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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...