editorial, advertising and circulation teams on current publications; assisted the president in implementing growth plans; and handled financial functions. Before launching LNG in 1995, she was executive director of the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association for over a decade.
Lubricant base oil plants generally improve the overall revenue for a refinery but also raise operating expenses. The net effect on the bottom line varies significantly from one facility to the next.
Nancy DeMarco announces her retirement and passes the torch to our new publisher, Howard Briskin.
At the recent ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference in Dubai, Saudi Arabia-based consultant Sulaiman Bilaus gave a terrific overview of the region’s base oil and lubricant markets. With the region now a global hub for API Group III and gas-to-liquids base oil production, and with ample Group II flowing in, he asked, can Group I in the Middle East survive? …
Our advertising team is offering some terrific deals on 2015 advertising. Are Europe, the Middle East and Africa an important part of your market? If so, let us help you reach your target audience.
This month we feature plant managers’ compensation. In November, we’ll look at sales and marketing, and in December we’ll wrap up the 2014 reports with lab, R&D and technical managers’ compensation.
2014’s Nonconventional Base Stock Guide from Lubes’n’Greases has arrived.
Automakers and lubricant formulators alike recognize that soot is a bad actor, promoting engine wear and untimely engine failure. Researchers hope a fundamental understanding of how soot particles and agglomerates behave will ultimately lead to better antiwear protection and longer engine life.
Check it out. The Lubricants Industry Sourcebook from Lubes’n’Greases, free on the web at www.LNGSourcebook.com, is this industry’s premier buyers guide for the United States and Canada.