China Lubes Marketing


Sinopec expands as it meets new Beijing emissions standards

Chinese oil giant Sinopec claims its products will meet the latest emissions standards and announces a major refinery expansion programme

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CO2 emissions, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

6th March, 2017        

Chemicals companies open plants around Asia

BASF, Afton and Fuchs are investing in growth across the region

Tags: Afton Chemical, BASF, China, China Lubes Marketing, Fuchs, Lubes marketing

30th May, 2016        

Chinese firms promote synthetic HDDOs

CNOOC and Lopal use digital marketing to help promote new engine oils

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

30th May, 2016        

Castrol promotes innovative cutting fluid

Premier lubes brand Castrol markets Hysol SL 35 XBB fluid in China

Tags: additives, Castrol, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

28th May, 2016        

Infineum opens new blending plant in China

British additives leader expands operations in a key market

Tags: additives, China, China Lubes Marketing, Europe, Infineum, Lubes marketing

4th April, 2016        

China to ban sales of sub-National V grade lubes in 2017

Lubes marketers stockpiling National IV grade lubes should be prepared

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

1st March, 2016        

Shell expands lubes business in Asia

The Anglo-Dutch major is betting big on population and vehicle growth in the region

Tags: APAC, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Shell

2nd February, 2016        

Marine lubes market to grow 3.6% to 2022

Fuelled by rising demand from the APAC region, global marine lubes will reach 2.9kt in 2022

Tags: Asia, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, marine

2nd February, 2016        

Shell completes divestments in France and China

The Anglo-Dutch major frees up capital and resources from sales completions.

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Shell

30th November, 2015        

China to fuel growth in global additives market

A new report shows the growth will increase at a CAGR of 8.2% from 2014 to 2022

Tags: additives, Asia, China, China Lubes Marketing, Europe, Lubes marketing, N America

30th November, 2015        

Total and Sinochem launch joint website

The French major and Chinese petrochemicals giant are collaborating to promote products

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Total

30th November, 2015        

Mobil1, Cadillac join marketing forces; lubes production expands to Singapore

The two iconic US brands find new ways of engaging potential customers both online and offline at lubes marketing day as ExxonMobil expands production to Singapore

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, Mobil1

31st October, 2015        

Diesel sales giving way to gasoline due to rising consumer class

Industrial diesel sales slump as Chinese consumer class uses more gasoline

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Lubes marketing, PetroChina

27th September, 2015        

Shell's Tongyi stake goes to Carlyle, Huo's Group

The company's 75% holding will go to a US private equity firm and Tongyi's founder

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, N America, Shell

23rd August, 2015        

Afton looks to China, Middle East, with new plant

The new Sinapore facility will leave Afton in a prime position to service expanding markets

Tags: Afton Chemical, Asia, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Middle East

23rd August, 2015        

Chevron halts operations after Tianjin blast

The US major is stopping operations at its lubricants blending plant after a major explosion

Tags: Chevron, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

22nd August, 2015        

Total's new plant makes Singapore a lubes hub

Total, the French oil and gas conglomerate has opened a lubricant oils-blending plant in Singapore.

Tags: Asia, China Lubes Marketing, Europe, Lubricants, Total

7th August, 2015        

Global lubes market growth fuelled by Asia Pac

Asia Pacific and Latin America will be key drivers for lubricants growth, especially in recycled lubes according to the latest reports.

Tags: Asia, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

28th July, 2015        

Copton to launch IPO

Despite slumping markets, China has approved the independent producers IPO

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

28th July, 2015        

CNPC and Tencent collaborate on digital transformation

Two corporate giants team up to improve efficiency and share resources

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Lubes marketing

27th June, 2015        

Shell opens new commercial centre in Shanghai

Global major boosts downstream operations with a 400-strong new hub

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Shell

27th June, 2015        

China Rerun sees profits slip as sales fall

LSE listed producer sees weaker demand in core markets

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

27th June, 2015        

Lopal's SONIC 9000 storms Tmall

Chinese producer sells 300m yuan of lubes online in just three days

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, e-commerce, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

25th May, 2015        

BP and Sinopec to set up marine lubes unit

Two majors to collaborate on a marine bunkering business through new JV

Tags: Asia, BP, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

25th May, 2015        

Oilco leadership change paves way for reform

As the heads of CNPC and Sinopec step down the NDRC prepares bold sector reforms

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

25th May, 2015        

CNPC signs strategic agreements

Chinese oil major partners with Caterpillar and CASIC

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Lubes marketing

19th April, 2015        

Castrol Magnatec ad a hit in China

After signing a major deal with NBA China, Castrol releases an innovative new video

Tags: BP, Castrol, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

19th April, 2015        

Oil producers scale back Chinese projects

Many global majors would do well to wind down Chinese investments, says WSJ

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, PetroChina, Shell

19th April, 2015        

China unveils thirteenth Five Year Energy Plan

Ambitious plans stress the importance of improving emissions standards and conserving resources

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CO2 emissions, Lubes marketing

