Logistics & Distribution

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Brenntag Acquires Thai Distributor

Lube Report Asia - July 8, 2020

Chemicals company Brenntag acquired Thailand-based lubricants distributor Oils ‘R Us Co. Ltd. as part of its expansion ...

YPF Distributes Chevron Base Oils

YPF Distributes Chevron Base Oils

Lube Report Americas - July 1, 2020

Chevron Products Co. announced a base oil distribution agreement with Argentine energy company YPF S.A., adding its seco ...

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Slow Recovery Forecast for U.S.

Lube Report Americas - June 8, 2020

The lubricants market faces a “very gradual” recovery, regardless of the ultimate size of the dip in the economy or ...

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Lube Report Americas - June 1, 2020

Moove – Cosan’s lubricants production and distribution arm – reported lower net income, revenue and sales volumes ...

Strong Q1 for Parkland’s Lube Sales

Strong Q1 for Parkland’s Lube Sales

Lube Report Americas - May 22, 2020

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. posted a 26 percent increase in consolidated revenue for its lubricant segm ...

Lube-Tech Opens Distribution Center

Lube-Tech Opens Distribution Center

Lube Report Americas - May 19, 2020

Lube-Tech opened a new distribution center this week in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with capacity to store up to 350,000 gallo ...

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Need to Know

Lubes'n'Greases - April 29, 2020

Tom Glenn explains that amidst the chaos of Covid-19, buybacks are a growing concern for marketers.

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Supplying a Boost for the Bottom Line

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2020

A demand-driven supply chain allows lube marketers to proactively meet consumer demand and reclaim otherwise missed oppo ...

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Need to Know

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2020

Tom Glenn explains how buyback fees may not be keeping pace with marketers’ cost of doing business.

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Planning for Disruptions on the River

Lube Report Americas - March 31, 2020

Fog and floods are regular disruptors to barges carrying base oils on rivers. Suppliers and buyers can take steps to mi ...

Flooding: Growing Obstacle to River Transport

Flooding: Growing Obstacle to River Transport

Lube Report Americas - March 25, 2020

Flooding remains a significant disruptor of barge traffic of base oil on U.S. rivers, and it could worsen in coming year ...

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Parkland’s Lubes Sales Rise

Lube Report Americas - March 13, 2020

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. posted a 122 percent jump in consolidated revenue for its lubricant segment ...

Base Oils Burgeoning in Brownsville

Base Oils Burgeoning in Brownsville

Lube Report Americas - February 5, 2020

Base oil trade through the U.S. border city of Brownsville, Texas, is booming, thanks to growing demand in Mexico and a ...

IMO 2020 Changes Shipping Rules

IMO 2020 Changes Shipping Rules

Lube Report Asia - January 10, 2020

The International Maritime Organizations IMO 2020 regulation was implemented at the start of the year, heralding big cha ...

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GF-6, 303 Fluids Headlined 2019

Lube Report Americas - December 25, 2019

From the long-awaited adoption of ILSAC GF-6 to a crackdown on 303 hydraulic fluids to mergers and acquisitions, 2019 wa ...

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SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

Lube Report EMEA - December 24, 2019

Editors Note: This will be the final SSY Base Oil Shipping Report to appear in Lube Report, where it has run for 11 year ...

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SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

Lube Report Asia - December 20, 2019

Editors Note: This will be the final SSY Base Oil Shipping Report to appear in Lube Report, where it has run for 11 year ...

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SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

Lube Report EMEA - December 17, 2019

Tight space availability for December has caused rates to increase on most U.S. routes, as well as in Asia. The coastal ...