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Gazprom Bunkers in Primorsk

Lube Report - October 16, 2013

Gazpromneft Lubricants is offering marine oil bunkering services at a key Russian port to enhance its maritime product c ...

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Fuchs Opens New Plant in Russia

Lube Report - October 9, 2013

Fuchs Petrolub recently opened a new lubricants plant in Russia to offer more products on local and regional markets. T ...

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Strub Expands Eastward into Russia

Lube Report - September 25, 2013

Swiss lubricant company Strub opened a subsidiary in Russia to expand its operation in the region, the company said last ...

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Gazprom Eyes Baltic Market

Lube Report - September 18, 2013

Gazprom Neft and Chevron recently signed an agreement to widen the sales network of Texaco branded marine oils in the Ba ...

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Shell to Fill Chinese Crankcases

Lube Report - September 11, 2013

Shell signed a memorandum of understanding to supply lubricants to Geely Motors, the Russian marketer of Chinese cars, t ...

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Russian Base Oil Exports Slipped

Lube Report - September 4, 2013

Russian base oil exports plunged more than 20 percent to around 700,000 metric tons in the first nine months of 2016, ha ...

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Russia Readies for Waste Oil Recycling

Lube Report - September 4, 2013

The Russian Ministry of Energy proposed a bill for collection and treatment of waste lubricants, according to its Aug. 1 ...

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Russia Lube Volumes Inch Up

Lube Report - August 28, 2013

Lubricants production in Russia is expected to grow 2 to 3 percent by 2016, driven by automotive and industrial growth, ...

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Lukoils Marine Lubes Grow

Lube Report - August 14, 2013

Russian oil major Lukoils marine lubricants division recently posted strong results for 2012, with increased sales compa ...

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Gazprom Marine Oil Business Grows

Lube Report - July 31, 2013

Gazpromneft-Lubricants increased its marine oil sales by 7.5 percent in the first six months of 2017, compared to the ye ...

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Russian Commercial Lube Demand Rises

Lube Report - July 10, 2013

Russias total commercial vehicle fleet consumed 533,000 tons of lubricants in 2016, up 3.3 percent compared to the year ...

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Russias Oldest Grease Brand Sold

Lube Report - July 3, 2013

Russian Chemical Co. bought exclusive rights to manufacture and market Rikos products, one of the countrys oldest grease ...

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Lukoil Lubes Expand in Russia, Europe

Lube Report - June 26, 2013

Russian lubricant marketer Lukoil launched its key European brand Genesis in Russia last week, reaffirming its grip on t ...

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Revival Possible for Orsk Group I Plant

Lube Report - May 29, 2013

Obsolete refinery technology prompted Forte Invest to shut down the API Group I base oil plant in Orsk, Russia, in early ...

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New Russian Law Encourages Rerefining

Lube Report - May 29, 2013

MOSCOW – The Russian government recently adopted a waste oil treatment regulation for the first time since the col ...

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Russias Lubes Volume Up, Value Down

Lube Report - May 22, 2013

As a result of growing passenger car sales, Russias motor oil market saw a steady increase in sales during the first hal ...

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Mobil Replaces Esso Brand in Russia

Lube Report - May 8, 2013

ExxonMobil will no longer use its Esso semi-synthetic motor oil brand in Russia, and will instead offer its better estab ...

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Rosneft to Make Castrol Marine Lubes

Lube Report - May 1, 2013

Rosnefts Novokuibyshevsk oils and additives plant recently started producing marine lubes under BPs Castrol brand for th ...