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WEICan tests new lube technologies in wind turbine applications

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan), a non-profit research institute located in North Cape, Prince Edward Island, Canada, and ExxonMobil have agreed to test new and innovative lubricant technologies for wind turbine applications and technology designed to monitor lubricant performance. WEICan and ExxonMobil’s collaboration will focus on improving performance and cost efficiency of turbines […]

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Chevron to invest USD10B in lower carbon energy businesses

Chevron Corporation, the second-largest integrated energy company headquartered in the United States, announced plans to invest more capital to grow lower carbon energy businesses. “Chevron intends to be a leader in advancing a lower carbon future,” said Michael Wirth, Chevron’s chairman and CEO. “Our planned actions target sectors of the economy that are harder to […]

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FUCHS to produce food grade lubricants in South Africa

FUCHS Lubricants South Africa, located in Gauteng, South Africa, and a subsidiary of Germany’s FUCHS Petrolub SE, will produce the CASSIDA range of food grade lubricants locally, a first for Africa. Covering oils and greases, CASSIDA spans lubricants ranging from refrigeration to machinery used in the manufacture of butter tubs and cans, amongst numerous other […]

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Dev Sanyal leaving bp to lead energy transition at VARO Energy

British energy major bp has appointed Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath as its new executive vice president (EVP), gas and low carbon energy, and member of bp’s leadership team. Dotzenrath succeeds Dev Sanyal, who will leave bp at the end of 2021 to lead VARO Energy’s energy transition. Until recently Dotzenrath was chief executive officer of RWE Renewables, […]

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Rolls-Royce, Flanders to develop hybridized mining trucks

Rolls-Royce and Flanders Electric have agreed to develop a retrofit solution for hybridizing mining trucks with mtu engines, batteries and hybrid control systems, and Flanders drive train solutions. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enabling them to offer a scalable retrofit kit for hybridizing mining trucks in a wide range of […]

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ExxonMobil rolls out Mobil Fleet Care program in ASEAN region

ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd announced the launch of its MobilSM Fleet Care (MFC) program for its lubricant customers yesterday. MobilSM Fleet Care is a fleet management solution that provides fleet owners and operators with a holistic view of their fleet’s operational performance. The insights MobilSM Fleet Care provides will help ensure fleet safety and […]

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Aramco signs sustainable fuels MoU with P1 Racing Fuels, WRC

Saudi Aramco has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with P1 Racing Fuels and WRC Promoter GmbH, the commercial rights owner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), to collaborate on the formulation of advanced-generation biofuels and sustainable synthetic fuels derived from captured carbon dioxide (CO2) and low-carbon hydrogen. The sustainable fuels will be used in […]

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Shell invests in plastic waste-to-chemicals technology company

Shell Ventures BV and BlueAlp Holding BV announced a strategic partnership to develop, scale and deploy BlueAlp’s plastic waste-to-chemical feedstock technology. The technology transforms plastic waste which is tough to recycle into a recycled feedstock, i.e. pyrolysis oil, that can be used to make sustainable chemicals. Shell has taken a 21.25% equity stake in BlueAlp […]

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Chevron, Gevo to jointly invest in sustainable aviation fuel

Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of U.S.-based global energy major Chevron Corporation, and Gevo, Inc. have signed a letter of intent to jointly invest in building and operating one or more new facilities that would process inedible corn to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The new facilities would also produce proteins and corn oil. Through the proposed collaboration, Gevo […]

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Jio-bp partners with BluSmart for EV charging stations

Reliance Industries Limited’s fuels and mobility joint venture with bp in India, Jio-bp, announced a partnership with BluSmart, India’s largest all-electric ride-hailing service. The partnership will establish a network of large-scale commercial EV charging stations. Jio-bp will set up these stations for passenger electric vehicles and fleets across India. BluSmart’s all-electric fleet has disrupted the […]

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Hadi Hallouche is appointed chief executive officer at Puma Energy

Puma Energy, which operates around 2,500 fuel retail outlets across 44 countries and six continents, announced Hadi Hallouche’s appointment as chief executive officer (CEO), effective September 30, 2021. Carlos Pons was also appointed chief financial officer (CFO). Andrew Kemp, interim CEO, will be retiring on September 30, when Puma Energy expects its consolidation into Trafigura […]

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Quaker Houghton taps Andrew Tometich as new CEO and president

Andrew Tometich has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO) and president of Quaker Houghton, a world leader in industrial fluids based in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., effective December 1, 2021. He will also join the Quaker Houghton board. Tometich will join Quaker Houghton at the beginning of October 2021. He will then begin transitioning with Michael […]

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