Region

Additive

Hengmei to Build Lube Plant in Pakistan

Lube Report Asia - September 17, 2021

Chinese grease producer Hengmei Technology Grease Co. still plans to establish a lubricant blending plant in Pakistan’ ...

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Custom Content – Within the space of just three years, Valvoline Europe has significantly grown its industrial lubrica ...

Hi-Tech Posts Higher Profits

Hi-Tech Posts Higher Profits

Lube Report Asia - September 17, 2021

Pakistan-based blender Hi-Tech Lubricants Ltd. reported higher consolidated net profit for the quarter and for the fisca ...

Michigan Halts Sale of Orion Products

Michigan Halts Sale of Orion Products

Lube Report Americas - September 15, 2021

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development issued a stop-use and stop-removal order on REV 360 brand p ...

Get Spiffy Buys Pit Crew

Get Spiffy Buys Pit Crew

Lube Report Americas - September 15, 2021

North Carolina-based Get Spiffy, an on-demand car care services company, acquired Pit Crew, which provides mobile oil ch ...

France’s Lube Demand Slows

France’s Lube Demand Slows

Lube Report EMEA - September 14, 2021

Although lubricant demand slowed in France in June – declining from the same month in 2020 for the first year-on-year ...

Condat Partners for Sustainable Tunnels

Condat Partners for Sustainable Tunnels

Lube Report EMEA - September 14, 2021

French lubricant marketer Condat has entered a technology partnership with construction chemicals supplier Chryso to dev ...

Orlen to Recycle Plastics into Polymers

Orlen to Recycle Plastics into Polymers

Lube Report EMEA - September 14, 2021

Polish oil major PKN Orlen and KBR, an engineering and technology company based in Houston, recently signed a letter of ...

Additive

Lub-rref to Build Group II Rerefinery

Lube Report Asia - September 10, 2021

Lub-rref announced that it will redirect most of the funds from its initial public stock offering to build a second wast ...

Hindustan Petroleum Sales Down

Hindustan Petroleum Sales Down

Lube Report Asia - September 10, 2021

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. reported that its sales of lubricants and greases declined 2% for the 2020-2021 fiscal ye ...

Profits Up for Chevron Lanka

Profits Up for Chevron Lanka

Lube Report Asia - September 10, 2021

Chevron Lubricants Lanka Plc reported increases in profits and sales for the quarter ending June 30, compared to the sam ...

Brazil Base Oil Imports Jumped in July

Brazil Base Oil Imports Jumped in July

Lube Report Americas - September 8, 2021

Brazil’s base oil production was up 13% and its base oil import volumes were up by more than 150% in July, compared to ...

Additive

June Productive for U.S. Base Oils

Lube Report Americas - September 8, 2021

United States refiners churned out a robust 5.7 million barrels of base oil in June, according to new data from the U.S. ...

EU Plans to Lower Group II Quota

EU Plans to Lower Group II Quota

Lube Report EMEA - September 7, 2021

The European Commission plans again next year to narrow an import duty exemption for API Group II base oils from nations ...

SKF Lands Lubrication Filtration Firm

SKF Lands Lubrication Filtration Firm

Lube Report EMEA - September 7, 2021

SKF announced Sept. 1 that it completed the acquisition of Efolex AB, a manufacturer of Europafilter-branded industrial ...

Additive

Russia Exported Less Base Oil in July

Lube Report EMEA - September 7, 2021

Russian base oil export loadings by rail and river dropped 12% in July, compared to June, caused by falling demand in ex ...

Japan Lubes Output Keeps Climbing

Japan Lubes Output Keeps Climbing

Lube Report Asia - September 3, 2021

Japan’s lubricant consumption and production were both higher in July than in the same period last year and remained a ...