Volume 2 Issue 48
Jinxiang Aims to Fill Base Oil GapDecember 1, 2015
Sichuan Zhonghai Jinxiang aims to fill a regional gap by offering base oils and lubricants in Southwest China - using feedstock from a local bitumen refinery.
Pertamina Thinks Big OverseasDecember 1, 2015
Pertamina Lubricants plans to increase overseas sales by expanding blending plants in Thailand and Indonesia, according to company sources.
Sri Lanka Easing Import RulesDecember 1, 2015
A high-ranking Sri Lanka official recently called for the country to do away with rules that make it more difficult to import lubricants.
ExMo Reenters VietnamDecember 1, 2015
ExxonMobil is reentering the Vietnamese finished lubricants market via two distributors after selling its blending plant and most other lube assets there to Total in 2009.
New Weapons Fight CounterfeitsDecember 1, 2015
Anti-counterfeiting packaging technologies come with costs, but proponents say lubricant marketers should balance them against losses from being counterfeited.