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Cam2 Ownership Changes Hands

Lube Report - March 5, 2014

Cam2 International President Jack Baker and a group of investors acquired ownership of the lubricants blender and market ...

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NW Jobber Pettit Bows Out

Lube Report - February 5, 2014

Pettit Oil, a fuels and lubricants distributor in Washington, liquidated its assets and discontinued operations after fi ...

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Calumet Bags Bel-Ray

Lube Report - December 11, 2013

Calumet Specialty Products Partners yesterday announced it acquired Bel-Ray Co., a New Jersey-based manufacturer and dis ...

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Calif. Plastic Regs Ripple Out

Lube Report - October 9, 2013

Californias revised laws on the recyclability of plastic containers — enforceable as of January 2013 under the Rig ...

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Chevron Czechs Out

Lube Report - August 21, 2013

Bulgarian lubricant manufacturer Prista Oil acquired Chevrons lubricants distribution business in the Czech Republic. Te ...

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Flexies Strut their Stuff

Lube Report - August 21, 2013

In this era of base oil oversupply and cost sensitivity, one flexitank supplier says this relatively new shipping techno ...

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Distributors Face Oil Labeling Rules

Lube Report - July 24, 2013

Motor oil labeling guidelines have been updated once again, this time as the result of a unanimous vote at a National Co ...

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Samuel Cooke Lives On under Crown

Lube Report - August 8, 2012

Crown Oil UK acquired key assets of lubricants distributor Samuel Cooke and Co. for an undisclosed amount. The distribu ...

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Counterfeit Lubes Draw Citgos Wrath

Lube Report - June 13, 2012

Citgo sued distributor Mid-State Energy and subsidiary Highland Oil, alleging they sold poor quality, non-Citgo bulk lub ...

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Brenntag Picks Petrolube

Lube Report - June 13, 2012

Brenntag signed an agreement to acquire Milan, Italy-based Petrolube, which distributes Infineums specialty lubricant an ...

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Colorado Petroleum Grows

Lube Report - May 9, 2012

Lubricants blender and distributor Colorado Petroleum has moved into a new headquarters location in Denver that includes ...

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Valvoline Steps over BP into Russia

Lube Report - April 25, 2012

U.S. lubricants and chemicals producer Ashland Inc. and Russias TNK-BP signed a five-year agreement to distribute Valvol ...

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SMF Energy Files for Chapter 11

Lube Report - April 18, 2012

Fuel and lubricants packager and distributor SMF Energy and its subsidiaries filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy petitions in Fl ...

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Iraq to Get Shell Lubes

Lube Report - March 7, 2012

Mared Iraqiya, a member of Malia Group, will distribute Shell Lubricants products in Iraq. Iraq is an important market ...

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Cortec Expands into Middle East

Lube Report - February 22, 2012

Cortec launched a new Middle East joint venture with its regional distributor United Corrosion Technologies to supply co ...

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Craft Oil Nabs Neslo

Lube Report - February 15, 2012

Craft Oil Co. announced Feb. 10 it acquired Neslo Petroleum Products Inc. in Ford, New Jersey. The lubricant distributor ...

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Pertamina Targets China

Lube Report - February 15, 2012

Pertamina, Indonesias national oil company, has appointed Tengyu Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. to distribute its motor oil ...