best of energy 2021

Energy: Top Picks for 2021

In 2021, the energy industry witnessed changes on a transformational level. These included global supply chain disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the enhanced focus worldwide on greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonization, and multiple groundbreaking technological advancements. 

Through the extensive range of reports and consulting projects we created in 2021, we provided a steady stream of valuable insights and information from our experts. Here are some of our very best resources:

Win the EV Fluids Race

1. Win the EV Fluids Race: Take a Closer Look at the Market 

The growth of electric vehicles (EVs) has heralded a new market niche focused on the lubrication needs of EVs. Here, we provide extensive data and in-depth insights on the evolution of EVs in key markets and what impact various EV technologies will have on EV fluid specifications and demand. Watch webinar

In Conversation with Kline Base Oils Expert Ian Moncrieff

2. In Conversation with Base Oil Expert Ian Moncrieff

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, the base oil business has been thrown into disarray, leading to a great deal of uncertainty. Tune in to hear what Ian Moncrieff, our base oil expert, has to say on the subject. Watch webinar

Disruptive-Technologies-and-their-Long-Term-Impact-on-HDMO-Demand

3. Disruptive Technologies and Their Long-Term Impact on HDMO Demand

Learn about disruptive technologies and the penetration of lower HDMO viscosity grades, the impact that alternative fuel vehicles have on the commercial automotive segment, off-highway vs. on-highway trends, and much more. Watch webinar

Global Lubricant Additives

4. Global Lubricant Additives: What Does the Future Hold?

Initially, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the shutdown of non-essential manufacturing and travel, greatly impacting the demand for finished lubricants and, consequently, additive demand. This hit was somewhat mitigated by lubricants marketers continuing to blend finished products and fill their warehouses in case their plants were also shut down. Find out all that you need to know so you can better prepare for what may be next around the corner for the global lubricant additives market.
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The-Drive-to-Net-Zero,-Sustainability,-and-Digital-Technologies-Creates-Many-New-Opportunities-and-Challenges-for-the-Lubricants-Industry

5. The Drive to Net-Zero, Sustainability, and Digital Technologies Creates Many New Opportunities and Challenges for the Lubricants Industry

Our research has revealed that the interaction between the drive to sustainability and the lubricants industry can be broken down into three key themes. Do you know what they are? And are you aware of what opportunities and challenges they present to lubricants industry participants like yourself? Read more

Passenger Cars and Passenger Car-Motor-Oils-in the Post-COVID 19 World

6. PCMO in the Post-COVID World

The global electric vehicles (EVs) market is getting closer to the highly anticipated tipping point when sales of EVs exceed those of vehicles with internal combustion engines — with a slowdown nowhere in sight, despite the market contraction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This has vast implications for lubricants. Find out what this means for PCMOs.
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How Will the White Oils Market Evolve in the Post-COVID-19 World

7. Will the White Oils Market Evolve in the Post-COVID World?

Which regions are forecast to be the fastest growing for white oils demand globally? What applications are expected to be the fastest growing for these oils? Which grade of white oils is expected to register the greatest demand? Here, we provide answers to these questions and many others. Read more

When the Chips Are Down, Being Overly Smart Doesn’t Help

8. When the Chips Are Down, Being Overly Smart Doesn’t Help

If there were an award for strongest trending topics in 2021, semiconductors would rightly be among the top contenders, given their use in so many applications. Here, we take a close look at how the current semiconductor shortage and ongoing chip supply chain woes are wreaking havoc and what the future looks like. Read more

If you’re looking for the latest market insights and data, be on the lookout for our 2022 reports here. 

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