Chevron Products Company and Novvi LLC have entered into an agreement to jointly develop and bring to market new, renewable base oil technologies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The New Oils: An Update on CK-4 and FA-4
Last December, for the first time, the American Petroleum Institute started licensing two different approved heavy-duty diesel engine oils. CK-4 adoption is going largely as expected, but very few fleets are using FA-4 yet – because very few engine makers so far are recommending it.