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Shell, CISA Form JV for Mexicos Lube Market

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

July 25, 2018

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

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Repsol Gains Foothold in Mexican Market

July 25, 2018

Repsol announced Monday an agreement to acquire 40 percent of lubricant distributor Bardahl de Mexico, which will enable ...

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Deal Brings Oman’s Lubes to Kenya

July 17, 2018

Oman Trading International, a subsidiary of Oman Oil Marketing Co., inked an agreement with Kenyas Hass Petroleum to sel ...

Supplying Mining Lubes in Nevada

Supplying Mining Lubes in Nevada

May 9, 2018

Shell and one of its lubricant distributors recently opened a terminal and supply hub in northern Nevada dedicated to se ...

RelaDyne Enters the Sunshine State

RelaDyne Enters the Sunshine State

May 2, 2018

RelaDyne closed on the acquisitions of Jack Backer Distributors Inc., Seaboard Neumann and Flamingo Oil - three of Flori ...

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Chemlube to Distribute for Adnoc

February 27, 2018

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. signed an exclusive agreement last week for Chemlube S.A. to distribute its API Group III bas ...