Expansions

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Aramco Withdraws from Cilacap JV

Lube Report Asia - June 5, 2020

Pertamina disclosed last week that Saudi Aramco has withdrawn from discussions about a plan to jointly expand the Indone ...

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Infineum to Expand China Additive Plant

Lube Report Asia - January 17, 2020

Infineum has signed a letter of intent to add a second phase to its lubricant additive plant in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu pr ...

Afton Expands Test Center in Japan

Afton Expands Test Center in Japan

Lube Report Asia - November 1, 2019

Afton Chemical completed an expansion of its Japan Technology Center in Tsukuba to give it increased lubricant additive ...

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Japanese Lube Additive Maker Expands Plant

Lube Report Asia - August 9, 2019

Japan's Adeka Corp. will complete an expansion of its lubricant additive plant this month, and seeks to expand sale of i ...

Evonik Boosts Global Oil Additives Capacity

Evonik Boosts Global Oil Additives Capacity

Lube Report Asia - July 12, 2019

Evonik announced on Monday it is expanding its production capacity for polyalkylmethacrylate-based viscosity modifiers b ...

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Lube Blender Opens Filter Factory

Lube Report Asia - June 7, 2019

A lubricant blender in Chinas Hubei province recently opened an engine oil filter factory and claims to be the only comp ...

ExxonMobil Plans Million-ton Singapore Expansion

ExxonMobil Plans Million-ton Singapore Expansion

Lube Report Asia - April 5, 2019

ExxonMobil is not finished building new Group II capacity nor with expanding its operations in Singapore. Not by a long ...

Chevron Completes Vietnam Expansion

Chevron Completes Vietnam Expansion

Lube Report Asia - December 7, 2018

Chevron Lubricants Vietnam has completed the expansion of its Hai Phong, Vietnam, blending plant, a $5 million project t ...

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Wells Opens Blend Plant in Tianjin

Lube Report Asia - November 2, 2018

Wells Lubricating Oil (Tianjin) Co. announced that it opened a blending plant in Tianjin, China, to support its growing ...

Afton Completes Singapore Expansion

Afton Completes Singapore Expansion

Lube Report Asia - September 21, 2018

Afton Chemical Corp. said Wednesday that it has completed an expansion of its lubricant additive plant in Singapore and ...

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Idemitsu to Add New Lube Plant in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - August 3, 2018

Japan's Idemitsu Kosan will set up a new lubricant plant next year in western Java, Indonesia, the company said.

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Sanyo to Build Additives Plant in Korea

Lube Report Asia - June 15, 2018

Japans Sanyo Chemical will start construction of a new viscosity index improver plant in Korea next month, with operatio ...

Luan Makes CTL Base Stocks

Luan Makes CTL Base Stocks

Lube Report Asia - June 15, 2018

Chinas state-owned Shanxi Luan Mining Group is preparing to open a plant in Shanxi province with capacity to make 350,00 ...

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Sanyo Chemical Weighs Investments

Lube Report Asia - May 18, 2018

Japan's Sanyo Chemical Industries is considering two investments that would increase its lubricant additives capacity in ...

Chinese Blender Expands in Southwest

Chinese Blender Expands in Southwest

Lube Report Asia - May 11, 2018

Tianjin-based lubricant manufacturer Beiersdorf Petroleum and Chemical Corp. is building a second blending facility on t ...

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Japanese Additives Plant Adds Capacity

Lube Report Asia - April 13, 2018

DIC Corp. began expanding its capacity to produce extreme pressure additives for metalworking fluids at its plant in Kas ...

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Chinese Blenders Post Mixed Full-Year Results

Lube Report Asia - April 13, 2018

Jiangsu Huifeng Lubricant Co. reported a minor decline in profit in 2017, and PetroChinas Kunlun Lubricants earnings soa ...