Tata partners with Valvoline Cummins for exclusive product range, while Saudi Aramco and Hyundai Heavy Industries subsidiaries announce a deal to give Aramco broader downstream growth.
Russia's Rosneft has overtaken ExxonMobil to become the world's biggest oil company after sealing the TNK-BP deal.
China Petrochemical is set to clinch two major refinery deals in the Middle East.
Saudi Arabia is rapidly expanding oil products and services to maximise returns on hydrocarbon reserves.
Aramco expands its Yanbu refinery; Shell and BP consolidate in Africa; Chevron contracts but expands in Sri Lanka; better news for Fuchs; Ford sells Volvo to China; Renault-Nissan join forces with Daimler; and Afton buys Polartech.