Total Lubmarine, the
marine lubricants arm of French energy giant Total, said its shipping
activity in China’s Tianjin port has resumed following the area’s Aug.
12 explosion, yet is still subject to minor delays.
Zhonghai Jinxiang Co. finished building a hydrotreater
that will turn feedstock from a bitumen refinery into lubricating base
oil. The facility, located in Luzhou city, Sichuan province, has
capacity of 150,000 metric tons per year. American Multi-Color Corp.,
which provides labeling for motor oil clients, has acquired Malaysia's Super Enterprise Holdings
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