Expansions & Upgrades

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Hi-Tech Lubricants Conducts IPO

Lube Report Asia - January 12, 2016

Pakistani lubricant supplier Hi-Tech Lubricants Ltd. raised 2.84 billion rupees (U.S. $27.1 million) last week in the fi ...

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Croda Expands Singapore Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 29, 2015

Croda International Plc announced last week that it completed an expansion that doubled the size of its alkoxylation pla ...

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Overcapacity Weighs on Indonesian Blenders

Lube Report Asia - December 29, 2015

Lubricant blenders in Indonesia have an enormous and growing surplus of manufacturing capacity - more than 50 percent, a ...

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Pertamina Mulls China Blend Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 22, 2015

Indonesias Pertamina Lubricants denied last week that it has settled on a plan to build a lubricant blending plant in Ch ...

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Lubcon Opens Philippines Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 8, 2015

German lubricant marketer Lubricant Consult GmbH opened a blending plant in Binan, the Philippines, saying the facility ...

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Upgrade Planned for Cilacap Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - December 8, 2015

Base stocks produced at a Pertamina refinery in Cilacap, Indonesia, would be upgraded as part of a multi-billion retrofi ...

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Pertamina Thinks Big Overseas

Lube Report Asia - December 1, 2015

Pertamina Lubricants plans to increase overseas sales by expanding blending plants in Thailand and Indonesia, according ...

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Jinxiang Aims to Fill Base Oil Gap

Lube Report Asia - December 1, 2015

Sichuan Zhonghai Jinxiang aims to fill a regional gap by offering base oils and lubricants in Southwest China - using fe ...

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Pertamina Plans Chain of Workshops

Lube Report Asia - November 24, 2015

Indonesian state-owned lubricant company Pertamina Lubricants aims to grab a bigger share of the domestic market by open ...

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CleanOil Opens Rerefinery, Blend Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 10, 2015

CleanOil Investment and a subsidiary of Jebsen Group inaugurated their joint venture used oil rerefinery and lubricant b ...

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Tianhe Builds Additive Plants

Lube Report Asia - November 3, 2015

Tianhe Chemicals is in the midst of building two lubricant additive factories that it plans to open next year, in Dubai ...

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Idemitsu Doubles Capacity in Tianjin

Lube Report Asia - October 27, 2015

Idemitsu Kosan Co. has completed an expansion that increases the capacity of its Tianjin, China, lubricant blending plan ...

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Castrol Expands in China

Lube Report Asia - October 27, 2015

Castrol has begun an expansion of its lubricant blending plant in the Eastern China port city of Taicang.

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Shell Indonesian Plant Nears Completion

Lube Report Asia - October 20, 2015

Shell said it is within weeks of opening its first lubricant blending plant in Indonesia - a facility north of Jakarta w ...

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CNOOC Sells Finished Lubes, Too

Lube Report Asia - October 13, 2015

China National Offshore Oil Co. has been promoting its co-branded HydroPure finished lubricants that were introduced ear ...

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Idemitsu in Flux in Asia

Lube Report Asia - October 13, 2015

Japans Idemitsu Kosan Co. will supply finished lubricants from its blending plant in Vietnam to Southeast Asia by next y ...

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ExMo Expands Plant for Mobil 1

Lube Report Asia - September 22, 2015

ExxonMobil announced last week that it will expand its lubricant blending plant in Singapore to allow production of Mobi ...

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Pertamina Makes More Viscosity Modifiers

Lube Report Asia - September 22, 2015

Pertamina has expanded its production of viscosity modifiers to a second location - this one at its plant in East Java, ...