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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 ...

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GF-6, 303 Fluids Headlined 2019

Lube Report Americas - December 25, 2019

From the long-awaited adoption of ILSAC GF-6 to a crackdown on 303 hydraulic fluids to mergers and acquisitions, 2019 wa ...

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Acquisitions Boost Parkland’s Lubes Sales

Lube Report Americas - November 27, 2019

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. reported 95 million Canadian dollars (U.S. $71.4 million) in revenue for it ...

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Shell Trading Distributes Bapco Base Oils

Lube Report EMEA - October 22, 2019

Bahrain Petroleum Co. has signed an agreement appointing Shell Trading and Shipping Co. exclusive distributor in Europe ...

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Using Social Media to Market Lubes in China

Lube Report Asia - August 23, 2019

WeChat has been an effective tool to boost sales in Chinas changing lubricants market - especially among younger custome ...

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Shell, CISA Form JV for Mexicos Lube Market

Lube Report Americas - August 21, 2019

Shell Lubricants and Comercial Importadora, S. de R.L. de C.V. - known as CISA - recently announced a new joint venture ...

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Sol Shutters Jamaica Distributorship

Lube Report Americas - June 19, 2019

Sol Petroleum Jamaica Ltd., a subsidiary of a Shell lubricants macro distributor, will shut down its lubricants business ...

Pertamina Aids Lube Distributors with Financing

Pertamina Aids Lube Distributors with Financing

Lube Report Asia - June 7, 2019

Pertamina Lubricants and Bank Rakyat Indonesia signed a cooperation agreement recently intended to provide financing to ...

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Chevron Adds Second Group II Hub in Africa

Lube Report EMEA - April 16, 2019

Chevron established a second API Group II base oil hub in Africa through a distribution agreement with a Moroccan compan ...

Record Floods Force Distributors to Plan B

Record Floods Force Distributors to Plan B

Lube Report Americas - March 27, 2019

Flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers has forced Midwest lubricant companies to fall back on contingency pl ...

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Shell Opens Distribution Center

Lube Report Americas - March 6, 2019

Shell Lubricants opened a 455,000 square-foot regional distribution center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with the help of ...

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AKR Establishes Lubricant Subsidiary

Lube Report Asia - February 15, 2019

PT AKR Corporindo Tbk., an Indonesian supplier of petroleum products and chemicals, established a subsidiary last week t ...

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U.S. Distributors Trend Towards Consolidation

Lube Report Americas - January 30, 2019

Pugh Lubricants, Apollo Oil, Veterans Oil and Halco Lubricants, which identify themselves as a single lubricant and fuel ...

Sopremac Opens Algeria Blending Plant

Sopremac Opens Algeria Blending Plant

Lube Report EMEA - January 29, 2019

Biskra, Algeria-based Sarl Sopremac opened a lube oil blending plant in Algeria that has already begun production of mul ...

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French Firm to Acquire Kenyan Lube Marketer

Lube Report EMEA - January 15, 2019

Authorities have approved Rubis' proposed acquisition of KenolKobil, one of East Africas leading lubricant suppliers. Ru ...

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Trade War Disrupted Quiet 2018

Lube Report Americas - December 26, 2018

The trade war between the United States and China was one of the major events of 2018 - a year that otherwise was relati ...

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Parkland Acquires Another U.S. Distributor

Lube Report Americas - December 5, 2018

Parkland Fuel Corp. acquired Holbrook, Arizona-based Bradco Fuels and Lubricants, the companies announced last week. It ...

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Vesco Absorbs Fellow Distributor Acculube

Lube Report Americas - July 25, 2018

Branded automotive and industrial lubricants distributor Vesco Oil Corp. acquired industrial lubes and metalworking flui ...