Conventional Base Stocks

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Looking Before They Leap?

Lubes'n'Greases - May 22, 2014

It seems that hardly a week goes by it without bringing word of a new rerefinery project. What could keep these pipedrea ...

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Rx for White Oils

Lubes'n'Greases - May 22, 2014

Prized for their use in medicinal and other specialty applications, and increasingly impacted by regulatory standards, t ...

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Finding Space for Russian White Oils

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

For a variety of reasons, Russia is failing to meet its internal demands for white oils. One company calls this an oppor ...

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Premature Epitaph for Group I Base Oils?

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

The news has been full of dire warnings about the inevitable demise of Group I base oils. But a marketing consultant doe ...

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Finnish Rerefiner Goes Belly-up

Lube Report - April 23, 2014

Finnish rerefiner L&T Recoil Oy and parent company EcoStream Ltd. filed for bankruptcy at the end of March, a forme ...

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Investment Firm to Buy VeroLube

Lube Report - April 23, 2014

Toronto-based investment firm Aumento Capital IV Corp. entered into an agreement to purchase aspiring rerefiner VeroLube ...

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Aussie Rerefiner Warns Against Subsidy Cut

Lube Report Asia - April 22, 2014

Right after finishing construction of its second rerefinery, Australias Southern Oil Refining says it may have to close ...

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Vertex Buys Omega’s Rerefining Assets

Lube Report - March 26, 2014

Vertex Energy Inc., of Houston, announced last week that it has agreed to buy Omega Holding Co.s rerefining assets, whic ...

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VeroLube Steps Closer to Rerefining

Lube Report - March 12, 2014

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

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Rerefining Still Excites

Lubes'n'Greases - March 5, 2014

From the many new projects announced, it appears that investors remain convinced there's black gold to be found in used ...

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Base Oil Report

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - February 12, 2014

David Wedlock discusses the growing popularity of rerefined base oils.

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Q4 Update: Valvoline, S-Oil, Hydrodec

Lube Report - January 29, 2014

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

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Another U.S. Rerefinery Planned

Lube Report - January 22, 2014

Alabama Green Lubricants completed debt financing for its Alabama rerefining project, expected to be operational in mid- ...

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Need to Know

Lubes'n'Greases - January 3, 2014

Tom Glenn foresees rerefined motor oils moving from niche to mainstream.

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Used Oil Collector Relaunches

Lube Report - January 1, 2014

Waste oil collector Atlantic Pacific LLC will relaunch its Midwest operations with a focus on Chicago, with three trucks ...

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Fire Injures Worker at Nev. Rerefinery

Lube Report - December 11, 2013

A fire caused by a ruptured product tank injured one worker at Bango Refinings rerefinery in Fallon, Nev., Monday mornin ...

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NexLube Project on Hold

Lube Report - December 4, 2013

NexLube suspended construction of its base oil rerefinery in Florida because costs exceeded its budget.Our cost estimate ...

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Fire Ravages Ohio Rerefinery

Lube Report - December 4, 2013

An explosion and fire destroyed the processing unit of Hydrodecs transformer oil rerefinery in Canton, Ohio, on Sunday a ...