U.S. Base Oil Price Report
Trading was light this week, and there were no reports of price changes as many buyers and sellers headed to London for the ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference. –by George Gill
EMEA Base Oil Price Report
Markets were quiet this week as many players were bound for London for this week’s ICIS base oils conference and I.P. Week, which is being held there next week. –by Ray Masson
SSY Base Oil Shipping Report
February space is looking tight on most routes out of the U.S. Deep-sea routes from Europe are active, although coastal markets lack sparkle. Asia is slowly beginning to rebuild cargo volumes after the Lunar New Year celebrations. –by Adrian Brown
Asia Base Oil Price Report
Spot base oil prices in Asia were generally stable, with activity appearing to be in a holding pattern as buyers returned to the market and sellers assessed availabilities following the recent Lunar New Year holidays. – by Gabriela Wheeler
Katharine Morgan is now president of ASTM International after serving as executive vice president and v.p. of technical committee operations.
Michael McHenry was appointed CEO at Perrysburg, Ohio-based metalworking fluids manufacturer Master Chemical.
Palmer Holland appointed former Wallover Oil president Eric Kielts business manager for lubricants and metalworking fluids.