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Profits Climb for Tide Water, GP

Profits Climb for Tide Water, GP

Lube Report Asia - June 11, 2021

India’s Tide Water Oil Co. and GP Petroleums Ltd. reported substantially higher net profit for the quarter ending Marc ...

Crisis Spurs Calls for Shipping Reforms

Crisis Spurs Calls for Shipping Reforms

Lube Report Americas - June 9, 2021

Ongoing global supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a surge in shipping container volumes since ...

German Blender Hits Warehouse Roadblock

German Blender Hits Warehouse Roadblock

Lube Report EMEA - June 8, 2021

German lubricant blender Meguin GmbH & Co. said it plans to revise its concept for a modern central warehouse in Saa ...

Vertex Earnings Jump

Vertex Earnings Jump

Lube Report Americas - June 2, 2021

Vertex Energy’s black oil segment, which includes its rerefineries and used oil collection business, reported increase ...

Exol Expands U.K. Factory

Exol Expands U.K. Factory

Lube Report EMEA - June 1, 2021

United Kingdom-based Exol Lubricants announced it has begun redevelopment of its Rotherham site to increase lubricant bl ...

Castrol Aims for Paper Lube Packaging

Castrol Aims for Paper Lube Packaging

Lube Report EMEA - May 25, 2021

Castrol recently announced a partnership with packaging technology company Pulpex – which has developed a technology t ...

Serbia Far From EU Rerefining Norms

Serbia Far From EU Rerefining Norms

Lube Report EMEA - May 25, 2021

Serbia consumed 54,000 tons of finished lubricants in 2019, but the country recycles only 1.5% of that quantity back int ...

Profits up for Sri Lankan Lube Suppliers

Profits up for Sri Lankan Lube Suppliers

Lube Report Asia - May 21, 2021

Chevron Lubricants Lanka Plc. reported large increases in profit and sales for the quarter ending March 31, compared to ...

Cosan’s Lube Segment Posts Record Quarter

Cosan’s Lube Segment Posts Record Quarter

Lube Report Americas - May 19, 2021

Moove, Cosan’s lubricants arm, reported increases in profit, revenue and sales volume for the first quarter of 2021, b ...

French Lube Sales Fell in February

French Lube Sales Fell in February

Lube Report EMEA - May 18, 2021

France’s lubricant consumption decreased by 3% in February compared to the same month in 2020, the second consecutive ...

Profits Jump for Korean Base Oil Refiners

Profits Jump for Korean Base Oil Refiners

Lube Report Asia - May 14, 2021

South Korean base oil refiners SK Lubricants, GS Caltex and Hyundai Shell Base Oil, along with Thai Oil’s lube base oi ...

Brazil Base Oil Output Rose in March

Brazil Base Oil Output Rose in March

Lube Report Americas - May 12, 2021

Brazil’s base oil production in March was higher than in the same month of 2020, the first such year-on-year increase ...

Fergana Refinery Up for Sale

Fergana Refinery Up for Sale

Lube Report EMEA - May 11, 2021

Uzbek authorities last week announced the government’s intention to sell the Fergana Oil Refinery LLC, the second-larg ...

In Spain Demand Fell, Waste Program Spread

In Spain Demand Fell, Waste Program Spread

Lube Report EMEA - May 11, 2021

Spain’s lubricant consumption dropped 13% to 397,074 metric tons in 2020, according to Sigaus, a non-profit entity tha ...

Earnings Rise for Valvoline, HCC

Earnings Rise for Valvoline, HCC

Lube Report Americas - May 5, 2021

Valvoline posted higher sales and operating income for its fiscal quarter ending March 31, and Heritage-Crystal Clean’ ...

Profits Climb for BP, Fuchs

Profits Climb for BP, Fuchs

Lube Report EMEA - May 4, 2021

The first quarter of 2021 was bullish for two of the world’s largest lubricant suppliers, BP’s Castrol unit and Fuch ...

Need to Know

Need to Know

Lubes'n'Greases - May 3, 2021

Embracing Technology in Lubricant Distribution   The lubricants business has moved through a period of considera ...

Profits Climb at S-Oil, Castrol India

Profits Climb at S-Oil, Castrol India

Lube Report Asia - April 30, 2021

Castrol India and South Korean refiner S-Oil both reported large increases in profits and revenue for the quarter ending ...