Petroleum Chemistry

, Volume 57, Issue 12, pp 1144–1146 | Cite as

State-of-the-Art and Future Prospects of Production of Biodegradable Lubricating Greases (Review)

  • O. P. Parenago
  • R. Z. Safieva
  • S. V. Antonov
  • N. D. Stenina
  • A. S. Lyadov


The state-of-the-art and future prospects of biodegradable lubricating greases are analyzed. The nature and properties of base oils and organic thickeners used in the production of greases are considered.


low-temperature lubricating greases disperse systems organic thickener cellulose biodegradability performance characteristics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. P. Parenago
    • 1
  • R. Z. Safieva
    • 2
  • S. V. Antonov
    • 1
  • N. D. Stenina
    • 2
  • A. S. Lyadov
    • 1
  1. 1.Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical SynthesisRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University)MoscowRussia

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