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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 ...

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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 ...

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Petronas Faces New EU Tariff

Lube Report Asia - March 4, 2014

Petronas faces new duties of 3.7 percent on base oil exports to the European Union after adjustments to the EUs trade po ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Recycling Plant Opens in Malaysia

Lube Report Asia - January 28, 2014

Hiap Huat Holdings opened its third and largest waste oil recycling plant last week. Located in Pulau Indah, Malaysia, t ...

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Idemitsu Kosan Blends in Vietnam

Lube Report Asia - January 14, 2014

Japans Idemitsu Kosan Co. announced last week the start-up of a new lubricant plant in Haiphong City, Vietnam. Officials ...

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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 ...

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New Life for Thai Base Oil Refiner?

Lube Report - January 8, 2003

With an agreement that would write down its debt and restructure its ownership, Thai Lube Base Co. plans to reopen its b ...

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Synthetics Gaining Ground in S.E. Asia

Lube Report - July 31, 2002

Synthetic lubricant demand in Southeast Asia will increase by 3.5 percent annually through 2008, a new study projects. I ...