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Indian Oil Plans Gujarat Base Oil Plant

Lube Report Asia - October 16, 2020

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. plans to construct a 235,000 metric ton per year base oil plant at its Gujarat, India, refinery as ...

Hydrodec Plans JV With Transformer Recycler

Hydrodec Plans JV With Transformer Recycler

Lube Report Americas - October 7, 2020

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec announced it is forming a joint venture with a U.S. company that recycles electrical ...

Making a Clean Transition

Making a Clean Transition

LNG Magazine - October 1, 2020

Today’s lube manufacturers blend hundreds of different products on the same equipment, necessitating periodic flushing ...

Valvoline’s China Blending Plant Completed

Valvoline’s China Blending Plant Completed

Lube Report Asia - September 18, 2020

Fluor Corp. announced on Sept. 15 that it safely achieved mechanical completion of Valvoline’s lubricants blending pla ...

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Fuchs Invests in South Africa

Lube Report EMEA - September 8, 2020

Fuchs Lubricants announced that it is investing 250 million South African rand (U.S. $14.9 million) as part of a project ...

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Gulf Base Oil Plants Weather Laura

Lube Report Americas - September 2, 2020

The United States base oil market is still waiting for information about the reopening of the Excel Paralubes plant in W ...

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Gulf Plants Batten Down for Laura

Lube Report Americas - August 26, 2020

Refineries in eastern Texas and Louisiana are closing or scaling back operations as an intensifying Hurricane Laura barr ...

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Idemitsu Starts China Blending Plant

Lube Report Asia - August 21, 2020

Idemitsu Kosan Co. opened its second wholly owned lubricant blending plant in China last week, a facility in the souther ...

New Denmark Rerefinery Starts Up

New Denmark Rerefinery Starts Up

Lube Report EMEA - August 18, 2020

Joint venture Avista Green announced last week that its new base oil rerefinery in Kalundborg, Denmark was operational. ...

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Total to Expand UK Blending Plant

Lube Report EMEA - August 11, 2020

Total Lubricants last week announced an expansion plan to develop and upgrade its blending plant site in Ferrybridge in ...

Recovering Fishing Vessel Waste Oil

Recovering Fishing Vessel Waste Oil

Lube Report Asia - August 7, 2020

A city on South Korea’s Jeju Island says a project that recovers waste lubricants generated by fishing vessels is help ...

Fergana Upgrade on Track for 2023

Fergana Upgrade on Track for 2023

Lube Report EMEA - June 28, 2020

A joint venture between Uzbekneftegaz and Russian energy giant Gazprom says it is moving forward with a previously annou ...

R.I.P. Gear Inefficiency

R.I.P. Gear Inefficiency

LNG Magazine - October 23, 2018

An aftermarket product claiming to improve gear efficiency might sound like snake oil, but it could be just what the doc ...

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Haver Filling Systems Grows

Lube Report - March 15, 2017

Haver Filling Systems is expanding its warehouse in Conyers, Ga., to increase production capacity so it can meet growing ...

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Plastic Pulls Double Duty

LNG Magazine - December 22, 2016

Shouldnt every component in your grease pull its weight? Polymer thickeners not only provide structure, they also help l ...

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If Not Chlorine, What?

LNG Magazine - January 22, 2016

The search is on for the next generation of extreme pressure additives to replace chlorinated paraffins in metalworking ...

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Graco Buys Liquid Control Corp.

Lube Report - January 28, 2015

Lubricating equipment maker Graco Inc. announced last week that it has acquired Liquid Control Corp., a manufacturer of ...