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Repsol Gains Foothold in Mexican Market

Lube Report Americas - 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

Lube Report EMEA - 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

Lube Report Americas - 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

Lube Report Americas - 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

Lube Report EMEA - 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 ...

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Distributor Extends Reach to Upper Midwest

Lube Report Americas - February 7, 2018

U.S. lubricant distributor consolidation continued as Tennessee-based Parman Energy Group announced an agreement to buy ...

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UAE Blender Changes Hands

Lube Report EMEA - January 2, 2018

Indias Maximus International Ltd. said its United Arab Emirates-based unit plans to acquire a controlling stake in Pacif ...

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Brenntag Claims Raj Petro

Lube Report Asia - December 26, 2017

German chemicals distributor Brenntag AG signed an agreement to acquire Indias Raj Petro Specialities Pvt. in two phases ...

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Alt Channels Abound for Chinas PCMOs

Lube Report Asia - December 19, 2017

Up to 30 percent of passenger car motor oils supplied in China in 2022 may reach drivers through the countrys unique rou ...

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Emirati Supplier Grabs for Indian Market Share

Lube Report Asia - December 5, 2017

The United Arab Emirates-based German Mirror Lubricants & Greases launched its Mirr Oils brand of lubricants in India.

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Regional Players Lead Commercial Segment

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Foreign companies supply the largest portion of consumer lubricants in China, and domestic oil majors hold sway over the ...

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Pertamina Accelerates International Push

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Indonesias state-owned PT Pertamina Lubricants began using Thailand as a launching point for expansion in China and Indo ...

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HPCL Launches Lubes in Myanmar

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. began selling lubricants in Myanmar, claiming its the first Indian oil marketing company ...

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Indonesian Marketers Diversify Retail Platforms

Lube Report Asia - August 22, 2017

The route to market for lubricants in Indonesia can be vastly different from one seller to the next. Some suppliers told ...

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Lukoil Forms Chinese Subsidiary

Lube Report Asia - July 25, 2017

Lukoil established a lubricant subsidiary in China as part of its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. It opened an off ...

Indian Suppliers to Consolidate Depots

Indian Suppliers to Consolidate Depots

Lube Report Asia - July 4, 2017

Indias lube suppliers have long relied on local storage hubs for most sales across the country, but at least some are se ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - June 13, 2017

Tight market conditions in Asia continue to dominate discussions, with spot prices reported as stable on account of a la ...

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China still a Net Importer of Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - May 9, 2017

China imported 10.5 percent more base stocks in 2016, totaling 2.8 million metric tons. Exports increased by 54 percent, ...