Volume 7 Issue 28

Chinese Refiner Produces Group III

Chinese refiner Shandong Qinghe Chemical Technology Co. Ltd. is testing its newly completed 600,000 metric tons per year API Group III base oil plant in Zibo city, Shandong province.

Brenntag Acquires Thai Distributor

Chemicals company Brenntag acquired Thailand-based lubricants distributor Oils ‘R Us Co. Ltd. as part of its expansion into Southeast Asia.

Profits Down for GP, MJL

India’s GP Petroleums Ltd. and MJL Bangladesh Ltd. each reported a drop in net profit for the quarter ending March 31.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

NLGI Unveils New Grease Specs

U.S. Base Oil Output Declines

EU Group II Imports Stay Below Quota

Briefly Noted

Petronas Lubricants Marketing Malaysia will supply its Syntium fully synthetic engine oil to Mazda distributor Bermaz Auto’s dealerships under a 5-year supply agreement, replacing the use of semi-synthetic engine oil at the dealerships. Bermaz distributes Mazda vehicles and spare parts in Malaysia.