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Healthy Q1 for Indian Blenders

Lube Report Asia - August 16, 2016

Five Indian lube companies saw year-on-year profit increases in their first quarters ranging from 8 percent for Tide Wat ...

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Indonesia Writes National Lube Spec

Lube Report Asia - July 19, 2016

Indonesia is writing a national standard for lubricants and plans to implement it in the near future, according to a mem ...

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Pertamina Turns Focus Overseas

Lube Report Asia - June 21, 2016

Pertamina became one of the worlds 30 largest lubricant companies by growing organically in its home market. Now the Ind ...

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Industry Responds to Growing Halal Demand

Lube Report Asia - June 14, 2016

The Asia-Pacific regions market for halal-certified products is booming, observers say, and that could lead to an increa ...

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Quality of Motorcycle Oils Revs Up

Lube Report Asia - May 10, 2016

Like passenger cars and trucks, motorcycles in Asia are facing growing pressure for fuel economy and emissions controls, ...

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Pertamina, Garuda Run Joint Promo

Lube Report Asia - April 5, 2016

Indonesias state-owned Pertamina Lubricants said it hopes its cross-promotional campaign with national airline Garuda In ...

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Gulf Hitches Brand to Manchester United

Lube Report Asia - March 29, 2016

Most marketers would agree its not easy to expose a lubricants brand to 4.7 billion people, but Gulf Oil says it can pot ...

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Biodiesel Gaining Ground in Malaysia, Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - March 15, 2016

Biodiesel continues gaining ground in Indonesia and Malaysia. Indonesia raised its requirement for biodiesel content in ...

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Auto Sales Down in Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - February 23, 2016

Despite a 4 percent drop in Southeast Asias sales of four-wheel vehicles in 2015 and a 12 percent slide in motorcycle an ...

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Green Cars a Boon for Indie Workshops?

Lube Report Asia - February 2, 2016

As warranties expire on the first waves of Indonesia's low-cost green cars, independent automobile workshops are likely ...

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Overcapacity Weighs on Indonesian Blenders

Lube Report Asia - December 29, 2015

Lubricant blenders in Indonesia have an enormous and growing surplus of manufacturing capacity - more than 50 percent, a ...

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Upgrade Planned for Cilacap Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - December 8, 2015

Base stocks produced at a Pertamina refinery in Cilacap, Indonesia, would be upgraded as part of a multi-billion retrofi ...

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Pertamina Thinks Big Overseas

Lube Report Asia - December 1, 2015

Pertamina Lubricants plans to increase overseas sales by expanding blending plants in Thailand and Indonesia, according ...

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FKT and GP Petroleums Profits Up, Sales Down

Lube Report Asia - November 24, 2015

PT Federal Karyatamas profit for the first nine months of 2015 jumped 36 percent this year while its revenue dipped 3 pe ...

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Pertamina Plans Chain of Workshops

Lube Report Asia - November 24, 2015

Indonesian state-owned lubricant company Pertamina Lubricants aims to grab a bigger share of the domestic market by open ...

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Shell Indonesian Plant Nears Completion

Lube Report Asia - October 20, 2015

Shell said it is within weeks of opening its first lubricant blending plant in Indonesia - a facility north of Jakarta w ...

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Indonesian Four-wheel Market Heats Up

Lube Report Asia - September 22, 2015

With some predicting lubricant consumption in Indonesia will continue to decline, suppliers are vying to grab sales volu ...

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Pertamina Makes More Viscosity Modifiers

Lube Report Asia - September 22, 2015

Pertamina has expanded its production of viscosity modifiers to a second location - this one at its plant in East Java, ...