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Dorf Ketal, TriBonds Form Saudi JV

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

Dorf Ketal Chemicals and TriBonds Chemical Co. announced today the formation of a joint venture that will manufacture lu ...

HollyFrontier Buying Red Giant Oil

HollyFrontier Buying Red Giant Oil

Lube Report Americas - July 4, 2018

HollyFrontier Corp. announced yesterday a deal to buy Red Giant Oil Co., an Iowa company that claims to be one of the co ...

Hi-Tech Posts Higher Profits

Hi-Tech Posts Higher Profits

Lube Report Asia - September 17, 2021

Pakistan-based blender Hi-Tech Lubricants Ltd. reported higher consolidated net profit for the quarter and for the fisca ...

Get Spiffy Buys Pit Crew

Get Spiffy Buys Pit Crew

Lube Report Americas - September 15, 2021

North Carolina-based Get Spiffy, an on-demand car care services company, acquired Pit Crew, which provides mobile oil ch ...

Profits Up for Chevron Lanka

Profits Up for Chevron Lanka

Lube Report Asia - September 10, 2021

Chevron Lubricants Lanka Plc reported increases in profits and sales for the quarter ending June 30, compared to the sam ...

SKF Lands Lubrication Filtration Firm

SKF Lands Lubrication Filtration Firm

Lube Report EMEA - September 7, 2021

SKF announced Sept. 1 that it completed the acquisition of Efolex AB, a manufacturer of Europafilter-branded industrial ...

China Center to Develop Additives, Lubes

China Center to Develop Additives, Lubes

Lube Report Asia - September 3, 2021

An independent Chinese refiner and an academic institution have agreed to establish a research center to develop lubrica ...

Not Your Father’s Base Oil

Not Your Father’s Base Oil

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

The ever-growing emphasis on sustainability is pushing the lubricants industry to develop products that help achieve ca ...

Make Yourself Memorable

Make Yourself Memorable

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

We’re tired from spending many grueling months dealing with the COVID-19 virus and its several variants, and we’re ...

Spotlight on Biobased Lubricants

Spotlight on Biobased Lubricants

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

Entering an important phase for greener, more sustainable lubricants Gone are the days when biobased lubricants were ...

Ammonia-powered Marine Engines Bring New Challenges for Lube Blenders

Ammonia-powered Marine Engines Bring New Challenges for Lube Blenders

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

Among the many zero- or low-carbon fuels being considered by engine manufacturers to address the International Maritime ...

When Disaster Strikes

When Disaster Strikes

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

From the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic to frequentsevere weather, the past few years have presented noshortage of ...

Profits Up for GS Caltex, Thai Oil

Profits Up for GS Caltex, Thai Oil

Lube Report Asia - August 27, 2021

GS Caltex’s lube division, Thai Oil Group’s base oil business and KH Neochem’s performance materials segment all r ...

Indorama Acquires Brazil’s Oxitena

Indorama Acquires Brazil’s Oxitena

Lube Report Americas - August 25, 2021

Indorama Ventures Public Co., a global chemicals producer based in Thailand, agreed to acquire Brazil-based Oxiteno S.A. ...

Infineum Acquires Emulsifiers Business

Infineum Acquires Emulsifiers Business

Lube Report EMEA - August 24, 2021

Infineum has signed a contract to acquire ISCA UK’s emulsifiers business unit in a deal securing the Iscamul emulsifie ...

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Utility Buying Emery’s Asian Unit

Lube Report Asia - August 20, 2021

The joint venture owners of esters supplier Emery Oleochemicals have agreed to sell the Asia-Pacific portion of that bus ...

Profits Down for Tide Water, Up for Gulf

Profits Down for Tide Water, Up for Gulf

Lube Report Asia - August 20, 2021

For the quarter ending June 30, Tide Water Oil reported a decrease in profit, while Gulf Oil Lubricants India, Maximus I ...