22nd March, 2015        

Great Wall celebrates 5 years on Tmall

Chinese producer carries out an online to offline promotional campaign

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

22nd March, 2015        

Chevron Oronite makes inroads into Chinese market

US major plans new facility in Ningbo to meet rising demand

Tags: additives, Asia, Chevron, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

22nd March, 2015        

Sinopec's Tianjin subsidiary sees January sales boom

Despite slow GDP growth, the company is seeing an increase in high-quality lubes demand

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

24th February, 2015        

Using reviews in online marketing could help lubes sales

Auto brands are harnessing the power of reviews, and lubes brands could learn a lot

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, e-commerce, Lubes marketing, social media

23rd February, 2015        

Chery ties up with Great Wall lubes

Two brands embark on a "made in China" collaboration

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing

23rd February, 2015        

Shell and Chevron to introduce electronic pay-at-pump

US majors embrace modern technology for consumers

Tags: Chevron, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Mobile technology, Shell

21st January, 2015        

China increases lubes tax

As global oil prices tumble, China increases consumption tax on certain oil products

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CO2 emissions, Lubes marketing

21st January, 2015        

Exxon tweaks Chinese lubes pricing

Amid falling oil prices and increasing lubes tax, ExMo rethinks its pricing strategy

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, ExxonMobil, Lubes marketing, oil prices

21st January, 2015        

Shell to sell 75% stake in Tongyi

The dutch major may be looking to divest its Chinese lubes stake

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Europe, Lubes marketing, Shell

21st December, 2014        

China on track to consume 7.6m tons of lubes in 2014

Despite slowing GDP growth China still set to reach lubes consumption targets

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, Sinopec

21st December, 2014        

Yuangen pushes into Singapore market

Chinese lubes company is expanding its presence across Asia

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

21st December, 2014        

COSCOL takes stake in Total Lubes

Chinese shipping giant sees an opportunity in the French lubes producer

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Europe, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, marine, Total

24th November, 2014        

China lubes production falls in September

Despite healthy economic data, production is actually sliding in China

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

24th November, 2014        

Zhong Hua Lubes seizes APEC opportunity for advertising

Chinese lubes producer promotes its brand during the APEC summit

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

24th November, 2014        

Turbocharged vehicles to double in China by 2019, predicts Honeywell

Manufacturing giant sees fuel and performance demands improving technologies in China

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

26th October, 2014        

SANY and Total pen strategic agreement

The Construction giant and French major establish a preferred suppliers network

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Total

26th October, 2014        

Great Wall Lubes promote “quality month”

Chinese producer conducts a comprehensive internal audit aimed at promoting quality and integrity

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

26th October, 2014        

OATS launches revolutionary new lubes data platform

OATS has announced new platform that is set to power the future of lubricants information and benefit China marketers

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, OATS

23rd September, 2014        

Sinopec to target car care market

Chinese oil giant will focus on growing demand for aftercare products

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

20th September, 2014        

Chinese lube demand could double by 2020

Analysts predict China's lube consumption could increase dramatically in the near future

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

18th September, 2014        

Shell brings 3-wheel roadshow to Chengdu

Tongyi tours the country to promote its trike-lube product

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, Shell

20th August, 2014        

Weichai release new lubes line

Chinese producer introduces new range for use in the construction industry

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

20th August, 2014        

Champion Oil set to join SEMA 2014 tour

Lubes producer to explore opportunities in the Chinese market

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

20th August, 2014        

Kunlun targets luxury car segment

Chinese lubes producer launches the high-end Tianrun aimed at top spec cars

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Lubes marketing

27th July, 2014        

Great Wall "most-sold" lubricant online in H1 2014

Tmall statistics show Great Wall lubes best international rivals Shell and Castrol in sales

Tags: Castrol, China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing, Shell, Sinopec

27th July, 2014        

Aussies to benefit from Shell's China lab

The new Shanghai facility will benefit heavy duty transport networks in Australia

Tags: Australia, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Shell

27th July, 2014        

Huiyuan lubes builds customer loyalty

A local lubricants distributor holds customer interactions in high regard

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

22nd June, 2014        

ExxonMobil discusses aftermarket sales strategy

In a recent interview, an Exxon China rep highlighted the importance of word-of-mouth recommendation in the digital age

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, ExxonMobil, Lubes marketing, social media

18th June, 2014        

Chinese chemicals giant raises $654m in Hong Kong IPO

Tianhe Chemicals will use the proceeds to fund R&D and overseas expansion plans

Tags: additives, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubrizol

17th June, 2014        

First all-Chinese line up announced for Le Mans

TOTAL Lubricants and Michelin sponsor the OAK Racing Team Asia for the 24hr circuit

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Europe, Lubes marketing, Middle East, motorsport, Total

21st May, 2014        

China Rerun continues to enjoy strong growth

Like-for-like sales volume at the company rose by 31.7% to 8.1m litres in the August to February period

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

21st May, 2014        

Chinese lubes majors feel the pinch

Sinopec and CNPC are under increasing pressure from foreign and domestic oil producers

Tags: BP, Castrol, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, ExxonMobil, Fuchs, Lubes marketing, Shell, Sinopec

