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Brenntag Acquires Thai Distributor

Lube Report Asia - July 8, 2020

Chemicals company Brenntag acquired Thailand-based lubricants distributor Oils ‘R Us Co. Ltd. as part of its expansion ...

Profits Dip at Lanka IOC, Petronas

Profits Dip at Lanka IOC, Petronas

Lube Report Asia - June 4, 2020

Lubricant supplier Lanka IOC reported a net loss while the lubricants business segment of Malaysian state-owned oil firm ...

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Profits Up for Thai Oil Base Oils

Lube Report Asia - May 27, 2020

Stated-owned Thai Oil Group’s base oil business reported a major increase in net profit on lower sales revenue in the ...

Esso Thailand’s Lube Sales Down

Esso Thailand’s Lube Sales Down

Lube Report Asia - April 23, 2020

Esso (Thailand) Public Co.’s lubricant sales fell 5.7 percent last year, in line with a decline in the country’s sal ...

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Malaysian Palm Industry Wants to Reopen

Lube Report Asia - April 8, 2020

Two industry associations urged the Malaysian state of Sabah this week to allow oil palm plantations and mills to reopen ...

Thai Oil’s Q4 Net Profit Jumps

Thai Oil’s Q4 Net Profit Jumps

Lube Report Asia - April 2, 2020

Stated-owned Thai Oil Group’s base oil business posted a massive jump in net profit for the fourth quarter of 2019, an ...

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 ...

U.S.-China Trade War Boosts Thai Lubes

U.S.-China Trade War Boosts Thai Lubes

Lube Report Asia - September 13, 2019

Thailands lubricant demand is expected to grow this year as the automobile manufacturing sector expands and foreign comp ...

Vehicle Sales Growth Forecast in ASEAN

Vehicle Sales Growth Forecast in ASEAN

Lube Report Asia - June 28, 2019

Vehicle sales across Southeast Asias big three markets - Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand - are projected to cross 3.9 m ...

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Thai Lube Base Expects Soft Market

Lube Report Asia - March 22, 2019

State-owned Thai Oil Group reported that profit for its base oil business slumped last year and that it expects the mark ...

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Thai Firms Team to Recycle Containers

Lube Report Asia - January 18, 2019

Bangchak Corp. and SCG Chemical Co. signed a memorandum of understanding last month to develop a lubricant packaging rec ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Valvoline Invests in Thailand

Lube Report Asia - March 9, 2018

Valvoline Inc. spent U.S. $16 million to acquire the remaining 30 percent share of its subsidiary in Thailand, making th ...