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KLK Acquires Oleo Maker Temix

KLK Acquires Oleo Maker Temix

KLK Oleo acquired a controlling stake in Italian oleochemical producer Temix Oleo, the companies announced. The move exp …

Engine Test Problem Triggers Provisional Licensing

Engine Test Problem Triggers Provisional Licensing

The American Petroleum Institute announced that an engine sequence test included in most active North American passenger …

Earnings Mixed at Moove, Sinclair, down at Quaker

Earnings Mixed at Moove, Sinclair, down at Quaker

Cosan’s Moove and HF Sinclair’s lubricants and specialties segment both reported higher profits for 2022 but lower p …

Motorex Acquires Spectro Performance Oils

Motorex Acquires Spectro Performance Oils

Motorex USA Inc. acquired Intercontinental Lubricants Corp.’s Spectro Performance Oils business, the company announced …

Valvoline Reports Lower Income

Valvoline Reports Lower Income

Operating income for Valvoline’s Retail Services business took a dip while sales increased for the quarter ended Dec. …

Packaging of the Past, Present and Future

Packaging of the Past, Present and Future

Discover how lubricant packaging has evolved through the years and how it might change to meet future needs.

Curacao Talks Proceed Despite Forged Docs

Curacao Talks Proceed Despite Forged Docs

In another twist of the Isla Refinery saga, Curacao government officials confirmed the preferred bidder seeking to opera …

WD-40 Posts Lower Income

WD-40 Posts Lower Income

WD-40 Co. posted net income of $14 million for the quarter ending Nov. 30, a 25% drop from $18.5 million in the same per …

Shell Acquires Lubrication Systems Firm

Shell Acquires Lubrication Systems Firm

Shell, through its subsidiary Pennzoil-Quaker State, acquired the parent company of Allied Reliability Inc., an industri …

Kline Forecasts Growth for Bio-lubes

Kline Forecasts Growth for Bio-lubes

Bio-lubricant demand in 14 major markets will outpace overall lubricant demand for at least the next decade, with demand …

Oleon Acquires Blending Plant in Texas

Oleon Acquires Blending Plant in Texas

Oleochemical producer Oleon acquired a blending plant in Conroe, Texas, the company announced this week. Oleon’s ester …

Is U.S. Base Oil Production a Global Affair?

Is U.S. Base Oil Production a Global Affair?

Base oil production in the United States continues on the path to recovery, but the import and export scene has been sli …

Results up for Clean Harbors, Vertex

Results up for Clean Harbors, Vertex

Clean Harbors’ Safety-Kleen segment continued its run of rising revenues with another strong quarter for the quarter e …

Profits Up for Valvoline

Profits Up for Valvoline

Valvoline’s new business model – following the August announcement of the sale of its lubes unit to Saudi Aramco – …

Shell Acquires Panolin’s Biolubes Business

Shell Acquires Panolin’s Biolubes Business

Shell agreed to acquire the environmentally considerate lubricants business of Switzerland-headquartered independent lub …

Privatization of Base Oils in Brazil

Privatization of Base Oils in Brazil

Brazil has sold off two of its three major base oil plants. What might this mean for base oil production and overall mar …

U.S. Lubricants Operates Baltimore Plant

U.S. Lubricants Operates Baltimore Plant

U.S. Lubricants is now operating at its Baltimore, Maryland, facility it acquired from BP in January, the company announ …

An Antioxidant for Next-Generation Engine Oils

An Antioxidant for Next-Generation Engine Oils

Today’s engine oils must meet increasingly stringent performance standards. Fortunately, a new additive may help to en …