Regulations

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Kazakhstan Bans Lube Exports

Lube Report - August 11, 2004

Kazakhstans government introduced a six-month ban effective July 1 on export of lubricants and other petrochemicals as a ...

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Michigan Oil Offenders Get Probation

Lube Report - July 28, 2004

Two of the four Michigan individuals arrested in February on charges of selling mislabeled motor oil were sentenced to o ...

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Dont Counterfeit in Colorado!

Lube Report - April 7, 2004

A United States District Court in Colorado has ordered a Utah-based bicycle chain lube distributor, Squirt LLC, to stop ...

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Do You Comply with CalRecycle?

Lube Report - September 24, 2003

TAMPA BAY, Fla.-California is cracking down on plastic packaging, but many lubricant manufacturers and packagers are una ...

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Opponents Bash Biolube Bill

Lube Report - September 10, 2003

A coalition that includes ILMA, the American Chemistry Council and rerefiner Safety-Kleen opposes a bill to mandate that ...

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State Dishes Fines for Oil Release

Lube Report - August 27, 2003

The state of Oregon issued $30,400 in fines to a quick lube and a plumber for intentionally discharging an oily mixture ...

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Lube Co. Allegedly Destroyed by Employees

Lube Report - August 13, 2003

Silogram Lubricants of New York filed a complaint last month against more than a dozen former employees and several comp ...

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NW Jobber Pettit Bows Out

Lube Report - August 6, 2003

Pettit Oil, a fuels and lubricants distributor in Washington, liquidated its assets and discontinued operations after fi ...

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NAD Blasts Castrol Ad

Lube Report - July 30, 2003

The National Advertising Division urged BP Lubricants USA to rescind a recent commercial that claims BPs Castrol Edge mo ...

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Azmol Goes out of Business

Lube Report - July 16, 2003

Azmol, one of the former Soviet Unions largest lubricant makers, went bankrupt under a recent commercial court rule, acc ...

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Orlen Reorganizes Lubes Business

Lube Report - July 16, 2003

Polish lube marketer Orlen Oil started the liquidation process of its Czech product distribution subsidiary, the company ...

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REACH Rough on Small Business

Lube Report - June 25, 2003

BRUSSELS - REACH is accomplishing most of its objectives thus far, according to the European Commission, but changes mus ...

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HazComm Standard Revised

Lube Report - May 22, 2002

OSHA yesterday released the final rule revising its Hazard Communication Standard, to align with the United Nations glob ...

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Gulf Considers Lubes Demerger

Lube Report - March 20, 2002

Gulf Oil Corp. Ltd. may demerge its lubricants business into a separately listed company, according to a Feb. 8 filing w ...

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Fake Lubes Flood Nigeria

Lube Report - March 13, 2002

The Lubricants Producers Association of Nigeria laments the upsurge of impure lubricants, while the countrys two regulat ...

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Engine Oils Join Feds Biolubes List

Lube Report - February 20, 2002

The U.S. Department of Agricultures BioPreferred program finalized its 10th round of procurement regulations, which spec ...

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3 Years Prison for Lube Exec

Lube Report - February 20, 2002

The U.S. federal court of Charleston, S.C., sentenced former Delfin Group USA president Markos Baghdasarian to three yea ...

Prepare Now for Marpol Sulfur Cuts

Prepare Now for Marpol Sulfur Cuts

Lube Report - February 20, 2002

The International Maritime Organizations marine pollution regulations will cut the global fuel sulfur cap for oceangoing ...