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More Lubes for China

Lube Report - November 27, 2013

Shell has completed an expansion that doubles the size of its lubricant blending facilities in Zhapu, China.In an announ ...

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Sinopec Upgrades Base Oils

Lube Report - November 27, 2013

Chinese petroleum giant Sinopec has been busy upgrading its base oil sites to meet the nations fast-growing demand for h ...

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Total Invests in Lubes

Lube Report - November 6, 2013

Total recently inaugurated two lubricants blending plants, one on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia, and the other in Ti ...

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Fuchs Ups China Production

Lube Report - October 30, 2013

Fuchs Petrolub SE on Monday opened a blending plant in Yingkou, China, one of two that the company now operates in the c ...

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Chinas Rerefiners Modernize

Lube Report - October 16, 2013

CHONGQING, China – Primitive and unproductive to date, Chinas rerefining industry has begun to expand and moderniz ...

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Gits Downsizes, Outsources

Lube Report - September 25, 2013

Lubrication equipment maker Gits Manufacturing announced last week that it will lay off 78 employees by June 2014 and mo ...

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Kyrgyz Plant to Stream Base Oil

Lube Report - September 18, 2013

A new Chinese-run refinery expected to start up by Oct. 20 in Kyrgyzstan will produce base oil by 2014, the countrys ene ...

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Chemtura Readies PAO, Grease Plants

Lube Report - August 28, 2013

Chemtura Corp. has begun the commissioning process of its new polyalphaolefin plant in Ankerweg, Netherlands, and almost ...

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Evonik Ups Capacity in Asia

Lube Report - August 21, 2013

Evonik Oil Additives will expand its Singapore oil additives plant, with completion scheduled for early 2015, in respons ...

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Lubrizol Opens New China Plant

Lube Report - August 21, 2013

Lubrizol yesterday announced the opening of its additives manufacturing facility in Zhuhai Gaolan Port Economic Zone in ...

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Idemitsu Targets Southwest China

Lube Report - July 31, 2013

Earlier this month, Japan-based petroleum company Idemitsu Kosan announced that its lubricants subsidiary in China, Idem ...

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Majors Collaborate in Singapore

Lube Report - July 17, 2013

Singapore Lube Park – a joint venture among Shell, Sinopec and Total – yesterday announced it will build and ...

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Whats Next for Asia?

Lube Report - July 10, 2013

SINGAPORE – My bet is on China, one expert opined, making this is a great moment for Western producers to supply t ...

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China Lube Quality, Demand to Soar

Lube Report - July 3, 2013

SINGAPORE – Demand for higher quality lubricants is rising fast in China, the worlds largest lubricants market. At ...

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China Gets ExMo Oil Analysis Lab

Lube Report - June 26, 2013

ExxonMobil opened a new Asia Pacific oil analysis laboratory at the companys Shanghai Technology Center in China. Signu ...

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LLK to Fill Chinese Transmissions

Lube Report - April 3, 2013

Chinese Geely cars assembled in Russia will use Lukoils transmission oils for factory fill, the Russian oil major said l ...

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Chemtura Grows in Europe, China

Lube Report - March 27, 2013

Chemturas plans to bring on line high viscosity PAO capacity in the Netherlands and synthetic grease capacity in China a ...

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Shell Adding Assets in Shanghai

Lube Report - March 20, 2013

Shell plans to open a new lubricants technical center in Shanghai, China, in 2014, driven by the companys growing lubric ...