Australia

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Reducing Lube Use in Trailer Couplings

Lube Report Asia - November 24, 2015

V.Orlandi, an Italian towing systems supplier for original equipment manufacturers in Australia, is developing products ...

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Aussies Develop Real-time Oil Sensor

Lube Report Asia - September 15, 2015

Scientists at Australias Edith Cowan University have developed a real-time sensor to detect when an engine oil has degra ...

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Imports Pushing into Australia

Lube Report Asia - August 18, 2015

Australias lubricant demand may be flat to shrinking, but foreign companies continue to increase the volume that they im ...

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Aussie Light-duty Fleet Shifts to Diesel

Lube Report Asia - July 7, 2015

Australias fleet of light-duty vehicles continues shifting from gasoline power to diesel - a trend that will require cha ...

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Southern Oil Relocates Rerefinery

Lube Report Asia - May 12, 2015

Southern Oil Refinings recently relocated rerefinery includes a hydrotreater, and SOR says the experience of operating i ...

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BP, Caltex Undo Aussie JV

Lube Report Asia - April 21, 2015

BP and Caltex last week dissolved Australasian Lubricant Manufacturing Co., a 15-year joint venture that makes about 50 ...

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Aussie Car Bailout Boosts Lubes

Lube Report Asia - April 7, 2015

Australia announced last month that it would not scrap an automotive bailout fund as previously planned, eliciting sighs ...

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Chevron Sells Caltex Australia Stake

Lube Report Asia - March 31, 2015

Chevron on Friday sold its 50-percent stake in Caltex Australia, a leading fuel retailer and one of the largest lubrican ...

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Independents See Openings in Australia

Lube Report Asia - March 17, 2015

The worlds two biggest lubricant suppliers, Shell and ExxonMobil, both decided in recent years, that it was time to scal ...

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Hilditch Tanks Up on Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - March 10, 2015

Graincorp this month officially opened a liquid terminals facility near Sydney, with base oils distributor Hilditch Pty ...

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Hoover Containers Expands in Australia

Lube Report Asia - October 28, 2014

Intermediate bulk containers supplier Hoover Container Solutions Ltd. has moved its Australian operations to a larger fa ...

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Caltex Invests in Aussie Network

Lube Report Asia - September 9, 2014

Caltex Australia announced yesterday that it will invest AU $5 million to construct and expand lubricant storage facilit ...

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Australia Cited for Market Pitfalls

Lube Report Asia - August 5, 2014

Australia might be known as the land of opportunity, and its lubricant market has attractions, but it also has risks for ...

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Internationals Rule Aussie Mining Lubes

Lube Report Asia - June 24, 2014

Australias mining industry is a pillar of the countrys economy and a major consumer of lubricants. But domestic lube sup ...

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Valvoline Chided for Australian Ad

Lube Report Asia - June 3, 2014

Ashland Inc.s motor oil brand Valvoline has come under fire in Australia for a recent television commercial criticized a ...

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Aussie Rerefiners Exhale

Lube Report Asia - May 27, 2014

Australia will continue to support oil recycling through its consumer-funded rebate program after vetoing a proposal to ...

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Aussie Rerefiner Warns Against Subsidy Cut

Lube Report Asia - April 22, 2014

Right after finishing construction of its second rerefinery, Australias Southern Oil Refining says it may have to close ...

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Fuchs Builds Plant in Australia

Lube Report Asia - April 15, 2014

Fuchs Petrolub announced that its Australian subsidiary will build a lubricant blending plant in Beresfield, New South W ...