Expansions

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Swedish Surfactants Plant Expands

Lube Report EMEA - September 3, 2019

Nouryon announced Aug. 27 that it will double capacity at its surfactants plant in Stenungsund, Sweden, through a 12-mil ...

German Firm Boosts Production, Capacity

German Firm Boosts Production, Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - August 27, 2019

German lubricant and grease maker Zeller & Gmelin is expanding its grease production and tank storage capacity to meet g ...

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BASF Increases Carboxylic Acid Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - July 16, 2019

BASF increased its global production capacity for isononanoic acid and 2-ethylhexanoic acid - considered higher carboxyl ...

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Evonik Boosts Global Oil Additives Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - July 9, 2019

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

Lanxess Expands Corrosion Inhibitor Capacity

Lanxess Expands Corrosion Inhibitor Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - March 5, 2019

Lanxess completed a 15 percent expansion to its global production capacity of corrosion inhibition additives, which are ...

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Saudi Project to Make Base Oils at Yanbu

Lube Report EMEA - November 6, 2018

Saudi Aramco and Sabic said they have chosen Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, as the site for a large chemicals refinery that will i ...

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ExxonMobil Plans Base Oil Hub in Spain

Lube Report EMEA - September 11, 2018

ExxonMobil will open a new hub terminal in Valencia, Spain in the first quarter of 2019, the company announced last week ...

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Lanxess Boosts Additive Production

Lube Report EMEA - September 11, 2018

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is doubling its production of multifunctional dimercaptothiadiazole derivative lubri ...

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Oxea to Add NPG Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - July 3, 2018

Oxea will increase its European production capacity for neopentyl glycol - a polyalcohol that can be used as a building ...

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UKs Aztec Oils Continues to Grow

Lube Report EMEA - June 26, 2018

Aztec Oils has completed several acquisitions the past few years and now is trying to continue growing with a 1.2 millio ...

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Titan Adds Grease Plant, Filling Line

Lube Report EMEA - June 19, 2018

Russian industrial lubricants and grease marketer Titan built a new plant in Novocherkassk, introduced a new filling lin ...

Greif Opens Netherlands IBC Plant

Greif Opens Netherlands IBC Plant

Lube Report EMEA - June 12, 2018

Greif partnered with industrial packager Tholu B.V. to open a new multimillion euro intermediate bulk container factory ...

Shell Projects Strong Lube Earnings

Shell Projects Strong Lube Earnings

Lube Report EMEA - April 3, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell expects that annual earnings after tax for its global commercial business - most of which is accounted ...

Shell Still Aims High in Russia

Shell Still Aims High in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - February 13, 2018

Shell, the worlds leading lubricant marketer, has seen its business in Russia grow slower than intended, but it still co ...

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UAE Blender Changes Hands

Lube Report EMEA - January 2, 2018

Indias Maximus International Ltd. said its United Arab Emirates-based unit plans to acquire a controlling stake in Pacif ...