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Sales at Oil Change Shops Jump 14%
A mechanic prepares to drain engine oil as part of an oil and filter change at a car at a service shop. © PH888 / shutterstock.com

Sales at Oil Change Shops Jump 14%

June 19, 2024

Sales at oil change and lubrication shops in the United States rose 14% to $8 billion in 2023, continuing a trend of yea ...

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STLE Forms Sustainability Committee

June 19, 2024

The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, one of the foremost lubricant technical associations in North Ame ...

U.S. Base Oil Exports Rose in March

U.S. Base Oil Exports Rose in March

June 12, 2024

The United States exported 16% more base oil in March – including hefty increases in volumes to India, Ecuador and the ...

U.S. Engine Oil Exports Up, Imports Down

U.S. Engine Oil Exports Up, Imports Down

June 12, 2024

United States exports of automotive, diesel and marine engine oils rose 14% by value in 2023, while imports of those mat ...

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Cerilon Starts Engineering GTL Plant

June 5, 2024

Cerilon announced that it is moving into the front-end engineering and design phase of the gas-to-liquids refinery it pl ...

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U.S. Base Oils Hit Two-year Peak

June 5, 2024

Base oil production in the United States jumped 23% in March, to attain its highest volume in almost two years, accordin ...

Lubrizol Posts Improved Earnings

Lubrizol Posts Improved Earnings

May 22, 2024

Lubrizol reported higher first-quarter pre-tax earnings despite a drop in sales revenue – thanks to decreases in raw m ...

U.S. Wind Power Momentum Slows

U.S. Wind Power Momentum Slows

May 15, 2024

Installation of new wind power capacity in the United States dropped 28% in 2023 to its lowest level since 2014, the Ame ...

Calumet Reports Drop in Sales

Calumet Reports Drop in Sales

May 15, 2024

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported decreased base oil and process oil sales revenue for the quarter ended ...

Equinor Joins U.S. Lithium Projects

Equinor Joins U.S. Lithium Projects

May 15, 2024

Standard Lithium Ltd. announced a partnership with international energy major Equinor to develop two lithium extraction ...

U.S. Base Oil Exports Jump

U.S. Base Oil Exports Jump

May 8, 2024

United States base oil exports jumped by 60% in February, while base oil imports fell 34%, according to data released by ...

Safety-Kleen Acquires Noble Oil

Safety-Kleen Acquires Noble Oil

May 8, 2024

Safety-Kleen Systems acquired Noble Oil Recycling, which collects used oil in the Eastern United States and has a North ...

Valvoline, Quaker Chemical Profits Rise

Valvoline, Quaker Chemical Profits Rise

May 8, 2024

Valvoline Inc. reported higher revenue and a quarter bump in increases in operating income for the three months ended Ma ...

U.S. Base Oil Output Rose in February

U.S. Base Oil Output Rose in February

May 1, 2024

Base oil production in the United States jumped 22% in February, compared to the same month last year, according to data ...

First Quarter Earnings Bump for Afton

First Quarter Earnings Bump for Afton

May 1, 2024

Afton Chemical achieved a 14% increase in first-quarter operating profit, primarily due to lower costs that overcame a d ...

D-A Enlists Toll Blender in China

D-A Enlists Toll Blender in China

April 26, 2024

United States-based D-A Lubricant Co. announced it will establish its brand in Asia through a new partnership with Chine ...

Assembly Lube Triggers Tesla Recall

Assembly Lube Triggers Tesla Recall

April 24, 2024

An accelerator pedal problem caused by an unapproved change adding a lubricant as part of the component assembly process ...