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Chemtura to Double Italy Additives Output

Lube Report - December 16, 2015

Chemtura Corp. will build a second lubricant antioxidant plant at its Latina, Italy, site, doubling its capacity there b ...

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Shell Moves Forward on LAO Expansion

Lube Report - December 9, 2015

Shell Chemical LP will increase production of linear alpha olefins (LAO) at its manufacturing plant in Geismar, La., add ...

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Keller-Heartt Opens Wisconsin Warehouse

Lube Report - November 18, 2015

Chicago-based lubricants distributor Keller-Heartt expanded operations by opening a 35,000 square foot warehouse in sout ...

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Ineos Aims High with High-vis PAO

Lube Report - July 8, 2015

Ineos Oligomers will build a unit at its La Porte, Texas, polyalphaolefin plant that will produce 20,000 metric tons per ...

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Yanbu Group II to Stream in 2Q 2016

Lube Report - July 8, 2015

Luberefs Yanbual Bahr, Saudi Arabia, refinery expansion – which will add 700,000 metric tons per year of API Group ...

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Enoc to Become Largest Emirates Producer

Lube Report - June 10, 2015

Emirates National Oil Co. has increased its lubricants and grease blending capacity to 300,000 metric tons per year with ...

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Fuchs Acquires Pentosin

Lube Report - May 20, 2015

Fuchs Petrolub SE announced Monday that it has acquired Deutsche Pentosin-Werke GmbH, a privately owned blender with ext ...

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ExMo Completes Baytown Expansion

Lube Report - May 6, 2015

ExxonMobil last week announced completion of its Baytown, Texas, refinery expansion, which will increase production of i ...

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Nigerian Blender to Boost Capacity

Lube Report - May 6, 2015

Nigerian lubricant producer Conoil will invest 5 billion naira (U.S. $2.5 million) on an additional blending plant in La ...

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Lubrizol to Expand Painesville Plant

Lube Report - April 29, 2015

Lubrizol Corp. will increase capacity for chemicals – including some used in specialty additive systems for lubric ...

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BASF to Expand Amines Capacity

Lube Report - March 11, 2015

BASF announced plans March 4 to significantly expand its production capacity for 20 specialty amines at its chemical com ...

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Allegheny: Bigger, Better, Faster

Lube Report - February 18, 2015

Allegheny Petroleum Products Co. is nearly doubling the size of its Ambridge, Pa., facility, to make way for more blendi ...

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Sinopec Expands in Cameroon

Lube Report - December 17, 2014

Sinopec plans to increase its activities in Cameroon – including production and sale of lubricants – through ...

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Eastern Oil Expands

Lube Report - November 12, 2014

Lubricants and metalworking fluids manufacturer and distributor Eastern Oil Co. completed a 10,000 square foot facility ...

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Hydrodec Settles for $20M Over Fire

Lube Report - November 12, 2014

Transformer oil rerefiner Hydrodec has settled with its insurers on a $20 million claim following the fire damage its Ca ...

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CP Chem to Add PAO Capacity

Lube Report - November 5, 2014

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP yesterday announced a study to expand its low-viscosity polyalphaolefin capacity by 10, ...

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Lubrizol Bolsters Plant in France

Lube Report - October 22, 2014

Lubrizol invested $20 million in its additive blending operations in Le Havre, France, saying it will help the company c ...

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Chemtura Expands Antioxidant Output

Lube Report - October 22, 2014

Chemtura announced it will undertake expansions of its antioxidant capacity at chemical plants in Canada, Italy and Taiw ...