Volume 8 Issue 38

Hengmei to Build Lube Plant in Pakistan

Chinese grease producer Hengmei Technology Grease Co. still plans to establish a lubricant blending plant in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province as part of a large economic development program, even though Saudi Aramco chose a new location for a refinery meant to anchor the project.

India Wants More Oil Palm

An Indian government ministry approved money for a program to increase the country’s production of crude palm oil up to 1.1 million tons by 2025-2026 and up to 2.8 million tons by 2029-2030 to alleviate dependence on imports. Palm oil, the highest volume plant oil, is used primarily in foods and biofuels but also in renewable lubricants.

Hi-Tech Posts Higher Profits

Pakistan-based blender Hi-Tech Lubricants Ltd. reported higher consolidated net profit for the quarter and for the fiscal year ending June 30.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

New Search Starting for Isla Operator

Michigan Halts Sale of Orion Products

France’s Lube Demand Slows

Briefly Noted

Shell India appointed Debanjali Sengupta country head of Shell Lubricants India effective Aug. 1. She succeeded Raman Ojha, who became vice president – global head for construction and roads.