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Rerefining Projects Down Under

Lube Report - November 20, 2013

Not much waste oil rerefining occurs in Australia, but two projects currently underway should boost production of rerefi ...

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Hydrodec, Essar Partner on Rerefining

Lube Report - November 13, 2013

Hydrodec Group will collaborate with Essar Oil UK on a joint venture oil rerefining center at Stanlow, U.K., including a ...

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HCC Picks Up Pick-Up Routes

Lube Report - November 6, 2013

Heritage-Crystal Clean agreed this week to buy four branches of Universal Lubricants subsidiary RS Used Oil Services in ...

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Prista to Rerefine in Ukraine

Lube Report - October 30, 2013

Prista Recycling of Bulgaria recently broke ground on its first base oil rerefinery in Ukraine, a $60 million investment ...

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Maryland Rerefinery Moves Forward

Lube Report - October 30, 2013

FCC Environmental said it is on track to break ground on its $50 million rerefinery in Baltimore in the second quarter o ...

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Petronas Postpones Group III Growth

Lube Report - October 16, 2013

Reflecting global oversupply, Petronas will postpone its plans to increase API Group III base oil capacity at its Melaka ...

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Indian Firm to Rerefine in Texas

Lube Report - October 16, 2013

India-based Century Refineries broke ground last month on a $1.7 million rerefinery outside Bay City, Texas, with vacuum ...

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Hydrodec Trims Losses

Lube Report - October 16, 2013

Hydrodec Group reported an overall loss – including discontinued operations – of $5.3 million for the six mo ...

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Chinas Rerefiners Modernize

Lube Report - October 16, 2013

CHONGQING, China – Primitive and unproductive to date, Chinas rerefining industry has begun to expand and moderniz ...

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Group II, III Continue Growth

Lube Report - October 9, 2013

API Group III base oil will enjoy the strongest base stock demand growth through 2017, followed by Group II, consultancy ...

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NexLube Rerefinery Targets 2014

Lube Report - October 9, 2013

NexLube now expects to launch its base oil rerefinery in Florida in July 2014, following delays related to weather and e ...

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EMI Revs Up Hydrotreater

Lube Report - October 2, 2013

Environmental Management Inc. opened a hydrotreating unit in Kansas City, Kan., where it will produce 9 million gallons ...

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Rerefining Targets Proposed in Europe

Lube Report - September 25, 2013

BERLIN – Rerefiners have asked the European Union to adopt volume targets in each member state for used oil collec ...

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Hydrodec Adds UK Collector

Lube Report - September 18, 2013

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec Group acquired used lube oil collector OSS for 4.7 million (U.S. $6.3 million), secur ...

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Russia Readies for Waste Oil Recycling

Lube Report - September 4, 2013

The Russian Ministry of Energy proposed a bill for collection and treatment of waste lubricants, according to its Aug. 1 ...

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Hydrodec Results Improve

Lube Report - August 21, 2013

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec posted a $1 million operating loss for the six months ending June 30, improving from ...

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Hydrodec Trims Operating Losses

Lube Report - July 17, 2013

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec posted an operating loss of $2.1 million for the six months ended June 30, improving ...

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Q3 Earnings Wrap-up: HCC, WD-40

Lube Report - July 10, 2013

Rerefiner Heritage-Crystal Clean posted a drop in revenue for its Oil Business segment in the third quarter ending Sept. ...