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Grease Ouput Up in North America, Globally

Grease Ouput Up in North America, Globally

Lube Report Americas - June 28, 2023

North America’s lubricating grease production jumped up 16% in 2022, signaling a further rebounding from the impacts o ...

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U.S. Proposes Tighter Regulation of PFAS

Lube Report Americas - June 14, 2023

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has proposed chemical safety regulation amendments that would tighten ...

Kline Predicts Jump for Immersion Coolants

Kline Predicts Jump for Immersion Coolants

Lube Report Americas - June 14, 2023

The market for data center immersion cooling fluids is projected to grow about tenfold through 2032, Kline & Co. pre ...

Valvoline Completes Big Stock Buyback

Valvoline Completes Big Stock Buyback

Lube Report Americas - June 14, 2023

Valvoline completed the buyback of $1 billion-worth of its common shares last week, giving the company more boardroom co ...

U.S. Base Oil Exports Rise, Imports Fall

U.S. Base Oil Exports Rise, Imports Fall

Lube Report Americas - June 7, 2023

Base oil exports from the United States climbed 12% to 4.1 million barrels in March – boosted by hefty increases in vo ...

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LubriSource Acquires IFH Fluid Storage Line

Lube Report Americas - June 7, 2023

LubriSource purchased IFH Group’s global fluid storage and dispensing product line – long used by industries handlin ...

U.S. Base Oil Production Fell in March

U.S. Base Oil Production Fell in March

Lube Report Americas - May 31, 2023

Base oil production in the United States fell 29% in March to its lowest mark since February 2021, according to data rel ...

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North Dakota Project Would Make GTL Base Oils

Lube Report Americas - May 31, 2023

The United States continues to import most of the API Group III base oil that it consumes, but a Canadian start-up aims ...

Valvoline Earnings Jump; Moove Suffers Loss

Valvoline Earnings Jump; Moove Suffers Loss

Lube Report Americas - May 17, 2023

Valvoline reported double-digit gains in operating income and sales revenue for the quarter ended March 31, while Moove ...

API Publishes Carbon Footprint Methodology

API Publishes Carbon Footprint Methodology

Lube Report Americas - May 17, 2023

The American Petroleum Institute, a trade association that sets standards for the hydrocarbons industry, published a new ...

Base Oil Exports Slip, Imports Rise

Base Oil Exports Slip, Imports Rise

Lube Report Americas - May 10, 2023

Base oil exports from the United States declined 10% to 2.3 million barrels – dragged down by decreases in exports to ...

Q1 Challenging for Rerefiners

Q1 Challenging for Rerefiners

Lube Report Americas - May 10, 2023

The base oil market was a challenging environment for rerefiners during the first three months of 2023, according to rec ...

Another Slow February for U.S. Base Oils

Another Slow February for U.S. Base Oils

Lube Report Americas - May 3, 2023

United States base oil production declined 14% in February, compared to the same month last year, according to data rele ...

California Can Set Own Truck Emissions Rules

California Can Set Own Truck Emissions Rules

Lube Report Americas - April 19, 2023

The United States Environmental Protection Agency granted California authority recently to begin requiring increasing pe ...

Performance Slides for WD-40, YPF

Performance Slides for WD-40, YPF

Lube Report Americas - April 12, 2023

WD-40 Co. posted a 15% drop in net income for its quarter ended Feb. 28, while Argentina’s YPF reported a 7% dip in sa ...

EPA Proposes Tighter Emissions Standards

EPA Proposes Tighter Emissions Standards

Lube Report Americas - April 12, 2023

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency today proposed new, more stringent federal emissions standards for light-, mediu ...

U.S. Base Oil Exports Swell, Imports Fall

U.S. Base Oil Exports Swell, Imports Fall

Lube Report Americas - April 12, 2023

Base oil exports from the United States increased 2% year on year in January to 2.8 million barrels – driven mainly by ...

U.S. Base Oil Output Hits Six-month High

U.S. Base Oil Output Hits Six-month High

Lube Report Americas - April 5, 2023

Base oil production in the United States increased 6% in January to the highest level in six months, according to data r ...