Exxon Mobil's latest Global Outlook predictions see efficiencies and technology playing important roles in influencing global energy demand.
The Bloodhound Supersonic Car has reached another milestone as it blasted to more than 200mph (322kmh) in its first rolling tests in the UK.
New research from Transparency shows that products from regional lubes makers will increase pressure on an auto lubes market set to be worth $79bn by 2024.
Growth in the automotive sector and purchasing power of consumers is increasing the lubricants market.
The popularity of smartphones will drive internet usage in the region, says Global Web Index
The global additives market grew by 1% last year, according to consultancy group Kline
Chevron has signed a deal with a chemical distributor to provide a Group II Base Oils hub to Europe, Asia and Africa.
Short-term conflict within OPEC, but Exxon predicts oil will still be the main provider for increasing global energy demand.
As 2016 dawns, OATS prepares for a busy year with an enhanced database and the lubricants industry holds its breath over oil prices, China growth and an Australian legal decision.
A number of recent reports are painting a synthetic landscape for the lubricants industry between now and 2020, but does it herald the demise of Group I base oils?