Volume 7 Issue 32

Idemitsu Agrees to Sell Back Shell Business

Idemitsu Kosan Co. announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement to sell Shell Lubricants Japan back to Shell, 16 months after the businesses merged.

Yushiro Chemical Earnings

Metalworking fluids and industrial oil producer Yushiro Chemical Industry reported lower sales and a steep decrease in operating income for the quarter ending June 30, compared to the same quarter in 2019.

Recovering Fishing Vessel Waste Oil

A city on South Korea’s Jeju Island says a project that recovers waste lubricants generated by fishing vessels is helping to protect the local marine environment.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

U.S. Base Oil Output Tumbles in May

ACEA Amends Oil Sequences

Bio-lubes Forecast to Outpace Overall Market

Briefly Noted

Shell and Ducati announced the three-year renewal of their engine oil first fill agreement for all Ducati motorcycles produced at its factories in Rayong, Thailand, and Bologna, Italy.