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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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The European Council repealed an anti-dumping duty on furfuraldehyde from China, saying in recent years the EUs industry ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...