07 October 2010 11:51 [Source: ICIS news]
By Anu Agarwal
“We see very strong growth in
Shell’s largest presence in the Asian lubricant market is in
Shell has a capacity to produce around 1.6m tonnes of finished lubricants across Asia,
Meanwhile, Ford is upbeat about
“Demand is growing for lower viscosity and fuel efficient oils,” Ford said.
Ford said he does not expect a supply glut when Shell’s gas-to-liquid (GTL) facility in
The Pearl GTL project would be produce more than 1m tonnes of group III base oils.
“We don’t see a crisis with increased group III supply with the start of
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