oil

Next generation of heavy-duty engine oil expected before 2017

The key PC-11 goals are to improve oxidation stability (basically, handle the hotter engine temps), reduce aeration, provide scuffing and adhesive wear protection and improve shear stability.

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Chevron rolls out new engine oil for severe duty applications

Chevron announced last week a new category of engine oil for severe duty, start-and-stop applications. A nationwide rollout is planned for Sept. 15.

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What thinner oil means for you

Next-generation low-viscosity oils will boost fuel economy, but durability could suffer.

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Oilfield exemption comment period extended

The comment period for rules regarding oilfield hours exemptions has been extended to Oct. 5.

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