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NEXBASE podcast: Why should your business focus on approved base oils?

In busy marketplaces, businesses have a wide variety of products to choose from. But when it comes to base oils, not all of them are made equal. Finding the right base oil slate might be time consuming, but is definitely worth the effort in terms of cost-effectiveness and performance. And in order to help you in making a well-informed decision, we’ve reviewed non-approved versus approved base oil slates.

Tune in to something completely new from Neste, your trusted source for industry information - podcasts. Listen in as we walk you through the basics of specifications and approvals and explain why they are needed and what goes into obtaining them. We will also explain what it takes to meet the most challenging OEM requirements and get a base oils slate widely approved, and how the blender, marketer and consumer benefits from approved slates.

In just 24 minutes, expect to discover:

 An overview of engine oil specifications and approvals  The difference between approved and non-approved base oil slates (and why it matters)  What is required for a slate to be approved  How to strategically choose a base stock partner  How your business can benefit from approved slates and formulations  Why we invest in approvals - case NEXBASETM



Chris Castanien

Technical Service Manager, Neste (Technical expert, OEM trends)


Kari Kulmala

Technical Product Manager, Neste (Technical expert, approvals)

Listen the first episode of the NEXBASE TM  podcast:


Chris Castanien, Technical Service Manager, Neste

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