Lubricant maker Valvoline has announced a five-year extension to its established marketing and technology partnership with Cummings, the biggest independent maker of engines and Continue reading Valvoline renews its partnership with Cummins
The France-based company TotalEnergies has signed a contract with Iraq for investment in solar, gas, and oil production, as well as Continue reading TotalEnergies signs investment deal with Iraq
Sarawak Shell Berhad (SSB), a subsidiary of Shell, has made a final investment decision to develop the Timi sweet gas field, which is about 120 miles from the coast of the Malaysian state of Sarawak. The project is expected to boost Malaysia’s exports of Continue reading Shell commits to gas project
There are many benefits to be gained from streamlining how cutting fluids are handled onsite, including reducing unplanned mechanical stoppages and a longer lifespan for equipment. Read on for some useful points to consider that can increase the likelihood of production remaining Continue reading Improving the way your firm handles cutting fluids
Royal Dutch Shell and BP, among other large oil companies, are reportedly expanding their venture capital divisions as they seek to ensure profitability while navigating the energy transition. More staff are being taken on, budgets are going up and deals are Continue reading Oil majors look to start-ups for low-carbon future
In many ways, diesel and gas engine oils are a similar type of lubrication that are designed to serve the same purpose. They are both engineered by blending a base oil with a specialised additives package in order to achieve a specific set of performance properties. However, from this very basic definition, they begin to alter course. In the following sections, we’ll examine each lubricant type’s required performance for the Continue reading What is the difference between diesel and gas engine oils?
US oil majors Exxon Mobil and Chevron are reportedly looking into ways of producing renewable fuels at their existing refineries without Continue reading Chevron and Exxon look to renewable fuels
The Saudi state-backed oil company Aramco has reported a large increase in profits following a Continue reading Saudi Aramco sees surge in profits
Nynas, which, in addition to making lubricants like transformer oil, also sells bitumen products, has published a white paper about how the carbon footprint of Continue reading Nynas pushes for lower-carbon roads
To ensure every lubricant used for machinery is effective, it’s vital to understand the different forms it can take. If the wrong type of lubricant is used, it can lead to a drop in mechanical performance or, in extreme cases, equipment failure, damage to parts and expensive maintenance.
To mitigate these unwanted issues, we’ll take a closer look at four formats lubrication comes in and Continue reading Four kinds of lubrication and their uses explained