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States Sue Over Fuel Economy Rollback

Lube Report Americas - June 17, 2020

Twenty-three United States states and the District of Columbia sued President Donald Trump’s administration at the end ...

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Ajman Emirate Nabs Counterfeiters

Lube Report EMEA - June 14, 2020

Authorities in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, confiscated 100,000 packs of fake engine oil after a sweep last week on a co ...

Tianhe Delisted from Stock Exchange

Tianhe Delisted from Stock Exchange

Lube Report Asia - June 10, 2020

Tianhe Chemicals Group’s listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange was cancelled Thursday after a review panel late last ...

Ukraine Duty Draws Criticism

Ukraine Duty Draws Criticism

Lube Report EMEA - June 8, 2020

Ukraine lubricant companies contended last week that they are facing a serious financial crisis because of a new base oi ...

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Localities Faulted for Response to Rouen Fire

Lube Report EMEA - June 8, 2020

A French Senate inquiry last week blasted local and regional governments’ response to the September 2019 blaze at a Lu ...

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Isla Talks Stalled by Covid-19

Lube Report Americas - May 22, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has delayed negotiations toward a final agreement for the Klesch Group to become operator of Curac ...

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U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Nynas

Lube Report EMEA - May 18, 2020

Nynas AB announced May 12 that Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. sold a 35 percent stake in the company and that the United St ...

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Calumet Returns Payroll Protection Loans

Lube Report Americas - May 15, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners repaid $31.4 million in federal Paycheck Protection Program loans Monday, two weeks ...

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U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Nynas

Lube Report Americas - May 12, 2020

Nynas AB announced Tuesday that Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. sold a 35 percent stake in the company and that the United S ...

Castor Oil Supply from India Resumes

Castor Oil Supply from India Resumes

Lube Report Asia - April 30, 2020

Shipments of castor oil derivatives are flowing from India once again, easing availability of popular grease additives a ...

China VI Emissions Standard Postponed

China VI Emissions Standard Postponed

Lube Report Asia - April 24, 2020

The Chinese government announced on Wednesday a six-month postponement to nationwide implementation of its China VI emis ...

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Oil Trader Ensnared in Scandal

Lube Report Asia - April 23, 2020

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

Locked-in Neighbors Complain of Lubrizol Odors

Locked-in Neighbors Complain of Lubrizol Odors

Lube Report EMEA - April 20, 2020

Months after fire swept through parts of a local Lubrizol factory, citizens in the northern France town of Rouen are com ...

Tractor Fluid Settlement Agreed Upon

Tractor Fluid Settlement Agreed Upon

Lube Report Americas - April 14, 2020

A Federal District Court judge in Missouri granted preliminary approval to a class action settlement providing reimburse ...

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UEIL Opposes Tax Proposal

Lube Report EMEA - April 13, 2020

The European Commission is once again considering a proposal to bring lubricants into its Excise Movement and Control Sy ...

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Gulf Oil Auto Lube Now Compliant

Lube Report EMEA - April 13, 2020

Quality assurance organization Verification of Lubricant Specifications announced this week that it upheld a complaint ...

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More Dirt, Less Ash

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2020

Engine oil advancements for off-highway applications seem to lumber along behind on-road and light-duty vehicles. Emissi ...

Stock Exchange Hears Tianhe Appeal

Stock Exchange Hears Tianhe Appeal

Lube Report Asia - March 26, 2020

Tianhe Chemicals Group is scheduled to appear before a Hong Kong Stock Exchange disciplinary board today to appeal its d ...