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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


SK Rethinks Group III Expansion

Lube Report Asia - February 17, 2015

SK Lubricants is reconsidering plans to expand their API Group III base oil joint venture in Dumai, Indonesia, a company ...


Shell to Blend in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - February 3, 2015

Shells first lubricant blending plant in Indonesia will be fully operational by 2016, a company spokesman told Lube Repo ...


Pertamina Buys Majority of Amaco

Lube Report Asia - January 13, 2015

Indonesias state-owned Pertamina Lubricants has acquired 75 percent of Thai blender Amaco Production Co., an Amaco offic ...


Gazprom Enters Indonesia, Taiwan

Lube Report Asia - January 6, 2015

Russia's Gazprom Neft Lubricants expanded its presence in Southeast Asia by signing a memorandum of cooperation and a su ...


Federal Karyatama Consolidates Blend Ops

Lube Report Asia - September 23, 2014

Indonesias PT Federal Karyatama (FKT) will consolidate and relocate its two blending plants in East Jakarta to one new p ...


Japanese Companies Target Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - September 16, 2014

Japanese companies Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. and Idemitsu Kosan Co. launched new construction machinery lubrica ...


Malaysia Oleochemicals Investments Double

Lube Report Asia - September 2, 2014

Investments in oleochemicals projects in Malaysia have more than doubled during the first five months of 2014, the Malay ...


Indonesian Motorcyclers Choose Their Oils

Lube Report Asia - July 22, 2014

Bike owners in the world's third-largest motorcycle market make their own decisions about which engine oils to use, and ...


Lube Park Takes Shape in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - July 15, 2014

An independent lubricant blender in Indonesia is working to develop a business park for lube companies. The project is m ...


Pertamina Targets Thai Blender

Lube Report Asia - July 1, 2014

Indonesias state-owned Pertamina Lubricants is negotiating to acquire Thai blender Amaco Production Co. Ltd. by the end ...


JV Supplies Lubes in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - March 18, 2014

Malaysian conglomerate UMW Group formed a joint venture to supply lubricants, automotive components and service center o ...


Pertamina Builds Lube Plants

Lube Report Asia - March 18, 2014

Indonesias state energy company, Pertamina, announced last week it will build a lubricant blending plant and a grease pl ...