Blending & Manufacturing Equipment

Gazprom Upgrades Moscow Lubes Plant
Gazpromneft-Lubricants increased its Fryazino blending plant’s production capacity by 50% to 108,000 tons per year of packaged products. The plant is near Moscow. © Gazpromneft – Lubricants

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 ...

Gazprom Takes Over Serbia Plant

Gazprom Takes Over Serbia Plant

Lube Report EMEA - November 24, 2020

Gazpromneft-Lubricants has taken control of and plans to expand NIS’s blending plant in Novi Sad, Serbia, to boost its ...

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Reducing Waste from Blend Plant Flushing

Lube Report Americas - November 18, 2020

The United State Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $300,000 grant recently to a New Jersey university that will ...

Making a Clean Transition

Making a Clean Transition

Lubes'n'Greases - 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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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 ...

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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 ...

Shell Will Expand Russian Plant

Shell Will Expand Russian Plant

Lube Report EMEA - July 28, 2020

Shell intends to increase the production capacity of its 180,000 tons per year blending plant in Torzhok by 50 percent b ...

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ExxonMobil Decides on India Blending Plant

Lube Report Asia - July 22, 2020

ExxonMobil has decided to build its first lubricant blending plant in India, a Rs 760 crore facility in Maharashtra, acc ...

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Petronas Closes Argentina Plant

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Malaysias Petronas Lubricants International recently closed its lubricant blending plant near Buenos Aires, Argentina, a ...

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Taming the Terror of Turnarounds

Lubes'n'Greases - October 22, 2019

Maintenance shutdowns can trigger fear in the hearts of base oil and lubricant plant operators, but the right leadership ...

LSC Jamaica to Add Second Blending Plant

LSC Jamaica to Add Second Blending Plant

Lube Report Americas - June 12, 2019

Lubricating Specialties Co. Jamaica Ltd. plans to expand its Rockfort, Jamaica, facility to add a lubricants blending pl ...

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Hill Corp. Opened Base Oil Rerefinery

Lube Report EMEA - February 5, 2019

Hill Corp. recently finished building a used oil rerefinery and a small grease unit at its lubricant blending plant in S ...

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Shell to Upgrade Lubricant Plant in Canada

Lube Report Americas - January 9, 2019

Shell plans to invest $16 million to expand its lubricant blending and packaging plant in Brockville, Canada, according ...