Logistics & Distribution

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SK Capital Invests in Lubes Distributor

Lube Report Americas - January 13, 2021

SK Capital Partners L.P. made a controlling investment in Baltimore, Maryland-based lubricants and specialty chemicals d ...

Martin Midstream Sells Mega Lubricants

Martin Midstream Sells Mega Lubricants

Lube Report Americas - December 30, 2020

Martin Midstream Partners LP sold assets used in connection with its Mega Lubricants shore- based terminals and marine l ...

Pandemic Erects Transportation Obstacles

Pandemic Erects Transportation Obstacles

Lube Report Americas - December 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has birthed various challenges within the North American transportation sector, many of which affe ...

Profits Down for Calumet, Up for Quaker

Profits Down for Calumet, Up for Quaker

Lube Report Americas - November 11, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP reported a worse loss for the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared to the same period ...

Need to Know

Need to Know

Lubes'n'Greases - November 2, 2020

Crunch Time  Looking at the United States lubricants business today, it’s hard to believe that just two decad ...

Shipping Costs Skyrocket During Pandemic

Shipping Costs Skyrocket During Pandemic

Lube Report Americas - October 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic – along with multiple other disruptors – has upended the logistics market in the United States ...

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Cadence Gets New Financial Backer

Lube Report Americas - October 14, 2020

Cadence Petroleum Group has obtained a new private equity investor, and the new backer plans to accelerate the expansion ...

From the Upheaval: A Brave New Industry?

From the Upheaval: A Brave New Industry?

Lubes'n'Greases - October 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the lubricants industry, but it’s not the only factor forcing industry players to c ...

Automotive

Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - October 1, 2020

Quality Is Not as Simple as It Seems  Quality is at the heart of the oil business. We all subscribe to the posi ...

Russian Railway Starts Shuttling Lubes

Russian Railway Starts Shuttling Lubes

Lube Report EMEA - September 8, 2020

RZD, Russia’s state railway monopoly, began shipping lubricants and other petrochemicals via express freight shuttles ...

Cybersecurity and the Supply Chain

Cybersecurity and the Supply Chain

Lubes'n'Greases - August 5, 2020

Cyber criminals are always angling for a way into the supply chain. Outdated or underfunded cybersecurity protocols make ...

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Brenntag Acquires Thai Distributor

Lube Report Asia - July 8, 2020

Chemicals company Brenntag acquired Thailand-based lubricants distributor Oils ‘R Us Co. Ltd. as part of its expansion ...

YPF Distributes Chevron Base Oils

YPF Distributes Chevron Base Oils

Lube Report Americas - July 1, 2020

Chevron Products Co. announced a base oil distribution agreement with Argentine energy company YPF S.A., adding its seco ...

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Slow Recovery Forecast for U.S.

Lube Report Americas - June 8, 2020

The lubricants market faces a “very gradual” recovery, regardless of the ultimate size of the dip in the economy or ...

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Lube Report Americas - June 1, 2020

Moove – Cosan’s lubricants production and distribution arm – reported lower net income, revenue and sales volumes ...

Strong Q1 for Parkland’s Lube Sales

Strong Q1 for Parkland’s Lube Sales

Lube Report Americas - May 22, 2020

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. posted a 26 percent increase in consolidated revenue for its lubricant segm ...

Lube-Tech Opens Distribution Center

Lube-Tech Opens Distribution Center

Lube Report Americas - May 19, 2020

Lube-Tech opened a new distribution center this week in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with capacity to store up to 350,000 gallo ...