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 ...


SK-Pertamina Plant Slated to Expand

Lube Report Asia - March 4, 2014

SK Lubricants and Pertamina plan to expand their API Group III base oil plant in Dumai, Indonesia by 50 percent next yea ...

ASEAN Car and Motorcycle Sales Rise

ASEAN Car and Motorcycle Sales Rise

Lube Report Asia - February 18, 2014

Southeast Asian sales of automobiles, motorcycles and scooters rose moderately in 2013, as the regions population of mot ...


Pertamina Lubes Stand Alone

Lube Report Asia - February 11, 2014

Pertamina plans to turn its lubricant business from an operating unit into a subsidiary this year. The Indonesian energy ...


Motorbike Retailer Builds Blend Plant

Lube Report Asia - January 28, 2014

Indonesian motorcycle retailer PT Mitra Pinasthika Mulia plans to use proceeds from a recent stock offering to build a n ...


IOC Aims at Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - January 14, 2014

Lanka IOC is moving forward with plans to enter lubricant markets in Southeast Asia. A Bahrainian consulting firm said i ...