Gazprom Neft Lubricants, Mercedes Partner

Lube Report - December 15, 2004

Gazprom Neft Lubricants launched an automated factory fill facility at a Mercedes-Benz heavy duty vehicle assembling pla ...


Tatnefts Taneco Launches Group II/III

Lube Report - December 1, 2004

Tatneft started commercial production of API Group II and III base oils at its refinery in Nizhnekamsk, Russia, the comp ...


Gazprom to Oil Russian Icebreakers

Lube Report - September 29, 2004

Russias Gazprom Neft Lubricants and Rosmorport, a major icebreaker fleet operator, signed a marine oils supply deal as p ...


Rosneft Partners With Avtovaz

Lube Report - September 22, 2004

Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft signed a partnership with the countrys largest auto maker, Avtovaz, which includes ...


Russian Base Oil, Slack Wax Exports Rebound

Lube Report - August 18, 2004

WARSAW - Russian base oil and slack wax exports are expected to rebound in 2016, driven by lower logistics costs, lower ...


Russia to Introduce New Lube Export Tax

Lube Report - June 2, 2004

Russia will soon introduce a complex export tax formula for different grades of base oil, responding to a request by thr ...


Gazprom Base Oil, Lubes Rise in 2013

Lube Report - August 27, 2003

Russian oil major Gazprom Neft posted a 10 percent increase in combined base oil and lubricant production in 2013 compar ...


Lukoil Marine Thinks Big in Black Sea

Lube Report - August 20, 2003

Russian oil major Lukoil started supplying marine lubricants in bulk quantities to a key Black Sea port in southwest Rus ...


Gazprom Sees Harvest in Ag Lubes

Lube Report - August 13, 2003

Russian lube maker Gazprom Neft Lubricants has signed a factory-fill and lubricant supply deal with Rostselmash, a major ...


Bright Future for Russias Gear Oils

Lube Report - August 13, 2003

Russias automotive gear oil consumption could surge 27 percent to 79,400 metric tons by 2018, largely due to a boost in ...


Lukoil Cuts More Lube Deals

Lube Report - July 30, 2003

Russian oil major Lukoil recently signed lubricants supply contracts with a number of business and government customers ...


Azmol Goes out of Business

Lube Report - July 16, 2003

Azmol, one of the former Soviet Unions largest lubricant makers, went bankrupt under a recent commercial court rule, acc ...


Gazproms Lube Sales Rise

Lube Report - May 22, 2002

Russian lubes producer Gazprom Neft-SMs automotive lubricants sales soared in 2011, boosted by new high-end products for ...


St. Petersburgs Motor Oil Mess

Lube Report - May 1, 2002

Shelves loaded with several thousands tons of packaged motor oil collapsed in a St. Petersburg, Russia, warehouse on Jul ...


Russia Lube Volumes Inch Up

Lube Report - February 6, 2002

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


Low Demand Doomed Lukoil Plant

Lube Report - December 27, 2001

In its first public comments about the decision to close its Nizhny Novgorod base oil plant, Lukoil said it shut the fac ...


Shell, Hyundai Extend Russia Deal

Lube Report - October 17, 2001

Shell and Hyundai extended their Russian agreement for lubricants supply, training, technical support and marketing even ...