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Shell to Close Singapore Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 18, 2020

As part of an initiative to decarbonize its refining operations in Singapore, Royal Dutch Shell plans to permanently clo ...

Gulf Oil to Buy Singapore Plant

Gulf Oil to Buy Singapore Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 11, 2020

Gulf Oil International announced Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase a Singapore lubricant blending plant from Ocean ...

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Asia Association Names Executive Director

Lube Report Asia - December 4, 2020

The Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union appointed Bernard Wong as its new executive director effective Dec. 1.

Singapore to Mandate Packaging Cuts

Singapore to Mandate Packaging Cuts

Lube Report Asia - November 20, 2020

Singapore’s government has approved rules that will require businesses, including lubricant blenders and importers to ...

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Hin Leong on Sales Block

Lube Report Asia - October 28, 2020

Troubled oil trader and lubricants producer Hin Leong Trading Pte. has apparently been put up for sale, based on notices ...

Mixed First-half 2020 for AP Oil

Mixed First-half 2020 for AP Oil

Lube Report Asia - August 21, 2020

Singaporean independent lubricant blender AP Oil posted a strong increase in net profit and lower revenue for the first ...

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Oil Trader Ensnared in Scandal

Lube Report Asia - April 24, 2020

Hin Leong Trading, the giant oil trader at the center of one of Asia’s biggest current business scandals, is also a lu ...

Food-grade Lube Demand Spikes

Food-grade Lube Demand Spikes

Lube Report Asia - April 16, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns in Asia have resulted in increased demand for food-grade lubricants, industry insiders said.

Asean Motor Vehicle Sales Slowdown to Continue

Asean Motor Vehicle Sales Slowdown to Continue

Lube Report Asia - February 14, 2020

Automotive sales in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations dropped 3 percent in 2019, but sales of two-wheelers incr ...

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Innov Oil Expands in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - October 11, 2019

Viscosity modifier producer Innov Oil completed the relocation of its Singapore operations to a larger factory that prov ...

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Singapore Blenders Report Mixed 2018 Results

Lube Report Asia - March 8, 2019

United Global Ltd. reported double-digit percentage growth in net profit last year due to an increase in demand in the a ...

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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.

Dyson Will Make EVs in Singapore

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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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 ...

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 ...

Chevron Oronite Doubles Carboxylate Capacity

Chevron Oronite Doubles Carboxylate Capacity

Lube Report Asia - November 7, 2017

Chevron Oronite completed an expansion of its additives plant in Singapore that doubles its global carboxylate-based det ...

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Singaporean Oil Broker to Blend in Oman

Lube Report Asia - October 17, 2017

Trescorp Alliance Pte., a Singaporean trader of oil and petroleum products, plans to establish a lubricant park in Sohar ...