New Construction


Sri Lanka’s First Grease Plant Almost Built

Lube Report Asia - November 27, 2020

Lanka IOC said recently that it expects to complete construction of Sri Lanka’s first grease plant by the end of this ...


Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - July 2, 2020

Caitlin Jacobs gives an overview of global base oil capacity in 2020 and previews how the picture may change after the p ...

Valvoline Restarts China Plant Project

Valvoline Restarts China Plant Project

Lube Report Asia - March 26, 2020

Valvoline Inc. has resumed construction of a lubricants plant in Zhangjiang, China, after suspending the project in Febr ...


Calumet Plans to Expand Synlubes

Lube Report - November 15, 2017

Calumet Specialty Products Partners recently announced plans to invest up to $40 million to double synthetic lubricants ...


ExxonMobil Expands Research Facility

Lube Report - October 18, 2017

ExxonMobil broke ground on the expansion of its Clinton, New Jersey research facility, the company announced Friday. The ...


Lubrizol Invests in Ohio Facility

Lube Report - October 4, 2017

Lubrizol opened its new drumming facility and warehouse in Painesville Township, Ohio, as part of the Wickliffe, Ohio-ba ...


Tiarco Expands its Dalton Plant

Lube Report - July 5, 2017

Specialty chemicals company Tiarco is expanding its Dalton, Georgia, chemical production facility, which makes various c ...


Fuchs Keen on Australia

Lube Report - April 19, 2017

Fuchs completed an A $4.5 million (U.S. $4.1 million) warehouse facility in Melbourne, Australia, the first phase of an ...


Evonik Ups Capacity in Asia

Lube Report - April 12, 2017

Evonik Oil Additives will expand its Singapore oil additives plant, with completion scheduled for early 2015, in respons ...


Heartland Grows, Names Interim CEO

Lube Report - February 15, 2017

Heartland Automotive Services, the largest U.S. Jiffy Lube franchisee, appointed Jim Marcum as interim CEO and formed a ...


Hyundai Oilbank to Make Lubes

Lube Report - January 25, 2017

South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank plans to produce 180,000 barrels of Xteer brand engine oil by 2014 to sell at home ...


Hydrodec Adds UK Collector

Lube Report - January 4, 2017

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec Group acquired used lube oil collector OSS for 4.7 million (U.S. $6.3 million), secur ...


Expanded Calumet Plant to Blend Castrol Lubes

Lube Report - November 30, 2016

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. said it will partner with BP Lubricants USA to begin blending Castrol motor oil ...

Mol to Invest More in Base Oils by 2021

Mol to Invest More in Base Oils by 2021

Lube Report - November 23, 2016

Oil major Mol plans to upgrade and/or expand its base oil plant in Szazhalombatta, Hungary, as part of a five-year capit ...


EMI Revs Up Hydrotreater

Lube Report - November 16, 2016

Environmental Management Inc. opened a hydrotreating unit in Kansas City, Kan., where it will produce 9 million gallons ...


SPECIAL REPORT: Shining a New Light on Bright Stock

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - October 19, 2016

Ergon reports on its investments to fill the gap in API Group I bright stock availability.


Boss Grows in Canada

Lube Report - October 19, 2016

Boss Lubricants added a new warehouse and blending facility in Edmonton, Canada, to grow its opportunities to supply and ...