STLE Extends Global Outreach

Lube Report - June 16, 2010

LAS VEGAS – Peter Drechsler, president of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers for 2010-2011, bel ...


Total Continues March Across Canada

Lube Report - December 9, 2009

Total Lubricants Canada has acquired Ultramars lubricants business, and Total branded lubricants will be sold throughout ...


Lubrizol, Valvoline Up; SK Down

Lube Report - November 4, 2009

Lubrizols additives segment and Ashlands Valvoline division reported lower sales but hefty increases in operating income ...


SK, S-Oil Up, Valvoline Down

Lube Report - January 28, 2009

For the quarter ending Dec. 31, lubricant blender Valvoline reported a slight decline in operating income and a rise in ...


Industry Earnings Mixed

Lube Report - November 12, 2008

Calumet Specialty Products reported a steep drop in earnings for the third quarter, Quaker Chemical saw an increase in q ...


Sales Up for Lubrizol, Afton, S-Oil

Lube Report - November 5, 2008

Lubrizols additives segment and South Korean refiner S-Oil each reported increases in operating profit and revenue, whil ...


Sales Up at Valvoline, SK

Lube Report - October 29, 2008

Financial results for the quarter ending Sept. 30 showed increased sales but decreased operating income at lubricant ble ...


Riverside Wins DuBois Chemicals

Lube Report - October 15, 2008

Private equity firm Riverside Co. recently acquired DuBois Chemicals, a specialty chemicals company whose products inclu ...


Spectrum Absorbs American Lubricating

Lube Report - October 8, 2008

Spectrum Corp. has acquired American Lubricating Co., bringing together two Tennessee lubricant blenders who share a foc ...


Profits Rise at SK, Slip at S-Oil

Lube Report - July 30, 2008

South Korean base oil refiner SK Energy reported an increase in operating profit for its lubricants segment for the quar ...


Huntsman, Hexion Battle Over Merger

Lube Report - June 25, 2008

What seemed a slam-dunk merger between chemical companies Huntsman and Hexion, an affiliate of Apollo Management L.P., h ...


Sales Up, Profits Down at SK, S-Oil

Lube Report - April 30, 2008

South Korean base oil refiners S-Oil and SK Energy each reported strong growth in lubricants revenue for the quarter end ...


Petronas Acquires Italys FL Selenia

Lube Report - September 26, 2007

Malaysias Petronas has signed an agreement to acquire Italian automotive lubricant manufacturer and marketer FL Selenia ...


Lincoln Expands in India

Lube Report - September 5, 2007

Harbour Group subsidiary Lincoln Industrial has acquired Lincoln Helios (India), which makes automatic lubrication syste ...


More Money for Moly

Lube Report - September 5, 2007

MPH Ventures Corp. has signed an agreement with Rio Algom Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BHP Billiton Ltd., and with ...


Achesons Fate Hinges on Akzo

Lube Report - August 22, 2007

Henkels proposal to acquire part of Imperial Chemical Industries PLCs National Starch subsidiary – including lubri ...


Mega Deal for Mega Lubricants

Lube Report - June 20, 2007

Martin Operation Partnership L.P. on June 13 completed acquisition of Houston-based Mega Lubricants Inc., a lubricants p ...


Parkland Buys United Petroleum Products

Lube Report - May 9, 2007

Canada’s Parkland Income Fund has agreed to buy lubricants and fuel marketer United Petroleum Products of Burnaby, ...