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Thailands PTT Lubricants Revamps

Lube Report Asia - December 21, 2018

State-owned PTT Oil and Retail Business Co. is preparing for listing on The Stock Exchange of Thailand next year and exp ...

Chevron Completes Vietnam Expansion

Chevron Completes Vietnam Expansion

Lube Report Asia - December 7, 2018

Chevron Lubricants Vietnam has completed the expansion of its Hai Phong, Vietnam, blending plant, a $5 million project t ...

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Blenders Adjust to Indonesias B20 Mandate

Lube Report Asia - November 30, 2018

Indonesias mandatory use of B20 biodiesel fuel may lead to an increase in biodiesel fuel vehicles in Southeast Asia, enc ...

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Petronas to Begin Production at Indian Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 23, 2018

Malaysias Petronas Lubricants International will begin production at its lubricant blending plant in India by the end of ...

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Repsol Explores Acquiring Stake in Blender

Lube Report Asia - October 26, 2018

Spains Repsol signed an agreement to explore acquiring a stake in Singaporean lubricant blender United Oil Co.

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Dyson Will Make EVs in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - October 26, 2018

British technology company Dyson will build a Singapore electric vehicle factory that will supply the Asia-Pacific regio ...

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Vietnam Hikes Environmental Tax on Lubes

Lube Report Asia - October 19, 2018

Vietnam will double its environmental tax for lubricants beginning Jan. 1, according to a resolution passed by the count ...

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Indonesia Announces Lube Standard

Lube Report Asia - October 5, 2018

Lubricants sold in Indonesia will be required to comply with a new national standard beginning Sept. 11, 2019, according ...

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Afton Completes Singapore Expansion

Lube Report Asia - September 21, 2018

Afton Chemical Corp. said Wednesday that it has completed an expansion of its lubricant additive plant in Singapore and ...

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Slow Auto Sales Curb Vietnams Lube Growth

Lube Report Asia - August 3, 2018

Vietnams declining automotive sales may hinder lubricant market growth. To stay competitive, patience to develop a relia ...

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Southeast Asia Shifts to Better Engine Oils

Lube Report Asia - July 6, 2018

Automotive engine oil demand in Southeast Asia is gradually shifting from obsolete grades to higher quality products, a ...

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Esso Thailand Expands Distribution Channels

Lube Report Asia - July 6, 2018

Esso (Thailand) Public Co. plans to increase its lubricant market share by expanding its motorcycle oil distribution ch ...

ExxonMobil Expanding Again in Singapore

ExxonMobil Expanding Again in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - June 29, 2018

ExxonMobil announced Tuesday that it is planning a multi-billion dollar expansion at its Singapore refining complex, whi ...

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EVs to Impact Lubricant Performance

Lube Report Asia - June 29, 2018

Electric vehicles are on the rise, but internal combustion engines will continue to dominate vehicle populations for the ...

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FKT Earnings Stay Stable

Lube Report Asia - April 6, 2018

Net income for PT Federal Karyatamas lubricants segment remained stable year on year in 2017, but its sales volumes drop ...

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Malaysian Engine Oil Demand to Grow

Lube Report Asia - April 6, 2018

Malaysian demand for automotive engine oil is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.9 percent between 2016 and ...

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Thailand Shell Expands Lubricant Business

Lube Report Asia - March 23, 2018

Shell Co. of Thailand plans to increase its number of automotive oil change outlets and significantly raise lubricant sa ...

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PTT Sets Up Storage Hub

Lube Report Asia - March 23, 2018

Thailands PTT Lubricants will set up a lube storage facility for its Asean market and look into acquisitions to grow its ...