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Pascagoula on Target for 4Q

Lube Report - February 27, 2013

Chevrons $1.4 billion, 25,000 barrels per day API Group II base oil plant project in Pascagoula, Miss., is on budget, an ...

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Shell Ponders More LAO

Lube Report - February 27, 2013

Shell Chemical LP may expand its Geismar, La., petrochemical facility by adding an additional linear alpha olefin unit t ...

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Universal Opens Dallas Warehouse

Lube Report - February 20, 2013

Rerefiner Universal Lubricants opened a 52,000 square foot lubricant warehouse and distribution center in leased space i ...

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Filter Maker Plans Expansion

Lube Report - February 6, 2013

Baldwin Filters plans to break ground this spring on a new 400,000 square foot distribution center at its headquarters l ...

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ExMo to Grow Group II Capacity

Lube Report - February 6, 2013

ExxonMobil plans to expand API Group II and II+ EHC production capacity at its Baytown, Texas, base oil plant byearly 20 ...

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Lukoil to Blend in Kazakhstan

Lube Report - February 6, 2013

Russian oil major Lukoil is building a 100,000 metric tons per year lubricants blending plant in Kazakhstan. According ...

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Freudenbergs India Project Progresses

Lube Report - January 30, 2013

Chem-Trend and Kluber Lubrication India, business units of Freudenberg Group, are building a regional technical center i ...

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Shell Opens Grease Plant in China

Lube Report - January 23, 2013

Shell on Friday announced the opening of its new 30,000 metric tons per year grease plant in Zhuhai, in Chinas Guangdong ...

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LSC Adds Fourth Calif. Facility

Lube Report - January 23, 2013

Lubricating Specialties Co. has completed the startup phase of its new blending and packaging facility in Azusa, Calif. ...

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Shell, Hyundai JV to Make Group II

Lube Report - January 16, 2013

Shell Petroleum Co. Ltd. and Hyundai Oilbank yesterday confirmed plans for a new 650,000 metric tons per year API Group ...

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CNOOC Adding Group II Plant

Lube Report - January 16, 2013

China National Offshore Oil Co. recently signed a contract to license Chevron Lummus Globals technology for a 400,000 me ...

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Turkey’s Sea Horse Goes Mega Lube

Lube Report - January 16, 2013

Sea Horse Petrochemicals, one of Turkeys biggest lubricant marketers, recently broke ground on a new 600,000 tons per ye ...

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Vanderbilt to Finish Expansion This Year

Lube Report - January 9, 2013

Additive maker R.T. Vanderbilt Co. yesterday announced a new organization structure, and that it plans to complete the $ ...

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Oxea Keen on Acids, Alcohols

Lube Report - August 15, 2012

Oxea has expanded production capacity for carboxylic acids, and it will increase hydrogenation capacity to offer a broad ...

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Lube Capacity Upped Down Under

Lube Report - August 8, 2012

Gulf Western Oil is investing more than AU $10 million (U.S. $9.8 million) to construct a lubricants blending facility i ...

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Kluber Plans to Grow in U.S.

Lube Report - July 25, 2012

Freudenberg North America anticipates hiring more employees and investing in capital expenditures over the next two year ...

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SK: Optimistic about Group III

Lube Report - July 18, 2012

SINGAPORE – The worlds largest single-unit API Group III base oil plant, SK Lubricants 26,000 barrel per day joint ...

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Fuchs Invests $5M in Australia

Lube Report - June 20, 2012

Independent lubricant blender Fuchs Petrolub plans a A.$5 million expansion in Australia of its Sunshine facility and a ...