Eurol developing lubes for heavy duty electrical machinery

Photo courtesy of Eurol Eurol is developing a lube product line specifically intended for heavy electrical machinery such as bulldozers, excavators, cranes, and shovels. The new Eurol ‘Specialty E-line’ guarantees durability, sustainability and efficiency, the company says. Eurol says it is seeing an enormous growth in the use of heavy duty electrical machinery as a…

Valvoline introduces High Mileage Motor Oil for older cars

Photo courtesy of Valvoline U.S.-based Valvoline Inc., leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, has launched ValvolineTM High Mileage 150k with MaxLifeTM Plus Technology Synthetic Blend, a motor oil specially designed to meet the unique needs of engines with more than 150,000 miles or 241,401 kilometers. The motor oil formulation reduces oil consumption in…

Ford and Castrol co-engineer new advanced lubricants

Photo courtesy of Castrol Castrol has launched a refreshed line-up of co-engineered Ford-Castrol MAGNATEC lubricants. The range, including two new formulations with innovative DUALOCK technology, has been developed to offer non-stop protection from every start*. Available exclusively through Ford dealerships, Ford-Castrol MAGNATEC is the only engine oil recommended by Ford. The refreshed Ford-Castrol MAGNATEC range…

Zeller+Gmelin taps PEM Motion to diversify towards e-mobility

Photo of Christian Stapper (left) and Dr. Dominik Pursley (right) courtesy of Zeller+Gmelin Zeller+Gmelin, an independent lubricant manufacturer based in Eislingen, Germany, has established a new business unit to develop new lubricant solutions for the increasing shift towards e-mobility. In close cooperation with engineering partner PEM Motion, all framework conditions for a quick market entry…

PetroChina targets to achieve “near-zero” emissions by 2050

Photo courtesy of PetroChina PetroChina, China’s second-largest refiner, said it will endeavor to achieve peak carbon emissions by around 2025 and “near-zero” emissions by around 2050. To achieve these targets, PetroChina said it will carry out five development strategies: innovation, resources, market, internationalization, and green and low-carbon. “While complying with laws and regulation and laying…

Suzuki launches genuine engine oil ECSTAR in Philippines

Photo courtesy of Suzuki Suzuki’s global genuine engine oil brand ECSTAR was launched in the Philippines over the weekend. Suzuki ECSTAR engine oils are now available at all Suzuki automobile, motorcycle, and marine engine dealerships and service centers nationwide. For automobiles, two variants are available: the F7000 5W-30 semi-synthetic engine oil and the F9000 0W-20…

Lukoil Group to boost refinery yield of light products to 75%

Photo courtesy of Lukoil Group Lukoil, one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas companies, is getting a tax break from the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation to construct new deep oil refining units at Lukoil-Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez LLC, a PJSC Lukoil wholly owned subsidiary and one of the largest oil refineries in Russia.…

Group aims to streamline global lubricant spec development

Test method and specification development are extremely important to the advancement of fuels and lubricants. There is a lot of work involved, and it can be a long and tedious process. In some cases, the release of the latest specifications can take the best part of a decade. Multiple standard-setting organisations exist around the globe…

SKF offers oil-recovery system as a service

Photo courtesy of SKF An oil-recovery system, which SKF has used to regenerate lubricant at two of its production plants, is now available to customers as a service. SKF RecondOil’s Double Separation Technology (DST) continually removes contamination, including nano-sized particles, from lubricating oils. This allows for a circular use of the oil, over a longer…

Hyundai to collaborate with Shell on zero-emission emobility solutions

Photo courtesy of Shell South Korea’s leading global automaker Hyundai Motor Company yesterday renewed its five-year global business cooperation agreement with global energy company Shell through to 2026. Hyundai will continue to recommend Shell lubricants across its global aftermarket network. This is the fourth time the two companies have signed such an agreement since starting…