Blending & Manufacturing Equipment

Lukoil Builds Grease and Additives Plant
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Lukoil Builds Grease and Additives Plant

Lube Report EMEA - April 9, 2024

Lukoil broke ground recently on a grease, metalworking fluids and lubricant additives production facility in Volgograd.

Lack of Upkeep Hampers Turkmenbashi

Lack of Upkeep Hampers Turkmenbashi

Lube Report EMEA - February 13, 2024

Turkmenistan’s only base oil plant has been running at less than half of its 150,000 metric tons per year capacity due ...

UMW Moves to Bigger Plant

UMW Moves to Bigger Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 8, 2023

Independent toll blender UMW Lubetech Sdn. has increased its production capacity by more than two-thirds to 60 million l ...

Fuchs Opens Vietnam Blending Plant

Fuchs Opens Vietnam Blending Plant

Lube Report Asia - September 15, 2023

Fuchs Group opened a 20,000 metric tons per year lubricants blending plant in Vietnam to serve growing demand in the reg ...

Indian Oil Enters Joint Venture in Nepal

Indian Oil Enters Joint Venture in Nepal

Lube Report Asia - June 9, 2023

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. and Nepal’s Golchha Group signed a joint venture agreement to manufacture lubricants in the Himi ...

Hill Plans Rerefinery in Lithuania

Hill Plans Rerefinery in Lithuania

Lube Report EMEA - June 6, 2023

Kazakhstan’s Hill Group expects to break ground in Lithuania soon on an API Group II base oil rerefinery. The project ...

Algerian Distributor Opens Blending Plant

Algerian Distributor Opens Blending Plant

Lube Report EMEA - May 30, 2023

Aiming to serve what it describes as a vibrant Algerian transportation market, petroleum products distributor Petro Bara ...

Blending Plant Opened in Turkmenistan

Blending Plant Opened in Turkmenistan

Lube Report Asia - May 5, 2023

An industry association in Turkmenistan recently opened a finished lubricant factory, according to a news release by the ...

Two Blending Plants Announced in Turkey

Two Blending Plants Announced in Turkey

Lube Report EMEA - May 2, 2023

Petronobel Mineral Oils San and Tic A.S. announced plans last week to build a lubricant blending plant in an industrial ...

Terpel Invests in Peru Blending Plant

Terpel Invests in Peru Blending Plant

Lube Report Americas - April 19, 2023

Colombian oil and gas company Terpel is making investments to expand production capacity at its blending plant in Peru, ...

ExxonMobil to Build Blending Plant in India

ExxonMobil to Build Blending Plant in India

Lube Report Asia - April 7, 2023

Citing the opportunity of a growing market, ExxonMobil announced Friday that it will invest nearly Rs 900 crore to build ...

TotalEnergies Relinquishes Russia Plant

TotalEnergies Relinquishes Russia Plant

Lube Report EMEA - March 14, 2023

French oil major TotalEnergies handed over management of its Russia lubricant business to a Russian entity, and the tran ...

Dongfeng Castrol JV Plant Starts Production

Dongfeng Castrol JV Plant Starts Production

Lube Report Asia - February 24, 2023

The Dongfeng Castrol Oil Products Co. Ltd. joint venture announced early last month the first batch trial lubricants pro ...

Novel Methods Offer Energy Savings

Novel Methods Offer Energy Savings

Lubes'n'Greases - January 3, 2023

Until recently, energy savings have been marginal and difficult to achieve without compromising finished lubricant quali ...

Oleon Acquires Blending Plant in Texas

Oleon Acquires Blending Plant in Texas

Lube Report Americas - December 7, 2022

Oleochemical producer Oleon acquired a blending plant in Conroe, Texas, the company announced this week. Oleon’s ester ...

Shell Expands Indonesia Plant

Shell Expands Indonesia Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 11, 2022

Shell completed an expansion that more than doubles the size of its lubricant blending plant on Indonesia’s Java islan ...

U.S. Lubricants Operates Baltimore Plant

U.S. Lubricants Operates Baltimore Plant

Lube Report Americas - October 19, 2022

U.S. Lubricants is now operating at its Baltimore, Maryland, facility it acquired from BP in January, the company announ ...