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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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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 h ...

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 sla ...

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 ...

Lube Recycler Makes Group I Oils

Lube Recycler Makes Group I Oils

Lube Report Americas - November 11, 2020

A Minnesota company formerly known as Rational Energies changed its name last month to Rational Resource and announced t ...

HCC Down, WD-40 Up

HCC Down, WD-40 Up

Lube Report Americas - October 19, 2020

Heritage-Crystal Clean’s oil business segment reported lower revenue for the third quarter, while WD-40 posted higher ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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. ...