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Pettit Oil Expands in Washington

Lube Report - February 20, 2013

Pettit Oil Co. acquired the lubricant distribution and other assets of PNEC Corp., which does business as SC Fuels, for ...

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Calumet Posts Strong 4Q, 2012

Lube Report - February 20, 2013

Calumet Specialty Products Partners fourth quarter 2012 net income was up compared to the year earlier quarter, and its ...

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Kamaz Oils for Russian Trucks

Lube Report - February 20, 2013

Kamaz, Russias biggest truck manufacturer, is now promoting Kamaz-branded heavy-duty motor oils developed with LLK Inter ...

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Z Tech v. Lubrizol Dismissed

Lube Report - February 13, 2013

A Federal judge in Michigan dismissed Z Technologies antitrust lawsuit against Lubrizol last week, concluding the four-y ...

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Base Oil Traders Sling Barbs

Lube Report - February 13, 2013

Shamrock Shipping and Trading has warned that any deals concluded by a former employee and his current employer, Feedco, ...

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Rouen Is Back in Business

Lube Report - February 13, 2013

French authorities gave Lubrizol the go-ahead last week to resume operations at its Rouen, France, additive plant, follo ...

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Pertamina Expands into U.A.E.

Lube Report - February 13, 2013

PT Pertamina is collaborating with Sharjah National Lube Oil Co. (Sharlu) to manufacture and market Meditran Series mari ...

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Gulf Considers Lubes Demerger

Lube Report - February 13, 2013

Gulf Oil Corp. Ltd. may demerge its lubricants business into a separately listed company, according to a Feb. 8 filing w ...

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Milacron Gets Mold-Masters

Lube Report - February 13, 2013

Milacron will acquire 100 percent of hot-runner manufacturer Mold-Masters’s shares for $975 million. Milacrons Cim ...

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ExMo to Grow Group II Capacity

Lube Report - February 6, 2013

ExxonMobil plans to expand API Group II and II+ EHC production capacity at its Baytown, Texas, base oil plant byearly 20 ...

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Lukoil to Blend in Kazakhstan

Lube Report - February 6, 2013

Russian oil major Lukoil is building a 100,000 metric tons per year lubricants blending plant in Kazakhstan. According ...

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PMC Snags Solid Lubes Business

Lube Report - February 6, 2013

PMC Group completed the acquisition of Dow Chemicals global methyl tin stabilizers and solid lubricants business, includ ...

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Filter Maker Plans Expansion

Lube Report - February 6, 2013

Baldwin Filters plans to break ground this spring on a new 400,000 square foot distribution center at its headquarters l ...

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Gazprom to Oil Chinese Cars

Lube Report - January 30, 2013

Russian lube marketer Gazprom Neft-SM forged a technical and marketing partnership with the Chinese automaker Lifan, the ...

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Freudenbergs India Project Progresses

Lube Report - January 30, 2013

Chem-Trend and Kluber Lubrication India, business units of Freudenberg Group, are building a regional technical center i ...

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Fuchs: Supply Chain Challenges Loom

Lube Report - January 30, 2013

ROSENHEIM, Germany – Lubricant formulators have been pushed hard enough to improve product performance. Now theyll ...

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4Q Strong for Afton, Valvoline

Lube Report - January 30, 2013

NewMarket’s Afton Chemical additives subsidiary and Ashlands Valvoline division each reported strong increases in ...

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Robots Boost Singapore Lab

Lube Report - January 30, 2013

Intertek has added a robotic sample-handling system to its lubricant testing and oil condition monitoring lab in Singapo ...