SAN RAMON, Calif., March 29, 2018 – Chevron Oronite announced that it will again be sponsoring and presenting at the UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Congress to be held April 17-18, 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany. John D. Palazzotto, staff research engineer, Natural Gas Engine Oils, Americas Region, Chevron Oronite, will be making a presentation on April 18 from 11:35 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. His talk is titled: Lubricating Oil to Meet the Demanding Environment Encountered in Renewable Gas Applications in Late Model Gas Engines.
Palazzotto will review the development of a long-life lubricant, which helps minimize corrosion effects and effectively reduces deposits in landfill or biogas applications in modern engine designs. “I will present background on the development project, bench test screening of the lubricant, and performance data generated during filed evaluations of the low ash landfill gas engine oil in model engines as well as renewable gas sources,” he said.
The Congress draws specialists of the lube and fuel sector as well as experts of the mechanical engineering and automotive industry who will discuss recent industry trends and developments in lubricants and fuels.
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.