Rerefined

Safety-Kleen Rebrands Base Oils
Vacuum gas oil tank at the Safety-Kleen East Chicago, Indiana, rerefinery. Photo courtesy of Safety-Kleen

Safety-Kleen Rebrands Base Oils

Lube Report Americas - June 8, 2022

Safety-Kleen has rebranded its rerefined base oils, putting them under the Kleen+ name that emphasizes their reduced car ...

Profits, Sales up for Vertex, Perimeter

Profits, Sales up for Vertex, Perimeter

Lube Report Americas - May 25, 2022

Vertex Energy Inc. reported large increases in gross profit and revenues for its used motor oil collection and processin ...

Ecuador Program Beats Collection Goal

Ecuador Program Beats Collection Goal

Lube Report Americas - April 27, 2022

Ecuador collected 4.1 million gallons of used lubricants in 2021 – a fifth of the amount of lubes it consumes – thro ...

Vertex Posts Jump in Earnings

Vertex Posts Jump in Earnings

Lube Report Americas - March 16, 2022

Vertex Energy Inc. reported large increases in gross profit and revenues for the quarter ended Dec. 31 and full year 202 ...

Heritage-Crystal Clean Posts Sales Jump

Heritage-Crystal Clean Posts Sales Jump

Lube Report Americas - March 9, 2022

Heritage-Crystal Clean’s oil business segment – including oil collection and rerefining activities and sales of recy ...

Calumet Posts Bigger Losses

Calumet Posts Bigger Losses

Lube Report Americas - March 2, 2022

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a steeper net loss for the quarter ending Dec. 1 and the full year of ...

China Moves to the Top of the Heap

China Moves to the Top of the Heap

Lube Report EMEA - February 22, 2022

A new nation is king of the hill in terms of base oil capacity, after China surpassed the United States in 2021 followin ...

Rerefiners Rebounding from Pandemic

Rerefiners Rebounding from Pandemic

Lube Report EMEA - February 15, 2022

Rerefiners of used lubricants suffered some of the same problems that have impacted producers of virgin base oils during ...

Base Oil Rerefiners Rebounding from Pandemic

Base Oil Rerefiners Rebounding from Pandemic

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2022

The pandemic wreaked havoc on the base oil market, but rerefiners may have emerged stronger than ever.

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Slicker Buys Hydrodec Rerefinery

Lube Report Americas - November 24, 2021

Transformer oil recycler Hydrodec and its Ohio rerefinery were acquired by United Kingdom-based Slicker Recycling Ltd., ...

Profits Rise for Vertex Recycling Unit

Profits Rise for Vertex Recycling Unit

Lube Report Americas - November 24, 2021

Vertex Energy Inc. reported higher gross profit and increased revenues for the quarter ended Sept. 30 for its used motor ...

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Earnings Up for HollyFrontier, Clean Harbors

Lube Report Americas - November 3, 2021

HollyFrontier Corp.’s lubricants and specialty products segment reported large increases in income and revenue from op ...

Profits Down for Afton, Sales up for HCC

Profits Down for Afton, Sales up for HCC

Lube Report Americas - October 27, 2021

Afton Chemical reported a lower operating profit despite increased sales – citing such factors as rising costs for raw ...

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Vertex Sale to Safety-Kleen Progresses

Lube Report Americas - October 13, 2021

Vertex Energy shareholders voted in favor of its proposed sale of used motor oil collection and recycling assets – inc ...

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Lub-rref to Build Group II Rerefinery

Lube Report Asia - September 10, 2021

Lub-rref announced that it will redirect most of the funds from its initial public stock offering to build a second wast ...

Cosan, Vertex Earnings Rebound

Cosan, Vertex Earnings Rebound

Lube Report Americas - August 18, 2021

For the quarter ending June 30, Cosan’s Moove reported increases in profit, revenue and sales volume and Vertex Energy ...

Calumet Reports Steep Earnings Loss

Calumet Reports Steep Earnings Loss

Lube Report Americas - August 11, 2021

For the quarter ending June 30, Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. saw a steep net loss but with increased sales, ...