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Lubes’n’Greases January Issue Available

Lubes’n’Greases January Issue Available

Lube Report Asia - January 20, 2023

The January issue explores trends in base stocks and finished lubricants. Discover how two new lubricant manufacturing p ...

Gandhar Plans Public Stock Offering

Gandhar Plans Public Stock Offering

Lube Report Asia - January 20, 2023

Petroleum products supplier Gandhar Oil Refinery has announced a plan to conduct an initial public stock offering in whi ...

Maleic Anhydride Plant to be Built in West Virginia

Maleic Anhydride Plant to be Built in West Virginia

Lube Report Americas - January 18, 2023

TCL Specialties LLC, a subsidiary of India’s Thirumalai Chemicals Ltd., will break ground this month on two manufactur ...

Curacao Talks Proceed Despite Forged Docs

Curacao Talks Proceed Despite Forged Docs

Lube Report Americas - January 18, 2023

In another twist of the Isla Refinery saga, Curacao government officials confirmed the preferred bidder seeking to opera ...

Lubes’n’Greases January Issue Available

Lubes’n’Greases January Issue Available

Lube Report Americas - January 18, 2023

The January issue explores trends in base stocks and finished lubricants. Discover how two new lubricant manufacturing p ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Americas - January 18, 2023

The dust has begun to settle after a busy week of posted price announcements, although a couple of price reductions will ...

Researchers: EV Current Could Increase Wear

Researchers: EV Current Could Increase Wear

Lube Report Americas - January 18, 2023

In a finding that signals potential challenges for electric vehicles, a team of researchers from academia and industry o ...

Lubes’n’Greases January Issue Available

Lubes’n’Greases January Issue Available

Lube Report EMEA - January 17, 2023

The January issue explores trends in base stocks and finished lubricants. Discover how two new lubricant manufacturing p ...

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Petromin Reportedly Prepares IPO

Lube Report EMEA - January 17, 2023

Saudi Arabian lubricants blender Petromin plans to raise up to $1 billion via an initial public offering, Bloomberg repo ...

Report: Occupiers Take Over Azmol, Agrinol

Report: Occupiers Take Over Azmol, Agrinol

Lube Report EMEA - January 17, 2023

Azmol and Agrinol, the largest lubricant producers in Ukraine, were taken over by forces aligned with Russia’s occupat ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR EMEA - January 17, 2023

The post-holiday return to work has not yielded the purchasing spree that some expected. Lubricant companies were holdin ...

France Lube Consumption Fell in November

France Lube Consumption Fell in November

Lube Report EMEA - January 17, 2023

Lubricant consumption in France fell 9% to 41,317 tons in November, compared to the same month last year, Paris-based Pr ...

Tesla Drops Prices Again

Tesla Drops Prices Again

Electric Vehicles InSite - January 16, 2023

Tesla cut prices again, this time in America and Europe, in an attempt shore up sinking sales.

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SKF and Castrol Launch Oil-as-service

Sustainability InSite - January 13, 2023

Castrol and SKF will jointly offer "oil-as-service" to help industrial customers reduce lubricant consumption and encour ...

Moresco Reports Increased Sales

Moresco Reports Increased Sales

Lube Report Asia - January 13, 2023

Japanese specialty lubricant manufacturer Moresco reported a 14% increase in sales revenue for its specialty lubricants ...

ExxonMobil Keeps Thailand Lubes Business

ExxonMobil Keeps Thailand Lubes Business

Lube Report Asia - January 13, 2023

ExxonMobil announced yesterday that it will create a new company for its finished lubricants and chemicals business in T ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Asia - January 13, 2023

While business has yet to pick up in earnest in Asia, there were signs that buyers were gradually returning to the marke ...

Sri Lanka to Allow More Lube Suppliers

Sri Lanka to Allow More Lube Suppliers

Lube Report Asia - January 13, 2023

Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers approved last week a proposal to allow additional suppliers to enter the country’s ...