base oil

base oil

[′bās ‚ȯil]
(materials)
An oil to which other oils or substances are added to produce a lubricant.
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The base oil is processed into refrigerator oil by another CNPC group company for sale to compressor makers in China, including Japanese manufacturers, under the Nippon Oil brand.
25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The base oil market is expected to witness a steady growth rate in the next five years.
Unlike most lubricant producers that derive their base oil from crude oil, Shell has been using its proprietary patented technology to produce base oil from natural gas at its Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Qatar since 2012.
The planned facility will be capable of producing 500,000 tons per year of group III base oil as well as 100,000 tons per year of group II base oil," he said.
In this article, oil-soluble protic IL and oil dispersible copper oxide nanoparticles were synthesized, characterized, and their tribological behaviours as additives in base oil PAO were studied.
Shell Lubricants in the Middle East, Central Asia and Pakistan, has launched the 'next generation' motor oil -- Shell Helix Ultra with Shell PurePlus Technology -- the company's most advanced motor oil ever, featuring base oil developed from natural gas.
KARACHI -- Attock Oil Refinery (ARL) has increased the prices of lube base oil by Rs9 per litre, which would result in sharp increase in all the lubricating oils, adding another burden of Rs11 per litre to the end-consumers.
Abdul Hussein bin Ali Mirza, the 1st Annual Base Oil and Lubes Middle East Conference (BLM 2012), will kick-start at the Carlton Hotel tomorrow, Wednesday, and run until Thursday.
The $314 million Bapco lube base oil plant has been declared the winner of the Meed Quality Awards for Projects, the only awards programme in the GCC to recognise completed quality projects.
Dedicated berths for breaking bulks, transshipments and redistribution across the world entitles them to be called as "Largest Base Oil Storage Terminal, Stockists and Distributors in the Middle East".
KARACHI, May 03, 2011 (Frontier Star): National Refinery has once again increased the prices of lube base oil by Rs3 per litre which would result in sharp increase in all the lubricating oils by at least Rs4 per litre.
Bahrain's Oil & Gas Holding Company, owned by the National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga), has signed a $120 million agreement with Ahli United Bank (AUB) to finance its stake in the new $430 million lubricant base oil manufacturing plant.