SAN RAMON, Calif., February 4, 2019 – Teri Crosby, global product line manager, Automotive Engine Oils, Chevron Oronite, will be speaking at the 23rd World Base Oils and Lubricants Conference, which is being held February 21-22, 2019 in London at the Park Plaza, Westminster. She will be participating in a panel discussion titled: “What is the opportunity for the lubricants industry and EVs (electric vehicles)?” on February 21 from 15:00 – 15:40 p.m.
Some of the key questions that will be discussed during the session, include: Where do the opportunities lie for additive companies and EV technologies? With hybrid EVs requiring higher performance lubricants, what opportunities does this offer the base oils industry? With a slowing of growth in some geographical markets, which regions offer lubricants a chance to mitigate the risks in declining demand?
The 23rd World Base Oils and Lubricants Conference 2019 will be themed: “Innovative technologies and industry disruptors: what do they mean for the lubricants business?”
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 an additive company operating in 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.