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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Lincoln Expands in India

Lube Report - September 5, 2007

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...