Expansions & Upgrades

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SK Files For IPO

Lube Report Asia - May 19, 2015

SK Lubricants filed documents last week seeking eligibility to conduct an initial public stock offering.

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Singapore Plant is Now Evonik’s Biggest

Lube Report Asia - May 12, 2015

Evonik Industries AG announced last week the completion of an expansion that nearly doubled capacity at its oil additive ...

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Balmer Aims to Double Market Share

Lube Report Asia - May 5, 2015

Indian grease and lubricant producer Balmer Lawrie said it plans to double its domestic market share in the next five ye ...

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ExMo Completes Singapore Expansion

Lube Report Asia - April 14, 2015

ExxonMobil confirmed that it completed an expansion of its base oil plant at Jurong, Singapore, last quarter. The projec ...

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Petronas Eyes Expansion in China

Lube Report Asia - April 7, 2015

Malaysias Petronas Lubricants International recently opened a new research and development center in China and launched ...

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Oronite Inks Entry to China

Lube Report Asia - March 10, 2015

Chevron Oronite announced last week that it will build an additive manufacturing plant in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, by ...

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Gazprom to Blend in China

Lube Report Asia - March 10, 2015

Russias Gazpromneft-Lubricants plans to establish distribution channels in China this year and to build a production fac ...

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Toyo Drilube Expands in Indochina

Lube Report Asia - March 3, 2015

Japans Toyo Drilube will expand its facility in Vietnam in April and consolidate its two facilities in Thailand by June ...

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GTS Expands China Plant

Lube Report Asia - February 24, 2015

GTS Chemical Holdings will invest at least 49 million ($7.8 million) to expand its annual lubricant production capacity ...

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SK Rethinks Group III Expansion

Lube Report Asia - February 17, 2015

SK Lubricants is reconsidering plans to expand their API Group III base oil joint venture in Dumai, Indonesia, a company ...

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JV Builds Rerefinery in Zhuhai

Lube Report Asia - February 10, 2015

CleanOil Investment and Hong Kong conglomerate Jebsen Group announced last week the formation of a joint venture to buil ...

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CPC, Partners Enter Vietnam

Lube Report Asia - February 10, 2015

Taiwans CPC Corp. entered a joint venture with Hexing Chemical and Uni-Shine Chemical Corp. to build a lubricant blendin ...

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Malaysias UMW Sets Sights on Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - February 3, 2015

Malaysian conglomerate UMW Group aims to penetrate Southeast Asian markets with its new line of lubricants and is target ...

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Klueber Expands in Qingpu

Lube Report Asia - January 27, 2015

Sister companies Klueber Lubrication and Chem-Trend will expand their manufacturing facilities in Qingpu, China, parent ...

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Oronite to Make Carboxylates in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - January 13, 2015

Chevron Oronite announced yesterday that it will install carboxylate capacity at its lubricant additive plant in Singapo ...

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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 ...

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Chevron Lanka Opens Blend Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 9, 2014

Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC inaugurated a 45 million liter blending plant and warehouse complex in Sapugaskanda, Sri La ...

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Uzbek Rerefinery Delayed

Lube Report Asia - December 2, 2014

The opening of the first waste oil rerefinery in Central Asia has been delayed for administrative reasons, Bulgarian lub ...