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South Korea Base Oil Exports Jump

South Korea Base Oil Exports Jump

Lube Report Asia - May 28, 2021

South Korea’s base oil export volume was much higher in April than in the same month last year, making the third conse ...

Profits Jump for Korean Base Oil Refiners

Profits Jump for Korean Base Oil Refiners

Lube Report Asia - May 14, 2021

South Korean base oil refiners SK Lubricants, GS Caltex and Hyundai Shell Base Oil, along with Thai Oil’s lube base oi ...

Profits Climb at S-Oil, Castrol India

Profits Climb at S-Oil, Castrol India

Lube Report Asia - April 30, 2021

Castrol India and South Korean refiner S-Oil both reported large increases in profits and revenue for the quarter ending ...

Equity Firm Buys 40% of SK

Equity Firm Buys 40% of SK

Lube Report Asia - April 30, 2021

The parent company of SK Lubricants on Wednesday announced an agreement to sell 40% of the business to a South Korean pr ...

Deal Reported for SK Stake

Deal Reported for SK Stake

Lube Report Asia - April 23, 2021

A South Korean investment firm has won the competition to buy a minority stake in SK Lubricants, according to local news ...

South Korea Base Oil Exports Rebound

South Korea Base Oil Exports Rebound

Lube Report Asia - April 16, 2021

South Korea exported more base oil at a much higher value in March than in the same month in 2020, according to data rel ...

South Korea Exports Strong in February

South Korea Exports Strong in February

Lube Report Asia - March 26, 2021

South Korea exported more base oil at a greater value in February than in the same month in 2020, according to data publ ...

Korean Base Oil Exports Dipped in 2020

Korean Base Oil Exports Dipped in 2020

Lube Report Asia - March 19, 2021

Base oil exports from South Korea dropped 9% in 2020, according to data published by the Korea Customs Service, due to t ...

Profits Jump at GS Caltex, Hyundai Shell

Profits Jump at GS Caltex, Hyundai Shell

Lube Report Asia - February 26, 2021

South Korean base oil refiners GS Caltex and Hyundai Shell Base Oil both reported sharply higher operating profit for th ...

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SK Eyes Funds from Lubes Business

Lube Report Asia - February 19, 2021

SK Innovation is reportedly preparing to accept final bids for a 49% stake in SK Lubricants, and news organizations are ...

Earnings Up for S-Oil, Down for SK

Earnings Up for S-Oil, Down for SK

Lube Report Asia - January 29, 2021

Among South Korean base oil refiners, SK Lubricants posted lower operating profit and S-Oil reported much higher operati ...

South Korean Base Oil Exports Slip

South Korean Base Oil Exports Slip

Lube Report Asia - January 15, 2021

South Korea exported less base oil at less value in November last year than in the same month of 2019, according to Kore ...

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SK Promises Green Strategy

Lube Report Asia - January 8, 2021

The parent company of SK Lubricants is looking for partners for base oil and chemical joint ventures, according to a New ...

Hyundai Shell Base Oil Posts Profit

Hyundai Shell Base Oil Posts Profit

Lube Report Asia - December 18, 2020

Hyundai Shell Base Oil reported a strong operating profit for its lube base oil segment for the third quarter, improving ...

Korean Base Oil Exports Up in October

Korean Base Oil Exports Up in October

Lube Report Asia - December 11, 2020

South Korea exported more base oil in October than in the same month in 2019, according to Korea Customs Service data. ...

Profits Up for GS Caltex, Thai Oil

Profits Up for GS Caltex, Thai Oil

Lube Report Asia - November 27, 2020

South Korean base oil refiner GS Caltex and Thai Oil’s base oil business both posted large increases in net profit for ...

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South Korean Base Oil Exports Steady

Lube Report Asia - November 13, 2020

South Korea’s volume of base oil exports for September were barely higher than the same month of 2019 and slightly les ...