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Petronas, Iceotope Tie Up for Coolants
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Petronas, Iceotope Tie Up for Coolants

June 14, 2024

Malaysia’s Petronas Lubricants International has tied up with United Kingdom-based Iceotope to develop coolants for da ...

Saneg Targets Group I to Europe

Saneg Targets Group I to Europe

June 11, 2024

Uzbekistan’s Saneg said it aims to increase its base oil sales by directly targeting the European market, asserting it ...

Castrol Earnings Up, Luberef’s Down

Castrol Earnings Up, Luberef’s Down

May 7, 2024

BP reported a 14% increase in profits for its Castrol Lubricants business in the first quarter, citing higher margins, w ...

Spain Lube Demand Rose in 2023

Spain Lube Demand Rose in 2023

March 19, 2024

Spain’s lubricant demand rebounded in the second half of 2023 to finish ahead of 2022 levels, the Spain Lubricants Ass ...

Castrol Profits Surged in 4th Quarter

Castrol Profits Surged in 4th Quarter

February 13, 2024

BP reported a triple-digit increase in fourth-quarter profitability for its Castrol lubricants business and a slight imp ...

Vickers Opening Food-grade Lube Plant

Vickers Opening Food-grade Lube Plant

February 6, 2024

Vickers Oils announced it has built a lubricant blending plant in the Leeds, United Kingdom, area dedicated to productio ...

Millers Oil Profit Dropped in Fiscal 2022

Millers Oil Profit Dropped in Fiscal 2022

December 27, 2023

United Kingdom-based Millers Oil Ltd., manufacturer and independent blender of oils and lubricants, reported a 21% decli ...

Exol Earnings Fell in 2022

Exol Earnings Fell in 2022

November 28, 2023

United Kingdom-based blender Exol Lubricants Ltd. reported a 12% decline in net profit on a 25% rise in sales for full-y ...

Profits Up for Castrol, Down for Luberef

Profits Up for Castrol, Down for Luberef

November 7, 2023

BP reported that profit for its Castrol lubricants business rose 23% because of higher margins, and Luberef reported a 2 ...

Shell Acquires Transformer Fluid, Coolant Lines

Shell Acquires Transformer Fluid, Coolant Lines

October 10, 2023

Shell Lubricants acquired two product lines from United Kingdom-based M&I Materials Ltd. – one for synthetic and e ...

RS Clare Posts Jump in Profits

RS Clare Posts Jump in Profits

September 26, 2023

United Kingdom-based lubricant manufacturer RS Clare & Co. reported a 32% jump in profit and a 25% increase in reven ...

Berryman Takes Helm at VLS

Berryman Takes Helm at VLS

September 26, 2023

United Kingdom-based Verification of Lubricant Specifications announced Jacquie Berryman as its new chairperson, taking ...

Slicker Buys Waste Oil Collector Monster

Slicker Buys Waste Oil Collector Monster

July 5, 2023

Waste oil collector Slicker Recycling Ltd. acquired competitor Oil Monster for an undisclosed sum in mid-May. The purcha ...

VLS Gets Action on Non-compliant Gear Oils

VLS Gets Action on Non-compliant Gear Oils

June 27, 2023

United Kingdom-based Verification of Lubricant Specifications announced the resolution of three cases in which it identi ...

Upholding Lubricant Standards

Upholding Lubricant Standards

June 14, 2023

One United Kingdom-based organization is doing its part to ensure that lubricant standards are met or exceeded.

Slicker Acquires Waste Oil Collector Oil Monster

Slicker Acquires Waste Oil Collector Oil Monster

May 23, 2023

Waste oil collector Slicker Recycling Ltd. acquired competitor Oil Monster for an undisclosed sum in mid-May. The purcha ...

Profits Down for Castrol, Up for Luberef

Profits Down for Castrol, Up for Luberef

May 9, 2023

Citing higher costs, BP reported that profits for its Castrol Lubricants business fell 37% in the first quarter, while L ...