Australia

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Aussie Lube Industry Shrinks

Lube Report Asia - May 17, 2019

The Australian lubricant industry is in a sustained decline, as local producers face increasing competition from importe ...

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Nulon Deal Was Departure for Fuchs

Lube Report Asia - May 10, 2019

The takeover of Australian retail automotive brand Nulon by Fuchs Petrolub SE signals more than just a consolidation amo ...

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Fuchs Acquires Australian Lube Blender

Lube Report Asia - March 15, 2019

Fuchs Petrolub signed an agreement to acquire independent lubricant blender Nulon Products Australia, an expansion into ...

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Kiwi Consortium Tackles Oil Bottle Recycling

Lubes'n'Greases - February 19, 2019

Plastic lubricant packaging has been considered too difficult and expensive to recycle, but a group of suppliers aims to ...

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Rerefined Oils Near Price Parity in Australia

Lube Report Asia - December 14, 2018

The Australian API Group I market depends almost solely on rerefined oils, the price of which is almost equal with its i ...

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Hydrodec Pulls Plug on Australia

Lube Report Asia - October 5, 2018

Hydrodec Group plans to exit Australia, birthplace of the technology that it uses to rerefine used electrical transforme ...

Australians Upbeat About Growth

Australians Upbeat About Growth

Lube Report Asia - August 24, 2018

Australian lubricant suppliers are unusually buoyant these days, talking about a pick-up in sales and demand in a market ...

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Aussie Blender Plans New Facility

Lube Report Asia - April 20, 2018

Australian independent motor oils blender Nulon has submitted plans to build a $10 million, 10,696 square meter producti ...

Australian Mining Lags, Expects Recovery

Australian Mining Lags, Expects Recovery

Lube Report Asia - July 18, 2017

Australias mining industry is currently in a trough, pressuring some lube suppliers to the industry to rely more on tang ...

Fuchs Australia Stretches into Bigger Facility

Fuchs Australia Stretches into Bigger Facility

Lube Report Asia - April 11, 2017

Fuchs Lubricants (Australasia) Ptys new blending plant near Newcastle on Australias east coast will help it shut its dat ...

GHS Deadline Looms in Australia

GHS Deadline Looms in Australia

Lube Report Asia - December 20, 2016

Australias Jan. 1 deadline to comply with a global system of chemical labeling requirements has some of the market's lub ...

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Aussie Rerefinery Needs Upgrade

Lube Report Asia - December 6, 2016

Cleanaway, one of two rerefiners of base oil in Australia, has received state government approval to upgrade its Hunter ...

Aussies Fine without Domestic Base Oils

Aussies Fine without Domestic Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - September 20, 2016

Australian lubricant and grease blenders say they have adjusted to a new playing field for sourcing base oils in a marke ...

Chevron Supplies Group II to Australia

Chevron Supplies Group II to Australia

Lube Report Asia - August 30, 2016

Chevron will market API Group II base oils through a distribution agreement with Caltex Australia, joining the growing n ...

Asian Suppliers Push into Australia

Asian Suppliers Push into Australia

Lube Report Asia - July 12, 2016

Compared to much of Asia-Pacific, Australia has a large lubricant market with high quality products and high profit marg ...

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Fuchs Expands in Australia

Lube Report Asia - April 19, 2016

Fuchs Petrolub AG has announced it is expanding two production facilities in Australia, bucking the trend of rival lube ...

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Malaysias Petronas Sets up Down Under

Lube Report Asia - March 22, 2016

Malaysias state-owned Petronas Lubricants International plans to increase sales in Australia and New Zealand with a new ...

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Castrol India Reports Profit Gains

Lube Report Asia - March 1, 2016

Castrol India Ltd.s 2015 year-end and fourth quarter profits jumped 30 percent and 7 percent, respectively, compared to ...