Top Lube Report Asia Stories of 2017

In this year, maybe more than most, developments in Asia’s lubricant industry did not lend themselves to simple summary. It was difficult to find trends that applied evenly across the region or that progressed in straight lines. It could not be said, for example, that the main markets grew at close to the same pace.

Eni Begins Drilling Oil Well in Alaska's Beaufort Sea

Italian oil producer Eni this week began drilling a new well in U.S. waters off the north coast of Alaska, becoming the first company to do so since 2015, federal regulators said on Wednesday.