Vacuum Gas Oil

No Base Oil Plant Is an Island

No Base Oil Plant Is an Island

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2021

There are approximately 120 large fuels refineries worldwide that produce base oils as part of their overall product sla ...

Baton Rouge Refinery Hit by Fire

Baton Rouge Refinery Hit by Fire

Lube Report Americas - February 28, 2020

ExxonMobil is still mum on the cause and effect of a massive fire last week at its large refinery and chemical facility ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Texas Plant to Recycle Used Motor Oil

Lube Report - November 30, 2005

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