Additives

Richful Lube Additives Sales Decline

Richful Lube Additives Sales Decline

Lube Report Asia - April 5, 2024

Richful Lube Additives reported last week that its lubricant additives sales revenue decreased in 2023, while its overal ...

Podcast: the Bad News about Lithium Thickeners

Podcast: the Bad News about Lithium Thickeners

Lubes'n'Greases - April 3, 2024

In the not-too-distant past, the grease industry had a fair amount of sway when it came to the price of lithium.

The Fundamentals of Grease

The Fundamentals of Grease

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2024

Explore the building blocks of lubricating greases as well as trends in global grease demand.

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Novel Sets Up Blending in the U.S.

Lube Report Americas - March 20, 2024

Novel Reliable Technologies announced it is expanding its presence in North America with blending and warehouse capabili ...

Lubrizol Earnings About Flat in 2023

Lubrizol Earnings About Flat in 2023

Lube Report Americas - March 13, 2024

Lubrizol’s pre-tax earnings for 2023 were relatively unchanged from 2022, although Berkshire Hathaway noted that they ...

Gear Up, Latin America

Gear Up, Latin America

Lubes'n'Greases - March 5, 2024

Are widely used gears oils able to meet the ever-increasing demands of the current Latin American market?

OQ Chemicals Declares Force Majeure

OQ Chemicals Declares Force Majeure

Lube Report EMEA - March 5, 2024

OQ Chemicals yesterday declared force majeure for products manufactured at its Oberhausen, Germany, site – including s ...

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SI Enters Manufacturing Agreement in China

Lube Report Asia - March 1, 2024

SI Group has entered a long-term agreement to have some of its chemical products manufactured by Dingjide Petrochemical ...

Calumet Cuts Loss; Perimeter Profit Falls

Calumet Cuts Loss; Perimeter Profit Falls

Lube Report Americas - February 28, 2024

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a rebound in net income for the full year 2023, although the fourth qu ...

U.S. Sanctions Russian Lube Companies

U.S. Sanctions Russian Lube Companies

Lube Report EMEA - February 27, 2024

The United States last week announced a sweeping new round of sanctions against Russia, covering a large number of compa ...

Perstorp Opens Penta Plant in India

Perstorp Opens Penta Plant in India

Lube Report Asia - February 23, 2024

Perstorp inaugurated a pentaerythritol production plant in western India on Feb. 20, saying it will meet growing regiona ...

Special Report: Base Stocks

Special Report: Base Stocks

Lube Report Asia - February 16, 2024

Discover how extended producer responsibility in India might affect rerefining in the country, how the automotive indust ...

Special Report: Base Stocks

Special Report: Base Stocks

Lube Report Americas - February 14, 2024

Discover how extended producer responsibility in India might affect rerefining in the country, how the automotive indust ...

Indonesia Disputes EU Fatty Acid Duties

Indonesia Disputes EU Fatty Acid Duties

Lube Report EMEA - February 13, 2024

Indonesia requested World Trade Organization dispute consultations with the European Union over its imposition of anti-d ...

Special Report: Base Stocks

Special Report: Base Stocks

Lube Report EMEA - February 13, 2024

Discover how extended producer responsibility in India might affect rerefining in the country, how the automotive indust ...

Afton Profit Down for Quarter, Up for 2023

Afton Profit Down for Quarter, Up for 2023

Lube Report Americas - February 7, 2024

Afton Chemical suffered drops in sales and operating profit for the fourth quarter plus a dip in sales for the full year ...

Crafting Biobased Fatty Acids from Food Waste

Crafting Biobased Fatty Acids from Food Waste

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2024

A Dutch startup may have discovered a new, more sustainable way to manufacture fatty acids using food waste as a feedsto ...