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Japanese Blenders Follow OEMs

Lube Report Asia - August 26, 2014

Major Japanese lubricant companies, Idemitsu Kosan Co. and JX Nippon & Energy Corp., are following Japanese automobile m ...

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Malaysia Delays Biodiesel Mandate

Lube Report Asia - August 26, 2014

Malaysia will postpone its B5 biodiesel mandate for the whole country to the end of the year, according to the Ministry ...

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Idemitsu Kosan Expands in Thailand

Lube Report Asia - August 12, 2014

Idemitsu Kosan Co. is nearing completion of an expansion that will increase capacity of its lubricant plant in Thailand ...

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Correction

Lube Report Asia - July 29, 2014

An article in the July 22 issue reported incorrectly that Singapore had resolved to adopt the Euro VI emissions standard ...

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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 ...

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Oronite Expands in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - July 22, 2014

Chevron Oronite announced last week the completion of a major expansion at its lubricant additive plant in Singapore. Th ...

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Singapore Tightens Truck Emissions Limits

Lube Report Asia - July 22, 2014

Singapore plans to strengthen emissions limits for heavy-duty trucks running on petrol, indicating it expects to adopt t ...

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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 ...

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Elevance Plans Malaysian Biorefinery

Lube Report Asia - July 15, 2014

Elevance Renewable Sciences announced plans for a biorefinery in Sabah, Malaysia, in collaboration with Genting Plantati ...

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Afton Breaks Ground in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - July 1, 2014

Afton Chemical began construction last week of a lubricant additive plant on Jurong Island, Singapore, The facility is s ...

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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 ...

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JX Nippon Opens Plant in Vietnam

Lube Report Asia - June 3, 2014

JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. began commercial operations last month at its new lubricant factory in Haiphong, Vietnam. T ...

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Infineum Expands Singapore Plant

Lube Report Asia - May 20, 2014

Infineum unveiled a major expansion at its plant in Singapore Wednesday, and the chemical additive company said it is al ...

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DDDA Plant Planned in Malaysia

Lube Report Asia - May 20, 2014

U.S. biotech company Verdezyne Inc. has reached a preliminary agreement to build a factory in Malaysia to manufacture do ...

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Malay Grease Co. Teams with Educator

Lube Report Asia - April 29, 2014

Malaysias The Otomotif College recently signed a sponsorship deal with the countrys largest custom and private grease ma ...

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Malaysian Company Recruits Freelance Sales Team

Lube Report Asia - April 22, 2014

Casa Angsana Petroleum Product, a Malaysian lubricant producer based in Kota Baharu, Kelantan, recently introduced a sys ...

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Malaysia Extends B5 Biodiesel Mandate

Lube Report Asia - April 1, 2014

The Malaysian government announced that a mandate for the use of diesel containing 5 percent biofuel will be extended to ...

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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 ...