Gazpromneft-Lubricants last week confirmed it plans to expand its network of fast lube and car maintenance stations into Pakistan, though it refuted a fuel distributors claim to have been selected as a partner.
Lukoil established a lubricant subsidiary in China as part of its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. It opened an office in the northwestern city of Urumqi and plans to open another in Shanghai.
Russian lubricants supplier Obninskorgsintez is set to expand its business in India this year, the company told Lube Report Asia last week.
Russian chemical producer Orgkhim will break ground on its extender process oils plant in Malaysia by the end of this year, the company told Lube Report Asia.
The customs agency for Russias Far East has in recent months intercepted substantial volumes of counterfeit motor oils imported from South Korea.
Russian industrial oils producer Orgkhim plans to build an extender process oils plant in Singapore or Malaysia, the company told Lube Report Asia on Monday.