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Evans: STLE Helps Industry Meet Challenges
Ryan Evans from The Timken Company has been elected the 2022-2023 president of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Photo courtesy of STLE

Evans: STLE Helps Industry Meet Challenges

Lube Report Americas - May 18, 2022

The new president of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers said such professional organizations can play ...

The Science Behind New Lubricant Testing

The Science Behind New Lubricant Testing

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

New engine oil performance categories mean renewed attention to the testing protocols that accompany them. Discover how ...

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Mixed Actions of Lube Suppliers in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - April 12, 2022

Seven weeks into Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the number of foreign businesses vowing to leave Russia or scal ...

Selby, Lubricant Testing Giant, Dies

Selby, Lubricant Testing Giant, Dies

Lube Report Americas - March 30, 2022

Ted Selby, founder of the Savant Group and a giant in the field of lubricant testing, died Monday at the age of 93. Over ...

CNOOC Prepares Group III Expansion

CNOOC Prepares Group III Expansion

Lube Report Asia - March 18, 2022

China National Offshore Oil Corp. is finalizing plans for a large base oil expansion at its refinery in Taizhou, Jiangsu ...

U.S. Lubricants Buys BP Blending Plant

U.S. Lubricants Buys BP Blending Plant

Lube Report Americas - January 19, 2022

U.S. Lubricants purchased a lube blending facility in Baltimore, Maryland, from BP, the company announced this week. U.S ...

Vanol Opens Plant in Dubai

Vanol Opens Plant in Dubai

Lube Report EMEA - October 19, 2021

Vanol FZE is preparing to unveil a lubricant blending plant in Dubai with capacity of 75,000 metric tons per year, a lau ...

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Vertex Sale to Safety-Kleen Progresses

Lube Report Americas - October 13, 2021

Vertex Energy shareholders voted in favor of its proposed sale of used motor oil collection and recycling assets – inc ...

Shell Starts Russian Expansion

Shell Starts Russian Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - October 12, 2021

Shell broke ground last week on the new building and storage facility that will house the capacity expansion of its 180, ...

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Sinopec Starts Dormant Group II Plant

Lube Report Asia - October 8, 2021

Sinopec has finally started up an API Group II base oil unit at its Yanshan Petrochemical refining complex, eight years ...

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 ...

When Disaster Strikes

When Disaster Strikes

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

From the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic to frequentsevere weather, the past few years have presented noshortage of o ...

STLE Looks to Future

STLE Looks to Future

Lube Report Americas - August 18, 2021

Ken Hope, global polyalphaolefins technical services manager for Chevron Phillips Chemical, assumed the role of the Soci ...

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GP Tables Lube Plant Construction

Lube Report Asia - July 9, 2021

GP Global disclosed recently that it has tabled plans to build a lubricant blending plant in Saronda, India, because of ...

Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

Lubes'n'Greases - July 3, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic—and other factors, like severe weather—forced temporary shutdowns in a variety of industries. ...

Clean Harbors to Add Vertex Rerefineries

Clean Harbors to Add Vertex Rerefineries

Lube Report Americas - June 30, 2021

Clean Harbors will pay $140 million in cash to acquire Vertex Energy’s Heartland base oil rerefinery in Ohio, a second ...

Total Expands Russian Blend Plant

Total Expands Russian Blend Plant

Lube Report EMEA - May 18, 2021

Total has decided to expand its three-year-old lubricant blending plant in Russia, stating that it is taking the action ...