Australia

Couche-Tard Halts Caltex Aussie Bid

Couche-Tard Halts Caltex Aussie Bid

Lube Report Asia - April 23, 2020

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has put on hold plans for a revised proposal to acquire Caltex Australia, citing economic ...

Fuchs to Shift Nulon Manufacturing

Fuchs to Shift Nulon Manufacturing

Lube Report Asia - January 24, 2020

Fuchs Petrolub will relocate production of recently acquired Nulon-branded lubricants to its own facilities in the state ...

Lube Association Forms in Australia

Lube Association Forms in Australia

Lube Report Asia - January 10, 2020

The newly created Australian Lubricant Association plans to set up processes to verify labels and standardization of lub ...

Chevron Ending License with Caltex Australia

Chevron Ending License with Caltex Australia

Lube Report Asia - December 27, 2019

Caltex Australia will rebrand its operations after Chevron notified the company that it cannot use the Caltex brand on i ...

Viva Buys Out Liberty Wholesale Business

Viva Buys Out Liberty Wholesale Business

Lube Report Asia - December 13, 2019

Viva Energy, Shells exclusive lubricants distributor in Australia, has completed its purchase of the remaining 50 percen ...

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Caltex Australia Rejects Takeover Bid

Lube Report Asia - December 6, 2019

Caltex Australia, one of Australias biggest lubricants and grease suppliers, rejected an unsolicited A$8.6 billion (U.S. ...

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Canadian Company Swoops in for Caltex Australia

Lube Report Asia - November 29, 2019

Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard has made a takeover offer for Caltex Australia, one of Aust ...

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Sinopec Increases Sales in Australia

Lube Report Asia - October 25, 2019

Sinopec reported last week that its lubricant sales in Australia were up more than 30 percent through the first nine mon ...

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Hydrodec Unveils Sale Details for Australian Assets

Lube Report Asia - August 16, 2019

United Kingdom-based Hydrodec Group this week unveiled details of the sale of its Australian hydrotreater - to its bigge ...

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Aussie Lube Industry Shrinks

Lube Report Asia - May 17, 2019

The Australian lubricant industry is in a sustained decline, as local producers face increasing competition from importe ...

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Nulon Deal Was Departure for Fuchs

Lube Report Asia - May 10, 2019

The takeover of Australian retail automotive brand Nulon by Fuchs Petrolub SE signals more than just a consolidation amo ...

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Fuchs Acquires Australian Lube Blender

Lube Report Asia - March 15, 2019

Fuchs Petrolub signed an agreement to acquire independent lubricant blender Nulon Products Australia, an expansion into ...

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Rerefined Oils Near Price Parity in Australia

Lube Report Asia - December 14, 2018

The Australian API Group I market depends almost solely on rerefined oils, the price of which is almost equal with its i ...

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Hydrodec Pulls Plug on Australia

Lube Report Asia - October 5, 2018

Hydrodec Group plans to exit Australia, birthplace of the technology that it uses to rerefine used electrical transforme ...

Australians Upbeat About Growth

Australians Upbeat About Growth

Lube Report Asia - August 24, 2018

Australian lubricant suppliers are unusually buoyant these days, talking about a pick-up in sales and demand in a market ...

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Aussie Blender Plans New Facility

Lube Report Asia - April 20, 2018

Australian independent motor oils blender Nulon has submitted plans to build a $10 million, 10,696 square meter producti ...

Australian Mining Lags, Expects Recovery

Australian Mining Lags, Expects Recovery

Lube Report Asia - July 18, 2017

Australias mining industry is currently in a trough, pressuring some lube suppliers to the industry to rely more on tang ...