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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 ...

Gauging Interest

Gauging Interest

Lubes'n'Greases - May 3, 2021

A crossover test will allow quick, easy and inexpensive grease particle counts  An industry working group is nea ...

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Gen III Announces Rerefinery Builder

Lube Report Americas - March 31, 2021

Gen III Oil Corp. announced on Monday that it has contracted Koch Project Solutions to provide engineering, construction ...

Gazprom Upgrades Moscow Lubes Plant

Gazprom Upgrades Moscow Lubes Plant

Lube Report EMEA - March 9, 2021

Gazpromneft-Lubricants boosted the production capacity of its Moscow lubricants blending plant by 50% and introduced a s ...

Coalition Aims to Boost Container Recycling

Coalition Aims to Boost Container Recycling

Lube Report Americas - March 3, 2021

Three lubricant brands and two manufacturers of plastic containers announced yesterday the formation of the National Lub ...

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Australian Court Backs Southern Oil

Lube Report Asia - February 5, 2021

An Australian court last week ruled in favor of Australian rerefiner Southern Oil Refining in its litigation against tra ...

Packaging Automation Accelerates

Packaging Automation Accelerates

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2021

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has impacted the lubricants industry in some unexpected ways—by motivating some l ...