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Nigerian Blenders Support Waste Oil Bill

Lube Report - July 20, 2005

LAGOS, Nigeria - A call for federal legislation on waste oil disposal and collection gained traction at the Nigerian Lub ...

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Hydrodec Changes Top Exec, Focuses on U.S.

Lube Report - July 20, 2005

Chief Executive Ian Smale stepped down Dec. 4, and Chief Financial Officer Chris Ellis was appointed acting chief execut ...

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Clean Harbors Separates Lubes Unit

Lube Report - June 29, 2005

Safety-Kleens parent Clean Harbors has carved out its base oils and lubricants business under the new name Kleen Perform ...

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Charge-for-Oil Shift Gains Momentum

Lube Report - May 25, 2005

Safety-Kleens parent company on Monday announced it will begin charging to collect used oil from all non-contract genera ...

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Russia Moves Slowly on Oil Recycling

Lube Report - April 20, 2005

MOSCOW - Russia earlier this year implemented a federal law mandating treatment and recycling of various wastes, includi ...

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Newaltas Industrial Division Becomes Terrapure

Lube Report - February 2, 2005

Birch Hill Equity Partners completed its purchase of Newalta Corp.s Industrial Division last week, including its rerefin ...

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Clean Harbors Shifts Focus to Blending

Lube Report - January 5, 2005

Clean Harbors announced plans to create a division dedicated to finished lubricants within its rerefining and recycling ...

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Annual Revenue up for Hydrodec

Lube Report - January 5, 2005

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec Group posted $54 million in revenues for the 2014 fiscal year, up 35 percent from the ...

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Trade Group Promotes Waste Oil Collection in Ukraine

Lube Report - December 22, 2004

Ukraines Alternative Fuels and Renewable Energy Association established a committee to provide technology standards and ...

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Hydrodec Progresses on UK Rerefinery

Lube Report - December 8, 2004

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec said it plans to appoint a contractor early in 2015 to develop the front-end engineer ...

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Vertex Completes Heartland Acquisition

Lube Report - December 1, 2004

Vertex Energy Inc. closed on its acquisition of Heartland Group Holdings - a used oil collection network and rerefinery ...

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Hydrodec Settles for $20M Over Fire

Lube Report - November 10, 2004

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec has settled with its insurers on a $20 million claim following the fire damage its Ca ...

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VeroLube Steps Closer to Rerefining

Lube Report - August 27, 2003

VeroLube - based in Alberta, Canada, and Houston, Texas - announced Monday that it will acquire Scottsdale, Arizona-base ...

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Q4 Update: Valvoline, S-Oil, Hydrodec

Lube Report - July 30, 2003

Ashlands Valvoline business posted increases in operating income and sales for the quarter ending Dec. 31, while base oi ...

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Peachtree City Rerefinery to Launch

Lube Report - March 6, 2002

Universal Environmental Services (Avista Oil USA) said it will commission its rerefinery in Peachtree City, Ga., tomorro ...

Opportunities Cited for Rerefining

Opportunities Cited for Rerefining

Lube Report - February 6, 2002

LONDON - Lube oil rerefiners have plenty of reason for optimism, both in the short and long term, Fabio Dalla Giovanna t ...

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Hydrodec Progresses on Rerefinery Rebuild

Lube Report - December 19, 2001

Hydrodec said it plans for all six production trains at its rebuilt and expanded transformer oil refinery in Ohio to be ...