SAN RAMON, Calif., April 16, 2018 – Chevron Oronite announced that it will be presenting at the 7th Base Oil and Lubes Middle East Conference, taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on April 25-26, 2018. Alexandre Gendron, product line specialist, Marine, Europe-Africa-Middle East Region, Chevron Oronite SAS, will be giving a presentation on April 25, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. titled: Marine Lubricants Market Trends: Anticipating Change.
Alexandre Gendron will explain the impact of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) sulphur regulations on marine lubricants. “In 2020, the maximum sulphur level in marine fuels for all ships trading outside Sulphur Emission Control Areas (ECAs) will go down from 3.5 percent to 0.5 percent,” said Gendron. “I will talk about the need to identify, develop, and commercialize improved lubricants to address the changing performance requirements demanded by changes in marine engine designs and the expanded slate of alternate marine fuels, such as distillate, LNG, and Low-Sulphur Fuel Oils.”
The Base Oil and Lubes Middle East Conference is a part of Middle East Petroleum and Gas Week, which brings together five events comprising briefings on crude oil, LNG, and workshops on global finished lubricants. The theme of this year’s base oil and lubes conference is the “Impact of Electrification, New Capacities, OEM Requirements on Base Oil and Lubes Markets”.
Chevron Oronite is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of fuel and lubricant additives, helping provide solutions to customers globally. Headquartered in San Ramon, California (USA), Chevron Oronite maintains regional offices in Houston (Americas Region), Paris (Europe-Africa-Middle East Region), and Singapore (Asia-Pacific Region); operates manufacturing sites in Belle Chasse, Louisiana (USA), Gonfreville (France), Singapore, and Mauá (Brazil); an affiliated blending and shipping plant in Omaezaki, Japan; technology centers in the USA, France, The Netherlands, Japan and China and has interests in additive companies operating in other locations, including India.
Chevron Oronite is comprised of numerous affiliates that are indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Chevron Corporation. For simplicity in this news release, the terms “Chevron Oronite” and/or “Oronite” are used as abbreviated references to Chevron Corporation affiliates that are part of the Chevron Oronite business unit. Nothing in this document is intended to override or supersede the corporate separateness of these entities.
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