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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...