News & Updates

Curacao Talks Proceed Despite Forged Docs - Read More Jan 24, 2023
Naphthenic base oil producer San Joaquin Refining will be installing a new vacuum distillation tower at its refinery in Bakersfield, California, starting later this month, and expects the unit to be down for four weeks. Jan 09, 2023
Gazprom Neft’s new 220,000 metric tons per year API Group II and III base oil plant is almost completed. - Read More Dec 27, 2022
San Joaquin Refining has scheduled a turnaround at its refinery in Bakersfield, California, starting in late January 2023. The company will be installing a new vacuum distillation tower and the unit is expected to be down for approximately one month. Dec 15, 2022
Oleon acquired a blending plant in Conroe, Texas. - Read More Dec 14, 2022
Shell announced that its Pennzoil-Quaker State Co. purchased a 49% interest in Blue Tide Environmental LLC, which plans to bring a Group II rerefinery onstream in Texas in 2024. - Read More Dec 14, 2022
Luberef plans to expand Group II production capacity and add Group III production at its base oil plant in Yanbu. Dec 07, 2022
Chevron Phillips Chemical held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 14 for its new polyalphaolefin unit in Beringen, Belgium. Nov 30, 2022
Puraglobe is moving forward with a Group III/III+ rerefinery in Tampa, Florida. - Read More Nov 17, 2022
Eneos Closes Group I Plant - Read More Oct 28, 2022
Puraglobe Builds Third Rerefinery - Read More Oct 25, 2022
CNOOC-Shell Plans PAO Plant in China - Read More Oct 21, 2022
Recvoil Builds Chile’s First Rerefinery - Read More Oct 19, 2022
The clock may be ticking for Neste’s Porvoo base oil refinery. - Read More Sep 20, 2022
Puraglobe is building a Group III/III+ rerefinery in Tampa, Florida. - Read More Sep 17, 2022
Shell Singapore Group I Plant Stays Open - Read More Jul 08, 2022
ExxonMobil continues investing in Group II capacity, including a Singapore project that is scheduled to create by far the world’s biggest base oil plant in 2025. - Read More Jul 01, 2022
Consortium Seeks Isla Refinery Deal - Read More Jun 22, 2022
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