Fire Erupts at TonenGenerals Base Oil Refinery

Lube Report Asia - January 24, 2017

A large fire broke out Sunday in the base oil plant at TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K.s refinery in Arida city, Wakayama Prefec ...


Tianhe Perceives End of Two-year Probe

Lube Report Asia - January 17, 2017

Having resolved internal control concerns raised by its auditors recently concluded review, Tianhe Chemicals Group said ...


Tianhe’s Forensic Auditor Gives Thumbs Up

Lube Report Asia - November 8, 2016

A forensic accountant hired to investigate questions raised about Tianhe Chemicals 2014 financial records found no fraud ...


Hanjin Troubles Disrupt Lube Supplier

Lube Report Asia - September 27, 2016

The recent bankruptcy filing of South Korean shipping giant Hanjin Shipping Co. has caused a Singapore lubricant supplie ...


Tianhe Told to Hire Forensic Accountant

Lube Report Asia - November 10, 2015

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has told Tianhe Chemicals that it must hire a forensic accountant to address questions abou ...


Trading of China Rerun Suspended

Lube Report Asia - October 13, 2015

China Rerun Chemical said a London stock exchange acted precipitously suspending trading of its stock last week after th ...


Total Resumes Shipping in Tianjin

Lube Report Asia - September 8, 2015

Total Lubmarine, the marine lubricants arm of French energy giant Total, said its shipping activity in Chinas Tianjin po ...


Tianjin Blast Shakes Lube Ops

Lube Report Asia - August 18, 2015

Local government in Tianjin, China, suspended port traffic following Wednesdays deadly warehouse explosions at the north ...


Shell Not Yet Out of Pandacan

Lube Report Asia - August 4, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell said it has not yet left the Pandacan Oil Depot in Manila, despite the passing of a deadline set by lo ...


Fire Damages Depot, Veedol Lubes

Lube Report Asia - April 28, 2015

An April 9 fire damaged an Ahmedabad, India, depot owned by a distributor of Tide Water Oil Co., burning approximately R ...


Trading of Tianhe Stock Suspended

Lube Report Asia - March 31, 2015

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange suspended trading of Tianhe Chemicals Group Ltd. shares Thursday. Tianhe said it requested ...


CPC-Shell Explosion Kills One

Lube Report Asia - March 24, 2015

An explosion occurred two weeks ago during deconstruction of CPC-Shell Lubricants base oils plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ...


Handi Postpones Expansion

Lube Report Asia - December 9, 2014

Chinese base stock supplier Hainan Handi Sunshine Petrochemical Co. must delay plans to expand its refinery on Yangpu Pe ...


DongHao Seeks Way out of Crisis

Lube Report Asia - November 25, 2014

Working to emerge from a financial crisis, Chinese lubricant marketer DongHao Oil Group is receiving financial support f ...


Russia Seizes Counterfeit Imports

Lube Report Asia - October 21, 2014

The customs agency for Russias Far East has in recent months intercepted substantial volumes of counterfeit motor oils i ...


Floods Starve Indias Lube Sales

Lube Report Asia - September 2, 2014

Lubricants sales have dropped approximately 40 percent in north and central India, partly due to monsoon flooding during ...


Kazakh Lube Plant Postponed

Lube Report Asia - September 2, 2014

Lukoil said it will halt construction of its blending plant in Kazakhstan due to the countrys restrictions on base oil i ...


Doing Business Amid Ukraines Chaos

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 18, 2014

Agrinol has endured the countrys widespread corruption and political unrest to forge a successful business, serving Cent ...