Indonesia

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Trade Group, Agencies Fight Counterfeiting

Lube Report Asia - September 29, 2023

The Indonesia Lubricants Association organized a talk show last month to discuss how it is cooperating with the nation‚Ä ...

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Petronas and Pertamina Mull Base Oil Venture

Lube Report Asia - September 15, 2023

Petronas announced Wednesday that it has agreed with Pertamina to explore the possibility of the companies building a ba ...

Indonesian Market Forecast to Continue Growing

Indonesian Market Forecast to Continue Growing

Lube Report Asia - May 12, 2023

Indonesia’s lubricant demand is expected to grow to 1.32 billion liters per year by 2026, with automotive lube formula ...

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ExxonMobil to Expand Indonesia Blend Plant

Lube Report Asia - April 14, 2023

As part of a strategy to grab a bigger share of Indonesia’s lubricant market, ExxonMobil plans to double the size of i ...

Car and Truck Sales Rose in Southeast Asia

Car and Truck Sales Rose in Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - February 10, 2023

In Southeast Asia in 2022, sales of four-wheel automobiles rose 23%, while sales of motorcycles and scooters in four key ...

Asean Lube Demand Projected to Grow

Asean Lube Demand Projected to Grow

Lube Report Asia - January 6, 2023

Lubricant demand in nine major Association of Southeast Asia Nations countries is projected to grow by a compound annual ...

Pertamina Fosters Domestic Electrical Oils

Pertamina Fosters Domestic Electrical Oils

Lube Report Asia - December 23, 2022

PT Pertamina Lubricants announced recently that it has entered a partnership with Indonesia’s national power company t ...

United Oil, Repsol Expand Indonesia Plant

United Oil, Repsol Expand Indonesia Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 9, 2022

Singapore-based United Oil Co. and Repsol are proceeding with a previously announced plan to expand their joint venture ...

Cepsa JV Mulls Palm Chemicals Expansion

Cepsa JV Mulls Palm Chemicals Expansion

Lube Report Asia - November 18, 2022

The Sinarmas Cepsa Pte joint venture will expand production of biobased chemicals at its fatty alcohol plant in Indonesi ...

Shell Expands Indonesia Plant

Shell Expands Indonesia Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 11, 2022

Shell completed an expansion that more than doubles the size of its lubricant blending plant on Indonesia’s Java islan ...

2-wheeler Lube Growth Forecast for Asia

2-wheeler Lube Growth Forecast for Asia

Lube Report Asia - September 30, 2022

Asia-Pacific accounted for close to 80% of about 1.6 to 1.7 million tons of worldwide motorcycle engine oil demand in 20 ...

Two-wheeler Sales Dip in Indonesia

Two-wheeler Sales Dip in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - April 29, 2022

Indonesia’s sales and exports of motorcycles fell by double digits in March, compared to the same month last year, but ...

Lopal Bets Big on Battery Materials

Lopal Bets Big on Battery Materials

Lube Report Asia - November 19, 2021

Over the past two decades, Lopal Technology Co. grew rapidly to become a major player in China’s lubricant market. Now ...

Prescribing Oils for Indonesia’s B30

Prescribing Oils for Indonesia’s B30

Lube Report Asia - August 6, 2021

Since January of 2020, Indonesia has required the content of diesel sold within its borders to be 30% biodiesel by weigh ...

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Pertamina Expanding in Thailand, Australia

Lube Report Asia - April 2, 2021

Pertamina continues to working to expand lubricant sales overseas, with particular attention to Australia and Thailand. ...

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Indonesia Exonerates Astra Honda

Lube Report Asia - March 19, 2021

Indonesia’s competition regulator ruled last month that motorcycle dealer Astra Honda Motor did not violate regulation ...

Dow Plans Chemicals Plant in China

Dow Plans Chemicals Plant in China

Lube Report Asia - March 5, 2021

Dow signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to build a specialty chemicals hub in Zhanjiang, China. The $250 milli ...