21st May, 2014        

Sinolub releases Q1 online sales rankings

Online lubes retailer shows domestic brands still favoured over international counterparts

Tags: Castrol, China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing

13th April, 2014        

Sinopec to sell stake in marketing operations

Asia's largest refiner will divest a large portion of its downstream marketing business

Tags: BP, China, China Lubes Marketing, ExxonMobil, Lubes marketing, Shell, Sinopec

9th April, 2014        

Elf brings customer-centric approach to China

French lubes brand introduces a tailored approach to consumer solutions

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, electric vehicles, Europe, Lubes marketing, Total

9th April, 2014        

China's engine oil market to maintain steady growth

Strong auto sales should drive engine oil revenues at an 11% CAGR till 2018, according to Research & Markets

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

23rd March, 2014        

Shell gives Helix line a new look

Following the introduction of PurePlus technology, the Dutch major is revamping the marketing of its popular lubes line

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Helix, Lubes marketing, Shell, Tacoma

23rd March, 2014        

UMW Holdings set to expand in Malaysia

Chinese independent lubes producer is expanding new lubricants markets in Malaysia.

Tags: Asia, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

21st March, 2014        

Addivant, Pertamina to beef up China presence

Lubes companies targeting China for future growth with new plants

Tags: additives, Asia, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, N America

16th March, 2014        

Sinopec steps up international marketing efforts

Chinese major focussing heavily on Asia-Pacific for growth across all sectors

Tags: Australia, China, China Lubes Marketing, grease, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

16th March, 2014        

Geely to consolidate its brand offering

Chinese automaker to streamline its diverse product range

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Germany, Lubes marketing

25th February, 2014        

High-end lubes a hit with Chongqing consumers

Great Wall's Justar premium lubricants are proving popular in central China

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Great Wall, Lubes marketing

18th February, 2014        

Lubes demand hit 7.5m in 2013

Expanding auto sector and an increase in industrial output helps lubes demand hit historic highs

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Great Wall, Lubes marketing

16th February, 2014        

China Rerun sees revenues and profits soar

The AIM-listed producer's profits almost doubled after introducing newer, cleaner products

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

16th February, 2014        

Yuchai reaps the benefits of Petronas partnership

Chinese lubes firm sees 2013 output increase 11% year-on-year

Tags: Asia, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Petronas

26th January, 2014        

Dongfeng Lubes to invest heavily in R&D

Chinese producer allots 800m yuan to develop lubes for cars and construction equipment

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

15th January, 2014        

Could tech subsidies help lubes producers?

Beijing's tax incentives on overseas EV tech collaboration could also benefit lubes companies

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, electric vehicles, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

22nd December, 2013        

Small cities to drive spending

As slower growth puts pressure on big city consumers, middle-income consumers in small cities will drive growth

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

22nd December, 2013        

Shell & Tsinghua lead anti-friction seminars

A series of joint seminars from Shell and Tsinghua University show quality lubes can reduce emissions by up to 25%

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, Shell

15th December, 2013        

Motorcycle lubes sales increase 278% in Zhuhai

Sales rocket in south China city thanks to key learning by lubes providers which stresses the importance of local knowledge

Tags: Bikes, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

9th December, 2013        

Chinese oil majors' sales and production up

CNPC shows steady growth in the first three quarters, while Sinopec's lubes sales have grown 30%

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

16th November, 2013        

Chinese brands raise stakes foreign competition

While consumers still tend towards imports, domestic companies are making increasingly convincing arguments to buy Chinese

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing

10th November, 2013        

Trading oil is a guessing game in China

With limited official information, oil traders are turning to alternative sources for data

Tags: BP, China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Lubes marketing, oil prices, Sinopec

3rd November, 2013        

Chinese lubes market to maintain steady growth

Sales are likely to grow by around 8-10% each year over the next three years

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, North America

13th October, 2013        

China's majors lose base oil market share

Increasing competition amongst oil companies makes for a buyers' market for lubes blenders

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNPC, Lubes marketing, Sinopec

5th October, 2013        

UK companies aim at increased presence in China markets

Afton Chemical delivers an important paper which hints at aiming at Chinese markets, while Infineum forms a WOFE

Tags: Afton Chemical, automotive industry, China, China Lubes Marketing, Europe, Infineum, Lubes marketing

5th October, 2013        

Optimistic China 2018 engine oil forecast released

Lubes predictions show continued growth for next five years.

Tags: automotive industry, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Lubricants

25th September, 2013        

Volvo and Geely disagree on branding

Automakers in dispute over direction of China-based brand

Tags: automotive industry, China, China Lubes Marketing, Lubes marketing, Scandinavia, Volvo

25th September, 2013        

Yanchang to buy Canada’s Novus Energy for C$232

Another substantial Sino-Canadian deal goes ahead, despite government pledge

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNOOC, Lubes marketing, N America

24th September, 2013        

China Oil & Gas shares suspended

High level probes cause trading pause JV oil maker

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, Holly, PetroChina

23rd September, 2013        

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