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Welcome to Neste Base Oils Insights. We aim to be your trusted source of industry information and guide you on your journey through the world of base oils. Here you will find the latest industry news and insights on sustainability and renewables – as seen by our experts.

Are you interested in what the base oil industry can do to make transportation more sustainable and combat climate change? Or do you want to know about the latest base oil developments and what goes into the highest quality base oils? We invite you to dive into our content.

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Drop-in solutions could be a breakthrough in establishing more sustainable lubrication

The base oil industry has huge potential to do more for sustainability. The use of renewable lubricants will not spread through solutions that require modifications to machines, but instead through drop-in solutions that work with existing lubricant applications. Read on to discover the possibilities for drop-in solutions.

What can the base oils industry expect after a turbulent year?

After one of its most challenging periods, the base oils industry now needs to focus on the possibilities ahead. Read on to discover what to anticipate going forward and what lubricant blenders should expect from a partner.

NEXBASE™ podcast: How OEM lubricant specifications bring value to all stakeholders – General Motors’ perspective

In this NEXBASE™ podcast, we will be discussing the purpose of OEM specifications and how they add value, covering topics such as quickly implementing changes, responding to developing needs and ensuring funding for test development. You don’t want to miss this fascinating discussion. We are joined by Nathan Siebert, Engineering Group Manager for Fluids and Lubricants at General Motors.

How can our industry accelerate its sustainability efforts?

One of the most important questions our industry is asking itself right now is detailed by Mika Kettunen, who recently had the opportunity to share his views on industry media. Read our blog for insights into the solutions to the challenging situation we are all facing.

NEXBASE™ podcast: A deep dive into industry specifications for lubricating oils – from an OEM perspective

In our new NEXBASE™ podcast, we dive deep into the role of industry specifications for lubricating oils – from an OEM’s perspective this time. In this episode, we talk about the purpose of industry specifications and approvals and how they add value to OEMs. We are joined by Ron Romano, recently retired from Ford Motor Company.

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