Indonesia

Gulf Hitches Brand to Manchester United

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 ...

Biodiesel Gaining Ground in Malaysia, Indonesia

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 ...

Auto Sales Down in Southeast Asia

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 ...

Green Cars a Boon for Indie Workshops?

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 ...

Overcapacity Weighs on Indonesian Blenders

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, ...

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Lanka IOC Wants Bigger Slice of Pie

Lube Report Asia - September 1, 2015

Lanka IOC said it expects to increase its share of the Sri Lanka engine oil market from 17 percent to 23 percent by buil ...

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Growth of 10W Demand Forecast for Thailand, Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - July 7, 2015

Demand for 10W engine oils should continue growing at healthy rates, a Lubrizol official told a recent industry conferen ...

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Can Biolubes Ease Palm Oil Glut?

Lube Report Asia - June 30, 2015

Global palm oil production is booming, but the basic oleochemicals market is saturated, according to Frost & Sullivan.

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Pertamina to Expand Indonesian Plant

Lube Report Asia - June 16, 2015

Indonesias PT Pertamina Lubricants will expand and upgrade its lubricant blending plant in Jakarta by the end of this ye ...

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FKT Begins Building New Blending Plant

Lube Report Asia - June 2, 2015

Indonesias PT Federal Karyatama started construction last week on a 100 million liters per year blending plant in wester ...

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Auto Dealers Grab for More Oil Changes

Lube Report Asia - March 24, 2015

As part of an effort to bolster profits, automobile dealers and manufacturers in Malaysia and Indonesia are expanding af ...