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Tech Talent Pay Tops $121,000

Lube Report - January 3, 2013

U.S. technical, laboratory and R&D managers who responded to the LubesnGreases 2012 Lubricants Industry Salary Surv ...

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Stay Flexible Is Key to Success

Lube Report - January 3, 2013

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Petro-Canada, the Americas only major producer of both API Group II and Group III base oils, s ...

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Equity Firm Picks Up J.A.M.

Lube Report - December 27, 2012

Ridgemont Equity Partners last week acquired J.A.M. Distributing Co., which supplies ExxonMobil, Phillips 66 and other b ...

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Will Pale Oil Replace Heavy Group I?

Lube Report - December 27, 2012

LISBON, Portugal-With API Group I base oil producers in Europe facing tumultuous times, one presenter told UEILs 2012 Co ...

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Aurora Bags DuBois

Lube Report - December 27, 2012

Aurora Capital Group acquired DuBois Chemicals, a specialty chemicals company whose products include industrial lubrican ...

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Gazprom Widens Lube Sales Reach

Lube Report - December 27, 2012

Russian lubricants marketer Gazprom Neft-SM expanded its sales network to Germany, Ukraine, Turkey and Iraq, the company ...

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Shell to Add 7th Blend Plant in China

Lube Report - August 15, 2012

Shell is expected to announce plans tomorrow for a new lubricants blending plant in Tianjin, in northern China. A Dow J ...

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Taiwan Base Oil Exports Threatened

Lube Report - August 15, 2012

SINGAPORE – Taiwan currently exports more than 300,000 tons per year of base oil to China duty-free, but South Kor ...

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Kazakh Base Oil Plant Advances

Lube Report - August 15, 2012

South Koreas Hyundai Engineering Co. was awarded a contract to develop a 200,000 tons per year API Group II and III base ...

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Lifting the Veil on Bulk Oil

Lube Report - August 1, 2012

Consumers buying oil changes will know what theyve received, and bulk motor oil shipments will require documentation in ...

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Shell Big on Asia

Lube Report - August 1, 2012

SINGAPORE – Shell Lubricants is committed to investing in Asia, with a focus on China, and its strong regional sup ...

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LLK Contests Turkish Acquisition

Lube Report - August 1, 2012

Lukoil filed for arbitration in its 2008 acquisition of a lubricants blending plant and other assets in Turkey, fearing ...

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Afton to Add Singapore Plant

Lube Report - July 25, 2012

Afton Chemical plans to invest more than $100 million to construct a new chemical additive manufacturing facility on Jur ...

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Lukoil Blending Goes Big in Russia

Lube Report - July 25, 2012

Lukoil is developing a 270,000 tons per year blending plant at its Volgograd refinery, trying to firmly hold its grip on ...

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Castrol Indias Q2 profit drops

Lube Report - July 18, 2012

Castrol India reported that its second quarter income fell to 1.21 billion rupees (U.S. $21.9 million), a decrease of 15 ...

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St. Petersburgs Motor Oil Mess

Lube Report - July 18, 2012

Shelves loaded with several thousands tons of packaged motor oil collapsed in a St. Petersburg, Russia, warehouse on Jul ...

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SK: Optimistic about Group III

Lube Report - July 18, 2012

SINGAPORE – The worlds largest single-unit API Group III base oil plant, SK Lubricants 26,000 barrel per day joint ...

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Base Oil Quality Soars at Sinopec

Lube Report - July 4, 2012

SINGAPORE – Sinopecs API Group II/III base oil capacity, 410,000 metric tons per year today, will soar to 1 millio ...