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API Ballots Contentious Definition

Lube Report Americas - October 28, 2020

The American Petroleum Institute Lubricants Standards Group is debating an amendment to its Engine Oil Licensing and Cer ...

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U.S. Businesses Could Face COVID Mandates

Lube Report Americas - October 28, 2020

In addition to damage it has done to demand for many types of products, the coronavirus pandemic has hampered business b ...

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Equity Firm Buys Angus Chemical Stake

Lube Report Americas - October 21, 2020

France-based private equity firm Ardian paid $2.3 billion to acquire a 50% ownership stake in Angus Chemical Co. from Go ...

Shipping Costs Skyrocket During Pandemic

Shipping Costs Skyrocket During Pandemic

Lube Report Americas - October 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic – along with multiple other disruptors – has upended the logistics market in the United States ...

HCC Down, WD-40 Up

HCC Down, WD-40 Up

Lube Report Americas - October 19, 2020

Heritage-Crystal Clean’s oil business segment reported lower revenue for the third quarter, while WD-40 posted higher ...

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Cadence Gets New Financial Backer

Lube Report Americas - October 14, 2020

Cadence Petroleum Group has obtained a new private equity investor, and the new backer plans to accelerate the expansion ...

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Equity Firm Buys Warren Distribution

Lube Report Americas - October 14, 2020

A Chicago private equity firm announced last week that it has agreed to acquire majority stakes in Warren Distribution I ...

China-U.S. Trade War Drags On

China-U.S. Trade War Drags On

Lube Report Asia - October 9, 2020

As the trade war between the United States and China approaches its third anniversary, there is little sign of resolutio ...

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Base Oils Continued Recovery in July

Lube Report Americas - October 7, 2020

Base oil production in the United States continued in July to gradually recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemi ...

Calumet Lubes Reportedly on Sales Block

Calumet Lubes Reportedly on Sales Block

Lube Report Americas - October 7, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP, which has struggled to make profits in recent years, is considering a sale of it ...

U.S. Finished Lube Prices on the Move

U.S. Finished Lube Prices on the Move

Lube Report Americas - September 30, 2020

Several major and independent lubricant marketers notified customers of finished lubricant price hikes in the United Sta ...

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Disruptions Lead to Shorter Supply Chains

Lube Report Americas - September 23, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is leading many business to shorten supply chains in response to difficulties obtaining materia ...

Decarbonization Could Boost EV Sales

Decarbonization Could Boost EV Sales

Lube Report Americas - September 16, 2020

Electric vehicles could make up 90% of the United States’ passenger vehicle fleet by 2050 if the government and consum ...

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EPA Evaluates Antiwear Agent

Lube Report Americas - September 16, 2020

A chemical used as an antiwear additive in aviation turbine oils was among 20 chemicals listed by the United States Envi ...

Nevada Moly Mine to Change Hands

Nevada Moly Mine to Change Hands

Lube Report Americas - September 9, 2020

A financially struggling molybdenum mineral exploration and development company took steps last week to sell a mine in N ...

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Lubrizol Creates New Ventures Unit

Lube Report Americas - September 2, 2020

Lubrizol Corp. yesterday announced formation of a new business unit, Lubrizol Corporate Ventures, charged with growing t ...

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Sensor Gives Early Warning of Engine Failure

Lube Report Americas - August 26, 2020

U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists have reported inventing a method to detect and predict mechanical failure due t ...