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In our commitment to providing relevant industry topics throughout the global base oils industry, we continually offer breakthrough insights through exclusive videos, articles, conference presentations and much more.

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    ICIS Africa: Optimizing capabilities vs requirements.

    Watch or download a presentation by Mohamed El Assar, ExxonMobil Global Development Manager for Basestocks and Specialties, on the topic "Group I and Group II – Optimizing capabilities vs. requirements"

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    ICIS Africa: Setting the market up for success

    View a presentation by Mohamed El Assar, ExxonMobil Global Development Manager for Basestocks and Specialties, on the topic "Group I and Group II: Setting the market up for success"

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    Singapore expansion insider – Vipin Rana

    Vipin Rana, Asia Pacific Basestocks and Specialties Sales Manager, answers questions about what makes the Singapore refinery expansion so exciting.

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    Singapore expansion insider

    Get a quick inside view of the Singapore expansion project from Brian Bade, Project Manager, Singapore Expansion.

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    Hurricane Harvey: One year later

    We reflect on the challenges faced by base stock customers and ExxonMobil colleagues, the lessons learned and the planning involved in preparing for any situation that could impact our operations.

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    2018 Industry Pulse Report

    Dive into our inaugural report – the first of its kind – on industry trends, and how they affect perceptions across Group I, Group II and Group III.

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    Parallel perspectives video series: Meeting broad industrial demands

    Our second installment of the Parallel perspectives video series features David Blain and Tarek Elsolh discussing the types of base stocks needed to meet the wide-ranging demands of base oils, industrial lubricants and greases.

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    A smarter approach to developing engine tests

    In his keynote presentation at ICIS London 2018, Nick Hilder shared his thoughts on how the industry can benefit from more efficient engine test developments.

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    Delivering industry-wide value through base stock interchange

    In his keynote presentation at ICIS Pan-American 2017, Rick Dougherty presented the history of base stock interchange and how its guideline principles are being applied with API.

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    Current and future Group II slate growth plans

    At ICIS London 2017, Ted Walko discussed "The role of Group II in Europe" and how base oil and lubricant manufacturers benefit from it.

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  • ICIS Asia 2017 Duncan Connolly Keynote

    New implications for base stocks manufacturers

    In his keynote presentation at ICIS Asia 2017, Duncan Connolly presented an overview of base oil industry trends in Asia, and discussed how understanding these complexities is critical to staying ahead.

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    Staying competitive through the short and long term

    In his keynote presentation at ICIS Pan-American 2016, Mike Zamora presented the global refining outlook, its impact on base stocks, and what it takes to remain competitive in the industry.

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    Rotterdam refinery expansion

    Stay updated with our progress at Rotterdam, where our investment is paving the way to a new future of global lubricant demands.

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    Press coverage

    Read insightful articles, interviews and feature pieces from the industry’s most popular print and online publications.

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