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Earnings Up at Gulf, Savita, Balmer Lawrie

Earnings Up at Gulf, Savita, Balmer Lawrie

Lube Report Asia - November 25, 2022

A volatile business environment – including impacts from weather, reduced demand from agribusiness and depreciation of ...

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 ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Asia - November 25, 2022

Base oil prices were stable to firm in Asia, supported by a tightening supply and demand ratio amid renewed buying appet ...

South Korea Base Oil Exports Fall

South Korea Base Oil Exports Fall

Lube Report Asia - November 25, 2022

South Korea exported 23% less base oil volume in October, and the declared value of the exports was down 14%, compared t ...

SK Lubricants Renames Itself SK Enmove

SK Lubricants Renames Itself SK Enmove

Lube Report Asia - November 25, 2022

Seeking to position itself as a business that helps customers save energy, SK Lubricants announced last week that it wil ...

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Brazil Base Oils Running Behind 2021

Lube Report Americas - November 23, 2022

Base oil production in Brazil dropped 4% during the third quarter, compared to the same period of 2021, as the nation’ ...

Results up for Clean Harbors, Vertex

Results up for Clean Harbors, Vertex

Lube Report Americas - November 23, 2022

Clean Harbors’ Safety-Kleen segment continued its run of rising revenues with another strong quarter for the quarter e ...

Making EVs Provides Lube Opportunities

Making EVs Provides Lube Opportunities

Lube Report Americas - November 23, 2022

Although the shift to manufacturing of electric vehicles will bring a decline in industrial lubricants consumption, it w ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Americas - November 23, 2022

Market participants kept an eye on transportation this week, as historically low water levels on the Mississippi River a ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR EMEA - November 22, 2022

The oversupply of base oils that rapidly developed during the third quarter now appears to be gradually defusing, thanks ...

France Lube Demand Flat in September

France Lube Demand Flat in September

Lube Report EMEA - November 22, 2022

France’s lubricant consumption was flat at 44.4 million tons in September, nearly unchanged from the same month last y ...

Kline: EVs Will Dent Group III, Too

Kline: EVs Will Dent Group III, Too

Lube Report EMEA - November 22, 2022

The shift to electric vehicles will make a significant dent in global passenger car motor oil demand within 20 years, at ...

Lubref Recruits Producers for LubeHub

Lubref Recruits Producers for LubeHub

Lube Report EMEA - November 22, 2022

Luberef signed memorandums of understanding with several companies this month, agreeing to explore the possibility of co ...

Profits Drop at Yushiro, KH Neochem

Profits Drop at Yushiro, KH Neochem

Lube Report Asia - November 18, 2022

Price hikes were insufficient to make up for sharp increases in raw material prices and distribution costs in the quarte ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Asia - November 18, 2022

An uptick in base oil demand in a number of countries, together with production curbs and several refiners’ decision t ...

Hinduja Conglomerate May Be Divided

Hinduja Conglomerate May Be Divided

Lube Report Asia - November 18, 2022

The Hinduja family is reportedly nearing resolution to a long-running feud and could divide a business empire that inclu ...