Asia

Recovering Fishing Vessel Waste Oil

Recovering Fishing Vessel Waste Oil

Lube Report Asia - August 7, 2020

A city on South Korea’s Jeju Island says a project that recovers waste lubricants generated by fishing vessels is help ...

Idemitsu Agrees to Sell Back Shell Business

Idemitsu Agrees to Sell Back Shell Business

Lube Report Asia - August 7, 2020

Idemitsu Kosan Co. announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement to sell Shell Lubricants Japan back to Shell, 16 ...

Yushiro Chemical Earnings

Yushiro Chemical Earnings

Lube Report Asia - August 7, 2020

Metalworking fluids and industrial oil producer Yushiro Chemical Industry reported lower sales and a steep decrease in o ...

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China Says U.S. Firms Dump N-propanol

Lube Report Asia - July 31, 2020

China’s Ministry of Commerce announced recently that it will impose punitive tariffs on n-propanol imported by America ...

Savita Posts Lower Profit

Savita Posts Lower Profit

Lube Report Asia - July 15, 2020

Mumbai-based Savita Oil – a supplier of transformer oils, white oils, lubricants and other products – reported lower ...

Profits Down for GP, MJL

Profits Down for GP, MJL

Lube Report Asia - July 8, 2020

India’s GP Petroleums Ltd. and MJL Bangladesh Ltd. each reported a drop in net profit for the quarter ending March 31.

Out of the MOSH Pit

Out of the MOSH Pit

LNG Magazine - July 2, 2020

Southeast Asia’s palm oil industry is embracing H1-registered food-grade lubricants to boost sales in the West, where ...

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Mixed Results for Indian Companies

Lube Report Asia - July 1, 2020

Apar Industries reported a steep drop in net profit for the quarter ending March 31, while Maximus International and Con ...

Grease Output Up in China, Down in India

Grease Output Up in China, Down in India

Lube Report Asia - July 1, 2020

Reported lubricating grease production was up in China and Southeast Asia, and down in India and Japan, according to a s ...

Fergana Upgrade on Track for 2023

Fergana Upgrade on Track for 2023

Lube Report EMEA - June 28, 2020

A joint venture between Uzbekneftegaz and Russian energy giant Gazprom says it is moving forward with a previously annou ...

Profits Down for Indian Lube Suppliers

Profits Down for Indian Lube Suppliers

Lube Report Asia - June 24, 2020

Tide Water Oil Co. and Balmer Lawrie & Co.’s greases and lubricants segments both reported declines in profit for ...

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Hindujas in Court Over Ownership

Lube Report Asia - June 24, 2020

The Hinduja Group, owner of several lubricant businesses, is embroiled in a dispute between the four aging brothers who ...

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Pandemic Cuts Profits for Gulf, Castrol India

Lube Report Asia - June 17, 2020

Castrol India and Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. both reported steep drops in profits for the quarter ending March 31, c ...

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Japan’s Vehicle Sales Down in May

Lube Report Asia - June 10, 2020

Registrations of new passenger cars, trucks and buses fell 45 percent in May, compared to a year earlier, according to d ...

South Korean Exports Fell in Q1

South Korean Exports Fell in Q1

Lube Report Asia - June 3, 2020

South Korean base oil exports fell 13 percent to 1.4 million tons in the first quarter this year, down from 1.6 million ...

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Base Oil Production Falls in Japan

Lube Report Asia - May 27, 2020

Japan’s base oil production for April fell 20 percent compared to the same month last year, according to data recently ...

Profit Down for Chevron Lubricants Lanka

Profit Down for Chevron Lubricants Lanka

Lube Report Asia - May 21, 2020

Chevron Lubricants Lanka Plc reported sharp declines in profit and sales for the quarter ending March 31, compared to th ...