Industrial Market Wide Open in SE Asia

Lube Report Asia - August 23, 2016

Southeast Asia should see healthy demand growth for both industrial and automotive lubricants in coming years, according ...


Pertamina Turns Focus Overseas

Lube Report Asia - June 21, 2016

Pertamina became one of the worlds 30 largest lubricant companies by growing organically in its home market. Now the Ind ...


Malaysia, Thailand Drink Up Synthetics

Lube Report Asia - June 14, 2016

Demand for synthetic lubes is growing in Malaysia and Thailand due to the rising popularity, and evolving lubrications n ...


Quality of Motorcycle Oils Revs Up

Lube Report Asia - May 10, 2016

Like passenger cars and trucks, motorcycles in Asia are facing growing pressure for fuel economy and emissions controls, ...


Auto Sales Down in Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - February 23, 2016

Despite a 4 percent drop in Southeast Asias sales of four-wheel vehicles in 2015 and a 12 percent slide in motorcycle an ...


Pertamina Thinks Big Overseas

Lube Report Asia - December 1, 2015

Pertamina Lubricants plans to increase overseas sales by expanding blending plants in Thailand and Indonesia, according ...


Thai Market Primed to Grow Again

Lube Report Asia - September 15, 2015

Thailand's lubricant market shrank slightly in 2014 but is poised to resume growing thanks to continued expansion of its ...


Growth of 10W Demand Forecast for Thailand, Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - July 7, 2015

Demand for 10W engine oils should continue growing at healthy rates, a Lubrizol official told a recent industry conferen ...


Pertamina to Expand Indonesian Plant

Lube Report Asia - June 16, 2015

Indonesias PT Pertamina Lubricants will expand and upgrade its lubricant blending plant in Jakarta by the end of this ye ...


Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - June 9, 2015

Prices in the Asian base oils market were largely steady, with trading heard to have waned as many participants headed t ...


Sea Oil Ventures into E&P

Lube Report Asia - March 3, 2015

Thai marine fuels and lubes supplier Sea Oil PCL bought a 50 percent stake last month in the local subsidiary of a Canad ...


Toyo Drilube Expands in Indochina

Lube Report Asia - March 3, 2015

Japans Toyo Drilube will expand its facility in Vietnam in April and consolidate its two facilities in Thailand by June ...


Pertamina Buys Majority of Amaco

Lube Report Asia - January 13, 2015

Indonesias state-owned Pertamina Lubricants has acquired 75 percent of Thai blender Amaco Production Co., an Amaco offic ...


Petronas Plans Growth in India, Thailand

Lube Report Asia - October 7, 2014

Petronas announced new sales strategies and expansion plans for gaining market share in Thailand and India.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

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 ...