Chemical technology is helping to create new bio-lubes, while majors are collaborating with non-lube giants to recycle chemicals and plastics.
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Research and development reveals new, climate positive sources, testing and environmental benefits.
Larvae feeding on human waste, and old tyres and plastics are creating the latest biolubes and fuels in the Southern Hemisphere.
Scientists have discovered two new fatty acids in the Chinese violet cress - which could produce a perfect engine lubricant.
The ASTM has announced a test for carbonyl content that could help bio-oil producers and upgraders improve stabilitya and storage.
Bio-lubest producer Biosynthetic Technologies has received further backing from the USDA to develop a major manufacturing operation.
The Paris Climate Change Summit heralded some blue sky thinking in an increasingly polluted world. But what will be the impact on the lubricants industry? Only time will tell.
New scientific research has shown that biofuel-to-hydrocarbon conversion is possible without turning ethanol to ethylene.
Allen Barbieri, CEO of Biosynthetic Technology, provides a fascinating insight into the latest developments in biosynthetic lubricants.
Biofuels and lube producers are set to benefit from two new discoveries