Korea, Republic Of

Korea Base Oils Continue Upward Trend

Korea Base Oils Continue Upward Trend

Lube Report Asia - November 19, 2021

South Korea again exported a larger volume of base oils and more than doubled its declared export value in October, comp ...

Korean, Thai Firms Post Strong Results

Korean, Thai Firms Post Strong Results

Lube Report Asia - November 12, 2021

South Korea’s Hyundai Shell Base Oil, the GS Caltex lube division and Thai Oil’s lube base oil business all reported ...

Profits Up for SK, S-Oil, Hi-Tech

Profits Up for SK, S-Oil, Hi-Tech

Lube Report Asia - October 29, 2021

S-Oil reported much higher operating income for its base oil business, SK Lubricants posted a large jump in operating pr ...

Korea Base Oils Stay Strong

Korea Base Oils Stay Strong

Lube Report Asia - October 22, 2021

South Korea exported a larger volume of base oils and more than doubled its declared export value in September, compared ...

DL Chemical to Acquire Kraton

DL Chemical to Acquire Kraton

Lube Report Americas - September 29, 2021

South Korean-based DL Chemical Co. Ltd. will acquire Houston-based Kraton Corp. for $2.5 billion in cash under a definit ...

Value of Korean Base Oils Stays High

Value of Korean Base Oils Stays High

Lube Report Asia - September 24, 2021

South Korea exported a smaller volume of base oils but with a higher declared export value in August, compared to the sa ...

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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 July, 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 ...