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Shell Completes LAO Expansion

Shell Completes LAO Expansion

Lube Report Americas - January 9, 2019

Shell Chemical LP completed an expansion that increased linear alpha olefin capacity at its Geismar, Louisiana, petroche ...

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Texas Plant to Recycle Used Motor Oil

Lube Report - July 13, 2016

TopSail Energy LP plans to construct a processing facility in Baytown, Texas, to recycle used motor oil into marketable ...

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Century Swaps Rerefinery Site

Lube Report - November 26, 2014

Century Refineries Pvt. has sold its land and unfinished rerefinery in Bay City, Texas, and agreed to acquire an 8 milli ...

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Base Oils Break-even Puzzle

Lubes'n'Greases - May 27, 2014

Quality alone doesnt guarantee refining success. Investors also must weigh economic factors such as size, location, yiel ...

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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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Groups I, II Battle for Market Dominance

Lube Report - January 9, 2013

Over the next five years, the lube industry will see a fierce battle between API Group I and II base oils for market dom ...

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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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Veolia, Total Team to Recycle Used Oil

Lube Report - December 13, 2006

Veolia Environnement and Total on Nov. 30 announced the creation of Osilub, a joint venture to develop a sustainable use ...