Indonesia

Profits Drop at Lanka IOC, Petronas

Profits Drop at Lanka IOC, Petronas

Lube Report Asia - September 18, 2020

Lubricant supplier Lanka IOC reported a steep net loss, and the lubricants business segment of Malaysian state-owned oil ...

Indonesia, Honda JV Tangle over Lube Tie-in

Indonesia, Honda JV Tangle over Lube Tie-in

Lube Report Asia - July 17, 2020

A fair trade regulator in Indonesia heard arguments this week in the case of a Honda scooter supplier charged with illeg ...

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Aramco Withdraws from Cilacap JV

Lube Report Asia - June 3, 2020

Pertamina disclosed last week that Saudi Aramco has withdrawn from discussions about a plan to jointly expand the Indone ...

JV Will Make Repsol Lubes in Indonesia

JV Will Make Repsol Lubes in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - February 21, 2020

An Indonesian blending plant partly owned by Repsol will begin producing the companys lubricants by April. The Spanish c ...

Indonesia Seeks Larger Role for Domestic Blenders

Indonesia Seeks Larger Role for Domestic Blenders

Lube Report Asia - November 29, 2019

Indonesia has enough lubricant blending capacity to meet domestic demand, but because of high levels of imports it utili ...

Idemitsu Completes Indonesia Plant

Idemitsu Completes Indonesia Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 15, 2019

Idemitsu Kosan completed the construction of its second Indonesia lubricant blending plant, nearly doubling its producti ...

Indonesia Standard Takes Effect

Indonesia Standard Takes Effect

Lube Report Asia - October 25, 2019

An Indonesian mandate for lubricants to meet the countrys new national SNI standard took effect last month, but some com ...

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Repsol, United Global Form JV

Lube Report Asia - October 4, 2019

Spains Repsol will begin blending lubricants in Southeast Asia through a joint venture with United Global Ltd., after ac ...

South Koreas Michang Oil Enters Indonesia

South Koreas Michang Oil Enters Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - September 6, 2019

Transformer oil supplier Michang Oil Ind. Co. of South Korea plans to enter the Indonesian market by forming a joint ven ...

Indonesias Four-Wheeler Lube Demand Surges

Indonesias Four-Wheeler Lube Demand Surges

Lube Report Asia - July 12, 2019

Indonesias annual automotive lubricant demand reached about 360,000 metric tons in 2018, with the nations four-wheeler l ...

Most Diesel Oils in Asia Behind the Times

Most Diesel Oils in Asia Behind the Times

Lube Report Asia - July 5, 2019

Diesel engine oils of obsolete API CF-4 service category and below still dominate Asias major commercial vehicle markets ...

Vehicle Sales Growth Forecast in ASEAN

Vehicle Sales Growth Forecast in ASEAN

Lube Report Asia - June 28, 2019

Vehicle sales across Southeast Asias big three markets - Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand - are projected to cross 3.9 m ...

Grease Output Up in Asia, Down in China

Grease Output Up in Asia, Down in China

Lube Report Asia - June 14, 2019

Lubricating grease production in China appears to have continued its decline in 2018, according to the National Lubricat ...

Pertamina Aids Lube Distributors with Financing

Pertamina Aids Lube Distributors with Financing

Lube Report Asia - June 7, 2019

Pertamina Lubricants and Bank Rakyat Indonesia signed a cooperation agreement recently intended to provide financing to ...

Association Contests Indonesian Standard

Association Contests Indonesian Standard

Lube Report Asia - March 22, 2019

The Association of Indonesian Lubricants Distributors, Importers and Producers (Perdippi) is taking legal actions to try ...

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AKR Establishes Lubricant Subsidiary

Lube Report Asia - February 15, 2019

PT AKR Corporindo Tbk., an Indonesian supplier of petroleum products and chemicals, established a subsidiary last week t ...

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Upgrade of Cilacap Refinery Delayed

Lube Report Asia - January 11, 2019

An upgrade of Indonesias base-oil-producing Cilacap refinery has been delayed due to ongoing negotiations for the format ...