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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Lube Blending Declines Down Under

Lube Report Asia - March 18, 2014

The number of lubricant blending plants in Australia continues to shrink. High expenses for imported raw materials, risi ...


Shell Sheds Aussie Downstream Business

Lube Report Asia - February 25, 2014

Shell agreed last week to sell downstream operations in Australia to Swiss energy trader Vitol. The transaction includes ...


BP, Caltex Will Sever J.V.

Lube Report Asia - January 28, 2014

BP and Caltex will sever their Australian joint venture, the Australasian Lubricant Manufacturing Co., which supplies ne ...