Indonesia

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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 ...

Blenders Adjust to Indonesias B20 Mandate

Blenders Adjust to Indonesias B20 Mandate

Lube Report Asia - November 30, 2018

Indonesias mandatory use of B20 biodiesel fuel may lead to an increase in biodiesel fuel vehicles in Southeast Asia, enc ...

Indonesia Announces Lube Standard

Indonesia Announces Lube Standard

Lube Report Asia - October 5, 2018

Lubricants sold in Indonesia will be required to comply with a new national standard beginning Sept. 11, 2019, according ...

Afton Completes Singapore Expansion

Afton Completes Singapore Expansion

Lube Report Asia - September 21, 2018

Afton Chemical Corp. said Wednesday that it has completed an expansion of its lubricant additive plant in Singapore and ...

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Southeast Asia Shifts to Better Engine Oils

Lube Report Asia - July 6, 2018

Automotive engine oil demand in Southeast Asia is gradually shifting from obsolete grades to higher quality products, a ...

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FKT Earnings Stay Stable

Lube Report Asia - April 6, 2018

Net income for PT Federal Karyatamas lubricants segment remained stable year on year in 2017, but its sales volumes drop ...

Pertamina Truck Treads New Ground

Pertamina Truck Treads New Ground

Lube Report Asia - January 12, 2018

Bucking the trend of on-demand, on-location mobile oil change services commonly offered in Indonesia, Pertamina Lubrican ...

Blenders Counter Counterfeiters

Blenders Counter Counterfeiters

Lube Report Asia - October 24, 2017

As fake products continue to plague Asian markets, Pertamina Lubricants has stepped up its efforts to fight back with le ...

Pertamina Accelerates International Push

Pertamina Accelerates International Push

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Indonesias state-owned PT Pertamina Lubricants began using Thailand as a launching point for expansion in China and Indo ...

Indonesian Marketers Diversify Retail Platforms

Indonesian Marketers Diversify Retail Platforms

Lube Report Asia - August 22, 2017

The route to market for lubricants in Indonesia can be vastly different from one seller to the next. Some suppliers told ...

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East Asian Players Talk New Grease Biz

Lube Report Asia - August 15, 2017

Indonesias national oil company, PT Pertamina Lubricants, signed an agreement recently to explore the possibilities of e ...

Indonesias Federal Oil Consolidates Production

Indonesias Federal Oil Consolidates Production

Lube Report Asia - August 8, 2017

Indonesian lubricant blender PT Federal Karyatama opened a plant this month that will replace its two existing factories ...

United Oil Buys Indonesian Partner

United Oil Buys Indonesian Partner

Lube Report Asia - May 30, 2017

United Oil, of Singapore, will expand its reach in Indonesia with the purchase of 95 percent of lube manufacturer Pacifi ...

In Indonesia, Theres an App for That

In Indonesia, Theres an App for That

Lube Report Asia - March 28, 2017

The growing popularity of app-based, on-demand oil change services in Indonesia gives lubricant marketers a new channel ...

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Brands, Partnerships Key to ASEAN Expansions

Lube Report Asia - March 21, 2017

With Southeast Asian countries attempting to open their doors more to regional trade, many lubricant suppliers are keen ...

Bardahl Returns to Indonesia

Bardahl Returns to Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - March 14, 2017

Indonesia poses many barriers to entry, but American lubricant supplier Bardahl Manufacturing Corp. said its prepared to ...

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Indonesia May See Shift to Synthetic PCMOs

Lube Report Asia - March 7, 2017

As Indonesias automotive parc continues its forecasted path to over a million units this year, observers say that prefer ...