U.S. Base Oil Price Report
Most paraffinic base oil producers hiked prices the past three weeks, with most postings rising 15 to 22 cents per gallon. The market quieted this week as many participants were attending the ICIS World Base Oils and Lubricants Conference in London.–by Gabriela Wheeler
EMEA Base Oil Price Report
Although crude and product prices remain lower than during the past month or so, base oil prices still appear firm throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. –by Ray Masson
SSY Base Oil Shipping Report
Business has been reasonably active across the majority of U.S. trade lanes this week. Several European routes enjoyed a busy week, but others were left dangling. Asia was quiet due to the holidays. –by Adrian Brown
Asia Base Oil Price Report
Base oil trading in Asia has almost come to a standstill, as many participants were away during the Lunar New Year holidays this week.–by Gabriela Wheeler
Motiva named Brian Coffman president and CEO.
Cathy Novak joined Palmer Holland as lubricant and metalworking fluid technical service specialist.
Dr. Donald “Don” Smolenski started his own consultancy, Strategic Management of Oil (SMO), LLC.