Conventional Base Stocks

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Evergreen: We Comply

Lube Report - August 1, 2012

Evergreen Oil, Inc. says that requests by a California advocacy group to shutter its Newark, Calif., rerefinery because ...

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Evergreen Leak Probe Continues

Lube Report - July 25, 2012

A July 6 incident that caused the evacuation of approximately 70 workers at the Evergreen Oil Inc. rerefinery in Newark, ...

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UES Rerefinery on Schedule

Lube Report - July 11, 2012

Universal Environmental Services has built up a supply of used oil for its rerefinery project in Peachtree City, Georgia ...

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Hydrodec OK’d to Treat PCB-Tainted Oil

Lube Report - July 4, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued Hydrodec Group a final permit for storage and treatment of used transfor ...

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Pennsylvania Team Plans Rerefinery

Lube Report - June 27, 2012

Mil Speck Re-Refining Oil Co. and non-profit organization Renewable Manufacturing Gateway, both based in Pennsylvania, s ...

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NexLube to Start Building Rerefinery

Lube Report - June 20, 2012

NexLube Tampas contractors will begin construction on its base oil rererefinery and blending plant in Florida by the end ...

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Rerefiner Expands Its Universe

Lube Report - May 9, 2012

Immediate opportunity as well as long term corporate strategy prompted Wichita, Kan.-based Universal Lubricants to purch ...

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Heritage Oil Sales Higher

Lube Report - May 9, 2012

Heritage-Crystal Cleans oil business, including oil collection and rerefining, posted $20 million in sales for the quart ...

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Site Work Starts for Baltimore Rerefinery

Lube Report - February 15, 2012

FCC Environmental started engineering and site preparation work on its $50 million Group II base oil rerefinery project ...

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Indianapolis Rerefinery Starts Up

Lube Report - February 1, 2012

Heritage Crystal Clean on Jan. 26 announced startup of the second phase of its rerefinery in Indianapolis and its plants ...

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NexLube Takes Next Step

Lube Report - February 1, 2012

NexLube Tampa expects its rerefinery and blending plant project in Florida, scheduled to open in 2013, will produce whit ...

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UES Becomes Avista Subsidiary

Lube Report - January 18, 2012

Avista Oil AG of Germany acquired a majority stake in Universal Environmental Services, which is building a new rerefine ...

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Rerefining, Ready for Prime Time

Lube Report - June 15, 2011

New U.S. base oil rerefiners are popping up all over. Improved rerefining technologies, rising virgin base oil and finis ...

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Kazakhs to Join Group III Club

Lube Report - June 8, 2011

A planned 200,000 metric ton per year base oil plant in Shymkent will begin producing API Groups II and III base oils in ...

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Rerefinery Opens in Bahrain

Lube Report - May 25, 2011

A Bahrainian petroleum products supplier earlier this year opened an oil rerefinery with capacity to produce 36,000 metr ...

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High-priced Energy? Get Used to It

Lube Report - March 16, 2011

LONDON – For API Group I solvent refining plants in a world of high-priced crude, only 40 to 60 percent of their p ...

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Safety-Kleen to Boost Rerefining Capacity

Lube Report - November 10, 2010

Safety-Kleen Canada broke ground recently on a $26 million expansion of its Breslau, Ontario, rerefinery that will raise ...

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Shell Refineries Face Uncertain Future

Lube Report - May 19, 2010

Royal Dutch Shell continues to negotiate with Essar for the potential sale of three European refineries, but it has also ...