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Branded Workshops Key in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - April 11, 2017

Lubricant suppliers say branded workshops are critical in Indonesia's aftermarket segment, which is growing as the count ...

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Indonesian Players Direct Loans to Distributors

Lube Report Asia - February 7, 2017

Indonesias Pertamina Lubricants and PT Shell Indonesia have established credit and payment agreements with domestic bank ...

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United Oil Revises Plans for Myanmar

Lube Report Asia - January 31, 2017

Singaporean lubricant supplier United Oil Co. will not set up a blending plant in Myanmar as the company discussed last ...

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Copton Divests Group I Buyer, Earns Big in Q3

Lube Report Asia - November 29, 2016

Chinese blender Qingdao Copton Technology Co. increased earnings by 31 percent on the year in its third quarter and sold ...

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Doubling Car Parcs Beckon Lube Suppliers

Lube Report Asia - November 1, 2016

Chinas and Indias car parcs - already two of the worlds largest - will double by 2023, a new study predicts. As lubrican ...

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Chinese Blender Reports Loss

Lube Report Asia - September 20, 2016

Shun Neng Oil, a lube blender and the China distributor for United States oil marketer Amalie Oil Co., reported big loss ...

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In China, Suppliers Refine Business Models

Lube Report Asia - August 2, 2016

As China's lubricant market becomes more crowded, some suppliers - including both oil manufacturer marketers and distrib ...

Shell Opens Philippines Lubes Hub

Shell Opens Philippines Lubes Hub

Lube Report Asia - July 19, 2016

Shell recently inaugurated a bulk storage terminal for lubricants in Guiguinto, the Philippines - its first new lubrican ...

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Chinese Dealers Facing Pressures

Lube Report Asia - December 15, 2015

Regional dealers are widely viewed as key cogs for producers seeking timely headway in Chinas vast lubricant market. As ...

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ExMo Reenters Vietnam

Lube Report Asia - December 1, 2015

ExxonMobil is reentering the Vietnamese finished lubricants market via two distributors after selling its blending plant ...

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Total Resumes Shipping in Tianjin

Lube Report Asia - September 8, 2015

Total Lubmarine, the marine lubricants arm of French energy giant Total, said its shipping activity in Chinas Tianjin po ...

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Tianjin Blast Shakes Lube Ops

Lube Report Asia - August 18, 2015

Local government in Tianjin, China, suspended port traffic following Wednesdays deadly warehouse explosions at the north ...

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Shell Not Yet Out of Pandacan

Lube Report Asia - August 4, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell said it has not yet left the Pandacan Oil Depot in Manila, despite the passing of a deadline set by lo ...

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Fire Damages Depot, Veedol Lubes

Lube Report Asia - April 28, 2015

An April 9 fire damaged an Ahmedabad, India, depot owned by a distributor of Tide Water Oil Co., burning approximately R ...

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Gulf Petrochem Opens Gujarat Terminal

Lube Report Asia - March 24, 2015

Gulf Petrochem has opened a storage terminal for base stocks and other fluids in Gujarat, India, saying it will provide ...

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Chinese Blenders Extend Their Reach

Lube Report Asia - January 27, 2015

It is no secret that building an extensive sales network is essential for achieving significant sales in China, a massiv ...

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Nynas Commences New Singapore Hub

Lube Report Asia - December 23, 2014

Nynas announced last week the opening of a 32,000 cubic meter storage depot in Singapore, part of a plan to grow its nap ...