Logistics & Distribution

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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?

LNG Magazine - 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

LNG Magazine - 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

LNG Magazine - 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 Outdated or underfunded cybersecurity protocols make ...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 ...

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Need to Know

LNG Magazine - April 29, 2020

Tom Glenn explains that amidst the chaos of Covid-19, buybacks are a growing concern for marketers.

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Supplying a Boost for the Bottom Line

LNG Magazine - April 1, 2020

A demand-driven supply chain allows lube marketers to proactively meet consumer demand and reclaim otherwise missed oppo ...

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Need to Know

LNG Magazine - April 1, 2020

Tom Glenn explains how buyback fees may not be keeping pace with marketers’ cost of doing business.

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Planning for Disruptions on the River

Lube Report Americas - March 31, 2020

Fog and floods are regular disruptors to barges carrying base oils on rivers. Suppliers and buyers can take steps to mi ...

Flooding: Growing Obstacle to River Transport

Flooding: Growing Obstacle to River Transport

Lube Report Americas - March 25, 2020

Flooding remains a significant disruptor of barge traffic of base oil on U.S. rivers, and it could worsen in coming year ...

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Parkland’s Lubes Sales Rise

Lube Report Americas - March 13, 2020

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. posted a 122 percent jump in consolidated revenue for its lubricant segment ...