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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 ...

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JX Keeps an Eye on China

Lube Report - March 13, 2013

JX Nippon remains committed to its investment in China, despite the protracted political rift between the governments in ...

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Oxea, CPI Boost China Manufacturing

Lube Report - March 6, 2013

Lubrizols CPI Engineering Services is partnering with Oxea Chemicals to manufacture synthetic refrigeration lubricants i ...

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Gazprom to Oil Chinese Cars

Lube Report - January 30, 2013

Russian lube marketer Gazprom Neft-SM forged a technical and marketing partnership with the Chinese automaker Lifan, the ...

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Shell Opens Grease Plant in China

Lube Report - January 23, 2013

Shell on Friday announced the opening of its new 30,000 metric tons per year grease plant in Zhuhai, in Chinas Guangdong ...

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CNOOC Adding Group II Plant

Lube Report - January 16, 2013

China National Offshore Oil Co. recently signed a contract to license Chevron Lummus Globals technology for a 400,000 me ...

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Shell to Add 7th Blend Plant in China

Lube Report - August 15, 2012

Shell is expected to announce plans tomorrow for a new lubricants blending plant in Tianjin, in northern China. A Dow J ...

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Base Oil Quality Soars at Sinopec

Lube Report - July 4, 2012

SINGAPORE – Sinopecs API Group II/III base oil capacity, 410,000 metric tons per year today, will soar to 1 millio ...

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EU Drops Duty on Furfural from China

Lube Report - June 27, 2012

The European Council repealed an anti-dumping duty on furfuraldehyde from China, saying in recent years the EUs industry ...

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Infineum to Add in Asia

Lube Report - May 9, 2012

Infineum announced plans to build a new lubricant additive manufacturing complex in China, subject to approval by its Bo ...

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China Lubes Boom on

Lube Report - May 9, 2012

MOSCOW – Driven by strong demand for premium products, China imported a record 2.7 million tons of base oil last y ...

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Pertamina Targets China

Lube Report - February 15, 2012

Pertamina, Indonesias national oil company, has appointed Tengyu Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. to distribute its motor oil ...

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SK Thinks Big in China

Lube Report - May 12, 2010

SK Lubricants plans to begin building a lubricant blending plant with 80,000 metric tons per year capacity in Tianjin, C ...

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Slowdown Dents Chinas Lube Demand

Lube Report - December 31, 2008

Chinas estimated 2007 finished lubricants market of 5.3 million metric tons valued at $10.6 billion was second only to t ...

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China’s Grease Production Booms

Lube Report - July 4, 2007

Grease production in China saw a dramatic 71.5 percent increase from 2005 to 2006, according to NLGIs latest grease prod ...