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Shell Lubricants and Blue Tide Environmental to Work Together to Progress Circular Economy

December 2, 2022

December 2, 2022: Houston – Pennzoil-Quaker State Company, a subsidiary of Shell plc (“Shell”), has acquired a 49% interest in Blue Tide Environmental LLC (“Blue Tide”), a company focused on building a global network of lubricant recycling facilities. Blue Tide is owned by Tailwater Capital LLC, a private equity firm that takes an integrated approach …

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Shell and Blue Tide Partnership featured on Lubes’n’Greases Podcast

In December of 2022, we shared the exciting news that Shell Lubricants invested in Blue Tide Environmental (Blue Tide) to support their journey into a circular economy for lubricants. This month, Lubes’n’Greases sat down to talk with Max Blezer, base oil new business development manager, and Dr. Jason Brown, general manager of industry and transport …

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How Blue Tide is Re-refining the Future of Refined Oil

In its 2020 report, the Department of Energy stated that 1.4 billion gallons of used oil are available every year for collection, and of that, only 21% is being re-refined. Blue Tide is looking to increase that percentage. Driven by environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) practices, we are transforming the re-refining process.   Here’s how …

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Advancing Asphalt Innovation: John Barrington Elected to Board Chair of Asphalt Institute Foundation

The Asphalt Institute Foundation is an organization near and dear to my heart and an incredible asset to our industry. I’ve been involved with AIF in various capacities over the years, and now, I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been elected to a new leadership position on the Board of Directors. For the next two years, I …

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Community Outreach Project with Hearts and Hands of Baytown

Team members of Blue Tide came out to support Doorstep Blessing Outreach at Rosemont Apartments as a company service project.  Check out Hearts and Hands of Baytown’s website and follow them on social media!  About Hearts and Hands of Baytown Hearts and Hands of Baytown (HHB) is a ministry of Iglesia Cristo Viene, established in 2014 …

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Blue Tide Announces FID for Hydrotreater at Baytown Facility

State-of-the-Art Baytown Facility Positioned to Become Full Base Oils Recycling Operation Upon Completion in 2023 Additional Investment From Tailwater Capital and Co-Investors Drives Long-Term Growth and Expansion as High-Quality Base Oil Demand Accelerates PLANO, Texas and DALLAS, September 13, 2022 — Blue Tide Environmental (“Blue Tide”), an environmental company focused on building and developing a network …

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Blue Tide Environmental Announces Redesign of Recycling Plant

PLANO, TEXAS Blue Tide Environmental, LP (“Blue Tide” or the “Company”), formerly TopSail Energy L.P., an environmental company focused on building and developing a network of used motor oil (“UMO”) recycling facilities across the U.S., today announced the redesign of its recycling plant in Baytown, Texas. Additionally, in an effort to underscore its commitment to …

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