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Profits Jump for Sri Lankan Companies

Profits Jump for Sri Lankan Companies

Lube Report Asia - June 24, 2022

Chevron Lubricants Lanka Plc. reported hefty increases in profit and sales for the quarter ending March 31, and Lanka IO ...

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Fuchs Merges Germany Units

Lube Report EMEA - June 21, 2022

Fuchs Petrolub SE has merged two subsidiaries in Germany – Fuchs Schmierstoffe GmbH and Fuchs Lubritech GmbH – to fo ...

Maximus Posts Bullish Earnings

Maximus Posts Bullish Earnings

Lube Report Asia - June 17, 2022

Indian lubricants blender Maximus International Ltd. said it had weathered supply chain disruption, competitiveness in p ...

Happy Blogiversary! One Year of Sustainability Posts

Happy Blogiversary! One Year of Sustainability Posts

Sustainability InSite - June 10, 2022

Contributing editor Apu Gosalia reviews the last 12 months of sustainability and offers guidance for companies' future a ...

Raw Material Prices Impact Earnings

Raw Material Prices Impact Earnings

Lube Report Asia - June 10, 2022

Raw material prices were a common theme in the earnings of Japan’s KH Neochem and Yushiro Chemical for the quarter end ...

Bet on Base Oil Training

Bet on Base Oil Training

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

Tribal knowledge in the base oil industry appears to be tapering off. Fortunately, quality base oil training can fill th ...

Strategy Over Ideology

Strategy Over Ideology

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

Should companies in the lubricants industry take public political stances? Sara Lefcourt weighs in.

Industry Lacking Sustainability Standardization

Industry Lacking Sustainability Standardization

Sustainability InSite - June 6, 2022

The lubricants industry needs a unified approach to sustainability standardization, panelists said at a conference organ ...

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Azelis Acquires India Distributors

Lube Report Asia - June 3, 2022

Specialty chemicals distributor and service provider Azelis reached agreements to buy two related distributors in India ...

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Apar Rides Economy to Better Profits

Lube Report Asia - June 3, 2022

Indian transformer oil supplier Apar Industries reported large increases in net profit and in revenues from its transfor ...

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Petrobras Agrees to Sell Lubnor Refinery

Lube Report Americas - June 1, 2022

Petrobras announced last week an agreement to sell its Lubnor refinery in Fortaleza, Brazil, to a consortium of companie ...

Fuchs Buys Stake in Electrolytes Start-up

Fuchs Buys Stake in Electrolytes Start-up

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2022

German independent lubricants maker Fuchs Group entered the battery market by acquiring 28% of the shares in E-Lyte Inno ...

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Aramco Eyes Valvoline Unit

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2022

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, has approached Valvoline, one of the world’s largest independent lubr ...

Travel Rebound Boosts Gulf’s Sales

Travel Rebound Boosts Gulf’s Sales

Lube Report Asia - May 27, 2022

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. reported improved quarterly revenues and sales volumes for the quarter ended March 31 and ...

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 ...

Moove to Acquire PetroChoice

Moove to Acquire PetroChoice

Lube Report Americas - May 25, 2022

Cosan’s Moove made a splash this week with an almost half-billion-dollar acquisition for PetroChoice, the largest lubr ...

Agency Approves Shell Sale to Lukoil

Agency Approves Shell Sale to Lukoil

Lube Report EMEA - May 24, 2022

Russia’s antitrust regulator approved last week Lukoil’s purchase of Shell’s retail and lubricants business in the ...