Volume 6 Issue 25

SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

Activity is more encouraging out of the U.S. Gulf, but both Asia and Europe are disappointingly quiet.-by Adrian Brown

Chinese Plant Makes Group III+ Bright Stock

A new coal-to-liquids plant in Chinas Shanxi province is making Group III+ bright stock - a feat that may be a first, say industry analysts.

Base Oil Capacity Up in China, Asia

The Asia-Pacific region now accounts for nearly half of global mineral base oil capacity after a surge in supply from China over the past year, according to the 2019 Global Guide to Base Oil Refining, published this month by LubesnGreases.

Hyrax to Open Sri Lanka Blending Plant

Malaysian company Hyrax Oil plans to open a lubricant blending plant next week at an oil terminal in Muthurajawela, Sri Lanka.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Briefly Noted

Mumbai, India-based Hindustan Petroleum Corp., through its subsidiary HPCL Middle East, appointed Al Nabooda Automobiles as its lubricants distributor for the United Arab Emirates.