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Base Oil Report: Trends
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Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2021

Brexit OutcomesThe U.K decreed that it would finally leave the EU on Jan. 31, 2020. This date would allow for a tra ...

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Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2021

Be Careful What You Wish ForA little over year ago, when an unknown virus plunged the world into a pandemic, base o ...

Merger Forms Canada-Mexico Rail Network

Merger Forms Canada-Mexico Rail Network

Lube Report Americas - March 24, 2021

Canadian Pacific Railway acquired Kansas City Southern, one of the largest transporters of base oil and lubricants from ...

Vertex Earnings Dipped in 2020, Q4

Vertex Earnings Dipped in 2020, Q4

Lube Report Americas - March 17, 2021

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

Calumet Loss Increased in 2020

Calumet Loss Increased in 2020

Lube Report Americas - March 10, 2021

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a fourth quarter net loss of $82.6 million, worse than a $38.6 million ...

Lanxess Acquires Chemical Company

Lanxess Acquires Chemical Company

Lube Report Americas - February 24, 2021

Lanxess AG will pay $1 billion to acquire United States-based specialty chemical manufacturer Emerald Kalama Chemical, w ...

Belarus Alters Route for Base Oil Exports

Belarus Alters Route for Base Oil Exports

Lube Report EMEA - February 23, 2021

Belarus has decided effectively to bypass Latvia and Lithuania as its main reloading ports for petrochemical exports, in ...

Cosan’s Lubes Finish 2020 Strong

Cosan’s Lubes Finish 2020 Strong

Lube Report Americas - February 17, 2021

Cosan’s Moove lubricants arm reported higher profits, revenue and sales volumes for the fourth quarter and full year, ...

Fuchs Picks Up Vietnam Distributor

Fuchs Picks Up Vietnam Distributor

Lube Report Asia - February 12, 2021

Fuchs Group announced this week that it has purchased a controlling stake in the lubricants business of Vietnamese distr ...

Russian Lube Marketers Played Defense

Russian Lube Marketers Played Defense

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2021

The novel coronavirus pandemic took its toll around the world, putting pressure on economies and shutting down demand f ...

Best Practices

Best Practices

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2021

Get Ready for a Post-pandemic Economy2020 was a difficult and important year in many ways. The pandemic affected vi ...

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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 ...