Paraffinic Group III

Chevron to Make Group III for Neste

Chevron to Make Group III for Neste

Lube Report Americas - June 26, 2019

Chevron announced it has agreed for its Richmond, California, base oil plant to begin making API Group III oils that Fin ...

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Petronas Plans to Double Group III Supply

Lube Report Asia - April 12, 2019

Petronas aims to double its supply of API Group III base oils within four years, a top official with its international l ...

Shipping Base Oils to Where They Aren’t

Shipping Base Oils to Where They Aren’t

Lube Report Americas - March 20, 2019

Regional imbalances in base oil supply and demand lead to large volumes being shipped all over the globe. The pattern of ...

U.S. Base Oil Output Hits 20-year High

U.S. Base Oil Output Hits 20-year High

Lube Report Americas - March 20, 2019

United States base oil producers made hay while the sun shined last year, taking advantage of a lack of disruptions to c ...

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SK Forecasts Rising Group III Demand

Lube Report EMEA - March 12, 2019

The worlds thirst for API Group III base stocks should continue to grow in coming years, as requirements for light-duty ...

IMO 2020 Forecast to Impact Base Oils

IMO 2020 Forecast to Impact Base Oils

Lube Report Americas - March 6, 2019

Vessel operators and oil marketers are girding for the impacts that IMO 2020 will have on shipping and marine lubricants ...

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Speaker Forecasts Shift to Group II+, Group III

Lube Report Americas - September 19, 2018

Efforts to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions will continue pushing United States engine oils towards lower visco ...

Bright Stock Supply Shrinks

Bright Stock Supply Shrinks

Lube Report Americas - January 31, 2018

Global bright stock demand was 2.7 million tons in 2017, but is expected to decline by approximately 250,000 tons by 202 ...

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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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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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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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Group III Flows in Malacca Straits

Lube Report - June 18, 2008

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – New API Group III refineries on both sides of the Malacca Straits are making the Singapor ...

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Indian Refiner Plans Group III Plant

Lube Report - February 22, 2006

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. announced last week that it plans to build a Group III base oil plant at its ...