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GP Makes Restructuring Hires

Lube Report EMEA - August 11, 2020

Financially troubled GP Global announced last week that it has hired a restructuring officer to oversee its quest for ca ...

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GP to Restructure in Face of Pandemic

Lube Report EMEA - July 21, 2020

GP Global Group disclosed Monday that it is seeking new investors to help it weather a financial crunch caused by the CO ...

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Siddharth Opens Plant in UAE

Lube Report EMEA - July 10, 2020

India-based Siddharth Grease & Lubes Pvt.’s subsidiary opened a lubricant and grease manufacturing plant in the Un ...

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Ajman Emirate Nabs Counterfeiters

Lube Report EMEA - June 14, 2020

Authorities in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, confiscated 100,000 packs of fake engine oil after a sweep last week on a co ...

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Middle East Airlines Mothball Planes

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2020

Fears that the market for aviation lubricants and greases in the Middle East is unravelling as a result of the Covid-19 ...

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Synthetics Could Combat Improper Oil Disposal

Lube Report EMEA - December 3, 2019

Wider use of synthetic engine oils and a shift to electric vehicles could reduce the threat of environmental contaminati ...

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Quicker Rollout Possible for GF-6 in AMEA

Lube Report EMEA - August 27, 2019

Compared to previous engine oil standards, Asia, Middle East and Africa regions may see a quicker rollout of ILSAC GF-6 ...

Tensions Rattle Middle East Base Oils

Tensions Rattle Middle East Base Oils

Lube Report EMEA - May 21, 2019

Higher insurance premiums could put upward pressure on prices for API Group II and III base stocks from the Middle East ...

Iran Base Oil Exports Bypass U.A.E.

Iran Base Oil Exports Bypass U.A.E.

Lube Report EMEA - February 5, 2019

Iranian companies are shipping API Group I base oils direct to customers, sidestepping ports in the United Arab Emirates ...

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Eni, OMV Buy Stakes in Adnoc

Lube Report EMEA - January 29, 2019

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. signed agreements Sunday selling a combined 35 percent stake in itself to Eni and OMV for a t ...

Middle East Base Oil Exports on Upswing

Middle East Base Oil Exports on Upswing

Lube Report EMEA - November 27, 2018

The Middle East has become a prominent producer and net exporter of API Group II and Group III base oil, using its glut ...

Middle East Falls in with Global Trends

Middle East Falls in with Global Trends

Lube Report EMEA - October 30, 2018

A recent analysis of the Middle East base stocks scene found the region increasingly mirrors trends in developed economi ...

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Blending Plant Operates on Solar Power

Lube Report EMEA - October 30, 2018

Emirates National Oil Co. announced the conversion of its blending plant in the United Arab Emirates to operate solely o ...

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Middle East Lubes Still Promising

Lube Report EMEA - September 4, 2018

Worries about the Middle East finished lubricants market have dominated recent news headlines, but according to one indu ...

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Adnoc Seeks Approvals for Base Oils

Lube Report EMEA - May 8, 2018

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. expects to complete formulation approvals for ADbase, a range of API Group II and Group III b ...

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Chemlube to Distribute for Adnoc

Lube Report EMEA - February 27, 2018

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. signed an exclusive agreement last week for Chemlube S.A. to distribute its API Group III bas ...

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UAE Blender Changes Hands

Lube Report EMEA - January 2, 2018

Indias Maximus International Ltd. said its United Arab Emirates-based unit plans to acquire a controlling stake in Pacif ...