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Siddharth Opens Plant in UAE

Lube Report EMEA - July 10, 2020

India-based Siddharth Grease & Lubes Pvt.’s subsidiary opened a lubricant and grease manufacturing plant in the Un ...

Fergana Upgrade on Track for 2023

Fergana Upgrade on Track for 2023

Lube Report EMEA - June 28, 2020

A joint venture between Uzbekneftegaz and Russian energy giant Gazprom says it is moving forward with a previously annou ...

Turkish Refinery Set to Reopen

Turkish Refinery Set to Reopen

Lube Report EMEA - June 8, 2020

Turkey’s only base oil plant is likely to resume production once Tupras restarts its Izmir refinery on July 1. Operati ...

Azerbaijan Blender Has Ambitions

Azerbaijan Blender Has Ambitions

Lube Report EMEA - May 22, 2020

One of Azerbaijan’s few lubricant producers is a three-year-old start-up that is using just a fraction of its manufact ...

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Tatneft to Open Plant in June

Lube Report EMEA - April 24, 2020

Tatneft has finished building a lubricants blending plant at the site of its Taneco refinery in Nizhnekamsk, Russia, and ...

VMPAuto Opens Russian Grease Plant

VMPAuto Opens Russian Grease Plant

Lube Report EMEA - March 13, 2020

Russian lubricants marketer VMPAuto opened a small plant in the industrial sector of St. Petersburg in February.

Lube Plant in Poland to Make Hand Sanitizers

Lube Plant in Poland to Make Hand Sanitizers

Lube Report EMEA - March 10, 2020

Polish lube maker Orlen Oil will start to produce hand sanitizers at its lubricant blending plant in Jedlicze, part of t ...

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Motor Oil Hellas, Naftal Partner in Algeria

Lube Report EMEA - March 3, 2020

Greek petroleum refiner Motor Oil Hellas, announced a 30 million euro investment to establish a joint venture blending p ...

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Grease Plant Opens in Greece

Lube Report EMEA - March 3, 2020

Lubricants and Petroleum Corp. recently opened a grease plant at its blending facility in Aspropyrgos, Greece, part of a ...

Lukoil Revamps its Lubricant Production

Lukoil Revamps its Lubricant Production

Lube Report EMEA - February 25, 2020

Lukoil invested U.S. $6.1 million since 2018 to increase production capacity and improve efficiency at its lubricant pro ...

Lubrizol Partially Restarts Rouen Plant

Lubrizol Partially Restarts Rouen Plant

Lube Report EMEA - December 17, 2019

A regional governing body in France authorized Lubrizol last week to resume some operations at its Rouen lubricant addit ...

Master Fluid Solutions Opens Turkish MWF Plant

Master Fluid Solutions Opens Turkish MWF Plant

Lube Report EMEA - December 3, 2019

Master Fluid Solutions opened a metalworking fluids production facility outside of Istanbul in Tulza, mainly serving the ...

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Rerefinery Planned in Turkey

Lube Report EMEA - November 26, 2019

Turkish waste oil collector Tayras announced that it is building an API Group II rerefinery with enough capacity to proc ...

Greif Opens IBC Plant in Russia

Greif Opens IBC Plant in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - October 8, 2019

Greif, an American manufacturer of industrial packaging, expanded its operations in Russia with a second intermediate bu ...

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Oleic Acid Production Planned in Italy

Lube Report EMEA - October 8, 2019

NextChem announced yesterday it was contracted by Sogis Chemical Co. to build a plant that will make oleic acid from res ...

Fuchs Adds Raw Materials Storage in UK

Fuchs Adds Raw Materials Storage in UK

Lube Report EMEA - October 1, 2019

German lube maker Fuchs Petrolub SE broke ground recently on a U.S. $6.2 million warehouse at the headquarters of its Un ...

Lukoil Opens Blending Plant in Kazakhstan

Lukoil Opens Blending Plant in Kazakhstan

Lube Report EMEA - September 24, 2019

Lukoil opened a blending plant in Kazakhstan last week, saying it will use the facility to optimize its supply in that c ...