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Rianlon Gets Nod for Kangtai Acquisition

Lube Report Asia - September 24, 2021

Cosmetics chemical supplier Rianlon obtained an okay from the Shenzhen Stock Exchange this week for its proposed acquisi ...

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Custom Content – Within the space of just three years, Valvoline Europe has significantly grown its industrial lubrica ...

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - October 6, 2020

Custom Content – Valvoline, one of the world’s leading lubricant and automotive suppliers, has made a frictionless m ...

Value of Korean Base Oils Stays High

Value of Korean Base Oils Stays High

Lube Report Asia - September 24, 2021

South Korea exported a smaller volume of base oils but with a higher declared export value in August, compared to the sa ...

Profits Rise for Lopal, Richful

Profits Rise for Lopal, Richful

Lube Report Asia - September 24, 2021

China’s Jiangsu Lopal Tech Co. and Richful Lube Additive Co. reported increases in net profit for the first half of th ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - September 24, 2021

Many countries in Asia have started to relax pandemic-related restrictions and have given up their zero-COVID policies a ...

Russian Electric Vehicle Market to Double

Russian Electric Vehicle Market to Double

Electric Vehicles InSite - September 23, 2021

Russia’s electric vehicle market could double by year end. Sales were driven by tax relief and could accelerate more w ...

Amsoil Launches Industrial Lubes Unit

Amsoil Launches Industrial Lubes Unit

Lube Report Americas - September 22, 2021

Synthetic lubricants manufacturer Amsoil launched Amsoil Industrial, a new business unit dedicated to serving large busi ...

PerkinElmer Passes Particulate Test

PerkinElmer Passes Particulate Test

Lube Report Americas - September 22, 2021

Clean, contaminate-free lubricants and oils are vital for machinery to run smoothly and efficiently. An increase in part ...

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API Closes Provisional Licensing

Lube Report Americas - September 22, 2021

The American Petroleum Institute closed provisional licensing, invoked in March for most active North American industry ...

Testing Wind Turbine Lubes in Canada

Testing Wind Turbine Lubes in Canada

Lube Report Americas - September 22, 2021

ExxonMobil is collaborating with a Canadian wind energy research organization to test new lubricants for wind turbine ap ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 22, 2021

San Joaquin Refining communicated a price increase for its naphthenic base oils on the heels of similar initiatives by C ...

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Dorf Ketal, TriBonds Form Saudi JV

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

Dorf Ketal Chemicals and TriBonds Chemical Co. announced today the formation of a joint venture that will manufacture lu ...

Chevron Grows East African Partnership

Chevron Grows East African Partnership

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

African Fuels & Lubricants Manufacturing Ltd. of the Tristar Group will blend, distribute and market Chevron Brands ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

Base oil markets throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa are mostly showing weakening demand across all types of p ...

Kazakhstan to Make Group II, III

Kazakhstan to Make Group II, III

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

Kazakhstan is working on several new petrochemical refining projects carrying a combined price tag of U.S. $12 billion, ...

India Wants More Oil Palm

India Wants More Oil Palm

Lube Report Asia - September 17, 2021

An Indian government ministry approved money for a program to increase the country’s production of crude palm oil up t ...