Mexico

Use of Base Oil Brokers Rises in Mexico

Use of Base Oil Brokers Rises in Mexico

Lube Report Americas - June 17, 2020

Close to two-thirds of base oil sold by United States refiners into Mexico is transacted through brokers, according to f ...

Base Oils Burgeoning in Brownsville

Base Oils Burgeoning in Brownsville

Lube Report Americas - February 5, 2020

Base oil trade through the U.S. border city of Brownsville, Texas, is booming, thanks to growing demand in Mexico and a ...

Car Sales Mixed in Latin America

Car Sales Mixed in Latin America

Lube Report Americas - February 5, 2020

Vehicle sales for last year were up in Brazil and Colombia but down in Mexico, Argentina and Chile, according to data fr ...

Mexican Standard Promotes Fair Practices

Mexican Standard Promotes Fair Practices

Lube Report Americas - January 15, 2020

A new engine oil standard that takes effect in Mexico in mid-2020 should help promote fair competition in the country's ...

Pemex Plant Said to Need Investment

Pemex Plant Said to Need Investment

Lube Report Americas - December 18, 2019

The future of Mexicos state-run base oil plant will be troubled if the government continues to ignore investing in the a ...

Mexico to Revamp Motor Oil Standards

Mexico to Revamp Motor Oil Standards

Lube Report Americas - December 4, 2019

The Mexican government is preparing to publish new national engine oil standards that are modeled on those in the United ...

Shell Tops North American Competition

Shell Tops North American Competition

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Shell was the largest North American lubricants supplier in 2018, beating out ExxonMobil and Chevron, according to consu ...

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Shell, CISA Form JV for Mexicos Lube Market

Lube Report Americas - August 21, 2019

Shell Lubricants and Comercial Importadora, S. de R.L. de C.V. - known as CISA - recently announced a new joint venture ...

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BASF Expands Antioxidants Capacity

Lube Report Americas - January 23, 2019

BASF increased lubricant antioxidant capacity at its Puebla, Mexico, site to keep up with growing demand for additives t ...

Mexico Ups Motor Oil Standards

Mexico Ups Motor Oil Standards

Lube Report Americas - December 19, 2018

Starting next year, passenger car and heavy-duty diesel engine oils sold in Mexico will be required to meet standards th ...

Scant Growth Forecast for North America

Scant Growth Forecast for North America

Lube Report Americas - September 19, 2018

North Americas lubricant market is expected to inch up from 2.9 billion gallons in 2017 to 3 billion gallons by 2020, wi ...

Repsol Gains Foothold in Mexican Market

Repsol Gains Foothold in Mexican Market

Lube Report Americas - July 25, 2018

Repsol announced Monday an agreement to acquire 40 percent of lubricant distributor Bardahl de Mexico, which will enable ...

New Vehicles Reshape Latin Americas Market

New Vehicles Reshape Latin Americas Market

Lube Report Americas - January 3, 2018

Many of the automotive engine oil trends that are swaying markets globally - the drive for greater fuel economy, extende ...