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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 ...

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 ne ...

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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 ...

Turkey Gains Group II

Turkey Gains Group II

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2021

Picture a refinery and you probably think of the endless industrial landscape of the Texas Gulf Coast, not the rolling ...

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SK Promises Green Strategy

Lube Report Asia - January 8, 2021

The parent company of SK Lubricants is looking for partners for base oil and chemical joint ventures, according to a New ...

No Base Oil Plant Is an Island

No Base Oil Plant Is an Island

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2021

There are approximately 120 large fuels refineries worldwide that produce base oils as part of their overall product sl ...

Small Rerefinery Opens in Russia’s Far East

Small Rerefinery Opens in Russia’s Far East

Lube Report EMEA - December 22, 2020

A small API Group I base oil rerefinery opened last week in Amur Oblast in the Russian Far East, the region’s governme ...

Taneco Prepares to Add 6 CentiStoke Oil

Taneco Prepares to Add 6 CentiStoke Oil

Lube Report EMEA - December 1, 2020

Russian oil major Tatneft’s Taneco refinery overhauled several units as part of a project aimed at enabling it to mak ...