Ukraine

Azeri Lubes Aid Europe

Azeri Lubes Aid Europe

Lube Report EMEA - August 2, 2022

Azerbaijani lubricant marketers are grabbing the opportunity to fill the export void left by Russia’s invasion of Ukra ...

Lube Factory Destroyed in Rocket Attack

Lube Factory Destroyed in Rocket Attack

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2022

The war in Ukraine has caused and continues to cause horrendous damage. Among the casualties is a lubricants manufacture ...

EU to Embargo Russian Oil, Petrochemicals

EU to Embargo Russian Oil, Petrochemicals

Lube Report EMEA - May 10, 2022

The European Union announced last week firm plans to impose an embargo on Russian oil and refined products, including ba ...

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Mixed Actions of Lube Suppliers in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - April 12, 2022

Seven weeks into Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the number of foreign businesses vowing to leave Russia or scal ...

Sanctions Set to Staunch Russian Base Oils

Sanctions Set to Staunch Russian Base Oils

Lube Report EMEA - April 5, 2022

The effective date is approaching for a European Union ban on purchases from government-controlled Russian oil companies ...

War Impacts Ukraine Blenders

War Impacts Ukraine Blenders

Lube Report EMEA - March 15, 2022

As Russian forces continue to batter Ukraine, it’s no surprise that Ukraine’s lubricant industry is being impacted. ...

Shell to Close Russia Lubes

Shell to Close Russia Lubes

Lube Report EMEA - March 8, 2022

Shell announced today that it will close its finished lubricant manufacturing plant in Torzhok, Russia, and shut down it ...

Pull-outs from Russia Exclude Lube Plants

Pull-outs from Russia Exclude Lube Plants

Lube Report EMEA - March 1, 2022

Several Western oil companies announced the past few days that they will exit joint ventures in Russia to protest that c ...

Azmol-BP Claims 8% of Ukraine Market

Azmol-BP Claims 8% of Ukraine Market

Lube Report EMEA - September 28, 2021

In the past few years, Ukrainian lube maker Azmol-British Petrochemicals has focused on replacing imported products used ...

Lubricant Supply Crisis Grows in Ukraine

Lubricant Supply Crisis Grows in Ukraine

Lube Report EMEA - March 23, 2021

Ukraine Railways is facing difficulties obtaining finished lubricants after some marketers failed to fulfill call-off co ...

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Ukraine Faces Base Oil Shortage

Lube Report EMEA - February 9, 2021

Ukraine is bracing for limited availability of key base oil products through this summer as plants in Russia and Belarus ...

Ukraine Tightens Tracking of Lubes, Base Oils

Ukraine Tightens Tracking of Lubes, Base Oils

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Ukraine has added a layer to its border control of base oil and lubricant imports in an effort to curb the illegal mixin ...

Russia Softens Ban on Exports to Ukraine

Russia Softens Ban on Exports to Ukraine

Lube Report EMEA - October 20, 2020

Russia last week relaxed a ban on exports of base oils, lubricants and other petroleum products to Ukraine, stepping bac ...

Ukraine Lifts Levy on Base Oil Imports

Ukraine Lifts Levy on Base Oil Imports

Lube Report EMEA - July 21, 2020

Ukraine’s government decided to exclude base oils from an import tax implemented in late May, explaining they were mis ...

Ukraine Duty Draws Criticism

Ukraine Duty Draws Criticism

Lube Report EMEA - June 8, 2020

Ukraine lubricant companies contended last week that they are facing a serious financial crisis because of a new base oi ...

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Long on Promise

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 25, 2014

When the Soviet Union broke apart, Ukraines grease industry lost its biggest market and Russia lost its main supplier. N ...

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Doing Business Amid Ukraines Chaos

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 18, 2014

Agrinol has endured the countrys widespread corruption and political unrest to forge a successful business, serving Cent ...