N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
Re-refined Oil

Re-refined Oil Studies


Several studies comparing virgin and re-refined oil:

"Marketed Engine Oils: A Comparative Analysis of Products Made from Re-refined and Re-refined Basestocks", Casey, P. and Selby, T., Symposium on Processing, Characterization and Application of Lubricant Base Oils, Washington, D.C., August 23-28, 1992.
 
"Compositional Analysis of Lubricant Base Oils and Re-refined Products: Correlation to Engine Test Performance", Stipanovic, A.J., Patel, J.A., McGregor, D.L., Nero, V.P., Symposium on Processing, Characterization and Application of Lubricant Base Oils, Washington, D.C., August 23-28, 1992.
 
"The Use of Re-Refined Oils in Vehicle Fleets", Maxwell, T, Hagler, G., Jones, J., Narayan, R., Ertas, A., Society of Automotive Engineers, 1996.


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