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August 28, 2019

Volume 2 Issue 35

New York Settles Over Obsolete Oils

The New York Attorney Generals Office announced Monday that it reached a settlement fining Dollar General Corp. for the sale of obsolete motor oils unsuitable for most automobiles.

Mobil Re-positions in Argentina

ExxonMobil is working to reposition its Mobil brand in some South American countries, including Argentina where it recently signed Cosans Moove to serve as distributor.

MFG Upgrades Manufacturing Plants

MFG Chemical recently announced manufacturing upgrades at its facilities in Dalton, Georgia, that make surfactants, esters and derivative amines, and the company has an eye set on further growth.

Briefly Noted

ExxonMobil Chemical Companyappointed Synergy Additives Company S.A. de C.V. as its distributor of Group IV and Group V synthetic base stocks in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Valvoline announced the acquisition of Calgary, Canada-based quick-lube chain Minit Lube last week, acquiring six stores.

Base Oil Reports

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

The effects of the summer doldrums seemed to be lingering in the market, with demand characterized as steady, but not stellar, and supplies adequate to cover requirements.-by Gabriela Wheeler
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