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July Strong for South Korean Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - August 27, 2021

South Korea exported a greater volume of base oils in June, compared to the same month last year, while the declared exp ...

Profits Up for GS Caltex, Thai Oil

Profits Up for GS Caltex, Thai Oil

Lube Report Asia - August 27, 2021

GS Caltex’s lube division, Thai Oil Group’s base oil business and KH Neochem’s performance materials segment all r ...

Profits up for SK, Castrol India, Apar

Profits up for SK, Castrol India, Apar

Lube Report Asia - August 6, 2021

Profits for South Korean base oil refiner SK Lubricants skyrocketed more than 500% for the quarter ended June 30, and pr ...

Profits Up for S-Oil, Hyundai Shell

Profits Up for S-Oil, Hyundai Shell

Lube Report Asia - July 30, 2021

South Korean refiner S-Oil’s base oil business and Hyundai Shell Base Oil both reported large increases in profits and ...

Mixed June for South Korean Base Oils

Mixed June for South Korean Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - July 30, 2021

Although South Korea exported a smaller volume of base oils in June, compared to the same month last year, the declared ...

SK Extends Use of Recycled Containers

SK Extends Use of Recycled Containers

Lube Report Asia - July 23, 2021

SK Lubricants said Wednesday that it has begun making containers from recycled plastics for its top-selling automotive l ...

South Korea Base Oil Exports Rise Again

South Korea Base Oil Exports Rise Again

Lube Report Asia - July 2, 2021

South Korea exported a larger volume of base oil in May than in the same month last year, marking the fourth consecutive ...

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 ...