Expansions & Upgrades

Gulf Opens Chennai Lube Plant

Gulf Opens Chennai Lube Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 19, 2017

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. opened its new blending plant in Chennai last week with capacity to make 50,000 metric to ...

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Emirati Supplier Grabs for Indian Market Share

Lube Report Asia - December 5, 2017

The United Arab Emirates-based German Mirror Lubricants & Greases launched its Mirr Oils brand of lubricants in India.

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SK Sets Bold Goals in China

Lube Report Asia - November 28, 2017

SK Lubricants is aiming to strengthen its presence in China through a business alliance with global tire giant Michelin ...

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Mitsui Eyes Expansion

Lube Report Asia - November 28, 2017

Japans Mitsui Chemicals Inc. plans to expand capacity for its Lucant-branded polymer lubricant additives, the company to ...

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Puma Roars into Pakistan

Lube Report Asia - November 14, 2017

Singapore-based Puma Energy Holdings acquired Pakistans Admore Gas Pvt. and plans to rebrand its 470 retail outlets to m ...

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Chinese Ether Maker Flexes Muscles in R&D

Lube Report Asia - November 7, 2017

A Chinese ether maker decided to maximize its competitiveness through serving niche markets.

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Chevron Oronite Doubles Carboxylate Capacity

Lube Report Asia - November 7, 2017

Chevron Oronite completed an expansion of its additives plant in Singapore that doubles its global carboxylate-based det ...

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Gazprom Eyes Pakistan Expansion

Lube Report Asia - October 31, 2017

Gazpromneft-Lubricants last week confirmed it plans to expand its network of fast lube and car maintenance stations into ...

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Singaporean Oil Broker to Blend in Oman

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Trescorp Alliance Pte., a Singaporean trader of oil and petroleum products, plans to establish a lubricant park in Sohar ...

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CNPC Aims Big in Additives

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

CNPC has begun supplying a variety of lubricants-related products, including lube additives, in a bid to gain new client ...

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Pertamina Accelerates International Push

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Indonesias state-owned PT Pertamina Lubricants began using Thailand as a launching point for expansion in China and Indo ...

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HPCL Launches Lubes in Myanmar

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. began selling lubricants in Myanmar, claiming its the first Indian oil marketing company ...

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KLK Expands Esters Capacity

Lube Report Asia - October 10, 2017

Malaysias KLK Oleo Sdn increased its ester production capacity by 40 percent with the completion of a new plant in Klang ...

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Suzuki Launches Lubes in India

Lube Report Asia - October 3, 2017

Indias largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki, has launched the Ecstar brand of lubricants and coolants in the country, ...

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Nynas Bullish on India

Lube Report Asia - September 19, 2017

Nynas AG is upbeat about its growth in India, a local representative confirmed. The Swedish naphthenic base stock produc ...

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Vietnam Increasingly Attractive to Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - September 12, 2017

Indonesian lubricant blenders might be turning their sights to Vietnam due mainly to the growth potential of its automob ...

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JX Nippon Aims High in Thailand

Lube Report Asia - September 5, 2017

JX Nippon Oil & Energy plans to expand lubricants capacity and distribution channels in Thailand, Lube Report Asia learn ...

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Indias White Oils Competition Intensifies

Lube Report Asia - September 5, 2017

Competition is set to intensify among Indian white oils suppliers with Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.s entry in the market, as th ...