ExxonMobil is upgrading its lubricant blending plant in Tianjin, China, in response to projected long-term demand growth from Chinese customers, the company confirmed to Lube Report. The plant, which started operating in 1997, underwent a major expansion in 2014.
“ExxonMobil is introducing high grade lubricant products into the Tianjin Lubricant Plant to meet long-term demand growth from Chinese customers for Mobil-branded lubricants,” an ExxonMobil China spokesman told Lube Report. “With a long-term commitment to China, ExxonMobil expects to help meet China’s energy needs through its products, technologies, partnerships and investments.” The company has not disclosed the plant’s capacity, and whether the upgrade will increase production capacity.
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