India

Grease Output Up in China, Down in India

Grease Output Up in China, Down in India

Lube Report Asia - July 3, 2020

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

Profits Down for Indian Lube Suppliers

Profits Down for Indian Lube Suppliers

Lube Report Asia - June 26, 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 26, 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 19, 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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Lithium Plant Under Study in India

Lube Report Asia - May 15, 2020

India’s Manikaran Power Ltd. and Australian mining company Neometals are conducting a feasibility study for what would ...

GP, Gulf Blending Plants Back Online

GP, Gulf Blending Plants Back Online

Lube Report Asia - May 8, 2020

GP Petroleums Ltd. and Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. announced the reopening of blending plants in India, after receivi ...

Castor Oil Supply from India Resumes

Castor Oil Supply from India Resumes

Lube Report Asia - May 1, 2020

Shipments of castor oil derivatives are flowing from India once again, easing availability of popular grease additives a ...

Asia Leads in Wax Supply

Asia Leads in Wax Supply

Lube Report Asia - April 16, 2020

Asia accounted for more than half of 11.2 billion pounds of global wax supply in 2019, leading in petroleum waxes in lar ...

India Asked to Ship Castor Chemicals

India Asked to Ship Castor Chemicals

Lube Report Asia - April 10, 2020

Three lubricant industry associations in the United States petitioned India’s government last week to approve the expo ...

Asia-Pacific Leads in New Wind Turbines

Asia-Pacific Leads in New Wind Turbines

Lube Report Asia - April 10, 2020

Asia-Pacific continued to lead in global wind power development in 2019, accounting for 50.7 percent of new installation ...

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India’s BS VI Takes Effect

Lube Report Asia - April 3, 2020

India took a large step toward reducing its very high levels air pollution Wednesday with the implementation of its Bhar ...

Conserving Energy Through Greases

Conserving Energy Through Greases

Lube Report Asia - April 3, 2020

Matching the proper grease formulations to the right applications in automotive engines and drivelines can help conserve ...

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High-performance Base Stocks Set to Gain Traction in India

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 30, 2020

India is a big country with a big thirst for base oils. This traditionally Group I market is continuing its shift toward ...

India Copes with Coronavirus

India Copes with Coronavirus

Lube Report Asia - March 26, 2020

Castrol India and Gulf Oil Lubricants India each temporarily closed its lubricant plants as the government tries to stop ...

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India Amends Grease Standards

Lube Report Asia - February 28, 2020

Attempting to ease the impact of growing competition for lithium, India expanded a government performance standard for g ...

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Net Profits Up for Tide Water Oil

Lube Report Asia - February 21, 2020

Kolkata-based Tide Water Oil Co. (India) Ltd. reported a net profit of Rs 30.8 crore (Rs 308 million or U.S. $4.3 millio ...

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GP to Invest $14M for New Plant in India

Lube Report Asia - February 21, 2020

United Arab Emirates-based GP Global said it plans to invest Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion or U.S. $14 million) to build a ...

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Evonik Commissions Pilot Catalyst Plant

Lube Report Asia - February 7, 2020

Evonik announced yesterday the commissioning of a pilot plant for scale-up of hydrogenation catalysts for oils and fats ...